2009 Archived Bulletins

Revised Policy For Lesion Removal/Dermal Anomalies
Description: Effective With Dates Of Service On Or After January 1, 2010, The Following Criteria
will replace the current criteria in the Lesion Removal policy located in Section
2 of the Physician, Laboratories and Medical Professionals Manual.
Posted: 12/23/2009 9:25:40 AM

Child Placing State Agencies And Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities
Description: Child And Adolescent Level Of Care Utilization System (Calocus) On-Line Training And Policy Requirements/Clarification
Posted: 12/22/2009 11:43:38 AM

Visual Evoked Potential (VEP)
Description: Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) Is Considered Medically Necessary For Any Of The Following Indications:
Posted: 12/21/2009 10:23:09 AM

Providers Indicated
Description: Co-Signature Update
Posted: 12/17/2009 11:02:57 AM

Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Providers
Description: Criteria For Cranial Remolding Orthotic Devices
Posted: 12/16/2009 3:52:10 PM

SCDHHS Offers Free Provider Workshops
Description: December - February 2010
Posted: 12/8/2009 9:10:21 AM

All Dental Providers
Description:
I. Dental Bulletins
II. Dental Provider Manual
III. Changes to Policies and Guidelines
IV. Clarification of Policies and Guidelines
Posted: 12/7/2009 3:56:02 PM

To All Providers
Description: Time Limit For Submitting Claims
Posted: 11/30/2009 12:02:30 PM

Personal Care and Home Health Providers
Description: New Telemonitoring Service
Posted: 11/24/2009 10:37:54 AM

Hospital Providers and Managed Care Providers
Description: 2010 Medicare Deductible, Coinsurance and Medicaid Blood Deductible Rates
Posted: 11/23/2009 1:45:39 PM

Pharmacy Providers
Description: Mandatory Use Of Prescriber’s NPI (National Provider Identifier
Posted: 11/23/2009 1:41:09 PM

All Providers
Description: Electronic Remittance Package
Posted: 11/16/2009 9:17:51 AM

Providers Indicated
Description: Pharmaceutical Care Coordination Program Pilot
Posted: 11/5/2009 8:22:44 AM

Press Release
Description: S.C. Medicaid Targets Prescription Drug Abusers
Posted: 11/04/2009

All Providers
Description: Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) Contract Changes
Posted: 10/30/2009 11:56:40 AM

SCDHHS Offers Free Provider Workshops
Description: November - January 2010
Posted: 10/30/2009 10:03:03 AM

Clarification Of Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Policy
Description: Effective For Dates Of Service On Or After November 1, 2009, Scdhhs Will Only Reimburse PAs Directly For Medicaid services rendered to dually eligible beneficiaries who are also considered Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries (QMB).
Posted: 10/13/2009 1:45:31 PM

"Healthy Connections 2010" Training Opportunities
Description:
The South Carolina Department Of Health And Human Services (SCDHHS) Is offering workshops in regional locations across the state to provide an overview of the changing healthcare environment available for South Carolina Medicaid beneficiaries in 2010.
Posted: 10/12/2009 3:30:08 PM

Providers Indicated
Description: South Carolina Medicaid
Preferred Drug List
Posted: 10/9/2009 11:44:37 AM

Providers Indicated
Description: Policy Change And Rate Increase For Synagis® Injectable
Posted: 10/8/2009 9:45:48 AM

SCDHHS Free Prov Workshops Oct - Nov - Dec 2009
Description: SCDHHS Free Prov Workshops Oct - Nov - Dec 2009
Posted: 10/7/2009 9:02:03 AM

Policy & Procedures For Influenza A (H1N1) #38; Seasonal Influenza
Description: Effective For Dates Of Service On Or After October 1, 2009, The South Carolina Department Of
Posted: 10/6/2009 8:42:35 AM

Revised Fee Schedule Update Bulletin
Description:

  1. Clarification Of Covered Rabies Procedure Codes
  2. Clarification of Customized Light-Weight & Manual Wheelchairs
  3. Correction to Effective Date for Administrative Days Rate
  4. Physician Fee Schedule Update
  5. Pediatric Sub-Specialist Fee Schedule Update
  6. Physician Administered Injectable Drugs Fee Schedule Update
  7. DME Services Fee Schedule Update

Posted: 9/30/2009

 

2009 Non-Emergency Medicaid Transportation Service Survey
Description: 2009 Non-Emergency Medicaid Transportation Service Survey
Final Report
Posted: 9/22/2009 10:20:11 AM

Hospitals And Managed Care Providers
Description: Administrative Days Rates
Posted: 9/10/2009 1:26:14 PM

SCDHHS Workshops September - November 2009
Description: SCDHHS Free Workshops September - November 2009
Posted: 8/26/2009 11:56:19 AM

Providers Indicated
Description: Coverage Of Rabies Vaccine And Immune Globulin
Posted: 8/14/2009 4:15:50 PM

Administrators Of Medicaid Certified Nursing Facilities And Intermediate Care Facilities For The Mentally Retarded
Description:
I. New South Carolina Nurse Aide Testing And Registry Certification Renewal Fee Schedule
II. Nurse Aide Candidate Handbook
III. Nurse Aide Answer Line
Posted: 8/6/2009 2:05:44 PM

All Medicaid Providers
Description:
I. Managed Care Organizational Change
II. Clarification of Changes
Posted: 8/3/2009 3:02:28 PM

DHEC Health Advisory
Description: Pre-Registration For Pandemic Influenza Vaccine And Antivirals:
Posted: 8/3/2009 8:45 AM

SCDHHS Free Workshop Aug. - Sept. - Oct. - 2009
Description: SCDHHS Free Workshop
Posted: 7/27/2009 10:53:04 AM

Hospitals, Physicians and Managed Care Providers
Description: Policy Updates - Reconstructive Surgery Following Mastectomies and Inpatient Hospital Retrospective Review – Denied Admissions
Posted: 7/15/2009 4:25:33 PM

Therapeutic Foster Care Providers and Child Placing State Agencies
Description: Changes To Treatment Rates for Therapeutic Foster Care
Posted: 7/9/2009 11:49:24 AM

Providers Of Administrative Claiming And Special Needs Transportation In State Agencies
Description: Continuation of Reimbursements Under The Medicaid Program for School-Based Administrative Claiming and Special Needs Transportation
Posted: 7/8/2009 9:31:12 AM

Medicaid Providers
Description: Epidural Code Update
Posted: 7/2/2009 9:16:10 AM

Private Rehabilitative, Speech, Physical, And Occupational Therapists
Description:
I. Frequency Limitations
II. Inclusion of Private Therapies in Managed Care Organization Benefits
Posted: 7/2/2009 9:14:20 AM

SCDHHS Free Workshop - July – September 2009
Description: SCDHHS Free Workshop
Posted: 7/1/2009 2:26:29 PM

Hospice Providers
Description: Revised Wage Index on Fiscal Year 2009 Medicaid Hospice Rates
Posted: 6/26/2009 3:34:49 PM

Providers Indicated
Description: South Carolina Medicaid Preferred Drug List
Posted: 6/26/2009 3:32:46 PM

SCDHHS Free Workshops June - August 2009
Description: SCDHHS Free Workshops June - August 2009
Posted: 6/9/2009 1:26:15 PM

Medicaid Providers
Description: Screening For Excluded Providers
Posted: 6/9/2009 8:52:56 AM

Durable Medical Equipment Providers (DME)
Description:
I. Criteria For Cranial Remolding Orthotic Devices
II. Policy Amendment and Clarification for Power
Wheelchairs, Wheelchair Warranties and Wheelchair Codes
Posted: 6/8/2009 1:48:14 PM

Medicaid Providers
Description:
I.Modification To Psychiatric And Counseling Services
II. Modification to Chiropractic Services
III. Syvek Patch Update
IV. Labor and Delivery Reimbursement Update
Posted: 6/5/2009 12:01:14 PM

Medicaid Providers And Transportation Brokers
Description: Revised DHHS Form 216
Description: DHHS Form 216
Posted: 6/5/2009 8:58:33 AM

All Medicaid Providers
Description: Program Integrity Overpayment Identification Contractor
Posted: 6/4/2009 2:22:15 PM

Provider Newsletter
Description: Provider Newsletter Vol2
Posted: 5/29/2009 12:04:13 PM

Child - Placing State Agencies And Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility Providers
Description: Policy Clarification - CALOCUS
Posted: 5/22/2009 8:50:15 AM

SCDHHS Free Provider Workshops
Description: SCDHHS Free Provider Workshops May- June- July 2009
Posted: 5/1/2009 2:56:59 PM

Medicaid Providers
Description: Revised South Carolina Medicaid Diabetic Meters And Strips Program Effective May 1, 2009
Posted: 4/28/2009 3:41:46 PM

Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) Rural Health Clinics (RHC)
Description: Reimbursement For Application of Topical Fluoride Varnish For Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) and Rural Health Clinics (RHC)
Posted: 4/15/2009 4:39:03 PM

Medicaid and You
Description: Beneficiary Newsletter
Posted: 4/10/2009 1:43:30 PM

Medicaid Providers
Description: Revision Of Procedures For Forensic Medical Evaluations
Posted: 4/3/2009 5:10:13 PM

Providers Of Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities For Children Under 21 And Child Placing State Agencies
Description: Child and Adolescent Level Of Care Utilization System
(CALOCUS) Training and Certification
Posted: 4/2/2009 9:32:59 AM

Physicians
Description: Clarification To Bulletin on Reimbursement Rate Revision for Fluoride Application
Posted: 4/1/2009 2:47:48 PM

Community Long Term Care, Home Health, And Hospice Providers
Description: Interaction Between Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services
(HCBS) Waiver Programs and the Hospice Benefit
Posted: 3/31/2009 2:41:07 PM

Physicians, Hospital Providers, And Managed Care Providers
Description: Rescinded - Prior Authorization - Inpatient Psychiatric Disorders
Posted: 3/27/2009 4:36:36 PM

All Medicaid Home Health Providers
Description: Return To Covered Home Health Services Prior To 01/01/09.
Posted: 3/27/2009 10:03:53 AM

Dentists and Physicians
Description: Reimbursement Rate Revision for Fluoride Application
Posted: 3/25/2009 2:33:20 PM

Providers Of Administrative Claiming And Special Needs Transportation In State Agencies
Description: Continuation of Reimbursements Under The Medicaid Program For School-Based Administration and for some Special Needs Transportation
Posted: 3/20/2009 1:46:49 PM

Child - Placing State Agencies And Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility Providers
Description: Pre - Admission Criteria For Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities
Posted: 3/20/2009 8:40:59 AM

Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) Providers Description: Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) Waiver Participants
and Third Party Liability (TPL) billing
Posted: 3/12/2009 11:57:14 AM

Physicians, Hospitals, And Managed Care Providers
Description: Prior Authorization - Inpatient Psychiatric Disorders
Posted: 3/11/2009 4:55:40 PM

Medicaid Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Services (Mapps) Providers
Description: Mapps Provider Training
Posted: 3/10/2009 4:11:06 PM

Medicaid Providers Indicated
Description: Modification To Psychiatric And Counseling Services
Posted: 3/4/2009 4:45:49 PM

All Medicaid Providers
Description: Medicaid Eligibility And Service Updates
Posted: 3/4/2009 2:14:11 PM

All Medicaid Providers
Description: Status Of Medicaid Service Reductions
Posted: 2/27/2009 4:53:02 PM

All Medicaid Providers
Description: Medicaid Managed Care Disenrollment/Transfer Procedural Change
Posted: 2/20/2009 11:23:22 AM

All Medicaid Providers
Description:
I. Managed Care Organizational Change
II. Clarification of Changes
Posted: 2/20/2009 11:22:09 AM

Physicians And Hospital Providers
Description: New Procedures for Organ Transplants
Posted: 2/18/2009 4:45:32 PM

Medicaid Providers
Description: Transfer of Reimbursement for Forensic Medical Evaluations
Posted: 2/13/2009 11:19:02 AM

Medicaid Providers
Description: South Carolina Medicaid Diabetic Meters And Strips
Posted: 2/11/2009 3:12:07 PM

Physicians And Hospital Providers
Description: Qualis Health Changes Effective 2/1/2009
Posted: 2/6/2009 10:08:54 AM

Medicaid Bulletin
Description: Delays To SCDHHS Service Changes
Posted: 1/29/2009 9:32:06 AM

Medicaid Beneficiary
Description: Medicaid Beneficiary Newsletter
Posted: 1/16/2009 10:11:39 AM

Medicaid Adolescent Pregnancy Services (MAPPS) Providers
Description: Changes In Medicaid Policy Effective February 15, 2009
Posted: 1/15/2009 4:27:04 PM

Physicians And Hospital Providers
Description: Policy Changes For Qualis - Technical Denials And Prior Authorization Update
Posted: 1/15/2009 4:25:52 PM

Providers Indicated
Description:
I. South Carolina Medicaid Preferred Drug List
II. Hepatitis C Care Coordination Program
III. Web Based Prior Authorization (WebPA)
Posted: 1/7/2009 3:38:40 PM

Ambulance Services Providers
Description: Medicaid Policy Manual For Ambulance Services Providers
Posted: 1/7/2009 3:37:14 PM

Medicaid Providers
Description: Please Review The Following Changes Effective January 1, 2009
Posted: 1/1/2009

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