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Medicaid Policy Bulletins

Policy Bulletins

This page contains policy bulletins issued in 2017. 

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
January 2, 2018 MSA 17-49 Medicaid and Maternal Infant Health Program Medical Transportation Provider Enrollment Updates and Requirements
December 1, 2017 MSA 17-46 Modernizing Continuum of Care (MCC) Project
December 1, 2017 MSA 17-45 Peer Recovery Coach Certification
December 1, 2017 MSA 17-44 Updates to the Medicaid Provider Manual; Clarification to Bulletin MSA 17-10
December 1, 2017 MSA 17-41 Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP) Consultant Authorization for Program Exceptions
December 1, 2017 MSA 17-40 Modernizing Continuum of Care (MCC) – Changes to Eligibility Inquiry/Response Transactions and CHAMPS Unique Health Plan ID
December 1, 2017 MSA 17-38 Asset Verification Program (AVP)
December 1, 2017 MSA 17-37 Rate Update for Neonatal and Pediatric Critical Care and Intensive Care Services
December 1, 2017 MSA 17-36 Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) File Transfer Application
December 1, 2017 MSA 17-34 Updates to the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Chapter of the Medicaid Provider Manual and 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics Periodicity Schedule
November 27, 2017 MSA 17-48 Managed Care Network Provider Enrollment in the Community Health Automated Medicaid Processing System (CHAMPS)
November 27, 2017 MSA 17-47 Inpatient and Outpatient Short Hospital Stay Rate of Reimbursement
November 27, 2017 MSA 17-43 Update to Physician Primary Care Rate Eligibility
November 27, 2017 MSA 17-42 New Medicaid Provider Manual Chapter for Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
November 15, 2017 MSA 17-33 Elimination of the Paper Version of the Facility Admission Notice
November 1, 2017 MSA 17-35 Program of All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE) Organization Evaluation Criteria, Alternative Care Settings (ACS), and For-Profit PACE Organizations.
September 29, 2017 MSA 17-32 Home Help Agency Provider Reimbursement Rates
September 1, 2017 MSA 17-31 Compliance with Federal Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Final Rule by New Providers
September 1, 2017 MSA 17-30 Updates to the Medicaid Provider Manual; Code Updates
September 1, 2017 MSA 17-29 Increase to Guardian/Conservator Income Deduction
September 1, 2017 MSA 17-27 Outpatient Behavioral Health Visits
September 1, 2017 MSA 17-26 Documenting Health Plan Encounters for the Medicaid Reconciliation Report
September 1, 2017 MSA 17-25 Intensive Crisis Stabilization for Children
August 31, 2017 MSA 17-28 Nursing Facility Quality Measure Initiative
June 30, 2017 MSA 17-24 Delay of Clinic Billing Format Change to Institutional; Policy Clarifications
June 30, 2017 MSA 17-21 Billing for Free or Reduced Price Care
June 30, 2017 MSA 17-20 Related Party Home Office Cost Reporting
June 1, 2017 MSA 17-19 Updates to the Medicaid Provider Manual; New Coverage of existing Code
June 1, 2017 MSA 17-18 Changes to Speech Generating Device (SGD) Policy
June 1, 2017 MSA 17-17 Transportation Rate Changes
June 1, 2017 MSA 17-16 Graduate Medical Education (GME) Innovations Sponsoring Institution Programs
June 1, 2017 MSA 17-13 Coverage Parameters for Preventive Care Services
May 1, 2017 MSA 17-15 Ambulance Fractional Mileage and Pronouncement of Death Changes
May 1, 2017 MSA 17-14 Change in Hospital Facility Ownership Billing
March 31, 2017 MSA 17-10 Clinic Billing Format Change to Institutional; FQHC Certification Update
March 31, 2017 MSA 17-12 Coverage of Physician-Administered Injectable Drugs as Pharmacy Claims for Administration in Residential Treatment Centers
March 31, 2017 MSA 17-11 Graduate Medical Education (GME) Innovations Program
March 1, 2017 MSA 17-08 Updates to the Medicaid Provider Manual; Clarification to Bulletin MSA 17-05
March 1, 2017 MSA 17-07 Enhanced 340B Reporting Requirements
March 1, 2017 MSA 17-06 Early Refills for Prescription Drugs
February 24, 2017 MSA 17-09 Pharmacy Claim Reimbursement Changes and Coverage of Medication Therapy Management Services
February 1, 2017 MSA 17-05 Lead Abatement Services
February 1, 2017 MSA 17-04 Claims for Non-Enrolled Providers
February 1, 2017 MSA 17-03 Medicaid Provider Manual Chapter for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT)
February 1, 2017 MSA 17-02 Healthy Michigan Plan Co-Pay Increases
January 27, 2017 MSA 17-01 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Code Updates
January 3, 2017 MSA 16-47 Family Planning Services for Maternity Outpatient Medical Services (MOMS) Program Enrollees