MITS Systems Error -- 4,200 Ohio Medicaid Providers Receive Termination Notice
Attention Ohio Medicaid Providers!
We just received word today from our attorney Tom Hess, Esq. with Dinsmore & Shohl that due to a MITS system issue, about 4,200 Ohio Medicaid providers received an incorrect notice that they had been terminated and/or excluded from Ohio Medicaid.
The notice reads as follows. It's posted on the Medicaid website http://www.medicaid.ohio.gov/PROVIDERS.aspx
IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR MEDICAID PROVIDERS
Due to a recent MITS system issue, an error occurred on March 18, 2015 that impacted approximately 4,200 Ohio Medicaid providers. These providers received letters stating that they had been terminated and/or excluded from Ohio Medicaid.
The letters were generated in error and should be disregarded.
This system issue has been resolved and all affected providers have been restored to an ‘Active’ status.
The Ohio Department of Medicaid deeply regrets any confusion this may have caused, and we apologize for any inconvenience.
If you are an impacted provider and have questions or additional concerns, please contact Ohio Medicaid Provider Hotline at 1-800-686-1516.