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Bulletin: COVID-19 Telehealth Policy Update to New Patient and Associate and Assistant-level Provider Coverage

Post Date: 04/16/2020 - 6:22pm

On Friday, March 13, 2020, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Governor Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency for the state of South Carolina. As a part of the state’s preparation and response to COVID-19, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is announcing additional temporary modifications to policies related to telehealth coverage. These modifications are in addition to those previously announced that are available at www.scdhhs.gov/COVID19.

Bulletin: COVID-19 Telehealth Policy Update to Well-visit Coverage

Post Date: 04/16/2020 - 1:46pm

On Friday, March 13, 2020, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Governor Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency for the state of South Carolina. As a part of the state’s preparation and response to COVID-19, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is announcing additional temporary modifications to policies related to telehealth coverage. These modifications are in addition to those announced previously that are available at www.scdhhs.gov/covid19.

Bulletin: COVID-19 Telehealth Policy Update to Associate-level Provider Coverage

Post Date: 04/06/2020 - 6:53pm

On Friday, March 13, 2020, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Governor Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency for the state of South Carolina. As a part of the state’s preparation and response to COVID-19, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is announcing additional temporary modifications to policies related to telehealth coverage.

Bulletin: COVID-19- Temporary Dental Services Policy

Post Date: 04/03/2020 - 7:51pm

SCDHHS is announcing additional temporary modifications to policies related to services eligible for reimbursement through the dental benefit.

Bulletin: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Temporary Policy Updates: Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Programs and Paid Feeding Assistant Programs

Post Date: 04/02/2020 - 4:36pm

On Friday, March 13, 2020, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar issued a section 1135 blanket waiver and Governor Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency for the state of South Carolina. As a part of the state’s preparation and response to COVID-19, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is announcing several temporary policy changes to protect the health and well-being of South Carolina Healthy Connections Medicaid members, certified nurse aides (CNAs), CNA candidates, paid feeding assistants (PFAs) and health care providers.

Bulletin: COVID-19 Telehealth Policy Update to ABA Coverage

Post Date: 03/30/2020 - 8:22pm

SCDHHS will begin accepting claims for the changes noted in this bulletin no later than April 15, 2020, for dates of services on or after this bulletin’s date.

Bulletin: COVID-19 Telehealth Policy Update to Early Intervention Coverage

Post Date: 03/30/2020 - 5:30pm

On Friday, March 13, 2020, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Governor Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency for the state of South Carolina. As a part of the state’s preparation and response to COVID-19, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is announcing additional temporary modifications to policies related to telehealth coverage.

Bulletin: COVID-19 Telehealth Policy Update to Behavioral Health Coverage

Post Date: 03/28/2020 - 7:25pm

As a part of the state’s preparation and response to COVID-19, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is announcing additional temporary modifications to policies related to telehealth coverage.

Bulletin: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Temporary Telephonic and Telehealth Services Updates

Post Date: 03/27/2020 - 5:44pm

As a part of the state’s preparation and response to COVID-19, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is announcing additional temporary modifications to policies related to telehealth coverage.

Bulletin: COVID-19 Telehealth Services Policy Update to PT, OT and ST Coverage

Post Date: 03/27/2020 - 5:44pm

On Friday, March 13, 2020, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Governor Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency for the state of South Carolina. As a part of the state’s preparation and response to COVID-19, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is announcing additional temporary modifications to policies related to telehealth coverage.

Bulletin: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update to Temporary Telehealth Coverage Changes for FQHCs and RHCs

Post Date: 03/25/2020 - 4:56pm

On Friday, March 13, 2020, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Governor Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency for the state of South Carolina. As a part of the state’s preparation and response to COVID-19, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is announcing additional temporary modifications to policies related to telehealth coverage.

Bulletin: COVID-19 Telehealth Policy Update to Physician, NP and PA Evaluation and Management Coverage

Post Date: 03/23/2020 - 4:32pm

On Friday, March 13, 2020, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Governor Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency for the state of South Carolina. As a part of the state’s preparation and response to COVID-19, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is announcing additional temporary modifications to policies related to telehealth coverage. These modifications are in addition to those announced in the Medicaid bulletin issued on March 19, 2020.

Bulletin: COVID-19 Telehealth Policy Updates for Physicians, NPs, PAs and LIPs

Post Date: 03/19/2020 - 7:37pm

SCDHHS is announcing modifications to policies related to the telephonic delivery of services to protect South Carolina Healthy Connections Medicaid members by ensuring ongoing access to care.

Bulletin: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Temporary Policy Updates

Post Date: 03/17/2020 - 7:03pm

On Friday, March 13, 2020, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar issued an 1135 blanket waiver, and Governor Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency for the state of South Carolina.

Bulletin: Changes to Administrative Review Procedures of Select Physician Administered Drugs

Post Date: 02/28/2020 - 3:17pm

Effective March 1, 2020, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) will implement the changes described below for select physician-administered drugs.

Bulletin: Reintroduction of Adult Podiatry Benefit

Post Date: 12/03/2019 - 5:16pm

SCDHHS is extending podiatry services to South Carolina Medicaid beneficiaries over the age of 21. Podiatry services rendered to Medicaid beneficiaries must be medically necessary in order to be reimbursed. Adult podiatry services were previously covered by South Carolina Healthy Connections Medicaid until Feb. 1, 2011.

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