Payment Policies - IAC Vein Center

To date, the IAC is aware that the following insurers have adopted reimbursement directives, and provides this information as a service to the venous treatment and management community. PLEASE NOTE: These policies are changed and updated regularly by the insurance carriers and list requirements as related to IAC accreditation only. Therefore, the IAC recommends that applicant facilities contact the insurance carriers in their area for the most accurate and current information to ensure compliance with reimbursement requirements at all times. Further questions about IAC accreditation as related to reimbursement may be directed to the IAC via e-mail.

The policy information within the document below details CMS policies with accreditation requirements/recommendations for venous treatment and management only.

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Payment Policy Update » Independence Blue Cross and AmeriHealth Announce Accreditation Requirement for New Jersey and Pennsylvania Providers - Providers Performing Varicose Vein Procedures in Office Setting Must Be Accredited by April 2019

SEPTEMBER 2018 | Beginning April 1, 2019, Independence Blue Cross will require IAC Vein Center accreditation as a condition for reimbursement for facilities currently performing varicose vein procedures in the office setting. Facilities who do not meet the requirements by this date will no longer be reimbursed for varicose vein procedures delivered in the office setting.

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The accreditation review process takes approximately 8 to 10 weeks to complete once an application has been submitted, including rendering of a decision.

Get Started Today with IAC Vein Center Accreditation

IAC offers a convenient online application that includes live chat with IAC staff, a concise checklist of items needed to obtain IAC accreditation, downloadable decision documents and the ability to track your application progress.

Visit intersocietal.org/vein/seeking/getting_started.htm to get started today!