ALERTs

Change to Behavioral Health Covered Services Procedure Codes
Feb 20, 2024  -  Effective January 1, 2024, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT) enrolled in Alabama Medicaid may provide a diagnosis for recipients under the age of 21 referred as a result of a valid, completed EPSDT screening from the recipient’s primary physician.
Notification of Request for Medical Records from Provider
Feb 20, 2024  -  The Alabama Medicaid Agency (Medicaid) has created a new form titled “Notification of Request for Medical Records from Provider.” This form should be used by all Medicaid providers to notify Medicaid that a recipient has requested copies of their medical records.
In-Office General Anesthesia for Dental Services
Feb 20, 2024  -  Effective February 1, 2024, Medicaid will cover general anesthesia for dental services provided in an office setting.
Objective Developmental Testing
Feb 13, 2024  -  Effective for dates of service on or after April 1, 2024, the Alabama Medicaid Agency (Medicaid) is updating its policy regarding objective developmental testing.

Recent ALERTs


Date 
Feb 20, 2024 Change to Behavioral Health Covered Services Procedure Codes
Feb 20, 2024 Notification of Request for Medical Records from Provider
Feb 20, 2024 In-Office General Anesthesia for Dental Services
Feb 13, 2024 Objective Developmental Testing
Feb 1, 2024 Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 (October 1, 2024-September 30, 2025) Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Attestation
Jan 24, 2024 Changes to Behavioral Health Service Location Criteria
Dec 28, 2023 New Coverage for Administration of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccine 90678 and 90679
Dec 28, 2023 COVID-19 Vaccine Codes Added to VFC List
Dec 19, 2023 Provider Enrollment
Dec 5, 2023 AS Modifier Utilization for CRNP & PA Claims
Dec 1, 2023 Changes to Hepatitis C Prior Authorization (PA) Criteria
Dec 1, 2023 Preferred Drug List (PDL) and Pharmacy Quarterly Update
Nov 30, 2023 New Coverage for ACIP Recommended Vaccines (for Non-Pharmacy Providers)
Nov 30, 2023 Coverage for Adult Vaccines/COVID Vaccines and Administration (Pharmacy Providers)
Nov 16, 2023 Reminder of Resumption of Ambulance Provider Requirements after the COVID-19 PHE
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