End-of-Year Provider Payment Holiday Schedule

PROVIDER ALERT

The  South  Carolina  Department  of  Health  and  Human  Services  (SCDHHS) will  operate  on  an  updated schedule  forHealthy  Connections  Medicaid  claims  submission  and  payments for  December  2019  and January 2020 to accommodate holiday schedules. 

Due to the Christmas holiday, claims must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19 to be included with  the payment scheduled  forFriday,  Dec.  27.  Payments  will  run on  Friday,  Dec.  20  and  remittance advice will be available Saturday, Dec. 21. Please note, Thursday, Dec.19, at 5 p.m. will be the final day to  submit  claims  for  a  payment  date  within  the  calendar  year  2019.Claims  for  services  under  the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C, also known as BabyNet, will follow their normal submission  schedule  for  the  Christmas  holiday  period;  however,  remits  for  this  period  will  follow  the schedule outlined above.

Due to the New  Year holiday, claims must  be  submitted by 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 28 to be  included with  the payment scheduled  for  Friday Jan.  3.  Paymentswill  run  on  Monday, Dec. 30 and  remittance advice will be available Tuesday, Dec. 31. 

Please refer any questions or concerns regarding this alert to 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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