Medicaid Bulletin

Clinical Policy 1E-3, Sterilization Procedures - Sterilization Consent Form

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Updates on the consent form expiration date and clarifications related to the Aug. 15, 2020 policy update.

Notice of Advanced Medical Home (AMH) Policy Changes Memo

Friday, November 20, 2020

The Department is releasing a Notice of AMH Policy Changes requiring modifications to Advanced Medical Home Provider Contract Templates memo.

Provider and Health Plan Contract Deadlines for Inclusion in Open Enrollment and Auto-Enrollment

Thursday, November 19, 2020

For inclusion in open enrollment and auto-enrollment, provider contracts must be signed and mailed to health plan by the following dates.

Medicaid Managed Care Provider Update

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Key dates, webinar series, Provider Directory tool, Provider Ombudsman and PHP manuals updated.

Legislation Gives Certain Providers More Time to Connect to NC HealthConnex

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

This bulletin provides important information regarding changes in the law concerning connection deadlines to NC HealthConnex, the state-designated health information exchange. It also describes a “Hardship Extension Process” coordinated by DHHS.  

SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #142: REMINDER – Reimbursement for COVID-19-Related Primary Care Services for Uninsured Individuals Living in NC

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Following the Oct. 30, 2020, announcement that the NCTracks secure portal is live, providers are encouraged to submit qualifying COVID-19 related primary care services claims for reimbursement through the NCTracks secure portal.  

SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #141: Reminder of Requirement to Report Antigen Test Results

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

For facilities using a point-of-care antigen test device for detection of SARS-CoV-2, this is a reminder that providers are required by State Health Director Order to report all results, positive and negative, of diagnostic testing for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. 

Spanish Translation Now Available on ePASS: Medicaid, Food and Nutrition Services Website

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

NCDHHS has announced additional enhancements to NC FAST’s ePASS, the online portal that enables individuals to apply for and manage their Medicaid and Food and Nutrition Services. This latest upgrade incorporates the option for a Spanish version of the home screen, navigation tools and all content, as well as the ability to complete the entire application process online in Spanish. 

Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive (LARC) and Depo-Provera® (medroxyprogesterone) Claims Review Program

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

During a recent medical and pharmacy claims analysis, billing anomalies for Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs) and Depo-Provera (medroxyprogesterone) claims were identified.

Clinical Policy 1E-3, Sterilization Procedures- Sterilization Consent Form

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Consent Form Expiration Date and Clarifications Related to Aug. 15, 2020 Policy Update

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