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Medicaid Provider Letters

54 - Archive Pharmacy

2005 Provider Letters

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  • 04/19/2005
    As you may already know, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services reached an agreement last February with Kentucky's pharmacists regarding the Medicaid program's pharmacy reimbursement regulation...
  • 04/06/2005
    (3-Branded Drug Allowance Policy) This letter provides important information about changes to the Medicaid Pharmacy Program...
  • 04/06/2005
    (92 Day Supply) This letter provides important information about changes to the Medicaid Pharmacy Program...
  • 04/01/2005
    (PRILOSEC OTC) This letter provides important information about changes to the Medicaid Pharmacy Program...
  • 03/25/2005
    The enclosed application for Disproportionate Share Hospital Program (DSH-001) is to be used by DSH hospitals to screen for Medicaid and KCHIP eligibility and to determine eligibility for funding under the DSH program...
  • 03/18/2005
    This letter is to remind providers of upcoming changes in the Medicaid claims payment cycle that were previously described in correspondence dated September 27, 2004...
  • 03/15/2005
    The Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services is replacing the monthly paper Medical cards with a permanent plastic KYHealth card...
  • 02/17/2005
    Based on information recently received from the provider community and the Kentucky Home Health Association, effective immediately, home health (provider type 34) prior authorization (PA) requests that require submission after National Health Services (NHS) weekday business hours, on weekends, holidays or whenever NHS is closed for reasons such as inclement weather; providers will be permitted to submit a PA request on the next business day...
  • 02/18/2005
    This letter provides important information about a revision to the Medicaid Pharmacy Program...
  • 01/07/2005
    This letter provides important information about changes to the Medicaid Pharmacy Program, including modification of drug prior authorization (PA) requirements...
  • 01/05/2005
    Effective January 12, 2005, the pharmacy reimbursement system will no longer be the payment source for the over the counter medications listed below...

2004 Provider Letters

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  • 12/22/2004
    Provider Notice FROM First Health Services Corporation - Provider Update - Implementation Updates...
  • 12/20/2004
    Provider Notice FROM First Health Services Corporation - Provider Update - Implementation Updates...
  • 12/20/2004
    Provider Notice FROM First Health Services Corporation - The Kentucky Medicaid Pharmacy Program - Voided Claim Procedures...
  • 12/16/2004
    Provider Notice FROM First Health Services Corporation - Provider Update - Implementation Updates...
  • 12/16/2004 - Replaced by letter above dated 01/07/2005
    This letter provides important information about changes to the Medicaid Pharmacy Program, including modification of drug prior authorization (PA) requirements...
  • 12/10/2004
    Provider Notice FROM First Health Services Corporation - Provider Update - Implementation Updates...
  • 12/08/2004
    Provider Notice FROM First Health Services Corporation - Provider Update - Implementation Updates...
  • 12/07/2004
    Provider Notice FROM First Health Services Corporation - Following is information regarding some of the denials we continue to see...
  • 11/19/2004
    Recently each provider received two separate pieces of correspondence form the Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services...
  • 11/12/2004 - (from First Health Services Corporation)
    This letter will provide you with additional information regarding the Kentucky Medicaid Pharmacy Program transition to First Health Services Corporation effective December 4, 2004...
  • 11/12/2004 - (from First Health Services Corporation)
    First Health Services Corporation is pleased to announce that we have been awarded the contract to provide Point-of-Sale claims process for the Kentucky Medicaid Pharmacy Program...
  • 09/27/2004
    This letter is written to remind providers of upcoming changes in the Medicaid claims payment cycle that were previously described in correspondence dated May 21, 2004 (see 06/01/2004 letter below)...
  • 08/26/2004
    The Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services is implementing mandatory direct deposit for Medicaid payments...
  • 08/25/2004
    This is to provide notice of recent policy revisions effective July 30, 2004 and implemented by the Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services, which will affect reimbursement for a number of services provided to Medicaid recipients by physicians...
  • 08/13/2004
    This letter provides important information about changes to the Medicaid Pharmacy Program, including the implementation of new drug prior authorization (PA) requirements...
  • 08/04/2004
    This letter provides important information about changes to the Medicaid Pharmacy Program, including the implementation of new drug prior authorization (PA) requirements...
  • 07/19/2004 (Flyer)
    Kentucky Medicaid Requires HIPAA 837 Format for EDI Submissions by September 1, 2004...
  • 06/03/2004
    This letter is being sent to notify you of upcoming changes in the paper Medical Assistance Identification Cards (MAID) issue monthly to eligible Medicaid members...
  • 06/01/2004
    This letter is to inform of a change relative to the Medicaid payment cycle...
  • 05/13/2004
    The Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services is proud to announce our new direct deposit system for Medicaid Provider payments...
  • 05/13/2004
    Announcing the Kentucky Medicaid 2004 Plastic Card Workshop - for providers in Bell, Bourbon, Breathitt, Clay, Clark, Fayette, Jackson, Jessamine, Knox, Laurel, Leslie, Madison, Owsley, Perry, Scott, and Woodford counties.  Future workshops will be scheduled for providers in other counties at a later date...
  • 05/06/2004
    This letter provides important information about changes to the Medicaid Pharmacy Program, including the implementation of new drug prior authorization (PA) requirements...
  • 03/08/2004
    This letter provides important information about changes to the Medicaid Pharmacy Program, including the implementation of new drug prior authorization (PA) requirements...
  • 03/08/2004
    In September 2003 Kentucky Medicaid, in compliance with HIPAA requirements, converted to NCPDP 5.1 for processing pharmacy claims...
  • 03/01/2004
    This is to advise you that all Provider Billing Instructions (BI's) are now available electronically and are located on the Unisys website...
  • 01/28/2004
    The Department for Medicaid Services would like to inform those pharmacy providers who submitted claims for specific drugs from manufacturer E. Fougera and Company (Labeler 00168) since January 5, 2004 and were denied, may now refill those claims...
  • 01/20/2004
    February 4, 2004, the Department for Medicaid Services will implement "cost avoidance" of pharmacy claims for Medicaid recipients who have other insurance coverage...

 

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