Who Can Pay for Medicaid Spend Down?

August 21st, 2012

What is a Medicaid spend down? Medicaid, also known as Title XIX, or MO HealthNet in Missouri, is a medical assistance program for low-income people who are elderly (65 years and older), permanently and totally disabled, blind or who meet … Continued

Speech Language Pathologist Providing Services in a School Setting

August 9th, 2012

Missouri state law (RSMO 345.020) prohibits anyone from practicing speech-language pathology without a Missouri license. RSMO 345.025.1(6) provides: The provisions of sections 345.010 to 345.080 do not apply to an individual who “holds a current valid certificate as a speech-language … Continued

Attestation of Medical Record Loss or Destruction Form

August 9th, 2012

The Missouri Medicaid Audit and Compliance Unit requests that any provider who believes that documentation in support of servicing Missouri Medicaid participants is no longer available, due to extenuating circumstances or unforeseen events, utilize the Attestation of Medical Record Loss … Continued

Federal Anti-Kickback Statute

August 9th, 2012

The following may be a useful resource, but is not intended to be a treatise on federal fraud and abuse laws or answer specific legal questions of providers. Rather, it serves as a basic understanding of the federal Anti-Kickback statute … Continued