(July 17, 2020) Aug. 3, 2020, all nursing facility providers, institutionalized hospice service providers, and ICF/IID providers are required to use the Kentucky Level of Care System (KLOCS). Training materials will be available the week of July 27. Please refer to the KLOCS page for more information.
Cost Report Update
(July 14, 2020) The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services authorized the delay of some Medicare cost reports. The KY Department for Medicaid Services also grants the same extension to providers who received an extension approval through CMS or the designated Medicare administrative contractor.
Please call (502) 564-8196 if you have any questions and ask for the staff referenced below based on provider type.
Fee for Service/Managed Care Organization Prior Authorization Announcement
( Jun. 30, 2020) - Effective with dates of service beginning Aug. 1, 2020 MCOs may resume their respective prior authorization policies with the exception of behavioral health and substance use disorder services provided by provider types 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 23, 26, 30, 62, 63, 66, 67, 81, 82, 83, 84, 89 and 92 and listed on the Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Services Inpatient and Outpatient, Community Mental Health Center Mental Health Substance Abuse Codes and Units of Service fee schedules. For services scheduled in early August 2020, it is recommended that providers be allowed the ability to obtain prior authorization in July 2020.
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