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Licensed Professional Counselor

Provider Manuals

General Information for Providers 02/2017

Medicaid manual with general information for all provider types.

Mental Health Services – Adult 03/2017

This manual has information specific to your provider type.

Mental Health Services – Children 10.2015

This link brings you to Manuals and Guides on the Department website.

Provider Manuals – Replacement Pages

General Information for Providers

02/06/2017 In summary, the Telemedicine Chapter was added as a new chapter.  And the Medically Needy section of the Member Responsibilities Chapter page 6.5 was updated.

08.02.2016

 

07.12.2016

 

General Information For Providers, July 2016

01.19.2016 General Information for Providers, January 2016: Introduction Regarding HELP Plan Information
01.15.2016 General Information for Providers, January 2016: Introduction Regarding HELP Plan Information
12.31.2015 General Information for Providers, January 2016: HELP Plan-Related Updates and Others
11.17.2015 General Information for Providers, November 2015: Billing Procedures, Revenue Codes 25X and 27X
07.31.2015 General Information for Providers, August 2015: Entire Manual
11.19.2014 General Information for Providers, November 2014: Billing Procedures
10.08.2014 General Information for Providers, September 2014: Billing Procedures
07.22.2014 General Information for Providers, June 2014: Member Eligibility and Responsibilities, Presumptive Eligibility
06.30.2014 General Information for Providers, June 2014: Entire Manual
If information is found on the website, it has been removed from the manual, and a link to the source is provided.
04.13.2012 General Information for Providers: Medicaid Covered Services and Client Eligibility

Mental Health Services Adult Replacement Pages

2017

03/16/2017 In summary, some minor changes were made to language on the code chart on page 10.

08.25.2016 In Summary, the Cost Share section on pages 4 and 5 was removed and replaced with a referral to the general manual, and the index was adjusted to reflect impacted page numbers.

06.08.2016

Mental Health - Adult July 2016

In summary, the Cover Page date was changed and the Index was amended to replace  “Basic” and “Full” Medicaid to “Standard Medicaid”

 

Medicaid Rules and Regulations

Fee Schedules – 72-Hour Presumptive

Fee Schedules – Medicaid Mental Health

Youth Under 18 

PDF
01/04/2017 January 2017 Medicaid Mental Health for Youth
11/22/2016 Integrated Co-Occurring Treatment Fees
06.08.2016 July 2016 Medicaid Mental Health for Youth
09.28.2015 October 2015 Medicaid Mental Health for Youth
07.2015 July 2015 Medicaid Mental Health for Youth
01.2015 January 2015 Medicaid Mental Health  for Youth
07.2014 July 2014 Medicaid Mental Health for Youth
03.2014 January 2014 Medicaid Mental Health for Youth
07.2013 July 2013 Medicaid Mental Health for Youth
08.2012 July 2012 Medicaid Mental Health  for Youth
09.2011 September 2011 Medicaid Mental Health for Youth
01.2011 January 2011 Medicaid Mental Health for Youth
08.2010 July 2010 Medicaid Mental Health for Youth

Adults 18 and Over

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07.01.2016 July 2016 Medicaid Mental Health for Adults
12.17.2015 January 2016 Medicaid Mental Health for Adults Rev. 12.24.2015
09.28.2015 October 2015 Medicaid Mental Health for Youth
07.2015 July 2015 Medicaid Mental Health for Adults
07.2014 July 2014 Medicaid Mental Health  for Adults
07.2013 July 2013 Medicaid Mental Health for Adults
01.2013 January 2013 Medicaid Mental Health for Adults
08.2012 July 2012 Medicaid Mental Health for Adults
08.2010 August 2010 Medicaid Mental Health for Adults
07.2008 July 2008 Medicaid Mental Health for Adults
10.2007 October 2007 Medicaid Mental Health for Adults
11.2006 November 2006 Medicaid Mental Health for Adults
07.2006 July 2006 Medicaid Mental Health for Adults
07.2004 July 2004 Medicaid Mental Health for Adults
07.2003 July 2003 Medicaid Mental Health for Adults

 

Fee Schedules – Mental Health Services Plan (MHSP)

Provider Notices 2010-

For prescription medication notices, see the Pharmacy page.

2017

02/07/2017 New Place of Service for Telehealth
01/03/2017 New Guidelines for Outpatient Psychotherapy

2016

12/15/2016 Billing and Code Clarification for Psychotherapy and Psychiatric Diagnostic Services
11/01/2016 ICD 10 Updates and Coding Changes Revised 12/07/2016
07.18.2016 Changes to Member Cost Share Update
05.19.2016 Changes to Member Cost Share
04.22.2016 Equine Assisted Therapy
02.01.2016 Basic Medicaid Benefit Increased to Standard Medicaid Benefit
01.15.2016 Standard Medicaid and HELP Plan Claims Processing Rev. 01.19.2016

2015

12.31.2015 Changes to Montana Medicaid

12.30.2015 Addictive and Mental Disorders Division Changes to Prior Authorization

11.03.2015 Services Exempt from Passport to Health Referral

10.01.2015 Changes to the Children's Mental Health Bureau Medicaid Services Provider Manual

08.10.2015 Requesting Additional Therapy Sessions

08.03.2015 ICD-10 Guidance for Implementing International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition (ICD-10)

07.31.2015 Adult and Pediatric Specialty Table of Services Available in Montana

02.11.2015 New HCPCS Modifiers – XE, XP, XS, and XU

2014

12.18.2014 Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) and Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA) Changes Final Notice

12.01.2014 Billing and Code Clarification for Individual and Family Therapy on the Same Day

09.16.2014 Adoption of the New Children's Mental Health Bureau's Medicaid Provider Manual into Administrative Rules of Montana

08.05.2014 Montana Prescription Drug Registry

06.12.2014 ICD-10 Delay

05.13.2014 PERM Provider Educational Webinars

03.18.2014 Information Regarding CMS-1500

02.06.2014 Interactive Audio and Video Mental Health Services for Licensed Psychologists, LCPCs, and LCSWs

01.29.2014 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) ICD-10 Provider Readiness Assessment Update

01.09.2014 Using Medicaid Card ID Number When Billing and Checking Eligibility

01.09.2014 Reimbursement Changes for Covered Ancillary Services Provided to Youth in a PRTF and Additional Information Pertaining to PRTF Services

2013

12.23.2013 Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) and Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA) Changes Update

11.26.2013 ICD-10 Readiness

09.27.2013 Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements for Therapeutic Youth Group Homes – Additional Information

09.24.2013 Changes to Contract with Magellan Medicaid Administration (MMA)

09.11.2013 Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) and Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA) Changes

09.03.2013 Changes to Contract with Magellan Medicaid Administration (MMA)

07.10.2013 Psychiatrist Service Reimbursement Change and Timely Billing Requirement

07.08.2013 Montana Medicaid DSM-5 Implementation

06/28/2013 PRTF Montana-CANS Implementation

05.28.2013 DPHHS to Discontinue Temporary Hotline Number

02.19.2013 Montana Medicaid HIPAA Operating Rules Upgrade

2012

12.26.2012 Medicaid/HMK Plus Toll-Free Number

12.17.2012 American Medical Association Adopts New Psychiatric Diagnostic and Psychological Codes

10.01.2012 Concurrent Outpatient Mental Health Therapy Services Reimbursed by Children’s Medicaid

09/26/2012 Changes to the Children's Mental Health Bureau's Provider Manual and Clinical Guidelines for Utilization Management and Authorization Request Forms

08.22.2012 Deleted ICD-9-CM Codes

01.06.2012 Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation Counselor Services

01.06.2012 Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) Prior Authorization Start Date Must Match Admission Date

2011

11.07.2011 Provider Information on HIPAA 5010 837 Health Care Claim Transactions

09.09.2011 HIPAA 5010.OCR Qualifier Changes Effective January 1, 2012

09.07.2011 Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM)

08/16/2011 Care Coordination Is Available on a Limited Basis for Youth in a Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility

07.18.2011 Reimbursement Changes for Covered Ancillary Services Provided to Youth in a PRTF and Additional Ancillary Services Are Covered

07.18.2011 Prior Authorization Requirements Discontinued for Targeted Case Management (TCM) and Outpatient Therapy Concurrent with Comprehensive School Community Treatment (CSCT)

06.27.2011 HIPAA 5010.OCR Qualifier Changes Effective January 1, 2012

06.24.2011 PRTF Waiver Site Denial Required

04.12.2011 Request: Claims Submission, Date of Payment by June 30, 2011

2010

10.05.2010 Changes to NCCI Edits

07.28.2010 Provider Record Update Procedures

06.23.2010 Cost Sharing Exemption under ARRA

06.23.2010 Changes to the First Health Services Provider Manuals, Clinical Guidelines and Forms Used for Utilization Management of Children's Mental Health Medicaid Services

06.23.2010 Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS) Information

06.22.2010 Electronic Health Records Link

02.09.2010 United States 2010 Census

01.21.2010 Reimbursement Change for Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities and How It Affects Other Montana Medicaid Providers

Provider Notices 2002–2009

2009

12.10.2009 Billing and Code Clarification for Psychological Testing and Request to Adjust Claims by December 31, 2009

10.01.2009 Healthy Montana Kids Plan

07.08.2009 Psychological Testing Reimbursement Change

03.16.2009 Timely Filing for Medicare Crossovers

02.12.2009 Reimbursement Change for Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities and How It Affects Other Montana Medicaid Providers

2008

10.20.2008 Changes in Transplant Coverage 10.27.2008

08.12.2008 Federal Government May Request Medical Records 09.18.2008

07.11.2008 Changes in Mental Health Services Plan for Adults Age 18 and Older

07.10.2008 Multiple Conversion Factors for RBRVS Providers

07.08.2008 Adjustment for Claims Using Multiple Conversion Factors

05.29.2008 When to Submit an NDC (National Drug Code) If You Are Billing as a 340B Provider

05.22.2008 Frequently Asked Questions About NPI Reenrollment and Billing 06.17.2008

03.17.2008 Resubmission of Denied Claims (03.19.2008)

03.10.2008 NPI Reenrollment and Billing

01.29.2008 Enhanced Claims Editing—Medicare Correct Coding Initiative Edits (CCI)

01.18.2008 Possible Duplicate Claims Processed Through Electronic Data Interchange

2007

12.17.2007 Enhanced Claims Editing – Assistant, Team, Co-Surgeon

12.17.2007 Enhanced Claims Editing – Multiple Evaluation and Management Services Provided on the Same Day

12.03.2007 NPI Requirement for Fee-for-Service Healthcare Provider Claims

11.27.2007 Cost Share Changes

11.01.2007 Enhanced Claims Editing – Add-On Codes

11.01.2007 Enhanced Claims Editing – New Visit Evaluation and Management Codes

11.01.2007 Enhanced Claims Editing Bloodhound ClaimsGuard®

08.01.2007 Elimination of eSOR

06.25.2007 NPI on the Web Portal

06.11.2007 Ownership and Control Information Required for Reenrollment

06.06.2007 NPI Contingency Plan Implemented; Reenrollment Extended

05.31.2007 New CMS-1500 to Be Required Beginning July 2, 2007

01.26.2007 Mental Health Claims May Have Been Underpaid

2000–2006

08.04.2006 Third-Party Insurance Must Be Billed Prior to Billing Medicaid

10.04.2005 Outpatient Therapy Changes

09.22.2005 Telemedicine

07.28.2005 Scales – Congestive Heart Failure

02.04.2005 Introduction to Preferred Drug List

10.01.2004 Emergency Department Claims Appeal Process

06.10.2004 Team Care Program A New Component of the Passport to Health Program

08.29.2003 Passport to Health Implementation in Prairie County

08.29.2003 DMEPOS Advisory Workgroup Openings

08.20.2003 Submitting HIPAA Compliant Claims – Information for All Providers

07.25.2003 MHSP Pharmacy Changes

07.01.2003 Mental Health Program Changes and Fees

05.28.2003 Change in Reimbursement for Interactive Psychotherapy

01.10.2003 New Provider Notification Procedure and Medicaid Changes

01.02.2003 Mental Health Program Changes

10.01.2002 Billing for Medicare Crossovers After Medicare's 45-Day Response Time

09.01.2002 Cost Sharing

07.01.2002 2.6% Reduction

02.14.2002 Weekly Payment Available

01.26.2001 New Definitions for SED and SDMI

Other Resources

EOB R&R Crosswalk PDF and EOB R&R Crosswalk Excel 02.2011

With the implementation of HIPAA, Medicaid discontinued the use of Medicaid EOB codes and began using HIPAA standard reason and remark (R&R) codes. This document crosswalks the HIPAA standard R&R codes to the Medicaid EOB codes.

SURS Provider Self-Audit Protocol 10.2015

The TPL Carrier Code List has been removed from this website, for questions or concerns related to the document please contact mttpl@xerox.com. Thank you.