2020 Medicaid Provider L Letters

The following are provider letters issued in 2020.

 

Letter Number 

Issue Date 

Subject 

Distribution  

L 20-68 November 30, 2020

Private Duty Nursing (PDN) Reimbursement Change 

Select Providers
L 20-70 November 4, 2020

Long Term Supports and Services (LTSS) COVID-19 Response:  Level of Care Determination (LOCD) End Date Extensions Phase III

Nursing Facilities, MI Choice, PACE providers, and MI Health Link providers.

L 20-69 November 2, 2020 Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Response to COVID-19 Public Health Emergency - Fall 2020 Tribal Chairs and Health Directors
L 20-67 October 28, 2020 COVID-19 Response: Premium Pay Home Help Agency Providers, PIHPs, CMHSPs, ICOs, and MI Choice Waiver agencies
L 20-66 October 28, 2020 COVID-19 Premium Pay Extended Through December 31, 2020 Home Help Individual Providers
L 20-63 October 28, 2020 Reimbursement for Pediatric Psychiatric Services Tribal Chairs and Health Directors
L 20-65 October 21, 2020 COVID-19 Response: COVID-19 Reporting Requirements for Skilled Nursing Facilities Nursing Facilities
L 20-62 October 21, 2020 Phase 3 Update on Federal COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund All Providers
L 20-59 October 20, 2020 Long Term Supports and Services (LTSS) COVID-19 Response for Skilled Nursing Providers:  Level of Care Determination (LOCD) Door 0 Nursing Facilities
L 20-56 September 25, 2020 Clarification on CLS Services Delivered in Unlicensed Settings. Prepaid Inpatient Health Plans (PIHPS) and Community Mental Health Service Providers (CMHSPs)
L 20-54 September 21, 2020 Extending the Deadline to Comply with the Federal Home and Community-Based Settings Requirement MI Choice Waiver agencies and PIHPs/CMHSPs
L 20-55 September 4, 2020

COVID-19 Pregnant Women Dental Extension Notice and Reminder of Bulletin MSA 18-18 - Managed Care Dental Service Eligibility for Pregnant Women

All Providers
L 20-58 September 3, 2020 Adjustments on the Nursing Facility (NF) Medicaid Cost Report for Grants and Gifts That Are Not from an Endowment Nursing Facilities
L 20-57 September 3, 2020 Graduate Medical Education (GME) Pool Amount Tribal Chairs and Health Directors
L 20-52 August 25, 2020 Premium Pay-Nursing Facilities Nursing Facilities
L 20-53 August 18, 2020 Update on Federal COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund All Providers
L 20-33 August 13, 2020 Guidance on Well Child Visits and Telemedicine All Providers
L 20-50 August 13, 2020 Medicaid Health Plan (MHP) Dispensing Fee – Independent Pharmacies Pharmacies, Medicaid Health Plans 
L 20-44 August 4, 2020 COVID-19 - Nursing Facility (NF) Guidance Nursing Facilities, Medicaid Health Plans, Hospice, Integrated Care Organizations, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
L 20-48 August 3, 2020 Section 1915(c) MI Health Link Waiver  MI Health Link Stakeholders
L 20-51 July 31, 2020 State Plan Amendment (SPA) Submission to Reflect Required Maternity Outpatient Medical Services (MOMS) Program Benefit Changes Tribal Chairs and Health Directors
L 20-49 July 30, 2020 Notice of Intent to Submit a State Plan Amendment (SPA) on Outcomes-Based Contract Arrangements with Drug Manufacturers Tribal Chairs and Health Directors
L 20-47 July 30, 2020 Notice of Intent to Submit Traditional State Plan and Alternative Benefit Plan (ABP) Amendments to Allow Non-Physician Practitioners to Order Home Health Services and Durable Medical Equipment Tribal Chairs and Health Directors
L 20-46 July 30, 2020 Intent to Submit an Amendment Application for the Section 1915(c) MI Health Link Waiver Tribal Chairs and Health Directors
L 20-45 July 30, 2020 COVID-19 Premium Pay Extended Through September 30, 2020 Home Help Individual Providers
L 20-42 July 30, 2020 COVID-19 Response: Premium Pay All Providers, Centers for Independent Living
L 20-43 July 9, 2020 Long Term Supports and Services (LTSS) COVID-19 Response:  Level of Care Determination (LOCD) End Date Extensions Phase II

Nursing Facilities, MI Choice Providers, PACE Providers, MI Health Link Providers

L 20-31 July 9, 2020 Reimbursement for Dental Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Dentists, Dental Clinics, Dental Health Plans, Medicaid Health Plans, Integrated Care Organizations,Federally Qualified Health Centers, Tribal Health Centers, Local Health Departments

L 20-37 July 7, 2020 Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Applications All Providers
L 20-38 July 1, 2020 Notice of Intent to Submit a Section 1915(b)(4) Waiver Renewal Application for the Healthy Kids Dental Program Tribal Chairs and Health Directors
L 20-40 June 29, 2020 Medicaid Targeted Distribution Funding for COVID-19 All Providers
L 20-36 June 29, 2020 Nursing Facility Quality Measure Initiative Resident Satisfaction Survey Data Nursing Facilities
L 20-39 June 25, 2020 Provider Monitoring Requirements During COVID-19 Pandemic MI Choice Waiver Agencies
L 20-17 June 3, 2020 Increasing Assessment and Treatment for Medicaid Recipients with Substance Use Disorder (SUD)
Hospitals, Outpatient Hospitals, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), Rural Health Centers (RHC), Tribal Health Centers (THC), Prepaid Inpatient Health Plans (PIHP), Community Mental Health Service Providers (CMHSP), Pharmacies, Local Health Departments (LHD), Practitioners
L 20-34 June 1, 2020 Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Response to Address COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Tribal Chairs and Health Directors
L 20-32 May 21, 2020 COVID-19 Response:  Federal and Michigan-Specific COVID-19 Reporting Requirements in EMResource for Skilled Nursing Facilities Nursing Facilities
L 20-28 May 12, 2020 COVID-19 Response: Premium Pay All Providers, Centers for Independent Living
L 20-19 May 1, 2020

Level of Care Determination (LOCD) End Date Extensions Due to COVID-19

Nursing Facilities, MI Choice, PACE, MI Health Link
L 20-26 May 1, 2020 COVID-19 Response:  2020 Home Help Rate Increases   Home Help Individual Providers
L 20-27 May 1, 2020 COVID-19 Response:  Premium Pay All Providers,  Centers for Independent Living
L 20-18 April 30, 2020 Implementation of a Single Preferred Drug List (PDL) Tribal Chairs and Health Directors
L 20-23 April 27, 2020 COVID-19 Response:  

Completion of Assessments for Nursing Facility Transition Services

Centers for Independent Living & MI Choice Waiver Agencies
L 20-25 April 23, 2020 COVID-19 Response:  Skilled Nursing Facilities Reporting Requirements Nursing Facilities
L 20-11 April 22, 2020 Michigan's Revised Statewide Transition Plan for Home and Community-Based Services Waiver Programs MI Choice and MI Health Link Waiver Programs and CMHSPs
L 20-24 April 20, 2020

COVID-19 Response: Skilled Nursing Facilities

Nursing Facilities
L 20-20 March 26, 2020 Medicaid Pharmacy Flexibilities in Response to COVID-19 Emergency to Facilitate Early Refills and Mailing Medications Pharmacies, Practitioners, Clinics, Outpatient Hospitals
L 20-14 March 17, 2020 Hospice Reimbursement Rate Update Hospice Providers
L 20-16 March 17, 2020 Covered Services related to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) All Providers
L 20-15 March 13, 2020 Removal of Copayment for Drugs Used to Treat Substance Use Disorder (Including Tobacco Use Disorder) Tribal Chairs and Health Directors
L 20-12 March 4. 2020 Notice of April 22, 2020, Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies Medicaid Provider Liaison Meeting Durable Medical Equipment Providers
L 20-09 March 4, 2020 School Based Services FY20 Bill-back School Based Services Providers
L 20-06 February 21, 2020 MSA-1904 Home Help Agency Invoice Frequently Asked Questions Home Help Agency Providers
L 20-08 February 20, 2020

Flint Michigan Section 1115 Waiver Extension 

Flint Waiver Stakeholders
L 20-04 February 19, 2020 Opioid Health Home (OHH) Expansion Tribal Chairs and Health Directors
L 20-03 February 14, 2020 Behavioral Health Home (BHH) Optimization and Expansion Tribal Chairs and Health Directors
L 20-05 January 29, 2020 Removal of Copayment for Drugs Used to Counteract Opioid Overdose Tribal Chairs and Health Directors
L 20-02 January 23, 2020 Reimbursement for Pediatric Psychiatrist Services Tribal Chairs and Health Directors
L 20-01 January 14, 2020 Reimbursement for Neonatal Services Tribal Chairs and Health Directors
L 19-42 January 2, 2020

Healthy Michigan Plan (HMP) Work Requirements Update

All Providers

 

 

 

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