Provider Alerts

Claim Correction (Void and Replace) Functionality in BRIDGES

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) has enhanced its claim correction functionality in the integrated BabyNet Reporting & Intervention Data Gathering Electronic System (BRIDGES) and Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS). This functionality is an automatic internal void and/or replace process in the integrated BRIDGES and MMIS systems, and often requires little provider interaction with the claim. Exceptions to this occur when providers request to delete or update service logs in BRIDGES as described below.

Updated Guidance for Behavioral Health Policies

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is announcing updated guidance to clarify several behavioral health policies. The clarifications are described below.

Licensed Independent Practitioners

Elimination of the KEPRO Prior Authorization Requirement for BabyNet Services

Effective immediately, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) will recognize the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) as prior authorization (PA) for all services rendered under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C program, commonly known as BabyNet in South Carolina.

Upcoming Healthy Connections Medicaid Provider Trainings – Spring 2021

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) regularly offers free trainings to prospective and enrolled Healthy Connections providers. In response to the public health emergency related to coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), many of these trainings are also now available virtually. Information about the upcoming trainings for Spring 2021 is listed below.

Medicaid Managed Care Enrollment Broker Training

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