Cardinal Care
Virginia's Medicaid Program

Important Update on Claims for Fee-for-Service Providers

As we prepare for the launch of the Medicaid Enterprise System on April 4, we will pause daily claims processing starting at 8 p.m. March 25. We will hold any claims submitted by providers during this pause and process the claims after April 4. All claims submitted between 8 p.m. March 25 and 8 p.m. April 8 will be included in the financial cycle that has a payment date of April 15, 2022.

Note: Claim submission cut off time is 8:00 PM for inclusion in weekly payment cycle.

Claim Dates of Service Payment Date
March 11 – March 18, 2022 March 25, 2022
March 18 – March 25, 2022 April 1, 2022
March 25 – April 8, 2022 April 15, 2022

Visit the MES website for a chart with additional detail entitled 2022 MES Claims Date of Service Chart. You can also find training resources to help you prepare for the MES launch on April 4, 2022.