Medicaid Bulletin

SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #106: Federal Relief Funding Webcast and Deadline Reminder

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

A webcast for the Provider Relief Fund will be held Wednesday, July 8 from 4-5 p.m. Reminder - the application deadline is July 20, 2020.

SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #105: NC Medicaid Receives Approval for Expanded Flexibilities for Home and Community Services - NC Innovations and NC TBI Waivers

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

NC Medicaid has received federal approval of additional flexibilities during the COVID-19 pandemic for the NC Innovations and NC Traumatic Brain Injury waivers.

NC Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Program Announcements

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

NC-MIPS is Open for Program Year 2020, Program Year 2020 Webinar Series and The Security Risk Analysis (SRA).

SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #104: Archived Dental Webinars Available

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and the NC Area Health Education Center are partnering in a free webinar series, DHHS COVID-19 Guidance for Dental Professionals, designed to support dental providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Billing Code Update

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

North Carolina Medicaid has received calls concerning claim denials for some services provided by nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #103: Telehealth and Virtual Patient Communications Clinical Policy Modifications - Nursing Facility Care

Thursday, June 25, 2020

This bulletin replaces SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #79 in its entirety. NC Medicaid has temporarily modified its Telemedicine and Telepsychiatry Clinical Coverage Policy to better enable the delivery of remote care to Medicaid beneficiaries. 
 

SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #102: Laboratory Codes for Coronavirus (COVID-19) Testing

Monday, June 22, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Medical Association have announced the release of several new codes to report testing for active cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) as well as detection of antibodies.   

SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #101: Medicaid Providers May Be Eligible for Federal Funding

Friday, June 19, 2020

CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Webcast, Information for Medicaid Providers and a Checklist for Medicaid Providers Eligible for Federal Relief.

Sacituzumab Govitecan-hziy for Injection, for Intravenous Use (Trodelvy™) HCPCS Code J9999: Billing Guidelines

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Effective with date of service April 23, 2020, the Medicaid and NC Health Choice programs cover sacituzumab govitecan-hziy for injection, for intravenous use (Trodelvy™) for use in the Physician Administered Drug Program (PADP) when billed with HCPCS code J9999 - Not otherwise classified, antineoplastic drugs.

Meloxicam Injection, for Intravenous Use (Anjeso™) HCPCS Code J3490: Billing Guidelines

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Effective with date of service April 7, 2020, the Medicaid and NC Health Choice programs cover meloxicam injection, for intravenous use (Anjeso™) for use in the Physician Administered Drug Program (PADP) when billed with HCPCS code J3490 - Unclassified drugs.

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