Alerts

COVID-19 Emergency Expiration Date Extended to August 31, 2021
Jul 16, 2021  -  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 August 31, 2021, the conclusion of the COVID-19 national emergency, or any expiration date noticed by the Alabama Medicaid Agency through a subsequent ALERT.
Provider Desk and Onsite Record Reviews
Jul 15, 2021  -  Beginning August 1, 2021, the Program Integrity Division for Medicaid will resume provider desk and onsite record review procedures.
Notice of Issuance of New Medicaid IDs to SSI Recipients
Jul 14, 2021  -  By August 2021, Alabama Medicaid recipients whose Medicaid benefits were awarded through Supplemental Security Income (SSI-Certifying Agency “S”) should have received a new Medicaid identification card, with a new Medicaid number that starts with 530.
Changes to Body Mass Index Requirement during Public Health Emergency
Jul 14, 2021  -  Effective August 1, 2021, the Medicaid Agency will reinstate the Body Mass Index (BMI) requirement.

Recent Alerts


Date 
Jul 16, 2021 COVID-19 Emergency Expiration Date Extended to August 31, 2021
Jul 15, 2021 Provider Desk and Onsite Record Reviews
Jul 14, 2021 Notice of Issuance of New Medicaid IDs to SSI Recipients
Jul 14, 2021 Changes to Body Mass Index Requirement during Public Health Emergency
Jun 30, 2021 Provider Enrollment – Provider Site Visits and Criminal Background Checks
Jun 28, 2021 Transferring a TCM Prior Authorization via a Digital Process
Jun 25, 2021 Reminder of Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition Attestation Deadline
Jun 13, 2021 COVID-19 Emergency Expiration Date Extended to July 31, 2021
Jun 4, 2021 Information on Billing for Administration of COVID-19 Vaccines (for Non-Pharmacy Providers)
May 25, 2021 Ambulance Reimbursement Rate Increase
May 21, 2021 Preferred Drug List (PDL) and Pharmacy Quarterly Update
May 18, 2021 Changes to the Alabama Coordinated Health Network (ACHN) DHCP Selection Referral Process
May 11, 2021 COVID-19 Emergency Expiration Date Extended to June 30, 2021
Apr 20, 2021 Upcoming Changes to the 835 Electronic Remittance Advice
Apr 16, 2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Pharmacy Billing
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