Licensed Independent Practitioners Rehabilitative Services Policy


The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is pleased to announce changes to the Licensed Independent Practitioners Rehabilitative Behavioral Health Services Provider Manual. This manual is effective January 1, 2014 and is to be used for program information and requirements, billing procedures and provider service guidelines.  Updates that have been made to Section 2, Policies and Procedures, of this provider manual include, but are not limited to, changes to the referral and prior authorization process. Providers should carefully review this manual in order to be compliant with policy guidelines.

This bulletin affects policy for Medicaid beneficiaries who are participating with Fee-For-Service Medicaid and Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs).  Please contact the appropriate MCO for questions regarding authorization and coverage of these services.  If you have any questions regarding this bulletin, please contact the Provider Service Center at (888) 289-0709.

Thank you for your continued support of the South Carolina Healthy Connections Medicaid Program.

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