Update on AmeriHealth Caritas EFT Deadline

AmeriHealth Caritas EFT Enrollment Deadline Extended to December 1

AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina uses ECHO Health Inc, a partner of Change Healthcare, for electronic payment processing. There are no fees to receive a direct payment from AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina via EFT or to receive an Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA).

All providers must enroll in EFT. To enroll in EFT with ECHO Health, providers must have received a payment via ECHO. To support providers in registering, AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina is issuing paper checks and providing a direct link to providers to enroll in EFT for their AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina payments. Please use the information on the Remittance Advice and the check stub to enroll in EFT. To enroll please visit https://enrollments.echohealthinc.com/efteradirect/enroll.

Providers who are already enrolled in ECHO for payments from other payers may have agreed to an all payor fee. They can choose to get direct payments for AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina with no associated vendor fees by calling ECHO Health at 888-834-3511.

After December 1, providers that have not enrolled in EFT will be paid via virtual credit card (VCC). There is a fee charged by the card merchant for VCC payments.

If you have concerns, please contact Peggy Vickery, Interim Director of Provider Network Management, at 843-569-4630 or contact your dedicated ACNC account executive.

June 22nd Lunch & Learn Webinar: Top 10 Payer Contracting Tools

Top 10 Payer Contracting Tools: 2021 and Beyond

Tuesday, June 22nd | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT | Zoom

This presentation focuses on supporting practices on the payer contracting journey by defining a step-by-step process to build an effective strategy through sharing the top 10 tools used by successful practices. Registrants will receive top 10 payer contracting tools as take-aways and will include:

  • Value proposition template
  • Payer contract termination evaluation tool
  • Payer relationship check list
  • Payer contracting preparation grid
  • Contract catalogue template
  • Transparency grid by provider
  • Proposal determination tool
  • Hassle factor matrix
  • Action plan template
  • Contract Quick Reference Guide tool

The talk concludes with recommended go-forward strategies to integrate the contracting process into your core financial management strategy.

Webinar Speaker

Doral Davis-Jacobsen, MBA, FACMPE
Partner at Prosper Beyond LLC

Doral Davis-Jacobsen, MBA, FACMPE, is a Partner at Prosper Beyond LLC, a specialized healthcare consulting firm nestled in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina. Doral is a seasoned healthcare consultant with over 20 years of experience serving healthcare providers ranging from solo practitioners to large academic medical centers. Doral serves as the Chair for the North Carolina MGMA Payer Contracting Committee. Doral is a co-author of MGMA’s book, Transitioning to Alternative Payment Models: A Guide to Next Generation Managed Care Contracting, published in October 2016.


This webinar is free but you must be registered to attend. Space is limited so register early! After you register, you will receive an email confirmation and an email reminder with webinar login instructions.

Continuing education credit may be granted through your professional organization (MGMA, PAHCOM, AHIMA, etc.). Please self-submit for these organizations.


For questions, please contact the NCMGMA offices at info@ncmgm.org.