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Are you aware that Palmetto GBA provides comprehensive tools to assist you in accomplishing a variety of tasks in order to save you time and streamline your processes? Calling our Provider Call Center (PCC) isn’t the only way to receive immediate assistance from Palmetto GBA.
Here are the top tools available to providers designed to streamline communication and enhance your productivity.
First Level Redeterminations: Using eServices for the submission of first level appeals saves time and money!
Providers are encouraged to submit their appeals via Palmetto GBA's eServices portal. By using eServices, providers can submit the appeal request and the complete medical record online
Once an appeal has been submitted, you are able to check the status with a few quick clicks by utilizing the Redetermination Status Tool.
The Redetermination Status tool is available in the Self Service Tools section of the Part B home page. Use this tool to find out if Palmetto GBA has received your Redetermination Request and whether your request is pending or completed.
Need a Quick Answer to A Medicare Question? Consider Our Free and Simple Secure Chat Features
Palmetto GBA offers two ways providers can securely engage in electronic chats with our customers, eChat and webchat.
This feature provides real-time interaction with designated Palmetto GBA staff on any topics or specialties they are searching for on either the Palmetto GBA website or within the eServices online portal. The Secure eChat feature also allows users to dialogue with an online operator who can assist with patient- or provider-specific inquires, or address questions that require the sharing of PHI information.
The Medicare Coverage Database (MCD) contains all National Coverage Documents, Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) and articles. The MCD offers multiple ways to locate and view data:
Document ID Search — Provides users the ability to search both the NCD and LCD databases using the document ID. The search button appears on the right-hand side of the screen.
Use this link for quick access: JM Part B
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Last Updated: 03/24/2020