Medicaid Policy Bulletins 2006

Policy Bulletins

This page contains policy bulletins issued in 2006. 

For other years of approved Medicaid Policy Bulletins, click here. 

For Notices of Proposed Policy, click here 

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Issue Date  Bulletin Number 

Subject 

December 28, 2006  MSA 06-85  GME Pool Size Reduction and Adjusted FTEs Methodological Update 
December 2006  MSA 06-84  Billing Time Span Revision for Lancets, Blood Glucose Strips, and Calibrator Solution/Chips 
December 15, 2006  MSA 06-83  Adjustments to Public Physicians 
December 8, 2006  MSA 06-82  OPPS and Hospital-Owned Ambulance Services 
December 1, 2006  MSA 06-81  January 1, 2007 Procedure Code Updates and New Coverage of Existing HCPCS Code 76514 
December 1, 2006  MSA 06-80  DRG Grouper, DRG Rate, and Per Diem Rate Updates 
December 2006  MSA 06-79  Updates to the Medicaid Provider Manual 
December 1, 2006  MSA 06-78  Licensure of Audiologists, and Hearing Aid Dealer Enrollment Requirements 
November 15, 2006  MSA 06-77  Change to CSHCS Payment Agreement Policy 
November 15, 2006  MSA 06-76  Physician Assistant Orders for Physical Therapy 
November 1, 2006  MSA 06-75  Reporting Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) 
November 1, 2006  MSA 06-71  Change to CSHCS Travel Policy 
October 2006  MSA 06-74  Sanctioned Providers 
October 16, 2006  MSA 06-73  NPI Transition Plans for Medicaid FFS Providers; Reporting Type of Bill Codes, Taxonomy Codes, and 9-Digit Zip Codes; 835 Remittance Advice and NPI 
October 11, 2006  MSA 06-72  Implementation Delay of October 2006 Quarterly HCPCS for Power Mobility Devices 
October 1, 2006  MSA 06-70  Personal Care Supplemental Increase 
October 1, 2006  MSA 06-69  Rate Revisions for Enteral Formula and Blood Glucose Strips 
October 1, 2006  MSA 06-68  Change in Reimbursement of Psychotropic Injectable Drugs for ABW Beneficiaries 
September 20, 2006  MSA 06-67  Correction to Core Based Statistical Area Indices for Hospice Services 
September 1, 2006  MSA 06-66  Updates to the Medicaid Provider Manual 
September 1, 2006  MSA 06-65  Increased Fee Screens for Preventative Medicine Visits and Specific Newborn Care Codes 

September 1, 2006 

MSA 06-64  Sanctioned Providers Monthly Update 
September 1, 2006  MSA 06-63  October 2006 Quarterly HCPCS Update, New Coverage of Existing HCPCS and CPT Codes of Q4079 and 90649
September 1, 2006  MSA 06-62  Home Help Provider Wage Increase 

September 1, 2006 

MSA 06-61  Core Based Statistical Area Indicies for Hospice Services 
September 1, 2006  MSA 06-60  MI Authenticare Claim Corrections 
September 1, 2006  MSA 06-59  Plan First! Medication Coverage 
August 16, 2006  MSA 06-58  Disproportionate Share Hospitals and Medicaid Access to Care Initiative Update 
August 16, 2006  MSA 06-56  Related or Chain Organization Cost Allocation 
August 16, 2006  MSA 06-55  Swing Beds Rate Determination Methodology 

August 14, 2006 

MSA 06-57 

Long Term Care Facility Proportionate Share Pool 

August 1, 2006 

MSA 06-54  Rate Restoration and Quality Assurance Assessment Program (QAAP) Participation for Class III Publicly-Owned Nursing Facilities 
August 1, 2006  MSA 06-53  Adult Benefits Waiver Enrollment 
August 1, 2006  MSA 06-52  Elimination of Activity Codes and Enhanced Reimbursement for SPMP 
August 1, 2006  MSA 06-51  Non-Authorization of Care in a VDCU if a Facility has a Survey Citation of Actual Harm, and New Policy on Medicaid Enrollment as a VDCU, and Additional VDCU Beds 
July 17, 2006  MSA 06-50  Clarification on Extended Observation Beds/Crisis Observation Care 
July 17, 2006  MSA 06-48  Mental Health and Substance Abuse Policy Changes 
July 15, 2006  MSA 06-49  Coverage of Services Provided by Anesthesiologist Assistants 
July 1, 2006  MSA 06-47  Outpatient Prospective Payment System 
July 1, 2006  MSA 06-46  Inpatient Hospital Payment Reduction 
July 1, 2006  MSA 06-45  Health Care Eligibility Policy Manual 
July 1, 2006  MSA 06-44  Plan First! Family Planning Waiver Clarification 
June 2006  MSA 06-43  Sanctioned Providers Monthly Update 
June 2006  MSA 06-42  Updates to the Medicaid Provider Manual 
June 15, 2006  MSA-06-41  Glomerular Filtration Rate Reporting 
June 1, 2006  MSA 06-37  "Plan First!" Family Planning Waiver 
June 1, 2006  MSA 06-32  Annual Statewide Post-Discharge Utilization Review 
June 1, 2006  MSA 06-40  Establishing Rates to HCPCS Codes Manually Priced; Rate Revision for Oxygen Concentrator; Revision of Coverage and Payment Rules for Osteogenesis Stimulators; New Coverage of HCPCS Code E2219 - Manual Wheelchair Foam Caster Tire; New Payment Rules for Continuous Passive Motion Device; HCPCS 2006 - July Quarterly Updates 
June 1, 2006  MSA 06-39  Vision Billing Clarifications 
June 1, 2006  MSA 06-38  Contractual Adjustments 
June 1, 2006  MSA 06-35  Criminal History Background Check 
May 24, 2006  MSA 06-36  Correction to Policy Bulletin MSA 06-18 (Speech Generating Device Prior Authorization Requests) 
May 22, 2006  MSA 06-34  Clarification on Medicaid's Coverage of Home Infusion Services Associated with Administration of Medicare Part D Drug(s) to Dually Eligible Medicaid and Medicare Beneficiaries 
May 2006  MSA 06-33  Sanctioned Providers 
May 1, 2006  MSA 06-31  Adult Benefits Waiver Enrollment 
May 1, 2006  MSA 06-30  Public Dental Clinic Enhanced Reimbursement Rate 
May 1, 2006  MSA 06-29  Accreditation (Private Duty Nursing) 
April 27, 2006  MSA 06-26  Medicaid Health Plan Disenrollment 
April 17, 2006  MSA 06-28  Asset Limits for Group 2 Caretaker Relatives and Group 2 Persons Under Age 21 
April 17, 2006  MSA 06-27  Deletion of HCPCS Codes Q3019 and Q3020 
April 12, 2006  MSA 06-25  Healthy Kids Dental Contract Expansion 
April 6, 2006  MSA 06-24  Children's Special Health Care Services (CSHCS)/MIChild 
April 1, 2006  MSA 06-23  Correction of Mandatory List of Incontinent Items That Must Be Obtained Through J & B Medical (MDCH Volume Purchase Contractor) 
April 1, 2006  MSA 06-05  MI Choice Program Waiting List Policy; Telephone Intake Guidelines Clarification 
April 1, 2006  MSA 06-22  Medicaid Coverage for Telemedicine Services 
April 1, 2006  MSA 06-21  Implementation of the ADA 2002 Claim Form; Addition of Alveoloplasty Section in Dental Chapter 
April 1, 2006  MSA 06-20  Clarification on the Reporting of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Numbers 
April 1, 2006  MSA 06-18  MSA-115 Prior Authorization Form Changes; Speech Generating Device (SGD) Prior Authorization Criteria Changes 
March 20, 2006  MSA 06-17  Beneficiary Co-Payments 
March 15, 2006  MSA 06-19  Beneficiary Bad Debt 
March 1, 2006  MSA 06-16  Updates to the Medicaid Provider Manual 
March 2006  MSA 06-13  Sanctioned Providers (Monthly Update) 
March 1, 2006  MSA 06-15  DRG Grouper Update; DRG Rate Update; Per Diem Rate Rebase 
March 1, 2006  MSA 06-14  Graduate Medical Education (GME) Pools Size Reduction 
March 1, 2006  MSA 06-12  Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System Standardization 
March 1, 2006  MSA 06-11  Hearing Aid Coverage, and Billing Clarifications and Changes 
March 1, 2006  MSA 06-08  Objective Hearing and Vision Screening Policy and Billing; Blood Lead Analysis Clarification 
February 27, 2006  MSA 06-10  Electronic Home Office Cost Statement 
February 13, 2006  MSA 06-09  Mental Health and Substance Abuse Policy Changes 
February 2006  MSA 06-07  Medicare Part B Crossover Claims 
February 1, 2006  MSA 06-06  Change in Program that Authorizes Private Duty Nursing for Non-Waiver Beneficiaries or Beneficiaries Not Currently Receiving Services Through a Waiver 
January 10, 2006  MSA 06-04  Correction to Modifiers for Children's Waiver Vacation Respite Services by RN or LPN 
January 2006  MSA 06-03  Sanctioned Providers (Monthly Update) 
December 29, 2005  MSA 06-02  Termination of Sexual or Erectile Dysfunction Drug Coverage