Dental (D) Informational Letters

Effective on and after August 15, 2016, all Informational Letters published include a modifier that designates which program(s) the Informational Letter applies to. The modifiers are: MC for Managed Care, FFS for Fee-for-Service and D for Dental. All Informational Letters with the ‘D’ (for dental) modifier are included here. All Informational Letters that apply to dental which were published prior to August 15, 2016, can be found on the main Informational Letters web page, which are sorted by year and includes Informational Letters for all programs. For more information see IL 1710.

Dental Informational Letters

Letter #         Description Issue Date Effective Date
  2017 Dental Informational Letters    
1867-MC-FFS-D Annual Submission Requirements Regarding Prevention and Detection of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse 12/12/2017 Immediately
1863-MC-FFS-D FQHC/RHC Rate Floor Update 12/01/2017 01/01/2018
1862-MC-FFS-D Suspension of Managed Care Organization (MCO) Choice 11/29/2017 12/01/2017
1855-MC-FFS-D Provider Enrollment with Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) 11/14/2017 Immediately
1848-MC-FFS-D AmeriHealth Caritas Withdraw 11/01/2017 12/01/2017
1847-MC-FFS-D Retroactive Medicaid Coverage 10/30/2017 11/01/2017
1843-MC-FFS-D Same Day Billing for Multiple Encounters with Multiple Diagnoses 11/02/2017 04/01/2017
1841-MC-FFS-D Retroactive Medicaid Coverage 10/26/2017 Upon Receipt
1840-MC-FFS-D Adult Dental Redesign Reminders for Dentists 10/24/2017 07/01/2017
1838-MC-FFS-D Care for Kids Periodicity Schedule 10/31/2017 Immediately
1830-D Dental Care for Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa (hawk-i) Members 09/11/2017 Immediately
1819-MC-FFS-D Email Address Notification for Informational Letters 08/18/2017 08/21/2017
1818-MC-FFS-D Drugs for Rare Diseases under Outpatient Pharmacy Benefit 08/17/2017 07/01/2017
1817-MC-FFS-D Annual Provider Training 2017 08/17/2017 Upon Receipt
1808-MC-FFS-D Retroactive Medicaid Coverage 06/30/2017 10/01/2017
1804-MC-FFS-D Adult Dental Redesign 06/14/2017 Immediately
1791-MC-FFS-D IA Health Link - Managed Care Wraparound Payments – Submission of Wraparound Payment Requests 05/23/2017 Immediately
1790-MC-FFS-D  IA Health Link - Managed Care Wraparound Payments - Clarification of Data Source for IME Form 470-5419 05/11/2017 Immediately
1788-D Medicaid Adult Dental Program Redesign 05/02/2017 07/01/2017
1787-MC-FFS-D Final Notice - Provider Enrollment Renewal 05/02/2017 Immediately
1780-MC-FFS-D Amendments to the Iowa Medicaid Provider Agreement General Terms (470-2965) 03/24/2017 04/24/2017
1779-MC-FFS-D  IA Health Link-Managed Care Wraparound Payments-Clarifications

03/15/2017 Immediately
1778-MC-FFS-D Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program 03/10/2017 Immediately

IA Health Link-Managed Care Wraparound Payments-Clarifications
Replaced by IL 1779-MC-FFS-D

03/03/2017 Immediately
1774-MC-FFS-D Iowa’s Participation in the Federal Fiscal Year 2017 PERM Program 03/16/2017 Upon Receipt
1771-MC-FFS-D How to Report and Access Third Party Liability (TPL)  03/14/2017 Immediately
1769-MC-FFS-D Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes 02/20/2017 04/01/2017
1762-MC-D Extension of Due Dates for Managed Care and Dental Wellness Wraparound Requests 01/31/2017 01/01/2017
1755-D Ordering Referring Prescribing (ORP) 01/05/2017 Immediately
  2016 Dental Informational Letters    
1751-MC-FFS-D Important Mailing Dates to all Medicaid Members 12/15/2016 Upon Receipt

Change in Provider Enrollment Application Fee

12/01/2016 01/01/2017
1746-MC-FFS-D Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes 11/28/2016 01/01/2017
1742-MC-FFS-D Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program 11/07/2016 Immediately
1737-MC-FFS-D New Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Guidance on Access and Cultural Considerations 11/01/2016 Immediately
1736-MC-FFS-D Statewide Alert Notification (SWAN) Process Change 10/27/2016 Immediately
1734-MC-FFS-D Documentation Submission Process 11/01/2016 12/01/2016
1731-MC-FFS-D Affordable Care Act Section 1557 Operational Requirements 11/04/2016 Immediately
1730-MC-FFS-D Affordable Care Act Section 1557 Communications Requirements 11/04/2016 Immediately
1727-MC-FFS-D Annual Submission Requirements - Employee Policies Regarding Prevention and Detection of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse 10/06/2016 Immediately
1725-MC-FFS-D 1915(b)(3) Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services 09/29/2016 04/01/2016
1723-MC-FFS-D Reminder - Provider Enrollment Renewal 09/19/2016 Immedialtey
1715-D Interpretive Services 08/30/2016 Immediately
1714-MC-FFS-D IA Health Link-Managed Care Wraparound Payments-Updated Forms and Clarifications 08/22/2016 Immediately
1712-D Dental Wellness Plan (DWP) Program Clarifications 08/17/2016 Immediately
1709-MC-FFS-D Annual Provider Training 2016 08/15/2016 Upon Receipt