Alerts

Preferred Drug List (PDL) Quarterly Update
Sep 4, 2018  -  Effective October 1, 2018, the Alabama Medicaid Agency will include preferred insulins in the mandatory three-month maintenance supply program.
Synagis® Criteria for 2018 – 2019 Season
Aug 21, 2018  -  • The approval time frame for Synagis® will begin October 1, 2018, and will be effective through March 31, 2019. Up to five doses will be allowed per recipient in this timeframe. There are no circumstances that will result in the approval of a 6th dose.
Secure Web Portal Cipher Protocol Changes
Jul 13, 2018  -  On August 1, 2018, Medicaid will be making back-end changes to the Secure Web Portal that may affect a small number of providers who interface with the site using a third-party billing software.
Face-to-Face Rule Change
Jul 3, 2018  -  Chapters 14, 17, 21, 28, and Appendix O to the Alabama Medicaid Agency’s Provider Manual are being updated to inform providers that, effective August 01, 2018, in accordance with 42 C.F.R. § 440.70, the initial written prescription/order for home health services and certain medical supplies, equipment, and appliances must be signed and placed by the physician who develops the recipient’s written plan of care (“the ordering physician”) after the required face-to-face visit is conducted and documented by an authorized practitioner.

Recent Alerts


Date 
Sep 4, 2018 Preferred Drug List (PDL) Quarterly Update
Aug 21, 2018 Synagis® Criteria for 2018 – 2019 Season
Jul 13, 2018 Secure Web Portal Cipher Protocol Changes
Jul 3, 2018 Face-to-Face Rule Change
Jun 28, 2018 Preferred Drug List (PDL) Quarterly Update
Jun 13, 2018 Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health Landscape Survey
Jun 5, 2018 Preferred Drug List (PDL) Quarterly Update
May 9, 2018 New Procedures Added to All-Inclusive Encounter Rate
Apr 20, 2018 New Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Fee Schedule
Apr 20, 2018 271 Eligibility response change
Mar 19, 2018 RE: Cardiology and Radiology Prior Authorization Program Update
Mar 16, 2018 New Requirements for Fee-For-Service Delivery Claims
Mar 13, 2018 Preferred Drug List (PDL) Quarterly Update
Mar 7, 2018 Changes to Billing Effective April 1, 2018
Feb 27, 2018 Notice of Intent to Submit Section 1115 Demonstration Proposal
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