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Bulletin: 2023 Provider Enrollment Application Fee

Post Date: 12/22/2022 - 2:31pm

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the enrollment application fee amount for calendar year 2023 will be $688. This fee is required by CMS with any applicable Healthy Connections Medicaid provider enrollment application.

Bulletin: Update on Continued Postponement of EVV Launch for SCDDSN-operated Waiver Programs

Post Date: 12/22/2022 - 2:24pm

On Nov. 22, 2022, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) announced it was postponing the launch of the electronic visit verification (EVV) system for providers who were rendering services through the three waivers operated by the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (SCDDSN) (the Community Supports [CS], Head and Spinal Cord Injury [HASCI] and Intellectual Disability and Related Disabilities [ID/RD] waivers).

Bulletin: Social Security and SSI Cost-of-Living Adjustment Increases and Re-budgeting of Cases

Post Date: 12/22/2022 - 11:35am

Effective Jan. 1, 2023, Social Security (Title II-SSA) benefit and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit payments will include an 8.7% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) increase. The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is processing the COLA re-budgets during December 2022.

Bulletin: Dental Services Provider Manual Updates for Jan. 1, 2023

Post Date: 12/16/2022 - 2:04pm

Bulletin: State Plan Dental Rates Increases

Post Date: 12/07/2022 - 3:31pm

Bulletin: Veterans Day Holiday Provider Payment Schedule Update

Post Date: 11/10/2022 - 11:01am

Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, is a South Carolina state and banking holiday. Due to the holiday, providers who receive payments by electronic funds transfer will receive their payments either Thursday, Nov. 10 or Monday, Nov. 14 depending on their bank’s policy. Claims submitted by 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 are included in this payment.

Bulletin: Updates to Rates for Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Post Date: 11/08/2022 - 9:17am

Bulletin: Medicaid Credit Balance Amnesty Review

Post Date: 11/04/2022 - 1:31pm

SCDHHS has a contract with Health Management Systems, Inc. (HMS) to act as the agency’s recovery audit contractor (RAC), pursuant to the federal RAC audit requirements. As a part of the RAC services provided, HMS was to conduct credit balance audits of Medicaid overpayment transactions of South Carolina Healthy Connections Medicaid-enrolled providers.

Provider Alert: Update on Medicaid Bulletin Terminology

Post Date: 11/03/2022 - 4:50pm

Bulletin: Inpatient Only Procedures

Post Date: 10/21/2022 - 10:41am

Provider Alert: SCDHHS Launches Healthy Connections Medicaid Annual Reviews Website

Post Date: 10/13/2022 - 4:49pm

Provider Alert: Upcoming Healthy Connections Medicaid Provider Trainings – Fall 2022

Post Date: 08/24/2022 - 2:50pm

Provider Alert: Payment Error Rate Measurement Requests

Post Date: 08/23/2022 - 2:33pm

Provider Alert: Upcoming Healthy Connections Medicaid Provider Trainings – Fall 2022

Post Date: 08/19/2022 - 3:54pm

Provider Alert: Additional Guidance Regarding Certification of Temporary Nurse Aides

Post Date: 08/19/2022 - 11:53am

Bulletin: Optional State Supplementation (OSS) Rate Increases

Post Date: 08/12/2022 - 5:17pm

Bulletin: Press Release: SCDHHS Launches Online Portal for Address Change Requests

Post Date: 08/05/2022 - 12:49pm

Tool Part of Push to Ensure Medicaid Members Have Up-to-date Contact Information

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