Title
Category
Publish Date
MCSS Emails and MLP Surveys Temporarily Suspended
MCSS provider notifications, as well as MLP Surveys, are down as of 5 p.m. on October 15, 2021.
DHCS Notice
10/15/2021
Updated Policy for Palivizumab for the 2021-2022 RSV Season
Policy update for Palivizumab for the 2021–2022 RSV Season.
Billing
10/08/2021
Coming Soon: Booster Dose for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine is Authorized for Certain Populations
The Food and Drug Administration amended the Emergency Use Authorization for the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to allow for use of a single booster dose for certain populations.
COVID-19
10/08/2021
Medi-Cal Rates Adjustment
2021 Medi-Cal Rates Landing Page Update
Rates
10/07/2021
Reminder Claim Status and Adjudication Guidance
Reminder of claims status and adjudication guidance for providers.
Claims
10/06/2021
Sessions Available for the November Virtual Claims Assistance Room Event
Provider virtual event for one-on-one billing assistance.
Outreach and Education
10/04/2021
New FCCU FAQs and, Updated Medi-Cal Contact Page
New FCCU FAQs and Contact page update.
DHCS Notice
10/01/2021
Certain September 2021 IPCS Claims Erroneously Processed
A few IPCS claims were incorrectly processed between September 18, 2021 and September 22, 2021. Affected claims will be rectified.
Claims
09/29/2021
New Public Health Order requires workers in adult and senior care facilities and in-home direct care settings to be vaccinated by November 30
Workers who provide care to Medi-Cal beneficiaries must receive the first dose of a one-dose vaccine regimen, or the second dose of a two-dose regimen, by November 30, 2021.
COVID-19
09/28/2021
Shared Nursing TT Modifier Billing Issues Are Being Addressed
DHCS is working to resolve issues with Shared Nursing ‘TT Modifier’ billing.
Billing
09/21/2021
National Correct Coding Initiative Quarterly Update for October 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has incorporated the quarterly National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Q4 2021 payment policy update into the Medi-Cal claims processing system.
Claims
09/16/2021
2022 ICD-10-CM/PCS Codes Update
CMS modifications to ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS long and short descriptions for 2022.
ICD-10
09/15/2021
CCS Service Code Groupings Policy Update
CCS SCGs and GHPP HICL tables are updated.
Programs
09/08/2021
County Medical Services Program Billing Reminder
Reminder that the County Medical Services Program was decommissioned. Providers continuing to submit CMSP claims will be denied.
Billing
09/08/2021

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