Informal reviews under Medicaid

Waiting period

You must wait 45 days after submitting a claim to request a review.

Complex claim reviews

For fastest response, use this process.
  1. Find the claim online using the Claims tool.
  2. From the remittance advice (claim detail) screen, click Contact us. You'll get an automated response with a claim inquiry reference number.
  3. A provider reimbursement analyst will respond to your inquiry within 15 calendar days.
  4. If your inquiry requires investigation by another department, we'll notify you within 15 calendar days.
  5. If you have not received a response within 15 calendar days send an email to exceedsprocessingtime@priorityhealth.com and include your inquiry number.
  6. If you're not satisfied with the outcome of the informal review, you can file a Level I appeal.

Coding or clinical edit question reviews

  1. Find the claim online using the Claims tool.
  2. From the remittance advice (claim detail) screen, click Contact us. You'll get an automated response with a claim inquiry reference number.
  3. The Clinical edit choice is only applicable when line in question has a clinical edit. Verify the claim edit is present by using the clinical edit column in the claims tool. See example below:

    Claim-edit-example

    Do not use Clinical Edit drop-down if N/A is listed in the clinical edit column.

    clinical edits NA
  4. A coding analyst will reply with an explanation within 45 business days.
  5. If you haven't received a response within 45 days,  send an email to exceedsprocessingtime@priorityhealth.com and include your inquiry number
  6. If you're not satisfied with the informal review explanation, you can file a Level I appeal.

Third party liability (TPL)

Only utilize this drop-down option when the claim denied for TPL investigation/TPL primary and you are submitting documentation for our Third Part Liability department to review.

Coordination of benefits (COB)

Only utilize this drop-down option when the claim denied for COB investigation/other insurance primary information and you are submitting documentation for our COB department to review. IE primary EOB, documentation no other insurance for member etc.

Other related claims questions

Use this drop down option when your question is not covered by any other available selection.