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Who can complete the COVID-19 Provisional Temporary Provider Enrollment application?

 

 

Published: 04/10/2020

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Updated: 07/07/2021

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QID: COVID2

 
 

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Provisional Temporary Provider Enrollment (PTPE) is only applicable to Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and registered Physician Assistants whose professional license is issued by the same state that the service address is in, and to Registered Nurses and Licensed Professional Nurses who are licensed in and providing services in New York State to New York State Medicaid enrollees.  
 

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How will I know if the provider has been approved?

 

 

Published: 04/10/2020

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Updated: 04/10/2020

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QID: COVID3

 
 

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How will I know if additional information is needed to process the application?

 

 

Published: 04/10/2020

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Updated: 04/10/2020

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QID: COVID4

 
 

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Is Medicare participation required to complete the PTPE application?

 

 

Published: 04/10/2020

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Updated: 04/10/2020

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QID: COVID7

 
 

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I am a LPN/RN, what place of service should I select?

 

 

Published: 04/10/2020

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Updated: 04/28/2020

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QID: COVID8

 
 

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How do I enroll as a billing provider?

 

 

Published: 04/10/2020

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Updated: 04/29/2020

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QID: COVID10

 
 

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How do I enroll as a non-billing OPRA provider?

 

 

Published: 04/10/2020

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Updated: 04/10/2020

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QID: COVID11

 
 

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I work for a facility, and I'm paid by the facility only. Am I considered a billing provider or a non-billling provider?

 

 

Published: 04/10/2020

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Updated: 04/28/2020

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QID: COVID12

 
 

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How long does it take to process the COVID-19PTPE applications, and is there a way to speed it up?

 

 

Published: 04/10/2020

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Updated: 04/10/2020

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QID: COVID13

 
 

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What happens to the COVID-19 Provisional Enrollment status when the pandemic ends?

 

 

Published: 04/10/2020

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Updated: 07/09/2021

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QID: COVID14

 
 

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Can reinstatement be processed through COVID-19 PTPE, meaning if the provider was previously enrolled but now is not, can s/he become a COVID-19 PTPE provider?

 

 

Published: 04/10/2020

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Updated: 04/10/2020

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QID: COVID15

 
 

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When completing the Attestation form can I only send the signature page?

 

 

Published: 05/14/2020

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Updated: 05/14/2020

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QID: COVID16

 
 

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I am the Credentialer. Does the provider have to physically sign the Signature and Affirmation Attestation form?

 

 

Published: 05/14/2020

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Updated: 05/14/2020

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QID: COVID17

 
 

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I want to affiliate with a hospital/clinic/rate-based institution through the portal. How do I do this?

 

 

Published: 05/14/2020

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Updated: 05/14/2020

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QID: COVID18