The draft Birth Injury Fund language which will be incorporated into Chapter V of all DMAS Provider Manuals is posted on the DMAS website for public comment through April 27, 2018. Please see the overview below for more details.
Overview of Changes:
Information regarding the processing of claims for members who receive benefits from the Birth Injury Fund (BIF) will be added to Chapter V (Billing) of all DMAS Provider Manuals. Effective May 1, 2018, providers must assure that the Third Party Administrator (TPA), Best Life, and BIF receive and adjudicate claims prior to submitting to Virginia Medicaid.
Chapter V of all DMAS Provider Manuals will be finalized and officially posted by May 1, 2018 at: https://www.virginiamedicaid.dmas.virginia.gov/wps/portal/ProviderManuals