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Defense Health Agency to Host Autism Care Demonstration Information Meetings on Upcoming Billing Code Changes

Monday, December 10, 2018
Reprinted with the permission from the Defense Health Agency (updated Jan. 9, 2019)

The Defense Health Agency (DHA) Autism Care Demonstration team cordially invites providers to join its TRICARE Autism Care Demonstration (ACD) provider information meeting:

When: Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, from 2:00–3:00 p.m. ET.
Conference call number: 1-888-942-8507, passcode 5124316
RSVP: dha.acd@mail.mil            

The meeting will be held via teleconference only.

The purpose of this session is for DHA to provide information regarding TRICARE’s adoption of the new Category I Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes scheduled for Jan. 1, 2019. CAPT (Dr.) Ed Simmer, Chief Clinical Officer, TRICARE Health Plan, will serve as the facilitator.

Attached to this invite are several documents:

Please submit any questions to dha.acd@mail.mil. Due to privacy issues, individual beneficiary issues will not be addressed in this open forum. All individual beneficiary issues must to be addressed directly with your respective regional contractor. DHA will respond to as many of your questions as possible during the meeting. Questions, including those not answered in this meeting, will be added to the attached Q&A document and sent out via the GovDelivery notification. Additionally, the Q&As will be posted to the www.health.mil/autism website.

If you plan to participate in the meeting, please RSVP to dha.acd@mail.mil.

DHA looks forward to hosting this provider information meeting and hopes you will be able to join them.