Preventative Health Screens Policy Update

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Effective for dates of service on or after September 1, 2014, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will begin covering most of the recommended preventive services defined by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). The USPSTF recommended preventive services will be provided to Medicaid beneficiaries without cost sharing (co-payments).

For a full list of the USPSTF recommended services that are covered under the Medicaid program and the corresponding procedure codes, please refer to Section 4 of the South Carolina Physicians, Laboratories, and Other Medical Professionals Provider Manual.

Please refer any questions or concerns regarding this bulleting to the Provider Service Center at 888-289-0709. Thank you for your continued support of the South Carolina Medicaid program.

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