ALERTs

Discontinuation of Internet Explorer Support
May 17, 2022  -  Effective June 7, 2022, providers will no longer be able to access the Medicaid Interactive Web Portal using Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE). At that time, the Medicaid Interactive Web Portal will officially support the Microsoft Edge browser and may also be accessed with other modern browsers.
Emergency Billing
Apr 27, 2022  -  Effective immediately, payment will be denied for all global maternity delivery and postpartum codes filed as an emergency. Additionally, the Agency will recoup previous reimbursement for these codes filed as an emergency.
COVID-19 Emergency Expiration Date Extended to May 31, 2022
Apr 13, 2022  -  The new expiration date is the earlier of May 31, 2022, the conclusion of the COVID-19 national emergency, or any expiration date noticed by the Alabama Medicaid Agency through a subsequent ALERT.
Billing for COVID-19 Vaccine Counseling for Recipients Under Age 21
Apr 13, 2022  -  Effective April 1, 2021, through a time indicated by the Alabama Medicaid Agency (Medicaid), Medicaid will cover a procedure code for COVID-19 vaccine counseling for recipients under age 21 when billed in conjunction with a well-child visit (EPSDT periodic or interperiodic screening), whether a vaccine is or is not administered on the same day:

Recent ALERTs


Date 
May 17, 2022 Discontinuation of Internet Explorer Support
Apr 27, 2022 Emergency Billing
Apr 13, 2022 COVID-19 Emergency Expiration Date Extended to May 31, 2022
Apr 13, 2022 Billing for COVID-19 Vaccine Counseling for Recipients Under Age 21
Apr 13, 2022 Billing for Vaccine Counseling to Recipients Under Age 21
Apr 8, 2022 Cascading Referrals
Apr 8, 2022 COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Infusion
Apr 4, 2022 Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)
Mar 25, 2022 PERM Provider Education Webinars
Mar 11, 2022 COVID-19 Emergency Expiration Date Extended to April 30, 2022
Mar 1, 2022 Preferred Drug List (PDL) and Pharmacy Quarterly Update
Feb 15, 2022 COVID-19 Emergency Expiration Date Extended to March 31, 2022
Jan 28, 2022 Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 (October 1, 2022-September 30, 2023) Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Attestation
Jan 26, 2022 COVID-19 Emergency Expiration Date Extended to February 28, 2022
Jan 20, 2022 COVID-19 OTC and “At-Home” Tests for Pharmacy Billing
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