Alaska Medicaid Program Changes, Clarifications, and Reminders

To assist providers, Alaska Medicaid communicates program changes and provides clarifications and reminders as necessary to ensure program compliance. Revisions and clarifications have been incorporated into applicable provider billing manuals.

Providers are encouraged to review all changes, clarifications, and reminders impacting their provider type within the last 60 days.

 

05/21/2019 Procedure Code Required on Nonemergency Ground Transportation Claims
Impacted Provider Types: Providers that operate taxis, wheelchair vans, buses, or ferries
05/14/2019 Members Must Give Hotels Correct Check-in and Check-out Dates
Impacted Provider Types: Providers that arrange travel for members
05/07/2019 Medicaid Regulations Filed: Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Supplies Coverage and Payment
Impacted Provider Types: Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Home Infusion Therapy, and Respiratory Therapy Providers
04/23/2019 Transportation of a Deceased Medicaid Recipient
Impacted Provider Types: Providers that arrange travel for members
04/18/2019 Dsuvia and Spravato Conditions of Payment
Impacted Provider Types: Tribal and Non-Tribal Hospitals, Tribal Clinics, Health Professional Groups, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
04/08/2019 Expanded Age Range for HPV Nonavalent (9v HPV) Vaccine
Impacted Provider Types: Tribal and Non-Tribal Hospitals, Tribal Clinics, Health Professional Groups, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, FQHC/RHC, Rural Health Clinics
03/05/2019 Incidental Services Require a Core Service Implementation of Exception Code 4675
Impacted Provider Types: Tribal Clinics
03/05/2019 How to Request AK-04 Travel Voucher Forms
Impacted Provider Types: Providers that arrange travel for members
03/01/2019 Procedure Code Required When Billing Revenue Code 0290 for Dates of Service On and After 04/01/2019
Impacted Provider Types: Tribal and Non-Tribal Inpatient/Outpatient Hospitals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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