Alerts

Upcoming Changes to the 835 Electronic Remittance Advice
Nov 20, 2020  -  The Medicaid Agency is modifying the way claims are reported on the 835 Electronic Remittance Advice. These changes are to ensure compliance with the HIPAA X12 Standard for Claim Level balancing on the 835 transaction.
Dental Fee Increase
Nov 19, 2020  -  The Alabama Medicaid Agency will increase dental fees reimbursed to providers for the most utilized dental treatment codes on January 1, 2021. The fee increase is effective for dates of service on or after January 1, 2021.
Implementation of the PA Reconsideration Supporting Documentation Process
Nov 17, 2020  -  A new Prior Authorization (PA) Reconsideration Form was released on July 7, 2020 for providers to request reconsideration of rejected PAs. The new form can be accessed via the Forms menu of the Alabama Medicaid Interactive Web Portal.
Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Program Updates Related to Oxygen Certification Form 360
Nov 9, 2020  -  Effective November 1, 2020, the Oxygen Certification Form (Form 360) can be signed and dated by the DME provider representative if the DME provider is submitting both the prescription signed by the prescriber AND Form 360 to Medicaid’s fiscal agent for prior authorization review.

Recent Alerts


Date 
Nov 20, 2020 Upcoming Changes to the 835 Electronic Remittance Advice
Nov 19, 2020 Dental Fee Increase
Nov 17, 2020 Implementation of the PA Reconsideration Supporting Documentation Process
Nov 9, 2020 Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Program Updates Related to Oxygen Certification Form 360
Nov 3, 2020 COVID-19 Emergency Expiration Date Extended to December 31, 2020
Nov 3, 2020 COVID-19 Testing for Uninsured Individuals
Oct 29, 2020 Free Influenza Vaccine Provided by Alabama Department of Public Health
Oct 28, 2020 DME Program’s Clarification to ALERT Dated October 26, 2020.
Oct 26, 2020 Base Anesthesia Payment Rate to Increase
Oct 21, 2020 National Changes for Office Visit Procedure Codes
Oct 7, 2020 COVID-19 Emergency Expiration Date Extended to November 30, 2020
Oct 2, 2020 HHS Announces $20 Billion in New Funding for Phase 3 of Provider Relief Funds
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
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