Grace Period for Primary Care Medicaid Reimbursement Rate Increase Extended to February 2

If you are a primary care physician providing patient care to Medicaid eligible individuals you may be eligible to receive increased Medicaid reimbursements, but only if you act quickly. For physicians who self-attest from January 1, 2013 through February 2, 2013, the effective date for the enhanced payment, if approved, will be January 1, 2013. For approved self-attestations submitted February 3, 2013 or later, the effective date of the enhanced payment will be the date of self-attestation.

Physicians must apply for the rate increase by self-attesting to being a primary care provider practice in the area of pediatric medicine, family medicine or internal medicine, or have a sub-specialty within one of those three areas of practice that is recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties, the American Board of Physician Specialties or the American Osteopathic Association. To read more, click here.

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