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Fiscal year 2016 Medicare severity diagnosis-related groups weights and rates
October 2015 updates
Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine update
Clarification of outpatient rate increase for out of state facilities, Kansas state-owned and teaching hospitals
Hospice Services Billing Changes
POS for Services in OP
Developmental Therapy services
Money Follows the Person transitional services
Date of Svc for DME, Prosthetics & Orthotics Claims
RETRACTION: Prior authorization required for drugs Entyvio and Cyramza
CMHC Billing Guidelines
Scoliosis and spinal deformity medical necessity reviews
Inpatient Interim Hospital Billing
Dose Optimization Program Update Effective November 9, 2015
Changes in Substance Use Disorder rates, units and procedure codes
Oct. 8 Preadmission Screening Process Changes Training
ICD-10 Diagnosis for Home and Community Based Services and Waiver Service Claims
Fraud, Waste and Abuse
ICD-10 WebEx Orientation Schedule
Avoiding Claim Denials Webinar Schedule Fall 2015
Q3 Medical Policies and Clinical Utilization Management Guidelines Update
Preadmission screenings for behavioral health - revised
Change to reimbursement for targeted case management (T1017) for CHIP members
Reconciliation due to 2014 DRG rate adjustment
Behavioral Health: Authorization Changes Effective November 1, 2015
Outpatient hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers billing for physician services
Cervical Length Screening Guidelines
HCBS Provider Update Call
Dose Optimizaton Program Begins September 7, 2015
Certain Unlisted Codes Will Now Be Considered for Coverage
Now available: Send Claims Medical Attachments through Availity
Medical criteria update
Lock-In program update
Bone-anchored hearing aid (BAHA) billing clarification
Revised diagnosis related group rates and weights for fiscal year 2015
Q1 Medical Policies and Clinical Utilization Management Guidelines Update
ICD-10 Coded Prior Authorizations Accepted Effective June 1
Prior authorization for I/DD HCBS waiver services and I/DD TCM services
E&M codes billed with respiratory services
Sterilization policy and consent form reminder
Express Scripts Prior Authorization Tool Available June 1
Positive behavioral support (PBS) services
Annual member rights notification
Retroactive eligibility authorization process
Health Home Partner panel listing user guide
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) requirements
Billing for Certain Value Added Benefit Services
Anesthesia billing
PRTF-other services billing revised
Changes to Ordering, Referring, Prescribing Requirements Effective April 1
Implementation of CPT Category II codes
Pharmacy Benefit Manager Change to Express Scripts Effective April 1, 2015
Paper claims submission process changes
PCP Rate Increase Decommission
Community mental health center (CMHC) billing guidelines for modifiers and rendering providers
Ordering, referring and prescribing NPI requirements due to the Affordable Care Act
Attending Provider NPI and Institutional Claims
Upcoming changes to durable medical equipment precertification requirements
Prespecific Limits for Behavioral Health Services
Postponed Upcoming Disbursement Process Changes
Amerigroup Client Obligation Review and Status Update
Availity Announcement and Frequently Asked Questions
Hearing Aid Return Policy
Transition Care Management
CMS 1500 Deadline Extension
Attending Provider Billing with Nursing Homes
Availity Announcement and Frequently Asked Questions
KanCare Health Home Program and Survey
Updated CMS 1500 Form
Medicaid Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program Attestation Requirements
Changes to Precertification Utilization Review
Anesthesia Claims Update for Eye-Related Procedures
Billing Guidelines for Providers of Intellectual/Developmental Disability Waiver Services
Enrollment Update for FQHCs, RHCs and Hospices
Intellectual/Developmental Disability Provider Orientation Sessions
Intellectual/Developmental Disability Waiver Services Begin February 1, 2014
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UB-04 Claim Form
Resolving Your Claims Issues
Provider Bulletin 2014, Issue 2
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
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