Alerts

Hourly rate increase for Registered and Licensed Practical Nurses
Nov 25, 2019  -  Effective January 1, 2020, the rates for the Alabama Medicaid’s Private Duty Nursing Program will increase.
Preferred Drug List (PDL) Quarterly Update
Nov 21, 2019  -  Effective January 1, 2020, the Alabama Medicaid Agency will: 1. Remove methotrexate tablets from the mandatory three-month supply program. 2. Update the PDL to reflect the quarterly updates. The updates are listed below:
Opioid Cumulative Daily Morphine Milligram Equivalents (MME) Limit – MME Decrease
Nov 4, 2019  -  Effective December 2, 2019, the Alabama Medicaid Agency will implement hard edits on cumulative daily MME claims exceeding 200 MME/day.
Specialty Referrals in the Alabama Coordinated Health Network (ACHN)
Oct 9, 2019  -  Alabama Coordinated Health Networks (ACHNs) began operation on October 1, 2019, and recipients were attributed to providers enrolled with Medicaid on that date. Referrals to specialists will continue to be required in the ACHN Program.

Recent Alerts


Date 
Nov 25, 2019 Hourly rate increase for Registered and Licensed Practical Nurses
Nov 21, 2019 Preferred Drug List (PDL) Quarterly Update
Nov 4, 2019 Opioid Cumulative Daily Morphine Milligram Equivalents (MME) Limit – MME Decrease
Oct 9, 2019 Specialty Referrals in the Alabama Coordinated Health Network (ACHN)
Oct 4, 2019 Changes to Pharmacy Vaccine Administration Billing
Sep 23, 2019 Attribution Process in the Alabama Coordinated Health Networks (ACHNs)
Sep 5, 2019 Alabama Medicaid Lifts Prior Authorization Requirement for Obstetrical Ultrasounds
Aug 28, 2019 Preferred Drug List (PDL) Quarterly Update
Aug 19, 2019 Maternity Waiver Program to End
Aug 5, 2019 Synagis® Criteria for 2019 – 2020 Season
Aug 1, 2019 Reimbursement for Covered Drugs
Jul 25, 2019 Extended Deadline for Individual Allied Mental Health Professionals (AMHP) Enrollment – July 30, 2019
Jul 1, 2019 Program Changes for Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners (CRNPs) and Physician Assistants (PAs)
Jul 1, 2019 Opioid Cumulative Daily Morphine Milligram Equivalents (MME) Limit – MME Decrease
Jun 28, 2019 Patient 1st Program to End September 30, 2019
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