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Medicaid Policy Bulletins - 2002

NOTE: This page contains Medicaid Policy Bulletins issued in calendar year 2002.

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Issue Date Bulletin Number Subject
December 20, 2002 School Based Services 03-01 Elimination of Enhanced Federal Matching Rate of 75% for Activities Performed by Skilled Professional Medical Personnel (SPMP)
December 16, 2002 Nursing Facilities 02-05 Quality Assurance Adjustment
December 1, 2002 Hospital 02-11 Changes to GME Policy
December 1, 2002 MSA 02-12 Policy and Reimbursement Changes for Emergency Room Professional Services
November 19, 2002 Pharmacy 02-02 Changes in Contact Information; Reporting Prescriber DEA Number
November 1, 2002 All Provider 02-06 Maternity Outpatient Medical Services (MOMS) Changes to Eligibility Verification, Claims Submission Procedure and Guarantee of Payment Letter
September 30, 2002 Nursing Facilities 02-04 Uniform Billing: Nursing Facilities Bulletin 02-02
September 15, 2002 All Provider 02-04 Policy Clarification: Medicaid Payment Liability; Beneficiary Payment Liability
September 1, 2002 Rural Health Clinics 02-04 Rural Health Clinic Manual Revision
September 2002 All Provider 02-05 Sanctioned Providers (Monthly Update)
August 27, 2002 Hospital 02-10 Special Indigent Funds DSH Pool
August 1, 2002 MSA 02-10 Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Policy
August 1, 2002 Hospital 02-09 Executive Order No. 2001-9 Hospital Reduction for FY'02
July 15, 2002 Nursing Facilities 02-03 Quality Assurance Adjustment
July 1, 2002 Nursing Facilities 02-02 Uniform Billing; Revised Chapter IV; Billing Codes Appendix
June 15, 2002 Hospital 02-08 FY'02 Outpatient Hospital Adjustor Pool
June 15, 2002 Hospital 02-07 Special DSH Pool for Cancer Research and Treatment
May 2002 All Provider 02-03 Sanctioned Providers (Total List)
April 15, 2002 FPC 02-04 Family Planning Clinics Revised Chapter III for Uniform Billing
April 1, 2002 MSA 02-08 Chapter IV HCFA 1500/837 Billing and Reimbursement
March 1, 2002 Medicaid Health Plans 02-03 Annual HEDIS® Reporting Requirements for Medicaid Health Plans
March 1, 2002 Hospice 02-03 Hospice Uniform Billing
March 1, 2002 All Provider 02-02 Sanctioned Providers (Monthly Update)
March 1, 2002 MSA 02-07 Rebases Medical/Surgical Hospitals Reimbursed by DRGs; Updates DRG Grouper to Version 19; Implements Area Wage Adjustor; Rebases Rehabilitation Hospitals and Distinct-Part Rehabilitation United Reimbursed by Per Diems; Modifies Schedule for ReCalibration of Hospital Prices and Ratios; Information Regarding Executive Order 2001-9 Reductions for FY '02; Addresses Medicaid HMO Payments to Hospitals; Aliminates References to Calculation of Per Diems for Distinct Part Psychiatric Units and Psychiatric Hospitals
February 1, 2002 MSA 02-06 Laboratory Chapter III, Coverage and Limitations
January 31, 2002 CMHSP 02-03 Conversion to HCFA 1500 Paper/Electronic Claim Formats for Professional Claims Submitted by Community Mental Health Services Programs to the DCH for Beneficiaries Enrolled Under the Children's Waiver Program
January 29, 2002 FQHC 02-03 Federally Qualified Health Center and Indian Health Center Uniform Billing
January 29, 2002 RHC 02-02 Rural Health Clinic Services (RHC) Uniform Billing
January 14, 2002 FQHC 02-02 Tribal Health Center Appendix
January 8, 2002 MSA 02-05 Pharmacy Prior Authorization and Requirements
January 2, 2002 MSA 02-01 Ambulance Chapter III, Corrections to Billing Instructions
January 2, 2002 MSA 02-04 Therapies in Hearing and Speech Center, Home and Outpatient Hospital Settings - Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology - and Clarifications
January 1, 2002 AP 02-01 Sanctioned Providers Monthly Update
January 1, 2002 Hospice 02-01 Uniform Billing Revised Chapter IV
January 1, 2002 MIChild Eligibility 02-01 Update of Federal Poverty Level Chart
January 1, 2002 MSA 02-02 Uniform Billing for Hearing & Speech Centers and Hearing Aid Dealers
January 1, 2002 MSA_02-03 Elimination of Hourly Nursing Home Care as a Home Health Agency Benefit; Elimination of Hourly Nursing Home Care as a CMHSP Benefit; Medicaid Coverage of Private Duty Nursing