Remittance Advice Messages

DateTitle
11/12/2019How to Subscribe to Alaska Medicaid Regulations Notices
11/12/2019Provider Training on the New AK-04 Travel Voucher Available via Webinar
11/08/2019Thanksgiving Day
11/08/2019Public Hearing: Medicaid Behavioral Health Marital & Family Therapy Services
11/08/2019Proposed Regulations: Medicaid Behavioral Health Marital & Family Therapy Services
11/06/2019Public Hearing: Medicaid Cost-of-Care and Third-Level Review
11/06/2019Proposed Regulations: Medicaid Cost-of-Care and Third-Level Review
10/29/2019Procedure Code A4927 No Longer Requires Service Authorization Effective 12/01/2019
10/16/2019Medicaid Regulations Filed: Medicaid Mental Health Physician Clinic Services
10/16/2019Medicaid Regulations Filed: Medicaid Behavioral Health, 1115 Waiver, and Substance Use Disorder Waiver Services
10/14/2019DHSS and ASHNHA Reach Cost Containment Regulations Settlement
10/11/2019Emergency Room Behavioral Health Hold Coverage Max 120 Hours Will End on 12/31/19
10/07/2019Updated Certificate of Medical Necessity - Incontinence Form Effective 11/15/2019
10/04/2019DHSS and ASHNHA Reach Cost Containment Regulations Settlement (superseded by 10/16/2019 RA message)
10/03/2019Medicaid Regulations Filed: Cost Containment
10/01/2019FQHC Adult Preventive Dental Services
09/27/2019Medicaid Regulations Filed: Cost Containment (superseded by 10/03/2019 RA message)
09/27/2019Pharmacy Program Updates - September 2019
09/25/2019Golden Ticket Pilot Project Ending December 31, 2019
09/25/2019Preferred Drug List Effective November 1, 2019
09/19/2019Discontinuation of Emergency Room Behavioral Health Extended Bed Hold Coverage (superseded by 10/11/2019 RA message)
09/17/2019Two New Service Authorization Forms for Local and Out-of-Area Travel Are Now Available
09/16/2019Timely Requests for Travel
09/09/2019New Vision Contractor Training Available In-Person and via Teleconference
09/04/2019Enhanced Adult Dental Program Extended Through 9/30/2019
08/30/2019Dental Service Authorization Request Requirements
08/30/2019Proposed Regulations: Medicaid Transportation and Accommodation Services
08/27/2019Public Hearing: Medicaid Vision Services
08/27/2019Proposed Regulations: Medicaid Vision Services
08/26/2019Enhanced Adult Dental Program - Temporary Coverage Extension (superseded by 09/04/2019 RA message)
08/26/2019Classic Optical: Training and Upcoming Changes
08/26/2019Pharmacy Update - SUPPORT Act
08/26/2019Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements
08/26/2019Labor Day
08/22/2019Medically Necessary Early Refills due to Wildfires
08/15/2019Emergency Indicator Required for Air Ambulance Claims
08/15/2019Proposed Regulations 72 Hour Documentation Requirement and Provider Self-Audits
08/13/2019Alaska Medicaid Announces New Vision Contractor
08/12/2019Proposed Regulations: Medicaid Telemedicine Coverage and Payment
08/12/2019Public Hearing: Medicaid Telemedicine Coverage and Payment
08/12/2019Proposed Regulations: HCBW and Day Habilitation Services
08/12/2019Public Hearing: Proposed HCBW and Day Habilitation Services Regulations
08/01/2019Ground Ambulance Provider Claims Processing Changes
07/31/2019Provider Documentation Requirements
07/23/2019Pharmacy Cost of Dispensing Survey - July 2019
07/22/2019Public Hearing: Proposed Health Care Services Price Transparency Regulations
07/22/2019Proposed Regulations: Health Care Services Price Transparency
07/10/2019Ambulance Mileage Claims
07/09/2019Pharmacy Program Updates - July 2019
07/01/2019Adult Enhanced Dental Program Unfunded as of 07/01/2019
07/01/2019Emergency Medicaid Regulations Filed: Cost Containment
07/01/2019Emergency Medicaid Regulations Filed: 1115 Waiver Services Coverage and Payment
06/24/2019Managed Care and Alaska Medicaid
06/18/2019Provider Acknowledgement and Repayment of Payment Errors
06/11/2019Medicaid Budget Supplemental Prevents Medicaid Payment Delays
06/11/2019Independence Day
06/04/2019Delayed Implementation of Durable Medical Equipment Regulations
06/03/2019Clarification Regarding Percentage Compensation Agreements with Billing Agents
05/31/2019Required Provider Self-Audits
05/28/2019Message from the Director: Budget-Pended Claims
05/28/2019Providers Must Submit Original (Red) CMS-1500, UB-04, and ADA (J434) Claim Forms
05/24/2019Allow Three to Five Days for Dental Service Authorization Processing By Conduent
05/21/2019Provider Revalidation Open House May 28 - 31
05/21/2019New AK-04 Travel Voucher Effective 7/1/2019
05/21/2019Procedure Code Required on Nonemergency Ground Transportation Claims
05/15/2019Medicaid Regulations Filed: Medicaid Home and Community-Based Waiver, Nursing Oversight, and Care Management Services
05/14/2019Members Must Give Hotels Correct Check-in and Check-out Dates
05/14/2019Public Hearing: Proposed Medicaid Behavioral Health Services and Requirements for Behavioral Health Providers Regulations
05/14/2019Proposed Regulations: Medicaid Behavioral Health Services and Requirements for Behavioral Health Providers
05/07/2019Incomplete Provider Revalidation Will Result in Suspended/Denied Claims
05/07/2019Medicaid Regulations Filed: Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Supplies Coverage and Payment
05/03/2019Pharmacy Program Updates - May 2019
04/30/2019Updated Member Appointment No-Show Report and New Fax Number
04/23/2019Transportation of a Deceased Medicaid Recipient
04/17/2019Proposed Regulations: Pioneer Home Rates and Levels of Service (Supplemental Notice)
04/16/2019Dsuvia and Spravato Conditions of Payment
04/16/2019DATE CHANGE - You Are Invited: Rochester Optical Hosts 16th Annual Open House for Vision Care Providers
04/10/2019Public Hearing: Pioneer Home Rates and Levels of Service
04/10/2019Proposed Regulations: Pioneer Home Rates and Levels of Service
04/09/2019Prohibition on Billing for Medical Records Provided to the State
04/08/2019Expanded Age Range for HPV Nonavalent (9v HPV) Vaccine
04/03/2019Medicaid Regulations Filed: Coverage and Payment for Home Health Care Services
04/01/2019UnitedHealthcare: Alaska Managed Care Plan Update
03/20/2019Department of Health and Social Services Regulations Filed: Statewide Immunization Program
03/11/2019Qualis Health is Now Comagine Health
03/11/2019Notice of Amended Version of Material Previously Adopted by Reference: HCPCS
03/11/2019Notice of Amended Version of Material Previously Adopted by Reference: CPT
03/11/2019Notice of Amended Version of Material Previously Adopted by Reference: Federal Poverty Guidelines
03/11/2019Notice of Amended Version of Material Previously Adopted by Reference: ICD-10-CM
03/07/2019Proposed Regulations: Mental Health Physician Clinic Coverage
03/07/2019Public Hearing: Mental Health Physician Clinic Coverage Proposed Regulations
03/05/2019Incidental Services Require a Core Service - Implementation of Exception Code 4675
03/05/2019How to Request AK-04 Travel Voucher Forms
03/04/2019Enrollment Revalidation - Appropriate Individual's Signature Required
03/04/2019Federal Language Services Requirements for Medicaid-Enrolled Providers
03/01/2019Procedure Code Required When Billing Revenue Code 0290 for Dates of Service On and After 04/01/2019
02/26/2019Member Appointment No-Show Reporting
02/25/2019Medicaid Regulations Filed Coverage and Payment and Medicaid End Stage Renal Disease Facility Enrollment Requirements and Rates
02/25/2019RFP Issued for Pharmacy Cost of Dispensing Study
02/22/2019Contemporaneous Documentation Requirements: Update
02/18/2019Updated Hysterectomy Certification and Consent Form Now Available
02/14/2019Seward's Day
02/12/2019Alaska Medicaid Policy Clarification: Long Acting Reversible Contraception
02/12/2019Letter Sent to Providers Requiring Enrollment Revalidation
02/11/2019New Medical Justification Requirements Effective 03/15/2019
02/05/2019Pharmacy Program Updates - January 2019
01/31/2019Prohibition of Percentage Compensation Arrangement with Medical Biller
01/22/2019Presidents' Day
01/22/2019Stay Up-to-Date with State of Alaska Public Notices
01/16/2019Reminder: New Requirements for Rochester Optical Orders
01/02/2019CPT Codes and Descriptions Copyright Notice
01/02/2019CDT Codes and Descriptions Copyright Notice
01/02/2019Routine Venipuncture (CPT 36415) No Longer Covered
12/28/2018Reminder: Dental Provider Revalidation Required by January 15, 2019
12/28/2018Notice of Alaska's Health Care Price Transparency Law (SB 105)
12/28/2018Alaska Medicaid Policy Clarification: Genetic Testing
12/28/2018Alaska Medicaid Covers Spinal Muscular Atrophy SMA Carrier Screening Effective 1/1/2019
12/24/2018Selected Providers No Longer Required to Obtain Service Authorizations
12/21/2018Martin Luther King Jr. Day
12/18/2018Administrative Relief in Response to Earthquake in Southcentral Alaska
12/18/2018Recipient Handbook Now Available in Five Additional Languages
12/18/2018Have You Renewed and Updated Your Licenses Expiring 12/31/2018?
12/07/2018Pharmacy Program Updates - December 2018
12/04/2018Alaska Occupational Licenses for APRNs and RNs Require Renewal by 12/07/2018
12/04/2018Submit Copies of All Updated Licenses, Certifications, Permits, and Grants to Conduent Upon Renewal
12/04/2018Paper Checks Delayed Due to 11/30/2018 Earthquake; EFT Encouraged
12/03/2018All Changes to Enrollment Information Must Be Reported Within 30 Days of Change
11/29/2018New Year's Day
11/26/2018Christmas Day
11/19/2018Medicaid Regulations Filed: Payment Rates for Behavioral Health Services
11/19/2018Proposed Regulations and Public Hearing: Medicaid Coverage - Home Health
11/19/2018DHSS Regulations Filed: Disease Monitoring, Control, and Reporting
11/13/2018Payment Cycle Schedule Changes for Holidays
11/08/2018Behavioral Health Aide Coverage Changes Effective 11/1/2018
11/07/2018Provider Billing Manuals Available in PDF Format During Maintenance Activities
10/30/2018Medicaid Compliance Notice: Billing Procedures for Dental Related Operating Room Services
10/30/2018Emergency Room Behavioral Health Hold Coverage Max 120 Hours Effective 9/1/18
10/26/2018Frequency Limit for Procedure Code 81025 Effective 12/1/2018
10/26/2018Procedure Code Required When Billing 036X Revenue Codes Effective 12/1/18
10/25/2018Thanksgiving Day
10/25/2018Providers May Request AK-04 Forms Over E-mail
10/22/2018Medicaid Policy Clarification: Newborn Bloodspot Screening
10/22/2018Medical Justification Required for Procedure Code 84030 Effective 12/1/18
10/19/2018New Provider Billing Manual Now Available for Home Health Services
10/18/2018Provider Documentation Requirements
10/16/2018Veterans' Day
10/12/2018Opioid Training/CEU Opportunity for Prescribing Providers
10/12/2018Medicaid Regulations Filed: Prospective Payment System
10/09/2018MAT Provider Prior Authorization Attestation
10/05/2018Medicaid Explanation of Medical Benefits Accessible to Members Beginning October 2018
10/04/2018Request for Comments: 1915c Waiver Amendments
10/02/2018CMS Certifies Alaska Medicaid MMIS
10/02/2018Proposed Regulations and Public Hearing: Medicaid Coverage – HCBW Services, Nursing Oversight, and Care Management
09/24/2018Proposed Medicaid Payment Rate Public Meeting September 27, 2018
09/24/2018Alaska Day
09/11/2018Pharmacy Program Updates - 2018 Fall
09/10/2018Provider Acknowledgement and Repayment of Payment Errors
09/10/2018Alaska's Settings Transition Plan Receives Final Approval
09/10/2018UB-04 Present on Admission Indicator Requirement for Principal Diagnosis
09/07/2018Responses to Questions: Proposed Prospective Payment System Regulations
09/07/2018Responses to Questions: Proposed Medicaid Payment Rates, Behavioral Health Services Regulations
09/07/2018Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements
09/05/2018Medical Pharmacy Claims Billing: NDC Requirements and Policy Guidance
08/31/2018Opioid Training/CEU Opportunity for Licensed Professionals
08/31/2018Medicaid Regulations Adopted: Community First Choice, LTC, TCM, and HCBW
08/31/2018Contact Lenses: Authorization and Procedure Codes
08/30/2018New Lead-Free Alaska Webpage Now Available
08/24/2018Alaska Medicaid Provider Billing Manual Bulletin
08/22/2018Repair of Eyeglasses
08/21/2018Proposed End-Stage Renal Disease Regulations and Responses to Questions Received Now Available
08/20/2018New Requirements for Rochester Optical Orders
08/15/2018United HealthCare: Alaska Managed Care Plan Demonstration Project
08/08/2018Labor Day
07/30/2018New Requirements for Specialty Frames
07/23/2018Stay Up-to-Date with State of Alaska Public Notices
07/17/2018Allow Three to Five Days for Service Authorization Processing By Conduent
07/17/2018Date of Service on Service Authorization Requests Must Be Within 30 Days of Submission Date
07/13/2018Care Coordination Agreements with Tribal Health Organizations
07/03/2018Revised Transportation and Accommodation Fee Schedule Effective 07/01/2018
07/03/2018Lodging and Prematernal Home Rate Increase
06/28/2018Ambulance Rates for Services Originating in Fairbanks
06/27/2018Rate Increases for FY2019; Delayed Rate Reductions for FY2018
06/27/2018Payment of Budget-Delayed Claims
06/19/2018Inhaler Assist Devices (Spacers) and Nebulizer Claims
06/19/2018Coagulation Factors II and V Coverage Criteria
06/19/2018You Are Invited: Rochester Optical Hosts 15th Annual Open House for Vision Care Providers
06/12/2018Hotel Double Occupancy Rates No Longer Covered Effective July 1, 2018
06/12/2018Hotel Voucher Changes Effective July 1, 2018
06/12/2018Prematernal Home Changes Effective July 1, 2018
06/12/2018National Emergency Preparedness (EP) Webinar for Providers
06/12/2018Independence Day
06/05/2018CMS NCCI MUE Update – A9900 and A9901 Guidance
06/04/2018Provider Training in Seattle, WA on June 19 and 21
05/31/2018Changes to Dental Service Authorizations
05/29/2018Changes to Alaska Medicaid Recordkeeping Self-Review and Audit Regulations
05/25/2018Hotel Voucher Changes Effective July 1, 2018
05/25/2018Hotel Double Occupancy Rates No Longer Covered Effective July 1, 2018
05/25/2018Air Ambulance Services Require Medical Justification Only; Authorization No Longer Required
05/21/2018Memorial Day
05/21/2018Restorative Dental Procedures Billing Change
05/15/2018Message from the Director: Budget-Delayed Medicaid Payments
05/08/2018Delivery Problem With Fair Hearing Requests Submitted via DSM
05/01/2018Updated Service Authorization Request Form Now Available
04/27/2018New Requirement for Frames and Lenses Orders/Prescriptions
04/20/2018New Medicare-to-Medicaid Crossover Claim Coding Requirements for Telemedicine Services
03/27/2018All Changes to Enrollment Information Must Be Reported Within 30 Days of Change
03/01/2018March Provider Newsletter Now Available
02/23/2018Seward's Day
02/21/2018CMS NCCI MUE Update – A9900 Guidance
02/20/2018Reminder: Medical Justification Required for Dental Anesthesia and Sedation
02/06/2018RBRS SAs Must Now Be Submitted Through Qualis Health
02/01/2018February Provider Newsletter Now Available
01/29/2018CMS NCCI MUE Update – A9901 Guidance
01/18/2018Presidents' Day
01/18/2018CDT Codes and Descriptions Copyright Notice
01/18/2018CPT Codes and Descriptions Copyright Notice
01/16/2018Updated Qualis Service Authorization List Effective 02/01/2018
01/09/2018Food Safety Permits Delayed in Anchorage
01/08/2018Dental Service Authorization Requests Must Be Completed in Full
01/05/2018Rate Changes for Genetic Testing
01/03/2018January Provider Newsletter Now Available
01/02/2018New Limits on Federal Financial Participation for DME
12/26/2017Martin Luther King Jr. Day
12/15/2017Christmas Day
12/15/2017New Year's Day
12/01/2017December Provider Newsletter Now Available
11/22/2017Electronic Claims: Procedure Code Description Requirement
11/09/2017Alaska Medicaid Covered Services - Procedure Code 96127
11/01/2017New Provider Billing Manual Now Available for Federally Qualified Health Center and Rural Health Clinic Services
11/01/2017November Provider Newsletter Now Available
10/27/2017Veterans Day
10/27/2017Thanksgiving Day
10/27/2017All Changes to Enrollment Information Must Be Reported Within 30 Days of Change
10/27/2017Federal Language Services Requirements for Medicaid-Enrolled Providers
10/24/2017Changes to Alaska Medicaid Covered Services #1
10/24/2017Changes to Alaska Medicaid Covered Services #2 (superseded by 11/09/2017 RA message)
10/24/2017Changes to Alaska Medicaid Covered Services #3
10/24/2017Changes to Alaska Medicaid Covered Services #4
10/20/2017Proposed DME/POS Regulation Changes Available for Public Comment
10/12/2017Medicaid Recipient Travel Cancellations
10/04/2017Alaska Medicaid Invites All Providers to Complete the Provider Training Survey!
10/01/2017October Provider Newsletter Now Available
09/27/2017Alaska Day
09/22/2017Updated HCV DAA Clinical Criteria for Use Eff. 10/01/2017
09/08/2017Please Complete DHSS' Health Information Technologies Survey
09/06/2017Medicaid Policy Update: Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy Delivery
09/01/2017September Provider Newsletter Now Available
09/01/2017New Service Authorization Criteria for HCV DAA (superseded by 09/22/2017 RA message)
08/22/2017PERM Record Requests Have Begun
08/17/2017New Service Authorization Notification Letter
08/02/2017Have Your PCAs' First Aid/CPR Certifications Lapsed?
08/01/2017Submit Copies of All Updated Licenses, Certifications, Permits, and Grants to Conduent Upon Renewal
07/25/2017Dental Services Program Changes Effective 07/01/2017 and 08/01/2017
07/19/2017Reminder: Requested Service Authorizations That Will Not Be Used Must Be Cancelled
07/19/2017Reminder: Requested DME Authorizations That Will Not Be Used Must Be Cancelled
07/19/2017Reminder: Requested Dental Service Authorizations That Will Not Be Used Must Be Cancelled
07/19/2017Dental Services - Changes Effective 08/01/2017
07/19/2017Dental Services - Medical Justification Required Effective 08/01/2017
07/05/2017HCPCS K0856 and K0861 SA documentation Requirements for Dual-Eligible Members
07/03/2017Medicaid Compliance Notice: CHA/P Supervision and Reimbursement
06/27/2017Reminder: Presumptive and Definitive Drug Screening Testing Policies Effective 08/01/2017
06/27/2017Changes to Dental Services Coverage (reissued with correction 07/19/2017)
06/20/2017New Licensure Fees and Process Regulations
06/09/2017Admitting Diagnosis Code Not Required for Certain Type of Bill Codes
06/09/2017Assisted Living Home Cost of Care Reporting Guidance
06/06/2017Independence Day
06/05/2017Durable Medical Equipment Face-to-Face Requirements
06/05/2017Federal Language Services Requirements for Medicaid Enrolled Providers
06/02/2017New Dental Fee Schedule Effective 07/03/2017
06/02/2017Office Consultations via Telemedicine Applications
06/01/2017Coordinated Care Demonstration Project Update
05/31/2017Termination of Dental Third Party Waiver
05/23/2017Changes to Community Behavioral Health Services Coverage
05/23/2017MiraFlex Frames HCPCS Coding
04/25/2017Dental Anesthesia Medicaid Policy Clarification
04/18/2017Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) Provider Education Sessions
04/11/2017Security Enhancements to Health Enterprise Require Internet Browser Upgrade
04/11/2017Third Party Liability (TPL) Avoidance for Exhausted Benefits
04/07/2017Rochester Optical: Alaska Medicaid's Sole Source Optical Services Contractor
04/05/2017You Are Invited Rochester Optical Hosts 14th Annual Open House for Vision Care Providers
04/05/2017New Health Enterprise Login Screen
04/05/2017Medicaid Policy Clarification: Office Consultations via Telemedicine Applications
04/05/2017Federal Covered Outpatient Drug Rule Policy Clarification
03/23/2017Pharmacy Opioid Management Strategies and Initiatives
03/22/2017New Physical and Occupational Therapy Codes (PT 039 and 041)
03/22/2017New Physical and Occupational Therapy Codes (PT 050)
03/22/2017Recoupment of Overpayments on the 03/01/2017 Remittance Advice
03/01/2017Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) Audit
03/01/2017Seward's Day
02/22/2017Updated and New Community Behavioral Health Services Service Authorization Request Forms Now Available
02/20/2017Reminder: Pharmacy Cost of Dispensing Input Requested
02/17/2017Genetic Testing Claim Requirements Effective April 1, 2017
02/15/2017Exact Mileage Now Required on Ambulance Claims
02/06/2017Vision Service Authorization Request Form Now Available
02/01/2017February Provider Newsletter Now Available
01/23/2017Dental Service Authorization Update Request Form Now Available
01/23/2017Presidents' Day
01/20/2017New Lead Screening Periodicity Requirements
01/13/2017Provider Acknowledgement and Repayment of Payment Errors
01/13/2017Conduent Contact Information
01/13/2017CPT Codes and Descriptions Copyright Notice
12/28/2016Martin Luther King Jr. Day
12/28/2016Xerox State Healthcare to Become Conduent
12/21/2016December Provider Newsletter Now Available
12/21/2016Xerox State Healthcare to Become Conduent (revised 12/28/2016)
12/20/2016Proposed DME/POS Regulation Changes Available for Public Comment
12/13/2016 Non-Emergent Ground Ambulance Services No Longer Require Authorization
11/29/2016 Payment for Outpatient Laboratory Services
11/29/2016 Christmas Day
11/29/2016 New Year's Day
11/21/2016 Cytogenomic Microarray Analysis Policy Clarification
11/14/2016Thanksgiving Day
11/14/2016November Provider Newsletter Now Available
10/25/2016October Provider Newsletter Now Available
10/20/2016Payment Cycle Schedule Change for the Veterans Day Holiday
10/20/2016Medicaid Policy Clarification: Non-Coverage of Immediate Dentures, Wait Times, and Service Limitations
10/20/2016Veterans Day
09/21/2016Updated Provider Billing Manual Now Available for Dental Services
09/20/2016September Provider Newsletter Now Available
09/20/2016New Service Authorization Notification Letter
08/23/2016Pharmacy Program Updates
08/23/2016Coverage Update: Fluoride Varnish Application by Nurses and Medical Assistants
08/22/2016Documents Required for Genetic Testing Claims
08/22/2016Taxi Rates Billed to Alaska Medicaid Cannot Exceed Taxi Rates for the General Public
08/15/2016Opioid Reversal Agents
08/12/2016Date of Service is Date of Seatment
08/10/2016 Labor Day
08/10/2016 August Provider Newsletter Now Available
08/08/2016 Acuity Rate Documentation Requirements
08/04/2016 You Are Invited: State Licensing Regulations Workgroup Meeting
08/02/2016 Pharmacogenetics Policy Clarification and Covered Codes
07/11/2016 July Provider Newsletter Now Available
07/05/2016 Drug Utilization Review Update - Direct Acting Antivirals
06/22/2016Message from the Director: Budget-Pended Medicaid Payments
06/22/2016You Are Invited: Rochester Optical Hosts 13th Annual Open House for Vision Care Providers
06/22/2016NCCI Edit Claim Denials and Appeals
06/22/2016CPT Codes and Descriptions Copyright Notice (revised 01/13/2017)
06/21/2016CDT Codes and Descriptions Copyright Notice
06/21/2016Alaska Retail Pharmacy Licenses Require Renewal by 06/30/2016
06/21/2016Alaska Occupational Licenses Require Renewal by 06/30/2016
06/21/2016Independence Day
06/16/2016Non-Emergent Ground Ambulance Services Require Authorization (revised 12/13/2016)
06/07/2016June Provider Newsletter Now Available
06/03/2016Changes to Dental Services Coverage
05/31/2016New Program Integrity Continuing Education Podcast Courses Available for Providers
05/24/2016New Provider Billing Manual Now Available for Non-Emergent Transportation and Accommodation Services
05/24/2016Message from the Director: Temporary Payment Delay Due to State Budget Situation
05/23/2016Regulation Changes Early and Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment EPSDT Services
05/23/2016Regulation Changes Dental Coverage and Screening Guidelines
05/17/2016Provider Training in Portland, OR on June 7-9
05/09/2016May Provider Newsletter Now Available
05/09/2016New Provider Billing Manual Now Available for Independent Laboratory Services
05/09/2016New Provider Billing Manual Now Available for Audiology Services
05/09/2016New Provider Billing Manual Now Available for Chiropractic Services
05/09/2016Updated Provider Billing Manual Now Available for Direct-Entry Midwife Services
05/09/2016Memorial Day
04/19/2016Federal Reimbursement Limits for Multiple Source Drugs Eff. 04/01/2016 - Second Notice
04/19/2016April Provider Newsletter Now Available
04/05/2016Federal Reimbursement Limits for Multiple Source Drugs Eff. 04/01/2016
03/22/2016All Changes to Enrollment Information Must Be Reported Within 30 Days of Change
03/15/2016Compliance Deadline and Policy Clarification Cost of Gloves Used by Assisted Living Home Staff
03/08/2016March Provider Newsletter Now Available
02/29/2016Seward's Day
02/23/2016Provider Acknowledgement and Repayment of Payment Errors (reissued 01/13/2017)
02/22/2016Provider Documentation Requirements
02/16/2016Claims Mass Adjustments In Process
02/16/2016New Required Professional Claim Fields
02/16/2016Attending Provider Name and NPI Required on Institutional Claims
02/15/20162016 Alaska Medicaid Provider Training Schedule Now Available
02/05/2016February Provider Newsletter Now Available
01/26/2016Provider Enrollment/Revalidation Fee Now Required for Groups and Facilities
01/18/2016Presidents' Day
01/04/2016Dental Provider Information Needed
12/29/2015Expired Business License
12/29/2015January Provider Newsletter Now Available
12/18/2015Christmas Day
12/18/2015New Year's Day
12/18/2015Martin Luther King Jr. Day
12/14/20151099 Update
12/04/2015Payment Cycle Schedule Changes for Holidays
12/01/2015December Provider Newsletter Now Available
11/23/2015Thanksgiving Day
11/19/2015Dental Procedures Requiring Field 25, Area of Oral Cavity, Reporting
11/01/2015November Provider Newsletter Now Available
10/20/2015Submit Copies of All Updated Licenses, Certifications, Permits, and Grants to Xerox Upon Renewal
10/01/2015October Provider Newsletter Now Available
09/29/2015 Billing Instructions for the UB-04 Claim Form Now Available
09/23/2015New ADA Claim Form v. 2012 (J430) Required Effective 11/01/2015
09/22/2015Claims that Overlap ICD-10 Implementation Date
09/22/2015Delayed Medicaid/Denali KidCare Notices and Cards
09/22/2015ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes for Non-Diagnosing Provider Claims
09/22/2015ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes for Taxi Claims
09/22/2015ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes for School-Based Services
09/21/2015DMEPOS Coverage and Payment Rates Public Meetings
09/17/2015ICD-10 Codes Required for Dates of Service On and After October 1, 2015
09/14/2015Denali KidCare Cards to be Issued Temporarily on Non-Laminated Card Stock
09/14/2015Providers May Now Use CPT 90834 for Psychotherapy Services
09/08/2015September Provider Newsletter Now Available
09/01/2015DMEPOS Coverage and Payment Rates Public Meeting
08/28/2015Labor Day
08/25/2015Deadline for ICD-10 Testing Certification Quickly Approaching
08/19/2015Effective Immediately - New Service Authorization Request Forms Incorporating ICD-10
08/19/2015Effective Immediately - New Certificate of Medical Necessity (CMN) and CMN Incontinence Supplies Forms Incorporating ICD-10
08/14/2015New ICD-10 Behavioral Health Authorization Request Forms Now Available
08/11/2015ICD-10 Survey Now Available!
08/05/2015August Provider Newsletter Now Available
07/21/2015ICD-10 Trading Partner Testing
06/30/2015July Provider Newsletter Now Available
06/30/2015Durable Medical Equipment Provider Revalidation Required by September 10, 2015 (Updated)
06/26/2015RBRVS-Priced Claims to be Reprocessed
06/16/2015Claim Adjustments for Payments Received
06/05/2015June Provider Newsletter Now Available
06/05/2015Care Coordination: Fees for Medical Documents
06/05/2015Independence Day
06/02/2015ICD-10 Survey Now Available!
05/28/2015Medical Care Advisory Committee Meeting, June 26 - 27, 2015
05/26/2015You Are Invited: Rochester Optical Hosts 12th Annual Open House for Vision Care Providers
05/20/2015Memorial Day
05/11/2015May Provider Newsletter Now Available
05/01/2015Chronic and Acute Medical Assistance Claims Reprocessing
04/30/2015Save the Date! Rochester Optical Hosts Twelfth Annual Open House
04/29/2015ICD-10 Instructor-Led Training Now Available
04/28/2015New Extended-Release Opioid Prior Authorization Requirement - Total Daily Morphine Equivalent Dose (MED)
04/28/2015New Required Hepatitis C DAA Prior Authorization Fax Form
04/21/2015Timely Filing Exception Codes 1212, 1882, and 1982 Set to Suspend
04/14/2015ICD-10 Trading Partner Testing
04/08/2015New Attachment Fax Cover Sheet and Electronic Attachment Quick Reference Now Available
03/31/2015April Provider Newsletter Now Available
03/26/2015Exception Code 9854 Posting to Provider Remittance Advice
03/13/2015PCA Claims that Exceed Authorized Units Will Be Denied
03/10/2015March Provider Newsletter Now Available
03/03/2015Seward's Day
02/20/2015 Updated Provider Billing Manual Now Available for Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment Services
02/17/2015New Pharmacy Preferred Drug List Effective March 15, 2015 (Updated)
02/03/2015February Provider Newsletter Now Available
02/03/2015Third and Fourth Quarter Provider Training Schedule Now Available
02/03/20151099 Update
01/29/2015Prescription Drug and Prior Authorization Pamphlet Regulations
01/12/2015Presidents' Day
01/12/2015Administrative Wait and Swing Bed Revenue Code Clarification (Updated)
12/24/2014Alaska Medicaid Coordinated Care Initiative Update
12/23/2014January Provider Newsletter Now Available
12/23/2014Martin Luther King Jr. Day
12/22/2014Please Submit All Renewed Licenses, Certifications, Permits, and Grants to Xerox
12/19/2014Changes to Alaska Medicaid Payment Cycle Schedule
12/12/20142015 First and Second Quarter Provider Training Schedule Now Available
12/11/2014Provider Quick Reference Guide for Adjusting and Voiding Electronic Claims Now Available
12/05/20142015 First Quarter Provider Training Schedule Now Available
12/05/201412/15/2014 Go-Live: Qualis Health Provider Portal
11/26/2014Christmas Day
11/26/2014New Year's Day
11/26/2014December Provider Newsletter Now Available
11/24/2014Billing Instructions for the 02/12 Version of the CMS-1500 Claim Form Now Available
11/24/2014Continue to Use CPT 90832 for Mental Health Services
11/21/20142015 Alaska Medicaid Provider Training Schedule Now Available
11/13/2014New Medicaid Numbers for Some Recipients
11/11/2014November Provider Newsletter Now Available
11/04/2014UB-04 Billing Payer Name Requirements
10/29/2014Postponed Implementation of Qualis Health Provider
10/29/2014Thanksgiving Day
10/23/2014Change of Financial Eligibility Rule for Children in Residential Treatment Facilities
10/17/2014Billing Instructions for the 02/12 Version of the CMS-1500 Claim Form Now Available (revised 11/24/2014)
10/16/2014Medicaid Reform Advisory Group Requests Input from Providers on October 29, 2014
10/16/2014Providers Offering Discounted Services May Not Bill Alaska Medicaid for More than the Discounted Rate
10/03/2014Xerox Contact Information (reissued 01/13/2017)
09/26/2014Alaska Day
09/11/2014Effective 10/15/2014, Xerox Will Accept Only 02/12 Version of CMS 1500 Paper Claim Form
08/11/2014PERM FY14 Update: Ongoing Record Requests By A+ Solutions
08/11/2014Introducing the Qualis Health Provider Portal
08/04/2014Labor Day
07/28/2014FDA Approved Covered Outpatient Drugs
06/27/2014NADAC Implemented as State Maximum Allowable Cost
06/20/2014Alaska Medicaid Coordinated Care (AMCCI)
06/09/2014Independence Day
06/06/2014NOS codes Require Descriptor
06/06/2014NOS codes Require Descriptor-107
06/05/2014Professional Licenses Expire June 30, 2014 for Occupational and Physical Therapists
06/05/2014Retail Pharmacy Licenses Expire June 30, 2014 for all Pharmacies
05/29/2014PERM Webinar Available to Providers
05/16/2014Revised: Information About Your Prescription Drug Benefits and Prior Authorization
05/09/2014New State Maximum Allowable Cost - Effective 7/1/2014
05/09/2014AK Medicaid D.0 Payer Specifications Now Available Online
05/06/2014Behavioral Health and Mental Health Service Authorizations May Not Span End of State Fiscal Year 2014
05/05/2014Dental Service Authorizations Expire June 30, 2014
04/30/2014Submit Copies of All Updated Licenses and Certifications to Xerox upon Renewal
04/29/2014 Do You Know Who Your Organization Administrator Is?
04/28/2014 Changes to Alaska Medicaid Phone Tree
04/23/2014Four Billing Codes Replace Speech Language Evaluation Codes
04/23/2014Memorial Day
04/23/2014Regulation Changes: Outpatient Drugs and Provider-Administered Drugs
04/23/2014Regulation Changes: Outpatient Drugs and Pharmacy Claims
04/17/2014Revised Service Authorization Request Form Available
04/17/2014Dental Service Authorization Request Form Now Available
04/16/2014New Provider Billing Manual Now Available for Ambulatory Surgical Center Services
04/16/2014New Provider Billing Manual Now Available for Long-Term Care Services
04/15/2014Versions 08/05 and 02/12 of CMS-1500 Claim Form Accepted During Transition Period
04/15/2014Tobacco Cessation Therapy and Behavior Management Policy Clarification
04/15/2014Change to Qualis Service Authorization Doctor to Doctor Conversations
04/14/2014New Provider Billing Manual Now Available for School-Based Services
03/31/2014HPV Vaccine Coverage Change
03/27/2014Vaccine Coverage Changes
03/24/2014Seward's Day
03/17/2014Vaccine Coverage Changes (revised 03/27/2014)
03/03/2014Remittance Advice Now Sorted By Member Last Name
03/03/2014Timely Filing and Audits Letter to Providers
03/01/2014Updated Qualis Service Authorization List Effective 04/01/2014
02/10/2014Advance Payments Available to Providers During Enterprise Delay
02/10/2014ICD-10 Provider Readiness Assessment
02/03/2014NCCI Edit Claim Denials and Appeals (revised 06/22/2016)
01/27/2014Changes in Medicare Crossover Claims Processing
01/27/2014New NCCI Edits Effective 04/01/2014
01/20/2014CPT Codes and Descriptions Copyright Notice (revised 06/22/2016)
01/20/2014Transportation Authorization Updates May Now Be Requested via Fax
01/06/2014Martin Luther King Jr. Day
12/30/2013Automated Voice Response System Replaces Eligibility Verification System
12/27/2013New Medicaid Numbers for Some Recipients
12/23/2013New Medicaid Numbers for Some Recipients (revised 12/27/2013)
12/23/2013Pharmacy Program Changes — New Quantity Limits
12/09/2013Alaska Medicaid Transition to Denali Care Brings New Recipient Eligibility Cards
12/02/2013 Christmas Day
12/02/2013 New Year's Day
12/02/2013 Hospice Services Revenue Code Changes
12/02/2013 Adjusted Claims Reprocessing Notice
11/25/2013New Provider Billing Manual Now Available for Imaging (Freestanding and Portable) Services Providers
11/11/2013Providers May Now Request Transportation Authorization Updates via Fax
11/11/2013New Provider Billing Manual Now Available for Residential Behavioral Rehabilitation Services
11/11/2013New Year Brings New Eligibility Cards for Some Medicaid Recipients
11/04/2013Effective November 30, 2013, Xerox Will Accept Only Original (Red) CMS-1500, UB04, and ADA Claim Forms
11/04/2013Veterans Day
11/04/2013Thanksgiving Day
11/04/2013Long Term Care and RPTC Providers Claims Reprocessing Notice
11/04/2013 Changes to Long Term Care Services Revenue Codes
10/07/2013 Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM)
10/01/2013Alaska Health Enterprise Trading Partner Certification Testing
10/01/2013 Blackout Date for Service Authorization Requests Extended To September 26, 2013
10/01/2013 CPT Codes And Descriptions Copyright Notice (revised 01/20/2014)
10/01/2013 Notice to All Pharmacies and Prescribers
10/01/2013 SmartPA Blackout Begins September 27, 2013- Reinstatement Undetermined
10/01/2013 Special Notice Medicaid Must Implement National Correct Coding Initiative Edits (retired 06/22/2016)