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News Archives: 2014

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Healthy Families No Longer Part of CHDP ProgramDHCS Notice12/31/2014
Provider Enrollment: Updated Certification of Compliance for 2013 – 2014Provider Enrollment12/31/2014
Avoid Returned UB-04 Claims Due to Improper Placement of ICD IndicatorClaims12/29/2014
Update: Continued Hospice Care Eligibility Requires Face-to-Face EncounterDHCS Notice12/23/2014
Provider Training Available: The Power of the PenOutreach & Education12/22/2014
Toll-free Telephone Number for San Francisco Field Office TAR InquirieseTAR & TAR12/17/2014
New Code I Restriction for AsenapineBilling12/17/2014
Update: December Medi-Cal Update Bulletins: Posting Date DelayedDHCS Notice12/11/2014
Continued Hospice Care Eligibility Requires Face-to-Face EncounterDHCS Notice12/10/2014
December Medi-Cal Update Bulletins: Posting Date DelayedDHCS Notice12/10/2014
New HCPCS Code Required for Billing Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Injection for Contraceptive UseBilling12/10/2014
CHDP: HIPAA Code Conversion and Claim Form TransitionChild Health and Disability Prevention Program12/5/2014
Update: 2015 Medi-Cal Provider Training Dates and Locations AnnouncedOutreach & Education12/5/2014
CHDP: HIPAA Code Conversion and Claim Form TransitionChild Health and Disability Prevention Program12/5/2014
Update: CHDP UCR Web Application Issue and Deadline ExtensionChild Health and Disability Prevention Program12/5/2014
Update for Buprenorphine/Naloxone in the Medi-Cal Contract Drugs ListeTAR & TAR12/2/2014
2015 Medi-Cal Provider Training Dates and Locations AnnouncedOutreach & Education12/2/2014
February 2015 Medi-Cal Provider SeminarsOutreach & Education12/2/2014
Adjudication Response Clarifications for eTAReTAR & TAR11/26/2014
Erroneous Denial of Medi-Cal Claims with RAD Code 0033Claims11/17/2014
DRG No Longer Required to Split Bill When Submitting Claims ElectronicallyClaims11/17/2014
RTDs for DRG Organ Procurement ClaimsClaims11/14/2014
Claim Denials Being Corrected for DRGClaims11/14/2014
Timeliness Waived to Request a Payment Adjustment for Long-Acting Reversible ContraceptivesBudget/Payment Reduction11/12/2014
Medi-Cal Providers: New HCPCS Code Required for Billing Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Injection for Contraceptive UseBilling11/12/2014
Family PACT Providers: New HCPCS Code Required for Billing Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Injection for Contraceptive UseBilling11/12/2014
Update: RAD Code 0090 and Other Denials for Clinic-Dispensed Drug Codes Billed with Modifier UDClaims11/10/2014
November Medi-Cal Update Bulletins: Posting Date DelayedDHCS Notice11/10/2014
Psychology Services Expanded to RHCs and FQHCsDHCS Notice11/6/2014
January 2015 Medi-Cal WebinarsOutreach & Education11/5/2014
Upcoming Changes for Medi-Cal Presumptive EligibilityDHCS Notice11/5/2014
AB 97 Pharmacy Drug Exemption Status UpdatePharmacy10/27/2014
IPCS Updates: Inputting Appropriate ICD-CM Type Before Diagnosis CodeClaims10/27/2014
AB 97 Pharmacy Provider Exemption Applications Status UpdatePharmacy10/27/2014
Correction: Rendering Provider Numbers Required for Group ProvidersDHCS Notice10/24/2014
EWC Program Services UpdatesEvery Woman Counts10/21/2014
Update: RAD Code 0621 Denials of Medi-Cal and Family PACT ClaimsClaims10/20/2014
October Medi-Cal Update Bulletins: Posting Date DelayedDHCS Notice10/15/2014
Notification of Share of Cost Overpayment to Hospice ProvidersBudget/Payment Reduction10/10/2014
Reinstatement of Outpatient Mental Health Services for IHS/MOAClaims10/6/2014
RAD 0002: Erroneously Denied Crossover ClaimsClaims10/6/2014
Reminder for Providers: 72-Hour Dispensing in an EmergencyPharmacy9/30/2014
New Recovery Audit Contractor ProgramBudget/Payment Reduction9/24/2014
Palivizumab Policy Update for Infants and Young ChildrenDHCS Notice9/23/2014
Phone Number Update for Inquiries Regarding OHC Codes and IndicatorsTelephone Service Center9/22/2014
POS Device Software UpdateDHCS Notice9/22/2014
Family PACT Updates for HPV Testing and Co-testing CoverageFamily PACT9/22/2014
CCS Service Code Groupings UpdateDHCS Notice9/17/2014
Updated Billing Requirements for Every Woman Counts ProgramEvery Woman Counts9/17/2014
New PFC/PPCW Aid Codes 9V and 9WDHCS Notice9/17/2014
September Medi-Cal Update Bulletins: Posting Date DelayedDHCS Notice9/12/2014
RAD Code 0621 Denials of Family PACT Claims for Chlamydia Trachomatis and Neisseria Gonorrhoeae TestingFamily PACT9/9/2014
EWC Program Services Updates Coming in OctoberEvery Woman Counts9/8/2014
Clarification to California Children's Services Program Aid Code 9DDHCS Notice9/4/2014
New Restriction on Antipsychotics for Beneficiaries Under 18 Years of AgeDHCS Notice8/29/2014
July Checkwrite IssuesClaims8/22/2014
POS Device Transactions No Longer Accepted for Pharmacy and Professional ClaimsClaims8/20/2014
Phone Number Change for Southern Pharmacy SectionPharmacy8/19/2014
October 2014 Medi-Cal Provider SeminarOutreach & Education8/15/2014
PAVE System PresentationOutreach & Education8/15/2014
CCS Service Code Groupings UpdateDHCS Notice8/15/2014
RAD Code 9952: APR-DRG DenialsClaims8/13/2014
MLTSS Transition to Managed CareDHCS Notice8/5/2014
Clarification for Coexisting or Additional Diagnoses on Hospice ClaimsClaims8/5/2014
Update to Medi-Cal Hospice Same Day Reimbursement PolicyBilling8/1/2014
Change in Mailing Address for TAR SubmissionseTAR & TAR7/24/2014
Affordability and Benefit Program for Pregnant Women and NQIs Stakeholder MeetingOutreach & Education7/23/2014
September 2014 Medi-Cal Provider SeminarOutreach & Education7/18/2014
AB 97 Pharmacy Provider Exemption Applications Status UpdatePharmacy7/18/2014
CCS/GHPP Drug Exceptions List UpdatedDHCS Notice7/17/2014
Billing Update for Medroxyprogesterone Acetate for Contraceptive UseBilling7/17/2014
Reminder: Security Changes to the Medi-Cal Website Transactions AreaDHCS Notice7/14/2014
RAD Code 9952: APR-DRG DenialsClaims7/14/2014
July Medi-Cal Update Bulletins: Posting Date DelayedDHCS Notice7/14/2014
RAD Code 0090 Denials for Clinic-Dispensed Drugs Billed with Modifier UDBilling7/9/2014
Updates to CCS Program County and State Office DirectoryDHCS Notice7/8/2014
New DRG Electronic Claim Requirements: Mother/Baby and Organ Donor ClaimsClaims6/30/2014
Update: Deactivation of Non-Participating ProvidersDHCS Notice6/23/2014
Update: RAD Code 008 DenialBilling6/23/2014
Fiscal Year 2014 – 2015 State Budget Reimbursement ContingencyBudget/Payment Reduction6/17/2014
Computer-Based Training Now Available: The Power of the PenOutreach & Education6/17/2014
Vivitrol (Naltrexone) Injections for AB 109 Medi-Cal PopulationPharmacy6/13/2014
Indian Health Services: Adult Dental Services ReinstatedBilling6/4/2014
August 2014 Medi-Cal Provider SeminarOutreach & Education6/3/2014
Deactivation of Non-Participating ProvidersClaims6/2/2014
Medi-Cal Checkwrite Schedule UpdatedBudget/Payment Reduction6/2/2014
Fiscal Year 2013 – 2014 Checkwrite Hold for Specific Provider PaymentsBudget/Payment Reduction5/20/2014
AB 97 Pharmacy Drug Exemptions – Updated Drug ListPharmacy5/20/2014
RAD Code 0243: TAR Claim Denials UpdateeTAR & TAR5/16/2014
RAD Code 008 DenialClaims5/15/2014
July 2014 Medi-Cal Provider SeminarOutreach & Education5/13/2014
TSC Phone Prompt Menu UpdatesTelephone Service Center5/1/2014
HIPAA Code Conversion for Local Modifier ZS Not Yet ImplementedBilling5/1/2014
Correction: Administrative Day Rate Updates for HospitalsBilling5/1/2014
Code 1 Restriction Change for Truvada®DHCS Notice4/30/2014
Specialty Provider Contracting of Clotting Factors ProvidersDHCS Notice4/29/2014
Notification Regarding Deferred TARseTAR & TAR4/16/2014
CCS Service Code Groupings UpdateDHCS Notice4/16/2014
Medical Supplies Products: Diabetic Testing Supplies Billing Policy ReminderBilling4/4/2014
Update to Digital Mammography Reimbursement Policy for EWCEvery Woman Counts4/3/2014
Reimbursement of Erroneously Denied Claims for LevonorgestrelClaims4/3/2014
Leuprolide Acetate HCPCS Code J1950 UpdateClaims4/3/2014
Important Information Regarding Treatment of Accidental Opioid Drug OverdoseDHCS Notice4/3/2014
June 2014 Medi-Cal WebinarseTAR & TAR4/3/2014
Revised Every Woman Counts Income Eligibility GuidelinesEvery Woman Counts4/3/2014
Toll-free Telephone Number for TAR InquirieseTAR & TAR4/1/2014
Assembly Bill 97 Pharmacy Provider Exemption Applications AvailableBudget/Payment Reduction3/28/2014
Security Changes to the Medi-Cal Website Transactions AreaDHCS Notice3/27/2014
Updating Paper TARs Using eTAR ApplicationeTAR & TAR3/26/2014
May 2014 Medi-Cal Provider SeminarOutreach & Education3/14/2014
March Medi-Cal Update Bulletins: Posting Date DelayedDHCS Notice3/13/2014
CHDP Claim Submission SurveyClaims3/11/2014
April 2014 Medi-Cal Provider SeminarOutreach & Education3/7/2014
Changes to the Presumptive Eligibility for Pregnant Women ProgramDHCS Notice3/6/2014
Diagnostic Restrictions for Chlamydia Trachomatis and Neisseria GonorrhoeaeBilling3/4/2014
Learn More About Hospital Presumptive Eligibility TodayDHCS Notice2/28/2014
Removal of Patient Age Restrictions for Two Tuberculosis Test CodesDHCS Notice2/28/2014
Vivitrol (Naltrexone) Injection for AB 109 Medi-Cal PopulationeTAR & TAR2/21/2014
Resubmission of Claims for Medroxyprogesterone AcetateClaims2/19/2014
Pediatric Day Health Care UpdatesDHCS Notice2/14/2014
EPSDT, PDHC and PDN: TAR and SAR Information UpdateeTAR & TAR2/14/2014
TAR and SAR CCS Policy Clarification for PDHC and PDN ServiceseTAR & TAR2/14/2014
CCS Program County and State Office Directory UpdatesDHCS Notice2/14/2014
Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives UpdateBilling2/14/2014
TAR Field Office Addresses UpdateseTAR & TAR2/14/2014
Updates for Chlamydia Trachomatis and Neisseria GonorrhoeaeFamily PACT2/7/2014
Every Woman Counts Update for Cervical ScreeningEvery Woman Counts2/7/2014
MCSS Customer Service Survey Now AvailableDHCS Notice2/6/2014
Claims Are Now Accepted for Ulipristal AcetateClaims2/6/2014
Revised Presumptive Eligibility Program Income GuidelinesDHCS Notice2/5/2014
RAD Code 0243: TAR Claim Denials UpdateClaims1/31/2014
March 2014 Medi-Cal Provider SeminarOutreach & Education1/30/2014
Voluntary Inpatient Detoxification is a New Medi-Cal BenefitDHCS Notice1/30/2014
Webinar to Discuss the Development and Implementation of the PAVE SystemOutreach & Education1/28/2014
New Presumptive Eligibility Medi-Cal Coverage for AdultsDHCS Notice1/21/2014
Administrative Fee Benefit for PFC/PPCW ProvidersBilling1/16/2014
AB 97 Pharmacy Payment Reductions and SPA 12-014Budget/Payment Reduction1/14/2014
Revised CHDP Gateway Program Income Eligibility GuidelinesChild Health and Disability Prevention Program1/9/2014
Age Restriction Removed from Aid Code 8EDHCS Notice1/7/2014
Upcoming Change For EWC PCPs For Breast and Cervical Cancer ScreeningsEvery Woman Counts1/7/2014
2014 CPT-4 and HCPCS Codes Not Yet AdoptedBilling1/7/2014
TAR Address Update for San Diego Field OfficeeTAR & TAR1/7/2014
Denied Epoetin Alfa Claims to be ReprocessedClaims1/6/2014
Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment for Alcohol Misuse: New BenefitClaims1/2/2014