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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Independence Blue Cross (IBX) and AmeriHealth Announce Accreditation Requirement for New Jersey and Pennsylvania Providers - Providers Performing Varicose Vein Procedures in Office Setting Must Be Accredited by June 1, 2019

All network providers who perform varicose vein procedures in the office setting will need to obtain accreditation from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) Vein Center. This new accreditation requirement will help ensure that providers in the AmeriHealth and IBX network meet current standards of care for these procedures.

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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.

APRIL 2019 UPDATE | To better meet the needs of the provider network, IBX and AmeriHealth have extended the deadline for the accreditation requirement for office-based varicose vein procedures. The new deadline for all network offices that perform varicose vein procedures to obtain office-level accreditation from IAC Vein Center is now June 1, 2019. This new accreditation requirement will help ensure that offices in the Independence network meet current standards of care for these procedures. Read more»

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.

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