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News Archives: 2002 - 2011

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Billing

Termination of Epinephrine Local Codes Billing December 23, 2011
January 2012 Medi-Cal Provider Seminar Billing December 22, 2011
Billing for Home and Community Based Services Waiver Programs Billing August 30, 2011
Use the Correct HCPCS Code When Billing Ketorolac Billing August 8, 2011
Some Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Now Billable Billing June 7, 2011
LEA Medi-Cal Billing Option Program and CRCS Documentation Training Billing April 12, 2011
Termination of 118 Local "X" Codes for Physician Administered Drugs Billing March 23, 2011
Medical Abortion Billing Code Conversions Billing March 15, 2011
NCCI Impacts Billing of and Authorization for Bilateral O&P Appliances Billing March 4, 2011
Maternal Care Services Code Conversion Update Billing February 2, 2011
CPSP Billing Code Conversion Update Billing February 2, 2011
New Aid Code for Antirejection Medication Billing December 9, 2010
EAPC Funding Eliminated for FY 2010-11 Billing November 8, 2010
AIDS MCWP Code Conversions and Billing Instructions Billing July 1, 2010
EAPC Code Conversions and Billing Instructions Billing June 10, 2010
EAPC Billing Code Conversions: Provider Workshop Educational Materials Billing May 30, 2010
Attachments Required for Billing Specific Hematology Tests Billing March 29, 2010
EAPC Billing Code Conversions: Provider Workshops Billing March 1, 2010
Preservative-Free Meperidine Billing Correction Billing February 19, 2010
Medi-Cal Forms Now Available Online Billing February 19, 2010
ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Codes Billing February 3, 2010
EAPC Billing Code Conversions: Provider Workshops Billing February 1, 2010
Miscellaneous Medical Surgical Supplies Billing Code Conversion – Corrected Codes Billing September 3, 2009
Outpatient Heroin Detoxification Billing Code Conversions – TAR Submissions Billing September 2, 2009
Vision Supply Code Replacement Billing August 20, 2009
Medical Ancillary Services Billing Procedure Update Billing July 1, 2009
Quality Assurance Fee for Designated Intermediate Care Facilities Billing May 29, 2009
Recipient Identifier on Reports and Transactions Sent To Providers Billing March 6, 2009
Adult Day Health Care Code Conversion Reminder Billing November 19, 2008
Blood and Blood Derivatives Code Conversion Reminder Billing August 1, 2008
Mass Deactivation of Non-Participating Providers and Resulting Effect on NPI Registration Billing October 3, 2007
SSNs Prohibited: Summer 2007 Implementation Billing May 4, 2007
Update: New Billing Requirements Prohibit Social Security Numbers Billing April 5, 2007
Implementation Delay: New Billing Requirements Prohibit Social Security Numbers Billing February 22, 2007
ADHC Update Billing December 8, 2006
Deferred TAR Attachment Update Billing November 15, 2006
Reminder to Use Correct Billing Modifiers Billing November 10, 2005
New BIC Issuance Complete Billing July 27, 2005
DME Providers: Billing Assistance and Grace Period for Coding Billing February 18, 2005

Budget/Payment Reduction

Medi-Cal Payment Reductions Budget/Payment Reduction December 22, 2011
Statement: Provider Payment Reductions (ICF-DD) Budget/Payment Reduction December 6, 2011
Statement: Provider Payment Reductions Budget/Payment Reduction December 6, 2011
DHCS to Recoup Provider Payments Budget/Payment Reduction December 2, 2011
Provider Notice: Change of Medi-Cal Fiscal Intermediary Budget/Payment Reduction September 9, 2011
Fiscal Year 2011-12 State Budget Reimbursement Contingency Budget/Payment Reduction June 27, 2011
Implementation of an Interim Payment Mechanism related to the New Demonstration Project Budget/Payment Reduction April 8, 2011
Revised Checkwrite Schedule for Fiscal Year 2010 – 2011 Budget/Payment Reduction March 8, 2011
Provider Registration for Medi-Cal EHR Incentive Program Begins March 2011 Budget/Payment Reduction February 9, 2011
Radiology Rate Reduction Budget/Payment Reduction January 3, 2011
Payment Delay Temporarily Lifted Budget/Payment Reduction December 17, 2010
Payments During Demonstration Project Extension Budget/Payment Reduction December 3, 2010
Signed State Budget to Release all Payable Claims Budget/Payment Reduction October 11, 2010
Medi-Cal Rate Freeze on Hospital Inpatient Services Budget/Payment Reduction June 24, 2010
June Fee-for-Service Provider Payment Delay Budget/Payment Reduction June 2, 2010
Update to Medi-Cal Reimbursement Reductions – December 10, 2009 Court Action Budget/Payment Reduction December 22, 2009
Update to Medi-Cal Reimbursement Reductions – November 18, 2009 Court Action Budget/Payment Reduction December 3, 2009
Policy Update: ADHC Benefit Reduction Rescinded Budget/Payment Reduction September 25, 2009
Budget Act of 2009 Changes to Billing Requirements and Reimbursement Budget/Payment Reduction September 8, 2009
Registered Warrants Issued to Specific Providers Budget/Payment Reduction August 28, 2009
June Checkwrite Date Altered Budget/Payment Reduction June 18, 2009
Update to Medi-Cal Fee-For-Service and Non-Medi-Cal Program Provider Payment Reductions – April 6, 2009, Court Action Budget/Payment Reduction April 22, 2009
Fiscal Year 2008-09 March Payment Hold Update Budget/Payment Reduction April 17, 2009
Medicare Part B Premium Changes Budget/Payment Reduction April 3, 2009
Medi-Cal Fee-For-Service and Non-Medi-Cal Program Provider Payment Reductions Budget/Payment Reduction March 11, 2009
Distribution of 1099 Tax Forms for Medi-Cal Providers Budget/Payment Reduction January 21, 2009
Update to Payment Reduction for Home Health, Wheelchair and Litter Van Services Budget/Payment Reduction December 31, 2008
Ten Percent Provider Payment Injunction Update Budget/Payment Reduction December 15, 2008
Use of Social Security Numbers For Billing Prohibited Beginning February 1, 2009 Budget/Payment Reduction December 10, 2008
Small and Rural Hospitals Exempt from the Ten Percent Budget Payment Reduction Budget/Payment Reduction November 18, 2008
CHDP Ten Percent Payment Reduction Update Budget/Payment Reduction November 5, 2008
Ten Percent Provider Payment Injunction Update Budget/Payment Reduction September 26, 2008
Non-contract Hospital Rate Reduction Budget/Payment Reduction September 26, 2008
Federal Deficit Reduction Act 2005: Employee Education on False Claims Recovery Budget/Payment Reduction September 23, 2008
Ten Percent Pharmacy Payment Injunction Budget/Payment Reduction July 17, 2008
Provider Payment Reduction for Hospital Inpatient and Some Nursing Facility Services Budget/Payment Reduction June 25, 2008
2008-09 Fiscal Year State Budget Budget/Payment Reduction May 30, 2008
Medi-Cal Provider Payment Reductions Budget/Payment Reduction May 20, 2008
Federal Deficit Reduction Act 2005 – Citizenship and Identity Requirements Budget/Payment Reduction May 1, 2008
Status of Provider Reimbursement After Budget Signing Budget/Payment Reduction August 24, 2007
2007 – 2008 State Budget Reimbursement Contingency Budget/Payment Reduction June 4, 2007
Deficit Reduction Act 2005 – Citizenship Requirements Budget/Payment Reduction February 8, 2005
2004 - 2005 State Budget Signed Budget/Payment Reduction August 2, 2004
2003 Budget Act: Provider Payment Reductions Budget/Payment Reduction November 3, 2003
2003 - 2004 State Budget Reimbursement Contingency Budget/Payment Reduction June 30, 2003

Bulletin Announcements

Hard Copy Bulletins and Manual Replacement Pages Final Mailing Bulletin Announcements October 22, 2008
Bulletin Archives Expanded on the Medi-Cal Web Site Bulletin Announcements October 1, 2005

Child Health and Disability Prevention Program

CHDP Gateway Pre-Enrollment Application Policy Update Child Health and Disability Prevention Program December 3, 2009
Medi-Cal and CHDP Pediatric Obesity Meeting: June 9, 2009 Child Health and Disability Prevention Program March 27, 2009
CHDP Electronic Claim Transaction Format Update Child Health and Disability Prevention Program December 13, 2007
New CHDP pre-enrollment process Child Health and Disability Prevention Program June 24, 2003

Claims

RTDs Auto Deny After 45 Days Claims November 21, 2011
ACS Strategy for Successful Adjudication of High-Volume Suspense Claims Claims October 10, 2011
Walk-Up Claim Delivery Address Change Claims October 10, 2011
Understanding the Impact of Fraud and Abuse on Patient Care Claims August 22, 2011
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Final Rule – Anti-Fraud Provisions of the Affordable Care Act Claims August 12, 2011
CMS National Provider Call – ICD-10 Implementation Strategies Claims July 28, 2011
Save the Date for September Fraud Events Claims July 26, 2011
Signed State Budget to Release all Payable Claims Claims June 30, 2011
CRNA Services: Modifier QZ Update Claims March 23, 2011
PPS FQHC/RHC Delay Claims March 15, 2011
Court Injunction Impacts FQHC and RHC Claims Claims December 8, 2010
Court Injunction has Impact on FQHC and RHC Claims Claims November 2, 2010
Surgical and Anesthesia Modifier Conversion Claims October 1, 2010
SCPI User Guide Specifications Updated Claims June 29, 2010
Reminder: Do Not Staple Attachments to Claims Claims February 1, 2010
SCPI User Guide Specifications Updated Claims December 8, 2009
Unit of Measure and Numeric Quantity Optional Claims July 3, 2009
RAD Code Updates Claims June 4, 2009
Vision Care RAD Code Denials Update Claims March 30, 2009
Vision Care Claims RAD Code Denial Updates Claims November 17, 2008
SCPI Manual Update to OHC Carrier Data Claims July 9, 2008
LTC Provider Overpayment Solution Requires Provider Action Claims May 1, 2008
Reminder: Include CMC Attachments with the ACF Claims March 12, 2008
Tamper-Resistant Prescription Pads Requirement Update Claims March 7, 2008
CMS-1500 and UB-04 Tutorials Updated with NPI Changes Claims January 30, 2008
Tamper-Resistant Prescription Pads Requirement Claims November 5, 2007
Nine-Digit ZIP Code Encouraged on Claims Claims October 4, 2007
SCPI Manual Now Available on the Medi-Cal Web Site Claims September 24, 2007
Inpatient Crossover Claims Reviewed for Select Billing Errors Claims September 6, 2007
New Claim Form Submission Reminders Claims August 3, 2007
Providers Must Use New Claim Forms Claims July 9, 2007
UB-04 Printing Requirements Claims May 4, 2007
Register NPI with Medi-Cal to Avoid Rebilling Crossover Claims Claims March 9, 2007
New Medicare Policy for Dialysis Providers Claims March 1, 2007
Institutional Crossover Claims Update Claims October 10, 2006
Crossover Claims Urgent Update Claims August 28, 2006
Claims Appeal Status Available from the PTN and the Medi-Cal Web Site Claims August 22, 2005
Comment Periods for UB-04 and CMS 1500 Claim Forms Claims January 18, 2005
Pre-Checkwrite Review of Claims Claims July 1, 2004

DHCS Notice

Implementation of Radiology Rate Reduction Delayed DHCS Notice November 4, 2011
Key Dates for the Transition and Administration of the Medi-Cal Program DHCS Notice September 28, 2011
Phone Number Update for San Diego Field Office DHCS Notice September 22, 2011
New DHCS Fiscal Intermediary Transition Town Hall Sessions DHCS Notice September 12, 2011
2011 CPT-4/HCPCS Updates Will Be Delayed DHCS Notice August 5, 2011
Prenatal Vitamins Code Conversion – Effective Date Update DHCS Notice June 27, 2011
Notice of Delay of Denosumab Implementation Date DHCS Notice March 23, 2011
Acute Care Hospital Rate Freeze Notice DHCS Notice January 18, 2011
Provider Security Advisory for PHI and PI DHCS Notice May 6, 2010
DHCS Awards New Contract to Affiliated Computer Services DHCS Notice March 26, 2010
Update on the Medi-Cal Adult Day Health Care Program DHCS Notice February 24, 2010
DHCS Reports Security Incident Involving ADHC Mailing DHCS Notice February 8, 2010
Health Plan of San Mateo to Implement LTC Services DHCS Notice February 1, 2010
DHCS Announces Intent to Award New Contract DHCS Notice December 14, 2009
DHCS Fiscal Intermediary Name Change Continues DHCS Notice December 2, 2009
Provider Judicial Remedy Changes Under W&I Code Section 14104.5 DHCS Notice October 30, 2009
DHCS Fiscal Intermediary Name Change Coming Soon DHCS Notice October 5, 2009
New OHC Fax Number DHCS Notice July 28, 2009
WATS Phone Coverage Discontinued DHCS Notice July 13, 2009
Department of Health Care Services Reorganization DHCS Notice July 3, 2007
IUD Investigation Alert DHCS Notice September 1, 2006
Hurricane Katrina Evacuees DHCS Notice September 1, 2005
Elimination of Taxpayer-Provided Erectile Dysfunction Drugs for Sex Offenders DHCS Notice May 28, 2005

Enhancements & Operations

Navigating Medi-Cal and Specialty Programs Chart Now Available Enhancements & Operations November 4, 2011
ACS Assumes Operations as the DHCS Fiscal Intermediary Enhancements & Operations October 11, 2011
Medi-Cal Learning Portal FAQs Enhancements & Operations October 1, 2011
DHCS Launches EHR Incentive Program Enhancements & Operations September 28, 2011
Medi-Cal Fiscal Intermediary Transition – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Enhancements & Operations May 4, 2011
Medi-Cal EHR Incentive Program Enhancements & Operations February 15, 2011
ACS Scheduled to Begin Official Medi-Cal Operations Enhancements & Operations February 14, 2011
Medi-Cal Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program Enhancements & Operations June 2, 2010

eTAR & TAR

Possible Delay and Deferral of TARs eTAR & TAR September 30, 2011
Successfully Submit eTARs for Medical Supplies eTAR & TAR September 1, 2011
eTAR Submissions Now Available for Oxygen and Respiratory Equipment TARs eTAR & TAR August 9, 2011
Refrain From Updating Paper TARs using eTAR eTAR & TAR August 8, 2011
eTAR Tips For Home Health Providers eTAR & TAR August 8, 2011
Successfully Submitting eTAR Attachments eTAR & TAR July 5, 2011
Successfully Submitting Therapy eTARs eTAR & TAR June 2, 2011
eTAR Tips For ICF-DD Providers eTAR & TAR May 26, 2011
eTAR Webinars Available for June and August eTAR & TAR May 20, 2011
Successfully Submitting Surgical/Other eTARs eTAR & TAR May 4, 2011
Refrain From Updating Paper TARs using eTAR eTAR & TAR April 6, 2011
NCCI Impacts Use of LT and RT Modifiers on Orthotic & Prosthetic eTARs eTAR & TAR March 4, 2011
eTAR Tips for Vision Providers eTAR & TAR February 3, 2011
Use eTAR for Hospital Days for Initial Stay Claims eTAR & TAR December 13, 2010
Submission Change for Tobramycin Solution for Inhalation TARs eTAR & TAR December 8, 2010
Tips for Submitting MRI eTARs eTAR & TAR December 8, 2010
TAR Submission Change for Three Regionalized Services eTAR & TAR December 8, 2010
Inpatient/Outpatient and Hospital Day eTAR Tips eTAR & TAR December 7, 2010
Successfully Submit Transportation eTARs eTAR & TAR November 3, 2010
ISP Required for LTC TAR Reauthorizations eTAR & TAR November 2, 2010
Check Online for the Status of eTARs and Paper TARs eTAR & TAR November 2, 2010
Save Time with eTARs for MRI eTAR & TAR July 30, 2010
Use eTARs for Speech, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy eTAR & TAR July 30, 2010
eTAR Advantages for ADHC Providers eTAR & TAR June 29, 2010
eTAR Training Seminars eTAR & TAR May 26, 2010
Refrain from Updating Paper TARs using eTAR eTAR & TAR May 25, 2010
Modification to eTAR Selection Screen eTAR & TAR April 13, 2010
Updated Tips for Submitting Therapy eTARs eTAR & TAR March 3, 2010
Tips for Submitting eTAR Attachments Successfully eTAR & TAR March 3, 2010
Access New eTAR Program Information Web Page eTAR & TAR March 2, 2010
Enhancements to the eTAR Medical Services Application eTAR & TAR March 2, 2010
TAR Processing for ADHC Providers eTAR & TAR January 26, 2010
Regionalized Center for Incontinence Supplies TARs eTAR & TAR January 26, 2010
Tips for Submitting Successful eTARs eTAR & TAR December 2, 2009
eTAR Submission Tips for Speech, Occupational and Physical Therapy Services eTAR & TAR November 2, 2009
Tips for Submitting Pharmacy eTARs eTAR & TAR November 2, 2009
Guidelines for Faxing eTAR Attachments eTAR & TAR October 30, 2009
eTAR Submission Tips for Orthotics and Prosthetics eTAR & TAR October 8, 2009
Tips for DME Providers Submitting eTARs eTAR & TAR August 4, 2009
eTAR Processing Guidelines eTAR & TAR June 29, 2009
Include Contact Name and Phone Number for eTARs eTAR & TAR June 11, 2009
Submitting Adult Day Health Care eTARs eTAR & TAR April 8, 2009
Submitting Transportation eTARs eTAR & TAR April 8, 2009
eTAR Tutorials Include Medical Status and Functional Limitation Code Lists eTAR & TAR March 31, 2009
Family PACT S-Code Update to eTAR eTAR & TAR February 4, 2009
eTAR Tutorials Updated – Effective January 26, 2009 eTAR & TAR January 5, 2009
TAR Submission Requirement for New ADHC HCPCS Level II Code eTAR & TAR January 2, 2009
TAR Submission Requirement for New ADHC HCPCS Level II Codes eTAR & TAR December 1, 2008
TAR Applications to be Temporarily Unavailable October 11-12, 2008 eTAR & TAR September 3, 2008
Internet Eligibility Inquiry and Spend Down Application Response Update eTAR & TAR September 3, 2008
IPCS and RTIP Updates eTAR & TAR September 2, 2008
Vision Care and Pharmacy Providers Adjudication Response Update eTAR & TAR June 30, 2008
Adjudication Response Clarifications for eTAR Providers eTAR & TAR June 2, 2008
Entering Hospital Days on First Service Line on eTARs eTAR & TAR June 2, 2008
New Inquire Only Function for TARs eTAR & TAR May 1, 2008
New Fax Option Available for Adjudication Responses (ARs) eTAR & TAR February 15, 2008
TAR Adjudication Response (AR) Notice Update eTAR & TAR February 1, 2008
Multiple Address Screen eTAR eTAR & TAR December 4, 2007
Attention Providers: Prepare for the Adjudication Response eTAR & TAR August 7, 2007
Processing Changes for TARs eTAR & TAR May 7, 2007
Guidelines for Uploading eTAR Attachments eTAR & TAR March 9, 2007
eTAR Available January 15, 2007 for Select Providers eTAR & TAR January 23, 2007
eTAR Available January 15, 2007 for Select Providers eTAR & TAR January 15, 2007
eTAR Submission Guidelines for Non-Benefit Services eTAR & TAR November 2, 2006
eTAR Available July 27, 2006 for Select Providers eTAR & TAR September 14, 2006
TAR and eTAR Processing Clarification eTAR & TAR August 31, 2006
Enhancements to Pharmacy eTAR eTAR & TAR August 8, 2006
New Web-Based Attachment Options for Pharmacy eTARs eTAR & TAR November 7, 2005
ADHC eTAR Submission Option Available eTAR & TAR October 8, 2004

Every Woman Counts

CDP: EWC Forms Update Every Woman Counts December 15, 2011
CDP: EWC Eligibilty Form Update – Spanish Language Version Every Woman Counts July 6, 2011
Implementation of Assessment of Tobacco Use Every Woman Counts May 4, 2011
CDP: Every Woman Counts Documents Revised Every Woman Counts February 2, 2011
CDP: EWC Opens Enrollment for Breast Cancer Screening Every Woman Counts December 1, 2010
Cancer Detection Programs: Every Woman Counts (CDP: EWC) to Open Enrollments Every Woman Counts October 29, 2010
Restriction on New Breast Cancer Screening Enrollments Every Woman Counts June 25, 2010
CDP: EWC Documents Updated Every Woman Counts June 15, 2010
CDP: Every Woman Counts Documents Revised Every Woman Counts May 25, 2010
Updated Recipient Eligibility Criteria for Breast Cancer Screening Every Woman Counts January 18, 2010
CDP: EWC Documents Revised Every Woman Counts January 7, 2010
CDP: EWC – Breast Cancer Screening Cost Control Measures Every Woman Counts December 2, 2009
Forms Update – CDP: EWC Every Woman Counts October 8, 2009
Updated CDP: EWC Screening and Worksheet Forms Every Woman Counts August 4, 2009
Breast Feeding-Related Evaluation and Management Services Billing Update Every Woman Counts January 7, 2009
Changes to CDP: EWC Data Collection Submission and Case Management Reminder Every Woman Counts December 31, 2008
Changes to CDP: EWC Data Collection Application Every Woman Counts October 29, 2008
CDP: EWC Step-By-Step Provider User Guide Every Woman Counts January 30, 2008
CDP: EWC Mammography Policy Clarification Every Woman Counts June 5, 2007
CDP: Every Woman Counts Step-By-Step User Guide Update Every Woman Counts November 14, 2006
Cancer Detection Programs: Every Woman Counts Every Woman Counts October 1, 2002

Family PACT

Forms

Outreach & Education

eTAR Webinar Available in May Outreach & Education March 28, 2011
Attend Medi-Cal Webinars Outreach & Education August 2, 2010
Medi-Cal Webinar Classes Outreach & Education January 5, 2010
Tour of Medi-Cal Web Site Tutorial Announcement Outreach & Education December 2, 2009
New IPCS Tutorial Announcement Outreach & Education October 30, 2009
New CMC Tutorial Outreach & Education September 23, 2009
New TAR Tutorial Outreach & Education August 27, 2009
New Medicare/Medi-Cal Crossover Claim Tutorial Outreach & Education July 22, 2009
New SOC Tutorial Outreach & Education June 24, 2009
New Claims Follow-up Tutorial on Web Outreach & Education June 23, 2009
New Common Denials Tutorial Outreach & Education April 24, 2009
Medi-Cal Provider Training Survey Outreach & Education March 25, 2009
RTIP and BCCTP Tutorials Updated Outreach & Education February 10, 2009
CMS-1500 and UB-04 Claim Form Tutorials Updated Outreach & Education January 16, 2009
New Medi-Cal Training Seminar Registration Tool Outreach & Education December 24, 2008
eTAR Pharmacy NCPDP Tutorial Outreach & Education January 24, 2007

Pharmacy

Extended Continuity of Care for SPDs Transitioning to Mandatory Managed Care Pharmacy November 4, 2011
Pharmacy Reimbursement: Average Wholesale Price (AWP) Reporting Pharmacy October 4, 2011
Reimbursement Clarification for Prenatal Vitamins Pharmacy October 1, 2011
Enteral Nutrition Products Benefit Update Pharmacy September 16, 2011
Diagnosis Range Expanded for Cetuximab 10mg Pharmacy September 1, 2011
Physician Administered Drug Ingredient Cost Rate Study Pharmacy August 9, 2011
Physician Administered Drug Ingredient Cost Rate Study Pharmacy July 14, 2011
AIDS/HIV Drug Added to Managed Care Plans Pharmacy June 14, 2011
Compounding of Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate Pharmacy April 25, 2011
Physician Subacute Care Billing Code Conversions Update Pharmacy March 1, 2011
New Providers Contracted for Blood Factor Products Pharmacy October 29, 2010
Specialty Provider Contracting for Blood Factors Pharmacy July 7, 2010
Synagis Policy Correction in the Provider Manual Pharmacy June 10, 2010
FDA Recommends Resuming Use of Rotarix Vaccine Pharmacy May 25, 2010
Quantity Restrictions and/or Frequency Limits Added to Some Contract Drugs Pharmacy March 31, 2010
Tamiflu® Oral Suspension Dosage Warning Pharmacy October 7, 2009
Pharmacy Restrictions on Drugs and Contraceptive Supplies Pharmacy October 5, 2009
Erythromycin Ophthalmic Ointment Shortage Pharmacy September 25, 2009
Identifying Denial Reasons for Pharmacy TARs Pharmacy August 4, 2009
Change in Antiviral Restrictions Pharmacy May 7, 2009
Submit Pharmacy TARs through NCPDP Pharmacy March 31, 2009
DUR Alert System Enhancements Pharmacy March 4, 2009
Medi-Cal POS NCPDP Pharmacy Transaction Specifications Third Party Vendors (Dial-Up and Leased-Line) Update Pharmacy June 4, 2008
Pharmacy TAR (50-1) and eTAR Submission Tips Pharmacy March 7, 2008
Pharmacy Claim Form (30-1) Completion Billing Tips Pharmacy January 16, 2008
Medicare Part D (Federal Prescription Drug Benefit) Update Pharmacy August 18, 2006
Application for Enrollment in HIV/AIDS Pharmacy Pilot Project Pharmacy November 4, 2004
Pharmacy Update Pharmacy April 29, 2002

POS Device/Network

POS Device Updates POS Device/Network March 20, 2009
POS Device Automatic Software Update POS Device/Network December 4, 2008
POS Device Automatic Software Update POS Device/Network August 23, 2007
Family PACT Transaction Now Available on the VeriFone Omni 3300 POS Device POS Device/Network August 19, 2004

Programs

Provider Enrollment

Provider Telecommunication Network Delay Provider Enrollment October 1, 2011
Provider Address Change Procedure – Reminder Provider Enrollment June 9, 2009
AB 1226 – Provider Enrollment Forms & Provisions Effective July 1, 2008 Provider Enrollment May 5, 2008
Provider Enrollment Application Changes Due to NPI Provider Enrollment January 2, 2008
Assembly Bill 1226 – Provisions Affect All Providers Provider Enrollment December 4, 2007
New Provider Enrollment Forms Requirement Effective May 23, 2007 Provider Enrollment May 18, 2007
Providers Selling or Purchasing a Business Provider Enrollment April 3, 2007

Rates

System

Telephone Service Center

Toll-Free Medi-Cal Beneficiary Call Line Telephone Service Center December 22, 2011
TSC Phone Menu Prompt Changes Telephone Service Center December 1, 2009
TSC Main Menu Prompt Options Telephone Service Center November 1, 2009