2006 Archived Bulletins

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Autistic Disorder And Asperger's Syndrome Pilot Program Application
Description: This message is to notify you about the application process.
Posted: 12/20/2006 2:24:21 PM

Durable Medical Equipment Providers (DME)
Description:

  1. Reimbursement Updates, Deletions And Changes
  2. Miscellaneous Updates
  3. Power Wheelchair Policy Update
  4. MCMNs Update

Posted: 12/19/2006 9:34:11 AM

 

Hospital Providers
Description:

  1. Medicare Deductible, Coinsurance And Medicaid Blood
  2. Administrative Days Rates
  3. New Revenue Codes

Posted: 12/19/2006 9:31:23 AM

 

Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Hospital Providers And Ophthalmologist
Description: Coverage And Reimbursement Of Corneal Transplant Tissue
Posted: 12/19/2006 9:30:39 AM

Physicians, Hospital Providers, And Clinics
Description: Rate Changes For Physician Administered Injectable Drugs
Posted: 12/18/2006 3:04:30 PM

CMP Civil Money Penalty Grant Results Announcement
Description: Thank you to all who submitted a Civil Money Penalty Grant Proposal.
Posted: 12/8/2006 12:38:57 PM

Pediatric Sub-Specialist
Description: Update To Pediatric Sub-Specialist Program
Posted: 12/7/2006 3:59:15 PM

Diabetes Management Services Providers
Description: Medicaid Policy Manual For Diabetes Management Services
Posted: 12/7/2006 3:58:47 PM

Providers Of Diabetes Management Services
Description: Billing Workshops
Posted: 12/7/2006 3:58:04 PM

Do You Have Your National Provider Identifier (NPI) Yet?
Description: On And After May 23, 2007, South Carolina Medicaid Will No Longer Accept Your 6-character
provider ID!
Posted: 11/27/2006 10:16:03 AM

Medicaid Bulletin
Description: Tobacco Cessation Programs In South Carolina
Posted: 11/13/2006 8:51:36 AM

Award Notice
Description: Prevention Partnership Grants (GAR 08-06) Award Notice
Posted: 11/3/2006 11:30:11 AM

Medicaid Certified Nursing Facilities and Organizations
Description: CMP Grant Reminder Notice

Teleconference Reminder

 

 

 

 

 

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  • FINAL Combined Guidelines
  • Posted: 10/17/2006 2:10:36 PM

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Medicaid Providers
    Description: Early And Periodic Screening, Diagnosis And Treatment (Epsdt)
    Reimbursement Update
    Reminder Regarding EPSDT Billing and Reimbursement Policies
    Posted: 10/16/2006 10:11:20 AM

    Medicaid Bulletin
    Description:

    Posted: 10/13/2006 8:37:37 AM

     

    Hospice Agencies
    Description: Medicaid Hospice Program And Reimbursement Training
    Posted: 10/9/2006 4:50:02 PM

    Durable Medical Equipment Providers (DME)
    Description:

    1. Reimbursement and Policy Updates, Deletions and Changes
    2. Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (PEN) Supply Clarifications and Updates
    3. Oxygen Equipment Reimbursement Changes and Updates
    4. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Coverage Changes
    5. Billing of Zero-Pressure Tire Tube Inserts K0093 and K0097
    6. Adjustable Wheelchair Cushion Codes
    7. Power Wheelchairs
    8. Expanded PT/OT Requirements
    9. New Medicaid Certificate of Medical Necessity (MCMN)
    10. Miscellaneous Updates and Policy Clarifications
    11. Updated Provider Enrollment Operating Procedures

    Posted: 10/9/2006 9:38:58 AM

     

    Physicians, Hospital Providers, And Infusion Centers
    Description: Rate Increase For Synagis® Injectable
    Posted: 10/4/2006 5:06:06 PM

    Behavioral Health Services Providers
    Description: Advanced Medicaid Reimbursement Training
    Posted: 10/4/2006 5:05:35 PM

    Dental Providers
    Description: Reactivation Of Dental Procedure Codes
    Posted: 10/4/2006 5:05:01 PM

    CMP Grant Information
    Description: Civil Money Penalty Quality Initiatives Grant Program September 27, 2006 Teleconference Reminders
    Posted: 9/28/2006 1:23:56 PM

    GAPS Prescription Drug Coverage Enrollment Extended
    Description: Qualifying Seniors With High Prescription Drug Costs Can Still Participate In A Program That Could Save Them Thousands Of Dollars A Year.
    Posted: 9/26/2006 1:50:03 PM

    All Medicaid Providers
    Description: National Provider Identifier (NPI):
    Get It. Share It. Use It.
    Getting an NPI is free. Not having one can be costly.
    Posted: 9/26/2006 10:23:22 AM

    Medicaid Physicians
    Description:

    1. Clarification Of Medicaid Coverage Policy For Vaccines
    2. Clarification of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Codes and Rates for the Administration of Vaccines and Immunizations in the "Vaccine" Administration For All Children� (VAFAC) Program
    3. Adult Influenza Vaccine
    4. Adult Meningococcal Vaccine

    Posted: 9/25/2006 8:51:56 AM

     

    Nursing Facility Providers
    Description: Change In Bed Size Or Location Of Participating Medicare And/Or
    Medicaid Nursing Facilities
    Posted: 9/22/2006 8:44:41 AM

    Medicaid Providers Of Home Delivered Meals
    Description: Community Long Term Care (CLTC) Reimbursement Changes For Home
    Delivered Meals
    Posted: 9/20/2006 11:15:49 AM

    Medicaid Providers Of Personal Care I And Companion Services
    Description: Community Long Term Care (CLTC) Reimbursement Changes For
    Personal Care I and Companion Services
    Posted: 9/20/2006 11:15:11 AM

    Medicaid Bulletin
    Description: New National Drug Code (Ndc) Billing Requirement For Drug-Related Hcpcs Codes
    Revised CMS 1500 referenced in the bulletin
    CMS 1500 Form 08-05
    Posted: 9/13/2006 11:56:33 AM

    Durable Medical Equipment (Dme) Providers
    Description: Changes And Clarifications Of Policies Concerning Waiver Services
    Posted: 9/13/2006 11:50:29 AM

    Updated Rules Regarding Citizenship
    Description: All Individuals Will Be Required To Provide Proof Of Citizenship And Identity When They Apply Or Re-Enroll For Medicaid Benefits On Or After July 1, 2006

    Prevention Partnership Grants (Gar 08-06)
    Description: Amendment Number One
    Posted: 9/6/2006 3:29:35 PM

    Medicaid Providers
    Description: Physicians' Fee Schedule Update
    Posted: 8/31/2006 4:59:43 PM

    Pediatric Sub-Specialists
    Description: Revised Fee Schedule
    Posted: 8/31/2006 4:59:12 PM

    Medicaid Bulletin
    Description: Interaction Between Medicaid Home And Community-Based Services
    (HCBS) Waiver Programs and the Hospice Benefit
    Posted: 8/25/2006 4:35:59 PM

    Prevention Partnership Grants (Gar 08-06)
    Description: To Implement Or Expand Innovative Preventive Health Programs And Activities With Documented Outcomes For South Carolinians.
    Posted: 8/22/2006 1:34:25 PM

    Public Notice
    Description: Meeting For Comments On Proposed Home And Community-Based Services Waiver To Serve Children With Autism
    Wednesday, September 13
    Two Medical Park, Lower Level Conference Room
    Medical Park Drive
    On the campus of Palmetto Richland Hospital
    Columbia, SC
    Posted: 8/18/2006 3:37:08 PM

    Former SILVERxCARD Beneficiaries
    Description: If You Want To Take Advantage Of The Gaps Benefit, You Must Be Enrolled In A Medicare Part D prescription drug plan that participates in GAPS.
    Posted: 8/4/2006 9:35:52 AM

    News Release
    Description: New Computer System To Tackle Medicaid Fraud
    Posted: 8/8/2006 11:08:32 AM

    Private Rehabilitative Therapy & Audiological Services
    Description: Frequency Increase For Audiological Services
    Posted: 8/3/2006 11:04:59 AM

    Anesthesiologists, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, And Hospitals
    Description: Reimbursement Update
    Revision and Clarification of Enrollment Guidelines for Nurse
    Anesthetists
    Posted: 8/3/2006 11:03:58 AM

    South Carolina Medicaid Providers
    Description: Modification Of Preventative Care Services For Covered Cancer
    Screenings
    Posted: 8/2/2006 9:55:45 AM

    SC Medicaid To Offer Colon Cancer Screenings
    Description: SC Medicaid Recipients Are Now Eligible For Colorectal Cancer Screenings Through A Program Administered By The SC Department Of Health And Human Services.
    Posted: 8/2/2006 9:25:47 AM

    Local Education Agencies Description:

    1. Frequency Changes For Audiological Services
    2. Reimbursement Changes for Audiological Services
    3. Reimbursement Changes for Physical Therapy Services

    Posted: 8/1/2006 8:49:47 AM

     

    Nursing Facilities And Intermediate Care Facilities For The Mentally Retarded
    Description: Medicaid Reimbursement Training
    Posted: 7/31/2006 1:51:32 PM

    Medicaid Bulletin
    Description: Clarification Regarding Physician Requests For Additional
    Posted: 7/21/2006 1:58:12 PM

    Optional State Supplementation (Oss) Providers
    Description: Oss Entitlement Increase
    Posted: 7/17/2006 11:16:44 AM

    Residential Therapeutic Behavioral Services Providers
    Description: Medicaid Documentation Training And Overview Of The Children's
    Behavioral Health Services Provider Manual.
    Posted: 7/11/2006 11:00:13 AM

    Medicaid Providers Of Nursing Services
    Description:

    1. CLTC: Reimbursement Changes for Nursing Services
    2. Other Providers of Nursing Services for Children Under 21

    Posted: 6/28/2006 12:31:45 PM

     

    Medicaid Providers Of Adult Day Health Care Description: Description:

    1. CLTC: Reimbursement Changes for Adult Day Health Care
    2. Changes in Scopes of Service for Adult Day Health Care and Adult Day Health Care Nursing Services

    Posted: 6/28/2006 12:30:15 PM

     

    Medicaid Providers Of Adult Day Health Care

      Description:
    1. CLTC: Reimbursement Changes for Adult Day Health Care
    2. Changes in Scopes of Service for Adult Day Health Care and Adult Day Health Care Nursing Services

    Posted: 6/28/2006 12:16:05 PM

     

    Medicaid Providers Of Personal Care II Services Description:

    1. CLTC: Reimbursement Changes For Personal Care II Services
    2. Changes in Scopes of Service for Personal Care Services

    Posted: 6/28/2006 12:12:53 PM

     

    Medicaid Bulletin
    Description:

    1. Synagis® Added to Listing of Physician-Injectable Products Billable By Pharmacy Providers
    2. Coding Changes for Coordination of Benefits (COB) Claims Submitted by Pharmacy Providers
    3. South Carolina Medicaid Preferred Drug List

    Posted: 6/22/2006 10:06:52 AM

     

    Chiropractic Providers
    Description: Chiropractic Services Fee Schedule Update
    Posted: 6/22/2006 9:34:39 AM

    Updated Rules Regarding Citizenship
    Description: All Individuals Will Be Required To Provide Proof Of Citizenship And Identity When They Apply Or Re-Enroll For Medicaid Benefits On Or After July 1, 2006
    Posted: 06/16/2006

    Public Notice:
    The South Carolina Medicaid
    Medical Care Advisory Committee (MCAC)

    Meets: Tuesday, May 16
    Time: 10:30 a.m.
    Where: 11th Floor, 1801 Main St.
    Columbia, SC 29201

    Physicians, Hospitals, Chiropractors, Optometrists, Podiatrists, And Lab/X-Ray Providers Description: Medicaid Updates

    • 2006 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Update
    • Laboring Epidural Policy Revision
    • Out of State Service�s Policy Revision and Clarification

    Posted: 5/2/2006 3:29:11 PM

     

    Durable Medical Equipment (Dme) Providers
    Description: Invitation To Provide Dme Services And Supplies For Recipients Of Community Long Term Care (Cltc) Home And Community Based Waiver Programs
    Posted: 6/29/2006 9:03:09 AM

    Children�s Behavioral Health Services Providers
    Description: Medicaid Manual For Children�s Behavioral Health Services
    Posted: 4/26/2006 10:04:57 AM

    Medicaid Bulletin
    Description: Sharing Your National Provider Identifier With The South Carolina Medicaid Program
    Posted: 4/24/2006 4:41:05 PM

    Private Rehabilitative Therapy & Audiological Services
    Description: Provider Workshop
    Posted: 4/24/2006 9:10:04 AM

    Children�s Behavioral Health Services Providers
    Description: Medicaid Policy Manual For Children�s Behavioral Health Services
    Posted: 4/18/2006 2:05:30 PM

    Gaps Enrollment Deadline Approaching
    Description:
    South Carolina Seniors Have Until May 15 To Enroll In One Of 11 Private Prescription Drug Plans Offering The New GAPS Benefit Administered By The Sc Department Of Health And Human Services.
    Posted: 4/18/2006 1:46:32 PM

    Community Long Term Care (CLTC) Environmental Modification Providers
    Description: Change In The Procedure And Pricing Of Ramps And Landings
    Posted: 4/12/2006 2:48:58 PM

    Pharmacy And Therapeutics Committee Meeting
    Description: Wednesday, May 3, 2006
    Posted: 4/7/2006 2:26:42 PM

    Medical Care Advisory Committee
    Description: April 18, 2006 Meeting Cancelled
    Posted: 4/4/2006 1:16:49 PM

    Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeons
    Description: Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) 2006 Procedure Code Updates
    Posted: 4/13/2006 9:34:07 AM

    Community Choices
    Description: Application For A §1915 (C) HCBS Waiver
    Posted: 3/30/2006 4:10:46 PM

    Durable Medical Equipment Providers (DME)

      Description:
    1. Reimbursement and Policy Updates, Deletions and Changes
    2. Policy Clarifications
    3. Coverage Criteria for Negative Pressure Wound VAC
    4. Orthopedic Shoes

    Posted: 3/27/2006 11:48:08 AM

     

    Physicians And Hospitals
    Description: Essure Sterilization And Prior Authorization Procedure
    Posted: 3/23/2006 4:57:17 PM

    Public Notice:
    The South Carolina Medicaid
    Medical Care Advisory Committee (MCAC)

    Meets: Tuesday, March 21
    Time: 10:30 a.m.
    Where: 11th Floor, 1801 Main St.
    Columbia, SC 29201

    Medicaid Bulletin

     

      Description:
    1. Medicare Part B Drugs - Clarification Of Pharmacy Provider Instructions For "Secondary Payer" Pharmacy Claims
    2. South Carolina Medicaid Preferred Drug List
    3. Posted: 3/16/2006 3:50:08 PM

    Children's Behavioral Health System Of Care Redesign
    Description: South Carolina 1115 Emotionally Disturbed Children Waiver Concept Paper
    Posted: 3/15/2006 10:32:47 AM

    Private Rehabilitative Therapy & Audiological Services Providers
    Description: Provider Workshops
    Posted: 3/14/2006 12:48:56 PM

    Hospital Providers
    Description: Medicare Deductible, Coinsurance, And Medicaid Blood Deductible Rates
    Posted: 3/7/2006 1:32:45 PM

    Hospital Providers
    Description: 2006 Hospital Provider Quarterly Trainin
    Posted: 3/7/2006 1:32:01 PM

    Local Education Agencies
    Description: Lea Manual Updates
    Posted: 3/1/2006 1:51:25 PM

    For Immediate Release
    Description: Dhhs Announces Plan To Enhance Treatment Of Emotionally Disturbed Children
    Posted: 2/24/2006 1:43:34 PM

    Hospital Providers
    Description: Medicaid Program Policy Updates And Revisions
    Posted: 2/7/2006 1:59:32 PM

    Ambulance Providers
    Description: New Ambulance Provider Procedure Code
    Posted: 2/7/2006 1:58:01 PM

    Medicaid Providers
    Description: Pediatric Sub-Specialist Qualifications, Enrollment, And Reimbursement
    Posted: 1/27/2006 3:51:39 PM

    All Providers Of Postpartum/Infant Home Visits
    Description: Changes To Program Guidelines And Rates
    Posted: 1/25/2006 4:37:16 PM

    Providers Of Psychological Testing And Evaluation Service (96100)
    Description: 2006 Current Procedural Terminology (Cpt) Update
    Posted: 1/13/2006 3:23:07 PM

    Private Rehabilitative Therapy And Audiological Services Providers
    Description: Medicaid Policy Manual For Private Rehabilitative Therapy And Audiological Services
    Posted: 1/9/2006 4:35:03 PM

    Ambulance, Physicians, Nursing Homes And Adult And Community Residential Care Facilities
    Description: Policy Update For Non-Emergency Wheelchair Ambulance Transport
    Posted: 1/9/2006 4:26:42 PM

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