Certified Manager Training

April 23rd, 2012

Designated Managers Must Attend Division Sponsored Training Annually The Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of Senior and Disability Services recently distributed PM-04-08 to all in-home services providers on Feb. 7, 2012.  This memo is available at http://health.mo.gov/seniors/hcbs/ihsmemos.php.  The … Continued

Provider Screening

April 23rd, 2012

Providers’ Obligation to Screen Employees and Contractors for Excluded Persons The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued State Medicaid Director Letter #09-001 dated January 16, 2009 regarding excluded persons. The letter advises States of their obligation to direct providers … Continued

Provider Adjustments Prohibited After Overpayment Letter Received

April 23rd, 2012

The Missouri Medicaid Audit & Compliance Unit (MMAC) issues final decision letters to providers after conducting reviews of post-payment claims.  Providers must be aware that the overpayment amount detailed in their final decision (demand) letter is a sanction according to … Continued

CMS hosting Provider Education Webinar/Conference Calls

April 13th, 2012

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting six Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) program provider education webinar/conferences calls during PERM Cycle 1 (2012) of which Missouri is included.  The purpose is to provide an opportunity for the … Continued

Dental Program Notice

April 11th, 2012

Adults with limited benefits may have received benefits incorrectly Claims have incorrectly paid for dentures/partials for adults with a limited benefits package. Dentures/partials of any kind are not a covered service for adults with a limited benefits package. Please reference … Continued