2009 Informational Letters (#800 - #873)


Published Informational Letters

Letter# Description Issue Date Effective Date

873

New FAX Number for Dental Prior Authorization Requests

12/17/2009

01/01/2010

872

Oral and Maxillofacial Dentists

12/09/2009

12/09/2009

871

"Revised" Level of Care Certification From to the AIDS/HIV, Elderly, Ill and Handicapped and Physical Disability HCBS Waivers

12/09/2009

12/09/2009

870

"Revised" Level of Care Certification Form to the AIDS/HIV, Elderly, Ill and Handicapped and Physical Disability HCBS Waivers

12/09/2009

12/09/2009

869

HCBS Waiver Program Changes 2.5% Reduction

11/30/2009

12/01/2009

868

Medicaid DME Program Changes

11/16/2009

12/01/2009

867

Medicaid Nursing Facility Program Changes

11/16/2009

12/01/2009

866

Medicaid Hospital Program Changes

11/16/2009

12/01/2009

865

Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes

11/16/2009

12/01/2009

864

Medicaid Program Changes 2.5% Reduction

11/16/2009

12/01/2009

863

Medicaid Program Changes 5% Reduction

11/16/2009

12/01/2009

862

Program Changes Non-Emergency Transportation

11/16/2009

12/01/2009

860

Second Notice Regarding Changes to Remittance Advice, Payment and Informational Letters

11/30/2009

Varies

858

Dental Service Providers Now Have a Way to Indicate If They Are Accepting New Medicaid Patients

11/30/2009

11/30/2009

857

Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes

12/01/2009

01/01/2010

856

Enteral Extension Set Supplies

11/25/2009

11/01/2009

855

Implementation of Outpatient Hospital Rebase

11/30/2009

01/01/2009

854

Case Management Emergency Coverage

11/12/2009

Upon Receipt

852

Billing for Hospital Swing-bed Services

12/21/2009

12/21/2009

851

Food Thickener (B4100) and Medical Foods (S9435)

11/12/2009

Upon Receipt

850

Second Incident Reporting Notice for Habilitation and HCBS Waiver Providers

11/3/2009

11/1/2009

849

Second Incident Reporting Notice for Individual CDAC Providers

11/3/2009

11/1/2009

848

Dental Claims for Translation-Interpretation Services

11/3/2009

11/3/2009

847

Changes Regarding Remittance Advice, Payment and Informational Letters

10/30/2009

VARIES

846

UC Modifier on Translation and Interpretation Services

11/2/2009

11/2/2009

845

Change in the Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP)

11/1/2009

IMMEDIATELY

844

Annual Update of Hospice Rates

10/20/2009

IMMEDIATELY

843

Use of "GP" and "GO" Modifiers for Employed Physical and Occupational Therapists

10/13/2009

10/13/2009

842

Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes

10/05/2009

11/01/2009

841

Audits by Medicaid Integrity Contractors (MICs)

09/01/2009

Upon Receipt

840

2009 Flu Vaccine Update

10/02/2009

IMMEDIATELY

839

2009 Flu Vaccine Update Billing Instructions

10/02/2009

IMMEDIATELY

838

New Provider Inquiry Form 470-3744

09/29/2009

10/01/2009

836

Incident Reporting

09/01/2009

9/01/2009

835

Case Activity Reports

09/01/2009

Upon Receipt

834

Diabetic Test Strips

09/29/2009

11/01/2009

833

Template Now Available for Medicare Crossover Claims

08/17/2009

IMMEDIATELY

832

First DataBank, Medi-Span and McKesson AWP Litigation Settlements Update

08/17/2009

09/26/2009

831

Retraction to IL No. 815 (W5022- Pregnancy Co-Pay Code for CMS-1500 Claims)

08/10/2009

IMMEDIATELY

830

Disallowance Project Changes

08/07/2009

10/01/2009

829

New Hearing Aid Form

08/07/2009

IMMEDIATELY

828

Independent Audits of DSH Payment Programs

07/31/2009

07/31/2009

827

Nursing Facility Rates Effective July 1, 2009

08/05/2009

07/01/2009

826

QY, QK, and AC Modifier Updates

08/05/2009

09/01/2009

825

Inflation for Rates Effective July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010

08/03/2009

08/03/2009

824

Third Party Liability for PMIC

09/22/2009

IMMEDIATELY

823

RSP 110% Average Allowable Cost

07/27/2009

IMMEDIATELY

822

Habilitation Services Assessment Approval Process

07/22/2009

IMMEDIATELY

821

Medicaid Credit Balance Self-Audit Project

07/23/2009

IMMEDIATELY

820

Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes

07/16/2009

08/03/2009

819

Provider Quality Management Self-Assessment

07/09/2009

IMMEDIATLEY

818

Translation and Interpretation Services for Hospitals Requiring Rebasing

07/01/2009

07/01/2009

817

Hospice And Nursing Facility Reserve Bed Days

07/02/2009

08/01/2009

816

2009 Provider Quality Management Self-Assessment Training

06/19/2009

06/19/2009

815

W5022- Pregnancy Co-Pay Code for CMS-1500 Claims

07/06/2009

08/01/2009

814

Private Duty Nursing/ Personal Care (EPSDT) Home Health Prior Authorization Process Change

06/24/2009

08/01/2009

813

Additional Sessions for Annual Provider Training 2009

06/19/2009

06/19/2009

812

Title V Translation and Interpretation Services

06/24/2009

07/01/2009

811

Translation and Interpretation Services

06/24/2009

07/01/2009

810

Annual Seclusion and Restraint Attestation Letters

06/08/2009

06/08/2009

809

Change in Payment Methodology for Code 01967

06/08/2009

12/01/2008

808

Revision of the Hospice Wage Index for FFY 2009

06/03/2009

10/01/2008

807

Change in Iowa Medicaid Coverage for Diabetic Blood Glucose Monitors and Test Strips

06/10/2009

07/01/2009

806

Hospice Billing Change - Calendar Month

05/29/2009

Immediately

805

Incontinence Products

05/28/2009

Immediately

804

Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes

05/22/2009

6/15/2009

803

Rebatable NDC requirement for Top 20 Multi-Source and All Single Source J-Code Drugs

07/08/2009

2/01/2009

802

Pharmacy Billing for Pharmaceutical Case Management (PCM) Services

05/28/2009

05/01/2009

801

Physician Billing for Pharmaceutical Case Management (PCM) Services

05/28/2009

05/01/2009

800

Individual CDAC Annual Provider Training 2009

05/01/2009

05/01/2009