Self-Administered Oxygen-Hospital Discharges

Effective June 1, 2014, South Carolina Department Health and Human Services will amend the non-emergency transportation policy for self- administered oxygen dependent beneficiaries discharged from inpatient hospitals or emergency rooms.  This policy change affects Hospitals, Physicians, Ambulance and Durable Medical Equipment (DME) providers.  This policy change will also be posted in the Hospital, Physicians Laboratories and Medical Professional, Ambulance and Durable Medical Equipment manuals located on the SCDHHS website:  

SCDHHS Hosts Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Open Forum

As the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) nears the expiration date of the Broker contracts for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT), the agency will host an Open Forum to receive input on the future of how SCDHHS provides the NEMT service. The meeting is open to the public and will be held on January 28, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Department of Juvenile Justice Bill Rogers Community Connections Center (directions).

Logisticare - Corrective Action Plan to Address Non-compliance


This bulletin is to notify all service providers that the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) has placed Logisticare on notice that a Corrective Action Plan (CAP) is required in accordance with the SCDHHS Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) contract.


This CAP addresses the following contractual requirements:


  • The call center daily performance standards
  • The daily on-time and provider no-show performance standards
  • The timely monthly reporting standard


Home and Community Based Waivers Rate Increases. Clarification of Change in Reimbursement for Adult Day Health Care Transportation


This Medicaid bulletin is being re-sent because the rate cited for adult day health care transportation was incorrectly stated in the original bulletin dated October 2nd. We have corrected this information below and we apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.


Effective November 1, 2012, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) will increase reimbursement for Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) services in the Community Long Term Care and Disabilities and Special Needs waiver programs. 


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