Medicaid Provider General Letters

The table below contains the 30 most recent letters transmitting changes to Medicaid provider manuals.  The most recent letter is listed first.  Click on the letter number to view the letter and the transmitted pages. These changes will be incorporated into the chapter on the effective date stated in the letter.

LETTER NO.

DATE

SUBJECT

IFPN16-1 April 1, 2016 General Letter No. 8-AP-438, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, IOWA FAMILY PLANNING NETWORK WAIVER MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, page 12, revised. 
HCBS16-1 March 25, 2016 General Letter No. 8-AP-437, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, HOME- AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES (HCBS), Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, Contents (pages 1 through 4), revised; pages 1, 2, 4 through 12, 15 through 21, 24, 27, 28, 39, 41 through 45, 47, 48, 51, 60, 61, 65, 66, 67, 74 through 78, 88 through 92, 97, 100, 102, 123, 124, 129, 132 through 139, 168 through 171, and 173, revised; and pages 28a and 174, new.  
Ahosp16-1 January 29, 2016 General Letter No. 8-AP-436, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, ACUTE HOSPITAL SERVICES MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, Contents (page 1), revised; pages 7, 8, 11, 18, 20, 94, 99, 112, 123, 136, and 140, revised; and pages 8a, 8b, and 8c, new.
Amb15-1 November 13, 2015 General Letter No. 8-AP-435, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, AMBULANCE SERVICES MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, Contents (page 1), revised; pages 1 through 14, revised; and page 15, new.
ASC15-1 November 13, 2015 General Letter No. 8-AP-434, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTER MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, pages 2, 3, and 19, revised; and pages 2a, 2b, and 2c, new.
Chiro15-1 November 13, 2015 General Letter No. 8-AP-433, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, CHIROPRACTIC SERVICES MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, Contents (page 1), revised; and pages 6 through 11, revised; and pages 12 through 25, new.
CMHC15-1 November 13, 2015 General Letter No. 8-AP-432, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTERS MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, pages 22 and 23, revised.
Dent15-1 November 13, 2015 General Letter No. 8-AP-431, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, DENTAL SERVICES MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, pages 6 and 23, revised.
Hospice15-2 November 13, 2015 General Letter No. 8-AP-430, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, HOSPICE MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, pages 8, 9, and 10, revised; and page 8a, new.
IFPN15-1 November 13, 2015 General Letter No. 8-AP-429, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, IOWA FAMILY PLANNING NETWORK WAIVER MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, Contents (pages 1 and 2), revised; pages 2 through 5, 10 through 16, 20, 21, 25, 44, 49, and 61, revised.
Opto15-1 November 13, 2015 General Letter No. 8-AP-428, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, OPTOMETRIST AND OPTICIAN SERVICES MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, Contents (page 1), revised; and pages 4, 5, 6, and 15, revised.
Phys15-1 November 13, 2015 General Letter No. 8-AP-427, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, PHYSICIAN SERVICES MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, Contents (page 2), revised; pages 8, 21, 32, 37 through 42, 44, 52, 53, 54, and 67, revised; and pages 42a and 42b, new.
Drug15-2 November 6, 2015 General Letter No. 8-AP-426, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, PRESCRIBED DRUGS, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, Contents (pages 1 through 5), revised; pages 1, 2, 3, 8, 11 through 125, revised; pages 126 through 149, new; and the following forms.
BehavHlth15-2 September 25, 2015 General Letter No. 8‑AP-425, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, pages 2, 5, and 6, revised.  General Letter No. 8‑AP-425, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, pages 2, 5, and 6, revised.  
FQHC15-1 September 25, 2015 General Letter No. 8‑AP-424, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTER, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, Contents (page 2), revised; and pages 4, 19, 28, 60, 62, and 63, revised.  
Hab15-1 September 25, 2015 General Letter No. 8‑AP-423, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, HABILITATION SERVICES MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, page 44, revised.  
HHS15-2 September 25, 2015 General Letter No. 8‑AP-422, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, HOME HEALTH SERVICES MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, page 39, revised.
Lead15-1 September 25, 2015 General Letter No. 8‑AP-421, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, LEAD INVESTIGATION AGENCY MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, page 4, revised.  
MHTH15-1 September 25, 2015 General Letter No. 8‑AP-420, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, MATERNAL HEALTH CENTER MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, pages 1, 2, 6, 11, 12, 16, 17, and 18, revised.
PubHlth15-2 September 25, 2015 General Letter No. 8‑AP-419, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCY MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, page 4, revised. 
SCtr15-1 September 25, 2015 General Letter No. 8‑AP-418, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, SCREENING CENTERS MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, pages 10, 40, and 41, revised.  
HCBS15-1 July 31, 2015 General Letter No. 8‑AP-417, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, HOME- AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES (HCBS), Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, pages 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 12, 16 through 19, 22 through 25, 27, 28, 31 through 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 47, 51, 52, 54, 55, 57, 61, 62, 67, 69, 71, 99, 103 through 108, 111, 113, 114, 115, 119, 120, 138, 139, and 168 through 173, revised.
Inftod15-1 July 24, 2015 General Letter No. 8‑AP-416, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, INFANTS AND TODDLERS PROGRAM MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, Contents (page 2), revised; and pages 1, 27, 30, 36, 38, 47, and 48, revised.  
FPS15-1 July 24, 2015 General Letter No. 8‑AP-415, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, Contents (page 1), revised; and pages 1 through 5, 9, and 10, revised.  
Hospice15-1 May 1, 2015 General Letter No. 8-AP-414, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, HOSPICE MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, Contents (pages 1 and 2), revised; pages 3, 4, 5, and 8 through 25, revised; and page 26, new. 
PT15-1 April 24, 2015 General Letter No. 8-AP-413, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, PHYSICAL THERAPY MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, pages 2 and 4, revised.
PubHlth15-1 April 10, 2015 General Letter No. 8-AP-412, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCY MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, pages 2 and 4, revised.
BehavHlth15-1 April 10, 2015 General Letter No. 8-AP-411, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, pages 3, 4, and 6, revised.
HHS15-1 March 13, 2015 General Letter No. 8-AP-410, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, HOME HEALTH SERVICES MANUAL, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, pages 1 through 6 and 8, revised.
Drug15-1 February 20, 2015 General Letter No. 8-AP-409, Employees’ Manual, Title 8, Medicaid Appendix, PRESCRIBED DRUGS, Chapter III, Provider-Specific Policies, Contents (pages 1 through 4), revised; pages 8, 9, 10, 18, 19, 20, 29 through 60, 60a, 60b, 65, 69, 71, 72, 77, 78, 81, 83 through 87, 88a, 88b, 88c, 109, and 110, revised; pages 10a, 32a through 32d, 60c, and 60d, new; and the following forms.