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2019 News Items

June 04, 2019

Care 1st to Wellcare transition delayed

"Care 1st previously communicated that we would integrate into our Parent Company, WellCare Health Plans. This integration was to include systems and platform changes along with a brand name change.
Please be advised that the integration has been postponed for Care1st!
Please continue to use Care1st existing processes and systems. The following page provides additional details/clarification."

Link to Full Notice:

Care1st Medicaid Plan (AHCCCS) Migration to WellCare Postponement


May 24, 2019

Mercy Care Timely Filing Reduction

In case you missed it, Mercy Care has changed their policy regarding timely filing requirements for claims submission (Mercy Care will be reducing its timely filing editing from 180 to 150 days from date of service, to be implemented on July 1, 2019). Please be aware of this important change and read the detail from Mercy Care's notice on 5/23/19.

May 02, 2019

Payer ID change: Steward ACC plan and HCIC RBHA

As of 10/1/2018, providers should be using 62179 as the payer ID for both the Steward HC ACC plan as well as the HCIC RBHA.

Read the full details here

March 08, 2019

SPSI Arizona Has Moved

SPSI's Arizona office Has moved!
A quick notice to all our valuable clients that SPSI's Arizona office moved on Wednesday, 2/27 and with the new office comes new phone numbers:
  • Troy: 480.534.5713
  • Josh: 480.534.5781

Southwestern Provider Services, Inc.

2350 Airport Freeway, Suite 410, Bedford, TX 76022

817-684-8500 - Office