Single Point of Contact
Effective Monday, February 3, many phone numbers you are used to calling changed. You will no longer call a separate number to reach Customer Service, Part A Appeals, Part B Reopenings, Provider Enrollment or EDI. You will call a single number to reach any of these areas, and follow the prompts to be connected to the appropriate staff who will be able to assist you. Please note, it is very important that you provide all information requested so you will be routed to the appropriate area.
J5 Providers will call 1-866-518-3285.
J8 Providers will call 1-866-234-7331.
March is National Nutrition Month®
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has declared March National Nutrition Month. Materials and resources for health professionals are available on their website(external link).
Many professional associations offer continuing education units (CEUs) for successful completion of CMS’ Medicare Learning Network (MLN) web based training (WBT) courses. To check if your association offers credit for these, or to find out how associations can arrange to do so, visit the CMS Approvals for WBT Credits web page(external link).
Medicare Participating Physicians/Suppliers Directory (MEDPARD) Now Available
The new Medicare Part B Participating Physician/Supplier Directory (MEDPARD) for 2014 is now available on the WPS Medicare website. Please review this site for the most up-to-date information. Please be aware, the WPS Medicare MEDPARD does not list members of groups. A complete list can be found on the Medicare.gov(external link) website. If you have questions about a specific provider's participation status, please call our Single Point of Contact. You can find the appropriate phone number for your contract by selecting the Contact Us link in the top right corner.