MECMS / Chapter 1 Timely Filing Update

March 29, 2011

This notice applies to claims with dates of service before September 1, 2010 that are NOT:

•Exceptions outlined in the proposed MaineCare Policy (Chapter 101, MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter I, Section 1, General Administrative Policies and Procedures) which can be found online, and/or;

•Situations where a provider is waiting on a third party to submit their claim.

Providers will need to submit original claim forms for any claims and adjustments that do not fall into any of these above mentioned categories by April 30, 2011 to:

Attn: Beth Ketch, Director of Operations, MaineCare Services 11 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333

RE: MECMS Claims for Processing

(For providers who opt to use a courier service, please use 442 Civic Center Drive as the address; not 11 State House Station. The courier zip code is: 04330.)

To contact your Provider Relations representative with Policy-related inquiries, please visit our website.