• COVID-19 vaccine administration claims for underinsured patients must be submitted by April 5

    The deadline to seek reimbursement for administering COVID-19 vaccines to underinsured patients is 11:59 p.m. ET April 5. Claims are submitted via the COVID-19 Coverage Assistance Fund (CAF) portal. Those submitted by the deadline will be paid subject to their eligibility and the availability of funds (federal money provided for the CAF is running out). Claims submitted after the deadline will not be paid.

    If you have questions, call CAF customer support at 833-967-0770 (TTY number 888-970-2920) between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or email cafsupport@ssigroup.com.

    — Kent Moore, senior strategist for physician payment, American Academy of Family Physicians

    Posted on April 4, 2022, by Kent Moore

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