News Archives: 2019


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Updates to the List of Enteral Nutrition Products Pharmacy 12/31/2019
Additional Screening of Family PACT Provider Applicants in Certain Counties Family PACT 12/26/2019
January 2020 Medi-Cal Provider Training Webinars Outreach & Education 12/20/2019
Non-Split-Billable Radiology and Laboratory Claims Erroneously Denied Billing 12/13/2019
Optician Services Restored as Medi-Cal Benefits Claims 12/10/2019
Time-Limited Supplemental Payment for Specific Family Planning Services Claims 12/9/2019
Young Adult Expansion: Full-Scope Medi-Cal Coverage for Young Adults DHCS Notice 12/6/2019
System Upgrades Scheduled for December 2019 DHCS Notice 12/6/2019
Resubmission Date Delayed: Policy Update for Physician-Administered Drugs HCPCS 12/5/2019
New Medi-Cal Policy Information on Reimbursement for Childhood Developmental Screening Billing 12/5/2019
New Medicare Card: Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) – Courtesy Notice DHCS Notice 12/4/2019
Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences Is a Medi-Cal Covered Benefit DHCS Notice 12/3/2019
Update to the Incontinence Supplies Prescription Form (DHCS 6187) Claims 11/26/2019
Ivory Settlement Agreement and Private Duty Nursing Case Management Services Billing 11/19/2019
Delayed Policy Implementation for Cough Stimulating Device Claims 11/19/2019
Effective Date Correction: Evocative and Suppression Panel Tests Claims 11/18/2019
System Test Version of Medi-Cal Website to Get an Updated Look and Feel Enhancements & Operations 11/12/2019
Effective Date Correction: ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code for BRAF Gene Analysis ICD-10 11/7/2019
Remove Frequency Limits for Select Intrauterine Devices and Contraceptive Implant HCPCS 11/7/2019
DME and Medical Supplies for Recipients Impacted by the State of Emergency Enhancements & Operations 11/7/2019
Medication for Family PACT Clients Impacted by the State of Emergency Enhancements & Operations 11/5/2019
Updates to Incontinence Creams and Washes Claims 11/1/2019
Replacement Medication for Recipients Impacted by the State of Emergency Pharmacy 10/31/2019
Updates to Clinic Dispensing of Internal (Female) Condoms Claims 10/25/2019
Technical Difficulties with MCSS Subscriber Form Enhancements & Operations 10/23/2019
FQHC/RHC Annual Rate Adjustment Rates 10/9/2019
New Hours of Operation for POS/Internet Help Desk POS Device/Network 10/9/2019
Clinic/Health Center Data Collection for 340B Analysis Related to Pharmacy Carve Out Pharmacy 10/4/2019
Medi-Cal Celebrates Medi-Cal Subscription Service Milestone Achievement DHCS Notice 9/27/2019
Billing Reminder: Do Not Use Non-Standard Claim Forms Claims 9/26/2019
Health Access Programs Card Activation Family PACT 9/25/2019
Medi-Cal Fiscal Intermediary Contract Transition October 1, 2019 Enhancements & Operations 9/25/2019
Clinic/Health Center Data Collection for 340B Analysis Related to Pharmacy Carve Out Pharmacy 9/23/2019
2019 ALW Program Reimbursement Rates Rates 9/23/2019
Providers May Experience Changes to their Regional Representatives Enhancements & Operations 9/19/2019
Updates to the Medi-Cal List of Contract Drugs Pharmacy 9/12/2019
EWC Covered Procedures Quick Reference Sheets Update Every Woman Counts 9/9/2019
Reminder: Recipient Eligibility Verification DHCS Notice 9/6/2019
Claims Issue for Contraceptive Rings and Patches Claims 9/5/2019
Claims Erroneously Denied for Contraceptive Implant and Intrauterine Devices Claims 9/4/2019
Clarification of Skilled Nursing and Intermediate Care Facilities Services DHCS Notice 9/3/2019
Telehealth Policy Updates for Medi-Cal and Family PACT Programs Implemented DHCS Notice 8/30/2019
Correction: Update Regarding Access Into the HPE Application Portal DHCS Notice 8/23/2019
Providers Should Hold Telehealth Claims Claims 8/22/2019
Provider and Association Frequently Asked Questions Enhancements & Operations 8/19/2019
Correction: Treatment Restrictions and Billing Requirements Revised for Ipilimumab Billing 8/9/2019
Every Woman Counts Recipient Application Update: Additional Languages Every Woman Counts 8/7/2019
CCHIP Transitions to MCP System with Administrative Vendor Change Claims 8/6/2019
Telehealth Policy Update for Medi-Cal and Family PACT Programs DHCS Notice 8/5/2019
Updates to the Medi-Cal List of Contract Drugs Pharmacy 8/1/2019
Update to Pharmacy-Administered Vaccines in California FAQs Pharmacy 8/1/2019
Long Term Care Rates Schedule Update Rates 7/31/2019
October 2019 Medi-Cal Provider Seminar Outreach & Education 7/30/2019
Updates to the List of Enteral Nutrition Products and Policy Reminders Billing 7/30/2019
Resubmission Date Update: Policy Update for Physician-Administered Drugs Claims 7/25/2019
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited Reimbursement Rate Adjustments Pharmacy 7/24/2019
September 2019 Medi-Cal Provider Seminar Outreach & Education 7/19/2019
Eligibility Requirements for BCCTP Applicants Claims 7/11/2019
System Upgrades Scheduled for July 2019 System 7/9/2019
Erroneously Denied Pathology and Laboratory Claims Claims 7/5/2019
Updated Reimbursement Rate for Routine Home Care Based on Length of Stay Rates 7/2/2019
Updates to Physician-Administered Drugs and List of Contract Drugs Pharmacy 7/2/2019
Gerber Good Start Enteral Nutrition Products No Longer a Medi-Cal Benefit DHCS Notice 7/1/2019
August 2019 Medi-Cal Provider Seminar Outreach & Education 7/1/2019
Billing Code Correction for Enfamil NeuroPro EnfaCare Billing 6/24/2019
Update: Fiscal Intermediary Transition Frequently Asked Questions Enhancements & Operations 6/21/2019
Online PDF RAD and Medi-Cal Financial Summary Claims 6/13/2019
Bill Fee-for-Service Medi-Cal for Dolutegravir/Lamivudine Pharmacy 6/10/2019
Implementation of Hepatitis B Vaccine Medi-Cal Benefit Billing 6/7/2019
Clotting Factors: Noncapitated Service Added to Select Managed Care Plans Billing 6/6/2019
Pharmacist Services: New Family PACT Benefit Family PACT 6/6/2019
Dental Services Updated for FQHC, RHC and IHS-MOA Clinic Providers DHCS Notice 6/6/2019
Fiscal Year Two-Week Checkwrite Hold for Specific Provider Payments Billing 6/5/2019
System Upgrades Scheduled for June 2019 System 5/30/2019
Correction: Policy Update for Physician Administered Drugs Claims 5/24/2019
DHCS to Unveil a New Medi-Cal Program Website this Summer DHCS Notice 5/24/2019
July 2019 Medi-Cal Provider Seminar Outreach & Education 5/20/2019
Long Term Care Rates Schedule Update Rates 5/15/2019
System Upgrades Scheduled for May 2019 System 5/10/2019
First Infant Pertussis Death in 2019 DHCS Notice 5/7/2019
Every Woman Counts: Spanish Language Recipient Application Form Update Every Woman Counts 5/7/2019
System Upgrades Scheduled for May 2019 System 5/3/2019
Fiscal Intermediary Transition Frequently Asked Questions Enhancements & Operations 5/2/2019
Update to CPSP Practitioner Definition DHCS Notice 5/1/2019
Pharmacist Services Are a Medi-Cal Benefit Pharmacy 4/25/2019
Mastectomy Fitters May Enroll as Medi-Cal Providers DHCS Notice 4/23/2019
Family PACT Claims Issue Resolved for Self-Administered Contraceptives Family PACT 4/23/2019
Reimbursement Update for Electrocardiography Procedure Codes Billing 4/18/2019
System Upgrades Scheduled for April 2019 System 4/17/2019
April Medi-Cal Update Bulletins: Posting Date Delayed DHCS Notice 4/16/2019
Claims Payment Hold Update for Every Woman Counts Program Every Woman Counts 4/16/2019
Implementation Delay Resolved for New Medi-Cal Benefit Cladribine Claims 4/15/2019
CAIR: A Critical Resource for Patient Vaccine Assessment Pharmacy 4/5/2019
June 2019 Medi-Cal Provider Training Webinars Outreach & Education 4/4/2019
Long Term Care Rates Schedule Update Rates 4/4/2019
Updated Email Address for Family PACT Family PACT 3/27/2019
Claims Payment Hold for the Every Woman Counts Program Every Woman Counts 3/26/2019
Update: Certain Paper Enrollment Applications Removed from the Medi-Cal Website Provider Enrollment 3/21/2019
Pharmacy Fee-For-Service Reimbursement Changes Began February 23, 2019 Pharmacy 3/20/2019
Pharmacy Fee-For-Service Covered Outpatient Drugs FAQs Pharmacy 3/20/2019
New Medi-Cal Enrollment Requirements for Certified Mastectomy Fitters Provider Enrollment 3/20/2019
System Upgrades Scheduled for March 2019 System 3/18/2019
Medi-Cal Website to Get an Updated Look and Feel DHCS Notice 3/15/2019
May 2019 Medi-Cal Provider Seminar Outreach & Education 3/15/2019
Every Woman Counts Recipient Application Update Every Woman Counts 3/6/2019
Updated Age Restrictions to Influenza Vaccine Codes Pharmacy 3/6/2019
Every Woman Counts Income Eligibility Guidelines Update Every Woman Counts 3/6/2019
Certain Paper Enrollment Applications Removed from the Medi-Cal Website Provider Enrollment 3/5/2019
Non-Medical Transportation: Enrollment and Documentation Updates Billing 3/4/2019
Reimbursement of Unlisted Multianalyte Assays No Longer Requires Invoice Claims 3/4/2019
Claims for Noncapitated Antivirals for HCP 915 Erroneously Denied Claims 2/27/2019
New Family PACT Benefit for HPV Genotyping Family PACT 2/27/2019
Long Term Care Rates Schedule Update Rates 2/22/2019
Medi-Cal Pharmacy Provider Self-Attestation Ends February 28 Pharmacy 2/22/2019
Correction to TAR Criteria for CPT Code 81329 HCPCS 2/15/2019
April 2019 Medi-Cal Provider Seminar Outreach & Education 2/15/2019
DHCS Transitions Contracts for New Fiscal Intermediary on October 1, 2019 Enhancements & Operations 2/15/2019
Online PDF RAD and Medi-Cal Financial Summary Claims 2/14/2019
Medi-Cal Learning Portal Web Browser Compatibility Outreach & Education 2/11/2019
Implementation Delay: Facility-Specific Reimbursement Rates for FSSA/NF-B Rates 2/7/2019
Implementation Delay: Facility-Specific Reimbursement Rates for FS/NF-B Rates 2/7/2019
Sponsored THCGME Programs May Seek Reimbursement for Care Given by Residents Programs 2/6/2019
Update: New Medi-Cal Benefit for Hepatitis B Vaccine Billing 2/5/2019
New Medi-Cal Benefit for Hepatitis B Vaccine Pharmacy 2/4/2019
Erroneously Denied Claims for FQHC/RHC Services Claims 2/1/2019
Reminder: Billing Transportation Services That Include Day and Night Hours Billing 1/31/2019
Payment Processing Error for Procedure Codes HCPCS 1/30/2019
LEA Claims Billed with CPT Code 96130 Erroneously Denied HCPCS 1/30/2019
Pharmacy Fee-For-Service Reimbursement Changes Begin February 23, 2019 Pharmacy 1/28/2019
Family PACT Claims for Self-Administered Contraceptives Erroneously Denied Family PACT 1/28/2019
Medi-Cal Web Transaction Services Downtime Scheduled for January 2019 System 1/23/2019
Implementation Delay for New Medi-Cal Benefit Cladribine Pharmacy 1/18/2019
Claims with Modifier 25 Erroneously Denied with RAD Code 0090 Claims 1/18/2019
2019 HCPCS Annual Update: Policy Updates HCPCS 1/16/2019
Correction to 2019 CPT Annual Update HCPCS 1/16/2019
New ‘Hot News’ Diabetes Prevention Program Link Available DHCS Notice 1/14/2019
March 2019 Medi-Cal Provider Seminar Outreach & Education 1/11/2019
Long Term Care Rates Schedule Update Rates 1/9/2019
Whole Child Model Program Implementing in Select Counties Programs 1/8/2019
EPSDT PDHC and PDN: TAR Submission Update eTAR & TAR 1/8/2019
Medi-Cal Website and AEVS Downtime Scheduled for January 2019 System 1/8/2019
Every Woman Counts Program Addition of New Data Entry Fields for DETEC Every Woman Counts 1/7/2019
New Provider Bulletin: PAVE e-Form for Eligible Applicants and Providers Provider Enrollment 1/4/2019
Diabetes Prevention Program: New Medi-Cal Benefit Coming in 2019 Programs 1/4/2019