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Medicaid Policy Bulletins

Policy Bulletins

This page contains policy bulletins issued in 2019. 

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 2, 2019 MSA 19-36 Medicaid Lock-Out
December 2, 2019 MSA 19-35 Healthy Michigan Plan Updates
November 26, 2019 MSA 19-34 Updates to Disposable Hearing Aid Battery Coverage
November 26, 2019 MSA 19-33 Updates to the Medicaid Provider Manual; CROS/BICROS Hearing Aid Prior Authorization Update
November 1, 2019 MSA 19-30 Documentation Revisions for Home Oxygen Therapy
November 1, 2019 MSA 19-24 State Veterans’ Home Reimbursement Methodology Change
November 1,2019 MSA 19-17 Revisions to the MI Choice Waiver Chapter of the Medicaid Provider Manual
October 1, 2019 MSA 19-31 Meals, Lodging, and Timely Filing of the Medical Transportation Statement
October 1, 2019 MSA 19-28 Omnibus Nursing Facility Cost Reporting Audit & Reimbursement Revisions
September 30, 2019 MSA 19-32 Rural Access Pool Rescission
September 30, 2019 MSA 19-26 Caring 4 Students (C4S) Program
August 30, 2019 MSA 19-27 Updates to the Medicaid Provider Manual; Clarification of Genetic Testing Prior Authorization and Documentation Requirements; Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon Fee Schedule Update; Maternal Infant Health Program Fee Schedule Update; Retroactive Coverage of Existing Codes
August 30, 2019 MSA 19-25 Revised Standards of Coverage for Lower Extremity Orthotics
August 30, 2019 MSA 19-23 Clarification of Home Health Therapy Services
August 30, 2019 MSA 19-22 New Criteria for Substance Use Disorder Crisis Residential Services
August 30, 2019 MSA 19-21 Update of Coverage of Autism Services for Children Under 21 Years of Age
August 2, 2019 MSA 19-20 Enrollment Requirement for Prescribers
August 2, 2019 MSA 19-19 Enrollment of Portable X-ray Suppliers and Independent Diagnostic Testing Facilities
July 15, 2019 MSA 19-18 Home Help Services Agreement and Agency Invoice
May 31, 2019 MSA 19-16 Graduate Medical Education Innovations Michigan Doctors (MIDOCS) Program
May 31, 2019 MSA 19-15 Updates to the Medicaid Provider Manual; Medicaid Health Plan Carve-out
May 31, 2019 MSA 19-14 Medical Necessity of Ambulance Transports, Documentation Requirements, Mileage, Interfacility Transfers, and Non-covered Services
May 31, 2019 MSA 19-13 Beneficiary Co-Payment Increase for Outpatient Hospital Visits
May 31, 2019 MSA 19-12 Divestment Policy for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)-Related Medicaid Programs and Waivers
May 31, 2019 MSA 19-11 Enforcement of Home Help Agency Enrollment Policies
May 1, 2019 MSA 19-10 Program Enrollment of Clinical Nurse Specialists; Updates to the Collaborative Practice Agreement Utilized by Nurse Practitioners and Clinical Nurse Specialists
April 1, 2019 MSA 19-09 Update to the Coverage of Certified Nurse Midwife Services
April 1, 2019 MSA 19-08 Payment Rule Changes to Osteogenesis Stimulator Policy
April 1, 2019 MSA 19-05 Non-Taxable Annuity Income for Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI)-Based Medicaid Programs
March 1, 2019 MSA 19-07 Updates to the Medicaid Provider Manual; Healthy Michigan Plan Changes; Retroactive Coverage of Existing Codes; Clarification to Bulletin MSA 19-01
March 1, 2019 MSA 19-06 Compliance with Federal Nondiscrimination Provisions
March 1, 2019 MSA 19-04 Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems
March 1, 2019 MSA 18-53 Medicaid Estate Recovery Program; Excess Patient Pay Amounts
February 8, 2019 MSA 19-03 Provider Enrollment Fitness Criteria
February 1, 2019 MSA 19-02 Costs of Provider Donations for Outstationed State Staff on the Medicaid Nursing Facility Cost Report
January 15, 2019 MSA 19-01 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Code Updates