News Archives: 2017

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HCPCS Annual Update: Codes Effective October 2017 HCPCS 12/29/2017
2018 CPT-4/HCPCS Annual Update: Policy Updates HCPCS 12/29/2017
Resubmission of Denied Medicare Non-Covered Incontinence Supplies Claims Claims 12/29/2017
New Policy Guidance for Palliative Care Billing 12/29/2017
EWC Provides Breast Cancer Diagnostic Services to Symptomatic Individuals Every Woman Counts 12/28/2017
Proposition 56 Supplemental Payment for Physician Services Claims 12/28/2017
Select Comprehensive Family Planning Services Policy Update Family PACT 12/28/2017
Claims Processing Issue for Emergency Dry Runs Claims 12/27/2017
Place of Service Codes Erroneously Denied with Sleep Study Claims Claims 12/27/2017
SSN Removal Initiative to Replace HIC Number on Medicare Cards Billing 12/26/2017
New Managed Care Payment Process Upcoming for IHS-MOA Claims 12/26/2017
Hemophilia Billing Overview Webinar Update Outreach & Education 12/19/2017
December Medi-Cal Update Bulletins: Posting Date Delayed DHCS Notice 12/14/2017
Long Term Care Rates Schedule Update Rates 12/13/2017
Erroneous Treatment Delays and Denials for HIV PrEP and PEP Billing 12/11/2017
SAR Process Change for Providers of EPSDT Private Duty Nursing Services Billing 12/8/2017
February 2018 Medi-Cal Provider Seminar Outreach & Education 12/7/2017
CA-MMIS Mainframe Test Environment Upgrade Scheduled for December 2017 System 12/5/2017
Claims Processing Issue for Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate Injection, Makena Claims 12/4/2017
Medi-Cal Transactions Web Page Downtime Enhancements & Operations 12/1/2017
2018 Medi-Cal Provider Training Schedule Outreach & Education 11/29/2017
Naltrexone Expanded to Full-Scope Pharmacy Benefit Pharmacy 11/21/2017
Update to EWC Diagnostic and Screening Mammography Benefits Every Woman Counts 11/20/2017
Disaster Relief Providers DHCS Notice 11/17/2017
VeriFone VX 520 POS Device to Decommission in July 2018 POS Device/Network 11/14/2017
Abortion Rates Increase Rates 11/10/2017
Long Term Care Rates Schedule Update Rates 11/10/2017
GEMT Providers to Submit Data to DHCS DHCS Notice 11/8/2017
Update on Payment Methodology for Physician-Administered Drugs Pharmacy 11/7/2017
January 2018 Medi-Cal Provider Training Webinars Outreach & Education 11/3/2017
Anticipated Adoption of 2018 CPT-4 and HCPCS Updates DHCS Notice 10/30/2017
AEVS Message Issue Relating to the Medi-Cal County Inmate Program System 10/27/2017
Diabetic Blood Glucose Test Strips – OneTouch Verio No Longer Contracted Billing 10/20/2017
HCBA Solicitation for Application Public Notice DHCS Notice 10/19/2017
Every Woman Counts (EWC) Submission Deadline for Clinical Claims Every Woman Counts 10/13/2017
Long Term Care Rates Schedule Update Rates 10/12/2017
Nusinersen, Bezlotoxumab and Ustekinumab are Medi-Cal Benefits Claims 10/12/2017
DUR Board Meeting Date and Location Changes DHCS Notice 10/10/2017
Medi-Cal Services Rendered to Medicaid Eligible Natural Disaster Evacuees Claims 10/9/2017
Family PACT Claims for Moderate Sedation Services May Erroneously Deny Family PACT 10/9/2017
Reminder: Intrauterine Device Added as Benefit for Medi-Cal and Family PACT Family PACT 10/9/2017
Non-Every Woman Counts Claims Erroneously Denied with RAD Code 0033 Claims 10/6/2017
Billing Tips: Outpatient Services Billing 10/6/2017
Gender Specification Removed from BCCTP Aid Codes Cancer Detection Programs 10/2/2017
Update: Immunize to Prevent and Control Hepatitis A Outbreaks Pharmacy 9/28/2017
Claims for Miscellaneous Drugs and Medical Supplies Erroneously Denied Claims 9/22/2017
Providers May Be Receiving MCIP Reimbursement in Error Claims 9/18/2017
Every Woman Counts Step-By-Step User Guide Updates Every Woman Counts 9/15/2017
Long Term Care Rates Schedule Update Rates 9/12/2017
Correction to 2017 CPT-4/HCPCS Annual Update ICD-10 9/7/2017
Update to IHS-MOA Provider Managed Care Differential Rate Billing Billing 9/7/2017
ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS 2018 Annual Update ICD-10 9/7/2017
Incorrect RAD Code Does Not Indicate Incorrect DRG Reimbursement Claims 8/29/2017
Recipients Must Meet Federal Poverty Level Requirements for BCCTP Services Every Woman Counts 8/24/2017
Changes to Dressing Limitations for Certain Wound Care Claims Claims 8/22/2017
POS Device Shortcut Key Functionality Now Fixed POS Device/Network 8/21/2017
October 2017 Medi-Cal Provider Seminar Outreach & Education 8/18/2017
Update to Guidelines for SAR and eSAR Submission Claims 8/15/2017
Immunize to Prevent and Control Hepatitis A Outbreaks Pharmacy 8/11/2017
Long Term Care Rates Schedule Update Rates 8/10/2017
New Allergy Testing Policy Billing 8/9/2017
ACA's Nondiscrimination Policy Applies to Medi-Cal DHCS Notice 8/4/2017
September 2017 Medi-Cal Provider Seminar Outreach & Education 7/26/2017
Family PACT Update: KX Modifier Facilitates Claims for Transgender Services Family PACT 7/26/2017
Postponement of Mass Deactivation of Non-Participating Providers Claims 7/21/2017
Reminder to FQHC/RHC/IHS-MOA Providers of Upcoming Code Conversion Claims 7/19/2017
Correction: Provider Orientation Outreach & Education 7/18/2017
Long Term Care Rates Schedule Update Rates 7/7/2017
Black Infant Health Program Helps African-American Mothers and Infants Programs 7/6/2017
New Pregnancy Aid Codes Reminder Billing 6/30/2017
Update to the FQHC/RHC/IHS-MOA Code Conversion Readiness Checklist Billing 6/22/2017
Correction: Certification Statement Required for Medical Supply Invoice Attachments Claims 6/22/2017
Fiscal Year 2017 – 2018 State Budget Reimbursement Contingency Claims 6/19/2017
June Medi-Cal Update Bulletins: Posting Date Delayed Bulletin Announcements 6/15/2017
Counties Participating in MCIP for State Fiscal Year 2017 – 2018 Programs 6/15/2017
Long Term Care Rates Schedule Update Rates 6/9/2017
EWC: Erroneous Payment Correction Planned for Breast Screening/Diagnostic Services Claims 6/6/2017
Superior Systems Waiver Renewal Fact Sheet Available on the DHCS Website DHCS Notice 6/6/2017
August 2017 Medi-Cal Provider Seminar Outreach & Education 6/6/2017
Now Available: Single Streamline Application Order Form Programs 6/6/2017
Fiscal Year Two-Week Checkwrite Hold for Specific Provider Payments Billing 6/5/2017
Reminder: Avoid Printing Data in Margins of Paper Claim Forms Claims 6/1/2017
Implementation Delay for 2017 IHS-MOA Reimbursement Rates Rates 5/25/2017
Prescription Written by a Physician is Required for Medical Supplies Claims 5/25/2017
Erroneously Denied Radiation Treatment Claims Will Be Reprocessed Claims 5/17/2017
Erroneous Reimbursement Rate for FQHC and RHC Local Codes Rates 5/17/2017
CHDP Phase 2 Reminder: Providers Must be Enrolled in Medi-Cal Child Health and Disability Prevention Program 5/15/2017
Gender is No Barrier to Applying for Medi-Cal Pregnancy Services eTAR & TAR 5/12/2017
Long Term Care Rates Schedule Update Rates 5/10/2017
AB 97 Pharmacy Drug Exemption Status Update Budget/Payment Reduction 5/10/2017
Family PACT Launches New Provider Orientation Process Family PACT 5/9/2017
July 2017 Medi-Cal Provider Seminar Outreach & Education 5/9/2017
Reminders Regarding Third-Party Liability Billing Billing 5/8/2017
System Issue Regarding eTAR Attachments eTAR & TAR 5/5/2017
MCIP Claims Denied with RAD code 9996 Claims 5/4/2017
HIV Drug Treatment Policy Clarification DHCS Notice 5/3/2017
CHDP Phase 2 Correction: PM 160 Information Only Required for FQHCs, RHCs and IHS/MOAs Child Health and Disability Prevention Program 5/3/2017
Update to Rates for Select Pathology and Cytopathology CPT-4 Codes Rates 5/1/2017
Public Comment for Superior Systems Waiver Renewal DHCS Notice 4/28/2017
PE4PW Frequently Asked Questions Updated Programs 4/24/2017
Long Term Care Rates Schedule Update Rates 4/11/2017
Reminder of eTAR Filing for Procedure Codes that Don't Require a TAR eTAR & TAR 4/7/2017
Private Duty Nursing for Children and Adolescents Under EPSDT Detailed Billing 4/5/2017
CHDP Phase 2: HIPAA Code Conversion and Claim Form Transition Claims 4/5/2017
CHDP Phase 2: CLIA Certification Reminder for Laboratory Providers Claims 4/5/2017
June 2017 Medi-Cal Provider Training Webinars Outreach & Education 4/3/2017
Public Comment for Allergy Testing Draft Policy DHCS Notice 4/3/2017
New Presumptive Eligibility for Pregnant Women User Guide Programs 3/30/2017
PE for Pregnant Women Web Page Revised and New MC 311 Form Posted Programs 3/30/2017
March Medi-Cal Update Bulletins: Posting Date Delayed Bulletin Announcements 3/29/2017
2017 IHS-MOA Reimbursement Rates Update Rates 3/29/2017
Erroneous Denial of Routine Home Care Claims Claims 3/29/2017
Every Woman Counts Income Eligibility Guidelines Update Every Woman Counts 3/28/2017
SSN Removal Initiative to Replace HIC Number on Medicare Cards Enhancements & Operations 3/22/2017
May 2017 Medi-Cal Provider Seminar Outreach & Education 3/22/2017
Medi-Cal Inmate County Program Reminder Programs 3/21/2017
Clinic Dispensing Limits Increased for Contraceptive Vaginal Ring and Patch Billing 3/20/2017
March Medi-Cal Update Bulletins: Posting Date Delayed DHCS Notice 3/14/2017
CME/CE Courses on HPV and Cervical Disease Announced for March, May Every Woman Counts 3/13/2017
Long Term Care Rates Schedule Update Rates 3/9/2017
Updated Ordering, Referring and Prescribing Frequently Asked Questions Billing 3/8/2017
Medi-Cal ORP Provider Enrollment Directions (Registration) DHCS Notice 3/8/2017
Updated ACA Billing and Enrollment Requirements for ORP Providers Billing 3/8/2017
Updated HAP Card Annual Distribution Limits Family PACT 3/1/2017
Extended Deadline of the Streamlined Procedure for ACA-Related Appeals Claims 3/1/2017
TSC Phone Prompt Menu Updates Telephone Service Center 2/23/2017
HPE Portal Experiencing Issues with Eligibility Enrollment DHCS Notice 2/17/2017
Reminder: Claims for Emergency Services Claims 2/13/2017
Six Products Added to Antihemophilia Blood Factor List Billing 2/10/2017
CHDP HIPAA Code Conversion and Claim Form Transition Phase II Claims 2/9/2017
Long Term Care Rates Schedule Update Rates 2/9/2017
April 2017 Medi-Cal Provider Seminar Outreach & Education 2/8/2017
DRG Billing and Reimbursement Update for AIIR Services Billing 2/7/2017
Update: DHCS Fiscal Intermediary Name Change DHCS Notice 1/31/2017
AB 97 Pharmacy Drug Exemption Status Update Budget/Payment Reduction 1/30/2017
Plan to Prevent Infant Pertussis for Prenatal Care Providers Child Health and Disability Prevention Program 1/20/2017
PFNC Supplemental Reimbursement Program Available Programs 1/20/2017
CHDP Notice: Reminders for Phase 1 Clinical Laboratory Only Transition Child Health and Disability Prevention Program 1/17/2017
FQHC/RHC/IHS-MOA Code Conversion: Frequently Asked Questions Billing 1/16/2017
Long Term Care Rates Schedule Update Rates 1/12/2017
Added Breast and Cervical Cancer Coverage to BCCTP Program Programs 1/9/2017
Implementation Delayed for 2017 ALW Program Reimbursement Rates Rates 1/5/2017
2017 CPT-4 and HCPCS Updates Not Yet Adopted Billing 1/3/2017