Provider Newsletters

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Provider Alerts

Provider alerts are frequently sent out to inform providers about changes in coverage, new policies, programs and more. Below are provider alerts that have been sent to MedStar Family Choice DC providers.

2024


Provider Alert

Date

1st Quarter 2024 Provider Newsletter

HEDIS Medical Records Review

Appointment Standards Reminder

February 20, 2024

February 16, 2024

January 23, 2024


2023


Provider Alert

Date

Fraud, Waste, and Abuse December 20 2023
Happy Holidays December 15, 2023
Trauma Informed Care Training December 8, 2023
4th Quarter 2023 Provider Newsletter December 8, 2023
MedStar Family Choice Claims Billing Manual November 13, 2023
Appointment Standards Reminder October 24, 2023
Lead Screening and Reporting Requirements October 24, 2023

3rd Quarter 2023 Provider Newsletter

October 16, 2023

Practitioner Data Issue

September 22, 2023

Refund Lock Box Update

September 19, 2023

Important Provider Billing Reminders

August 23, 2023

Beneficiary Healthcare Coverage Renewal Reminder

August 4, 2023

Medicaid Business Transformation DC - VBP Cohort Based Training

July 28, 2023

Improving Appeal Outcomes

June 30, 2023

2nd Quarter 2023 Provider Newsletter

June 27, 2023

Reminder: Home Health Agencies Requirements to Verify Visits Electronically through Sandata Technologies Effective June 1, 2023

May 22, 2023

Beneficiary Healthcare Coverage Renewal Process 

May 19, 2023

New Non-Pharmacy Prior Authorization Fax Number

May 1, 2023

Coverage of Antiretroviral Drugs

April 25, 2023

Appointment Standards Reminder

April 24, 2023

Home Health Agencies Requirements to Verify Visits Electronically through Sandata Technologies

April 20, 2023

Provider NPI Billing Requirements

March 23, 2023

Infusion Provider NDC Billing Reminder

March 23, 2023

2022 Provider Satisfaction Survey

March 7, 2023

1st Quarter 2023 Provider Newsletter

February 28, 2023

Dental Screening Reminder (National Children's Dental Health Month)

February 20, 2023

Process for Submission of Paper Claims 

February 10, 2023

Updated Telemedicine Provider Guidance

February 7, 2023

Critical Alert - Provider Portal Registration Process

January 31, 2023

Appointment Standards Reminder

January 23, 2023

RSV and Strep In-Office Tests

January 13, 2023


2022


Provider Alert

Date

Provider Billing Alert Reminder - Form Locator 24 

December 29, 2022

Behavioral Health Provider Claim Submission Process 

December 27, 2022

Provider Billing Alert - Service Facility Location

December 8, 2022

Revised Summary of Changes to the Quick Authorization Guide 

December 5, 2022

Summary of Changes to the Quick Authorization Guide 

December 1, 2022

3rd Party Administrator Transition Townhall

December 1, 2022

Utilization Management Provider Satisfaction Survey

November 16, 2022 

Department of Health - Respiratory Viral Illness Alert

November 9, 2022 

Lead Screening and Reporting Requirements in the District of Columbia

November 3, 2022

Third Party Administrator Vendor Transition

October 31, 2022

Appointment Standards Reminder

October 28, 2022

Shared Decision Making Tools

October 27, 2022

DC Map Maternal Issues During Pregnancy and Postpartum Case Discussion

October 14, 2022

Updates to the Professional Services Billing Codes and Reimbursement Rates for Monkeypox

October 4, 2022

Coverage and Reimbursement Rate for Bebtelovimab 175

October 4, 2022

Survey Concerning Continuity and Coordination of Behavioral Health

October 3, 2022

Fall 2022 Provider Newsletter

September 22, 2022

Updates to the Professional Services Billing Codes for COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Infusions and Vaccines

September 15, 2022

Home Health Agencies - Billing PCA Services 

August 25, 2022

New Pharmacy Regulation

August 23, 2022

Coverage of Oncotype DX Breast Cancer Assay

August 3, 2022

Consent to Share Substance Use Disorder Information

August 1, 2022

Cologuard (At-Home Screening for Colorectal Cancer)

July 15, 2022

Update to Medication Prior Authorization Form

July 1, 2022

Update to Prior Authorization Requirements

June 2, 2022

Update to MedStar Family Choice District of Columbia Formulary

June 1, 2022

Monkeypox Virus Infection - Health Notice for DC Health Care Providers

May 31, 2022

National Infant Formula Shortage - Guidance for Healthcare Providers

May 24, 2022

Coverage for Noninvasive Prenatal Testing

May 23, 2022

DC Mental Health Access in Pediatrics (DC MAP)

May 12, 2022

Spring 2022 Provider Newsletter

April 27, 2022

Reminder About Multiple Surgical Procedures Reduction

April 11, 2022

Dental Screening Reminder

March 14, 2022

COVID-19 Medicaid Provider Capacity Assessment

March 4, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Enrollment

March 4, 2022

Urgent Recall of Infant Formula

March 4, 2022

Update to the MedStar Family Choice District of Columbia Formulary

March 1, 2022

Enrollee COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Information

February 28, 2022

Important COVID-19 Utilization Management Update

February 25, 2022

Submit Order Pfizer 6 Months to 4 Years COVID-19 Vaccine

February 11, 2022

MCO Emergency Medical Transportation (Revised)

January 26, 2022

Updates to Prior Authorization Guide

January 14, 2022

DC Mental Health Access in Pediatrics

January 7, 2022

 Access to the District's Medicaid Fee Schedule

January 4, 2022

Provider Network and Quality Improvement Teams

January 3, 2022

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