Alerts

COVID-19 Relief Grants for Health Care and Emergency Response Providers
Sep 28, 2020  -  The State of Alabama will offer cash grants in an amount up to $15,000 for Alabama Health Care and Emergency Response Providers that meet eligibility requirements. Total approved disbursements will be awarded to eligible applicants on a first-come, first-served basis up to a $35 million aggregate cap.
Non-Invasive Prenatal Test for Fetal Aneuploidy (NIPT)
Sep 20, 2020  -  Effective October 1, 2020, the Alabama Medicaid Agency will cover the following NIPT testing procedure codes with prior authorization:
Provider Survey to Assess Substance Use Disorder Treatment Needs in Alabama
Sep 20, 2020  -  The Alabama Medicaid Agency (Medicaid) and the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) are assessing the current capacity of Alabama’s healthcare community for identifying and treating individuals with substance use disorders and finding ways to enhance substance use treatment and recovery options in our state. We need your assistance in providing information about your primary care practice and how you typically handle substance use concerns. The information you provide will be combined with information from other providers to identify capacity and needs across the state, within regions, and within counties. The University of Alabama is conducting this project for Medicaid and ADMH.
COVID-19 Emergency Expiration Date Extended to October 31, 2020
Sep 9, 2020  -  All previously published expiration dates related to the COVID-19 emergency are once again extended by the Alabama Medicaid Agency (Medicaid). The new expiration date is the earlier of October 31, 2020, the conclusion of the COVID-19 national emergency, or any expiration date noticed by the Alabama Medicaid Agency through a subsequent ALERT.

Recent Alerts


Date 
Sep 28, 2020 COVID-19 Relief Grants for Health Care and Emergency Response Providers
Sep 20, 2020 Non-Invasive Prenatal Test for Fetal Aneuploidy (NIPT)
Sep 20, 2020 Provider Survey to Assess Substance Use Disorder Treatment Needs in Alabama
Sep 9, 2020 COVID-19 Emergency Expiration Date Extended to October 31, 2020
Sep 1, 2020 HHS Extends Deadline to Apply for Federal Provider Relief Funds to September 13, 2020
Aug 20, 2020 COVID-19 Rapid Test Procedure Code 87426
Aug 18, 2020 Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Program Updates Related to COVID-19
Aug 18, 2020 Preferred Drug List (PDL) Quarterly Update
Aug 17, 2020 HHS Reopened the Federal Provider Relief Fund Portal
Aug 13, 2020 Eyeglass Central Source Contractor
Aug 13, 2020 Synagis® Criteria for 2020 – 2021 Season
Aug 6, 2020 COVID-19 Emergency Expiration Date Extended to September 30, 2020
Aug 5, 2020 HHS Extends Deadline to Apply for Federal Provider Relief Funds to August 28
Aug 4, 2020 Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Program Changes - Revised
Jul 24, 2020 HRSA Webinar for Providers Applying for the Federal Provider Relief Fund
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