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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

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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.

Revised South Carolina Medicaid Diabetic Meters and Strips Program

 

Effective immediately the following National Drug Codes (NDCs) may be billed through the Point of Sale (POS) system and do not require Prior Authorization: 

 

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SCDHHS Offers Free Provider Workshops January - March 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.

To attend these training sessions, you may register through the South
Carolina Medicaid Provider Education and eLearning Web site
at Medicaidelearning.com or by calling the South Carolina Medicaid
Provider Service Center at 1-888-289-0709. Select menu option 1 for the Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Support Center.

SCDHHS meets promise to insure more poor children through ‘Express Lane’ eligibility

 

COLUMBIA, S.C.— Approximately 65,000 children who are currently eligible for South Carolina’s Medicaid program but are not signed up will be enrolled and immediately able to receive services through a coordinated care health plan, the South Carolina Department of Health Human Services (SCDHHS) announced Thursday.  

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