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Easily Confirm  Patient Eligibility and Save Time with “Novitasphere”

With Medicare Open Enrollment going on now, Novitas encourages providers to take advantage of the Eligibility and MBI Lookup Tools available in Novitasphere, its free internet portal. The features can save your office valuable time, as stated by the Novitasphere users below. 


The MBI Lookup Tool can be used to locate a patient’s new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) numbers when the patient is unable to provide their updated card.  See how easy it is by watching this informational video:

·         JL MBI Lookup Tool video

 

The Eligibility feature is used to obtain important eligibility details and can be printed or saved with the patient’s records.  Some key information provided by the Eligibility feature that Novitasphere users find most helpful include:

·         Effective and termination dates for Part A and Part B

·         Current year Part B remaining and total deductible

·         Physical and Occupational Therapy amounts used for the year

·         Medicare Advantage Plan information (MAP)

·         Medicare as Secondary Payer information (MSP)

·         Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) information

 

For a full list of what information is available, click here to view the Eligibility Guide.

How has Novitasphere improved your office’s day-to-day functions?

“Dramatically reduced wait time associated with eligibility and claim inquiries.  There was a tangible benefit the office experienced since we started using Novitasphere in the area of eligibility and claims inquiries as well as detailed info on Hospice, annual wellness visits due dates etc.” – Primary Care Consultants

 

“We no longer have eligibility issues because Novitasphere is current and up to date” – Beth W. Goodman, Collections Manager

 

To find Novitasphere enrollment instructions, or view a copy of the User Manual, visit the Novitasphere Portal Center today!  For questions, please contact the Novitasphere Help Desk at 1-855-880-8424. Novitas is the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) for Jurisdictions H and Jurisdiction L.