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2015 UBO Medical, Dental, and Cosmetic Rates Are Released!
2015 rates are effective for dates of service on or after 1 July 2015.

New UBO Page Available on Health.mil
Please visit the new UBO at Health.mil for more information!

ABACUS Webinar Available!
This ABACUS webinar provides a review of the ABACUS implementation workbook, including what information each Military Treatment Facitility (MTF) needs to provide for ABACUS implementation. Listen to the recording for more information: ABACUS Webinar Recording. More ABACUS information to come!

The ABACUS Implementation Workbook Q&A is also available: ABACUS Workbook Webinar Implementation Q & A docx 26.7 KB

2nd Quarter FY15 TPCP Metrics Reports Posted!
The DHA UBO Program Office released the 2nd Quarter FY15 TPCP Metrics Reports. These reports are extracts from the web-based reporting system.

FY15 Pharmacy Rates:
The DHA UBO Program Office released the FY15 Pharmacy rates package (Pharmacy Rate File, FY15 DHA UBO Rx Billers Edition Workbook, and Pharmacy Pricing Estimator), effective 16 February 2015.

Training

New UBO Learning Center Page Available on Health.mil
Please visit the new UBO Learning Center at Health.mil for more information!

July Webinar

Pharmacy Rates Update
Participate in a live Webinar with an opportunity for questions and answers during the broadcast. This webinar will focus on FY 2015 Pharmacy Rates updates and will provide attendees with the necessary tools to maximize collection activities under the new outpatient rates package.

Dates & Times
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 0800-0900 EST
Thursday, July 30, 2015 from 1400-1500 EST

Visit UBO Webinars for more information and to register!

E-mail us! If you have webinar or other Learning Center questions or sugestions, please send us a note at UBO.LearningCenter@altarum.org. We look forward to hearing from you and welcome all feedback and suggestions.


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Contact us:

For questions or comments, please e-mail UBO.Helpdesk@altarum.org, or leave a message for the Helpdesk staff at 202-776-1532. Phone messages will be returned within one business day.


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"On October 1, 2013, the Department of Defense established the Defense Health Agency (DHA) to manage the activities of the Military Health System. These activities include those previously managed by TRICARE Management Activity (TMA), which was disestablished on the same date. During the next several months, all TMA websites will change to reflect the new DHA. We appreciate your patience during this transition."

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FAQs

This section is updated with questions we get from you. Send questions or suggestions to UBO.Helpdesk@altarum.org, with the subject, "FAQs."


Q: What should I ask insurance companies when they send our office a denial of Non-Covered Charges?

A: You should contact the payer and ask for the reason(s) that the claim was denied and what information is necessary to correct the claim (make sure you document the conversation). In addition to reviewing on a claim by claim basis, review denials for trends for certain submissions. Talk with your utilization review team to get a sense as to what is impacting covered vs. non-covered claims, identify trends, and seek to proactively reduce and correct common mistakes.


Additional Q&As are available by webinar topic on the UBO Learning Center.

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