Notification of change to Medicaid Bulletin #14-020

PROVIDER ALERT

Coverage of New Screening Services for Healthy Connections Checkup

This alert will serve as notification of the following change to Medicaid Bulletin #14-020, “Coverage of New Screening Services for Healthy Connections Checkup.”  The revised version of this bulletin with a posting date of Aug. 11, 2014 is accessible on the SCDHHS website, located at scdhhs.gov.  This change is reflected in the SCDHHS Provider Manuals, effective Aug. 1, 2014.

1.)  Lung Cancer Screening for Smokers

The allowable code for the lung cancer screening for smokers was changed from ‘71260’ to ‘71250’ (listed in Table 1 – “Preventive Health Screenings”).

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