Volume IV - 2015

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Submitting Provider Updates and Changes to Summa Health Network

This is just a friendly reminder that submitting changes for provider offices in a prompt and timely fashion will ensure that payers have the most updated information.

These updates include any of the following:

  • Phone number
  • Fax number
  • Email address
  • Physical address
  • Any other provider changes
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Get The ABCs of ICD-10

ICD-10 will become effective on October 1, 2015.  In order to help your practice, CMS has developed the ABC's of ICD-10:

  • Assess how ICD-10 will affect your practice and make a plan.
  • Be sure your systems are ready
  • Contact your vendors

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Mark Your Calendars for Remaining 2015 SHN Seminars

Over the next few months, Summa Health Network (SHN) will be hosting the following seminars:

  • Medicare Updates:  Wednesday, October 14, 2015 (Summa Akron City Hospital)
  • Billing Basics:  Wednesday, November 11, 2015 (Summa Akron City Hospital)
  • CPT Coding Update:  Wednesday, December 9, 2015 (Summa Akron City Hospital)

To RSVP for any of the upcoming seminars, please email SHN Account Executive Eric Chojnacki at chojnackie@summahealth.org.

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Summa Health System Reaches Agreement With CareSource

Summa Health System, along with Summa Physicians Inc. and Summa Rehab Hospital, have reached a collective agreement with CareSource, effective October 1, 2015.

Please note this agreement does not include SHN. However, SHN providers with direct CareSource agreements will now be able to utilize Summa Health System hospitals for their CareSource patients.

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Termination Of United Healthcare Community Plan Agreement

If you currently participate in the agreement through Summa Health Network (SHN) with United Healthcare Insurance Company (UHC) to provide services for their United Healthcare Community Plan (Medicaid) members, please be aware that this agreement will terminate at midnight on December 31, 2015.

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Career Opportunity - Medical Director, Summa Health Clinical Access Center

Summa Health understands how critically important it is for all physicians, patients, and consumers to have clearly defined access channels into the organization. The vision of Summa Health is to align access strategies to enable a population health organization, providing patients and physicians with an unparalleled experience and support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

To that end, Summa Health is developing a refined management structure that will include a newly created position, Medical Director, Summa Health Clinical Access Center.

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