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Medicaid Policy Bulletins

Policy Bulletins

This page contains policy bulletins issued in 2016. 

For other years of approved Medicaid policy bulletins, click here.  

For Notices of Proposed Policy, click here.  

For Provider "L" Letters, click here. (Provider "L" letters do not represent promulgated policy and are provided to communicate new developments, information, policy clarifications, etc.)

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Archived Proposed Medicaid Policy Distributed for Public Comment and Consultation Summaries 

Archived proposed Medicaid policy distributed for public comment and consultation summaries are available electronically upon request. If you would like to view historical versions of proposed Medicaid policy that were released for public comment or you would like to obtain a consultation summary of any bulletin, e-mail with your request. Please identify the project number of the proposed Medicaid policy or consultation summary if known. If this information is unknown, reference the month, year, and subject of the bulletin or the consultation summary in your request. The documents will be e-mailed to you.

NOTE: Comments will not be accepted for proposed Medicaid policy after the public comment period has closed. 

Issue Date Bulletin Number Subject
December 29, 2016 MSA 16-46 Coverage of Trauma Services for Children Under 21 Years of Age
December 29, 2016 MSA 16-45 Standards of Coverage and Documentation for Pull-On Briefs
December 1, 2016 MSA 16-44 Treatment of Retirement Annuities
December 1, 2016 MSA 16-43 Policy Clarification for Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals (LTACHs)
November 30, 2016 MSA 16-42 Updates to the Medicaid Provider Manual; Blood Lead Nursing Assessment Visits
November 30, 2016 MSA 16-41 Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program Eligibility Verification and Timing Modification
November 30, 2016 MSA 16-40 Benefits Monitoring Program (BMP)
November 30, 2016 MSA 16-39 Peer Mentoring Training
November 30, 2016 MSA 16-38 Interim Caries Arresting Medicament Application
November 30, 2016 MSA 16-37 Timely Filing Billing Limitation
November 30, 2016 MSA 16-32 Postponement of Healthy Kids Dental Statewide Enrollment Change
November 1, 2016 MSA 16-36 Increase to Guardian/Conservator Income Deduction
November 1, 2016 MSA 16-35 MI Health Link Hospice Services
November 1, 2016 MSA 16-34 Home Health Policy Changes and Clarifications; Notification of New Home Health Codes for Skilled Nursing Services
November 1, 2016 MSA-16-33 Changes in Benefit Administration of Maternal Infant Health Program Services for Individuals Enrolled in a Medicaid Health Plan
November 1, 2016 MSA 16-30 School Based Services Therapy Prescription Requirements
September 28, 2016 MSA 16-31 Changes to Eyeglass Repair and Replacement Policy
September 28, 2016 MSA 16-05 Medicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) Provider Enrollment Requirements
September 1, 2016 MSA 16-29 Diabetes Self-Management Education Policy Changes
September 1, 2016 MSA 16-28 MI Choice Waiver NEMT Updates
September 1, 2016 MSA 16-27 Healthy Kids Dental Contract Expansion and Statewide Enrollment Change
September 1, 2016 MSA 16-26 Updates to the Medicaid Provider Manual; New Coverage of Existing Code
September 1, 2016 MSA 16-25 Fee-for-Service Medicaid Transportation Rate and Policy Updates
August 1, 2016 MSA 16-24 Blood Lead Poisoning Environmental Investigations
August 1, 2016 MSA 16-23 Coverage of Autism Services for Children Under 21 years of Age
June 1, 2016 MSA 16-20

Updates to the Medicaid Provider Manual; New Coverage of Existing Code; Clarification to Bulletin MSA 15-44

June 1, 2016 MSA 16-18 Updates to the Private Duty Nursing Chapter of the Medicaid Provider Manual
June 1, 2016 MSA 16-17 Resource Eligibility for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Related Medicaid Programs
June 1, 2016 MSA 16-16 Ambulance Prior Authorization & Air Ambulance Enrollment Update
June 1, 2016 MSA 16-15 New Form for Prior Authorization of Practitioner Services
June 1, 2016 MSA 16-14 Enrollment of Marriage and Family Therapists as Medicaid Providers
June 1, 2016 MSA 16-12

Children’s Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) Coverage of Medicare Part D Copays, Co-insurance and Deductibles for Part D Enrollees

May 19, 2016 MSA 16-13 MI Care Team Implementation (Primary Care Health Home Benefit)
May 4, 2016 MSA 16-11 Flint Water Group Medical Assistance
May 4, 2016 MSA 16-10 Coverage of Targeted Case Management Services for Beneficiaries Who Were Served by the Flint Water System
March 31, 2016 MSA 16-09 Update of Maternal Infant Health Program Staff Qualifications
March 24, 2016 MSA 16-08 Ending of the Plan First! Family Planning Waiver
March 1, 2016 MSA 16-07 Updates to the Medicaid Provider Manual: Code Updates; Clarification to Bulletin MSA 15-48; Medicaid Provider Manual - Changes In Mental Health/Substance Abuse Chapter
March 1, 2016 MSA 16-06 Transition to Managed Care Common Formulary
March 1, 2016 MSA 16-04 Removal of the Cobra Widow(er)s Category from the BEM
March 1, 2016 MSA 16-03 Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Reduction Factor Update
March 1, 2016 MSA 15-46 Medicaid Coverage of Lactation Support Services
January 15, 2016 MSA 16-01 Clarification of Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) Covered Services and Definition of "Medically Necessary"