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Category
Publish Date
Monkeypox Vaccines and Laboratory Test Added as Family PACT Benefits
Monkeypox vaccines and testing are now benefits under Family Planning, Access, Care and Treatment (Family PACT) program.
Family PACT
12/16/2022
Meet and Greet Event - February 2023
February 2023 Meet and Greet Announcement article to inform providers of upcoming in person networking and information events in February.
Outreach and Education
12/09/2022
Meet and Greet Event - March 2023
Article and news article announcing Meet & Greet event for providers in March 2023.
Outreach and Education
12/09/2022
Coming Soon: Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) Provider Web page
The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) will launch a Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) Provider web page.
Provider Enrollment
12/09/2022
January 2023 Medi-Cal Provider Training Webinars
Outreach and Education and the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) are offering category specific webinar sessions in January.
Outreach and Education
11/30/2022
Paper RADs, No Pay Documents and EFT Statements Will Soon Be Replaced by Electronic Equivalents
The State Controller’s Office (SCO) will soon discontinue issuance of paper Remittance Advice Details (RADs), No Pay documents and Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) statements once all remaining paper supplies are consumed.
Billing
11/01/2022
Correction of a Recent COVID-19 Uninsured Group Program Application Portal System Error
A recent system error allowed non-Qualified Providers (QPs) to enroll individuals into the COVID-19 Uninsured Group Program portal via the Medi-Cal Provider website; this has now been fixed.
COVID-19
10/20/2022
Coming Soon for Family PACT: Monkeypox Vaccine Reimbursement at the Medicare Rate
DHCS will reimburse the administration of monkeypox (Mpox) vaccines as a Family PACT Program benefit for the duration of the Mpox Public Health Emergency.
Monkeypox
10/20/2022
Coming Soon for Family PACT: Orthopoxvirus Laboratory Test
DHCS will reimburse CPT code 87593 as a Family PACT Program benefit for the duration of the monkeypox Public Health Emergency.
Monkeypox
10/20/2022
Coming Soon: Monkeypox Vaccine Reimbursement at the Medicare Rate
Coming Soon: effective for DOS 8/17/2022, mpox vaccines JYNNEOS and ACAM2000 are reimbursed as a Medi-Cal benefit.
Monkeypox
10/14/2022
Billing Issue Resolved: Evaluation and Management Code 99202 with TD Modifier
News article announcing the resolution of a previously noted billing issue with E&M Code 99202 with TD Modifier.
Billing
09/20/2022
Addition of Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine
Addition of Novavax COVID-19 vaccine administration for ages 18 years and older and additional administration codes for Moderna vaccine.
COVID-19
09/16/2022
UPDATE: Planned System Upgrade for September 17, 2022
There is a planned East End outage for September 17, 2022 for HVAC replacement activities.
DHCS Notice
09/15/2022
Coming Soon: Bivalent Booster Dose for Select COVID-19 Vaccines
The U.S. FDA amended the EUA for a Bivalent booster formulation for select COVID-19 vaccines.
DHCS Notice
09/14/2022
ICD-10-CM Code Related to COVID-19 End-Dated
One ICD-10-CM code related to COVID-19 has been end-dated.
DHCS Notice
09/06/2022

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