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January 2024

December 2023

12-15-23: Extension of Overpayment Reconciliation

12-1-23: 1915(i) Intensive Behavioral Health Services for Children, Youth, and Families Quality Improvement Strategy Evaluation Results and Corrective Actions 

November 2023

11-21-23: Expanded Medicaid Coverage of Gender-Affirming Treatment, Effective January 1, 2024. 

11-2-23: Third Party Liability Information for Administrative Service Organizations

October 2023

10-11-23: Brain Injury Waiver (BI Waiver) billing changes and Electronic Visit Verification (EVV)

10-2-23: Extension of Overpayment Reconciliation

September 2023

9-28-23: Clarification on Payment Responsibility for Psychological Testing for Medical and Behavioral Health Services

9-8-23: Fiscal Year 2024 Rate Rebasing for Residential Treatment Centers

August 2023

8-29-23: Fiscal Year 2024 Medicaid Rates for Administrative Days

8-23-23: Clarification of Policy for Coverage of Behavioral Health Ancillary Services at Special Pediatric Hospitals

8-17-23: Medicaid Coverage of Peer Recovery Support Services in Licensed Community-Based Substance Use Disorder Programs

8-3-23: Billing Reminder for Hospitals Seeking Reimbursement for Carved-Out Behavioral Health Services

June 2023

6-22-23: Update to PT 55-23: Healthy Babies Equity Act (Effective July 1, 2023)

6-9-23: Medicaid Coverage of Peer Recovery Support Services in Federally Qualified Health Centers

6-9-23: Medicaid Coverage of Peer Recovery Support Services in Licensed Community-Based Substance Use Disorder Programs

6-8-23: Crisis System Transition for Individuals Enrolled with Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) Services

6-7-23: Public Health Emergency Unwinding

May 2023

5-16-23: Spring General Provider Updates Transmittal

5-8-23: Healthy Babies Equity Act Transmittal

April 2023

4-19-23: Medicaid 2023 Check-in Campaign Transmittal

March 2023

3-30-23: Removal of DATA 2000 Waiver Federal Requirement for Prescribing Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder

January 2023

1-18-23: Updated Guidance on Enrollment Requirements for Behavior Technicians (BTs)

MDH Amended Directives and Orders:

  1. Amended Directive and Order Regarding Various Healthcare Matters
  2. Amended Directive and Order Regarding Nursing Home Matters
  3. Amended Directive and Order Regarding Vaccination Matters 

October 2022

10-19-22: Updated Guidance on Enrollment Requirements for Behavior Technicians

September 2022

9-30-22: Waiver for Adults with Brain Injury

August 2022

8-22-22: Cognito Implementation: The New Process for Submitting Span Inquiries to LTCPRU

8-11-22: Updated Rates for Administrative Days

July 2022

7-28-22: BHA Monthly Updates - July

7-28-22: BHA Monthly Partner Letter

June 2022

6-30-22: Updated Guidance for the Enrollment Requirements for Behavior Technicians

6-30-22: Monkeypox Fact Sheet

6-30-22: Monkeypox Fact Sheet - Spanish

6-30-22: Monkeypox Update to MD HealthChoice Program