Billing Frequency for Family Training and Counseling

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) will implement a change to the billing frequency for Family Training and Counseling services.  Effective with dates of service on or after April 1, 2014, the maximum billing frequency for Procedure Code T1027 will increase to 16 units or 4 hours daily.  
Family Training and Counseling must be listed on the benficiary's Plan of Care/Intensive Family Service Plan (IFSP)/Family Service Plan (FSP) and clinical documentation must support the units billed to Medicaid.  All other policy requirements remain in effect.
Should you have any questions regarding this bulletin, please contact the Provider Service Center at (888) 289-0709.  Thank you for your continued support of South Carolina Healthy Connections Medicaid Program.
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