News

Medicaid Introduces New Care Coordination Delivery System
Sep 30, 2019  -  The Alabama Medicaid Agency (Medicaid) is implementing a new statewide program to provide comprehensive care coordination while ensuring appropriate utilization of services for approximately 750,000 Alabama Medicaid recipients.
CMS awards Alabama Medicaid $5 million for planning grant
Sep 19, 2019  -  The Alabama Medicaid Agency was awarded $5 million for a planning grant that will aid in the treatment of and recovery from substance use disorders (SUDs), including Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that Alabama is one of 15 states to receive this grant with awards totaling $48.5 million.
Missouri & Alabama: Bridging Patient Care between Two States Using Statewide Health Information Exchanges
Jun 10, 2019  -  Missouri Health Connection (MHC), one of the largest and technically progressive health information exchanges (HIE) in the nation, and Alabama One Health Record (ALOHR)network, Alabama's ever-expanding State HIE, announces their go-live bi-directional CCD (continuity of care document) exchange of patient health records.
Public Comment Sought for Medicaid Intellectual Disabilities Waiver Renewal
May 23, 2019  -  The Alabama Medicaid Agency is seeking public comment on its proposal to renew the Alabama Home and Community-Based Intellectual Disabilities Waiver (ID Waiver).

Recent News and Events


Date 
Sep 30, 2019 Medicaid Introduces New Care Coordination Delivery System
Sep 19, 2019 CMS awards Alabama Medicaid $5 million for planning grant
Jun 10, 2019 Missouri & Alabama: Bridging Patient Care between Two States Using Statewide Health Information Exchanges
May 23, 2019 Public Comment Sought for Medicaid Intellectual Disabilities Waiver Renewal
May 20, 2019 Birmingham District Office Closed Temporarily
Apr 1, 2019 Meetings to Discuss ACHN Plans with Delivering Healthcare Professionals
Mar 20, 2019 Annual Public Forum Set for Input on Alabama Medicaid Plan First Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver Progress
Oct 1, 2018 Governor Ivey Announces New Medicaid Long-Term Care Program Offering Enhanced Care Management, More Community Options
Mar 28, 2018 Post Award Public Forum set for input on the progress of Medicaid’s Plan First Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver
Feb 27, 2018 Alabama Medicaid to sponsor public forums on work requirements application
Jan 8, 2018 Provider Assistance sessions set for home care providers
Oct 30, 2017 Public Comment Sought for Living at Home Waiver Amendment
Aug 24, 2017 Deadline for ICN Probationary Certification Applications Extended
Jul 27, 2017 Alabama Medicaid to Pursue an Alternative to Regional Care Organizations
Jun 2, 2017 Public Comment Sought for Second RCO Amendment
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