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Medicaid cards now have a new design

Medicaid cards have been updated to reflect the new Healthy Connections logo, as pictured at right.

Cards with the previous design (below) are still in use and valid too, so please accept either version from your Medicaid beneficiaries.

Medicaid Targeted Case Management (MTCM) services

 

South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is accepting applications from entities interested in providing Medicaid Targeted Case Management (MTCM) services.  Prospective South Carolina Healthy Connections Medicaid providers may apply through an online application. This new process will ensure the security of providers’ information and is accessible from any computer that has internet access. Provider enrollment requirements include: 

State Medicaid Agency Releases Report Identifying Regulations Causing Burdens on South Carolina Businesses

 

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) releases its findings on current regulatory burdens on businesses. The report was developed in response to Governor Nikki Haley’s Executive Order, 2013-02, to establish a Regulatory Review Task Force to reduce government involvement in businesses and encourage entrepreneurial activities and economic growth. The SCDHHS-generated report was submitted to the task force in May.

Health And Human Services Offers Consumers An Unprecedented Look At Hospital Charges Nationally

 

Health and Human Services (HHS) released new data showing significant variation across the country and within communities in what hospitals charge for common inpatient services.

SCDHHS Free Provider Workshop April - May- June 2013

Attached is a schedule of the free provider workshops offered by the
SCDHHS to include Medicaid Basics, Comprehensive Web Tool, Overview of
Third Party Liability and Overview of Claim-level Adjustments.

SCDHHS Offers Free Provider Workshops April - June 2013

Subject: SCDHHS Offers Free Provider Workshops

Attached is a schedule of the free provider workshops offered by the
SCDHHS to include Medicaid Basics, Comprehensive Web Tool, Overview of Third Party Liability and Overview of Claim-level Adjustments.

SCDHHS Offers Free Provider Workshops Mar-Apr-May 2013

Subject: SCDHHS Offers Free Provider Workshops

Attached is a schedule of the free provider workshops offered by the
SCDHHS to include Medicaid Basics, Comprehensive Web Tool, Overview of Third Party Liability and Overview of Claim-level Adjustments.

SCDHHS Announces New Deputy Director

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is proud to announce that Dr. Peter (Pete) Liggett will be the new Deputy Director for Long Term and Behavioral Health starting February 11, 2013. Sam Waldrep, currently in this position, will step down after serving in this capacity for two years and working at the state for 33 years. Waldrep will remain a part of the executive management team acting as a senior advisor starting March 4th assisting with special projects and serving as a technical consultant to the Duals Demonstration Project.

Changed/Added Procedure Codes

 

 

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) revises the nomenclature within the HCPCS/CPT each quarter.  When a HCPCS/CPT code is deleted, the SC Medicaid program will discontinue coverage of the deleted code and new procedure codes for behavioral health services may be added.  The SC Medicaid program will not accept billing of discontinued codes for dates of service on the date on which the code is discontinued.  

SCDHHS Offers Free Workshops - Feb-Apr 2013

Attached is a schedule of the free provider workshops offered by the
SCDHHS to include Medicaid Basics, Comprehensive Web Tool, Overview of Third Party Liability and Overview of Claim-level Adjustments.

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