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January 2024 ASC Cover Sheet
January 2024 ASC Fee Schedule PDF
January 2024 ASC Fee Schedule Excel

October 2023 ASC Cover Sheet

October 2023 ASC Fee Schedule PDF
October 2023 ASC Fee Schedule Excel

July 2023 ASC Cover Sheet
July 2023 ASC Fee Schedule PDF
July 2023 ASC Fee Schedule Excel

April 2023 ASC Coversheet
April 2023 ASC Fee Schedule PDF
April 2023 ASC Fee Schedule Excel

January 2023 ASC Coversheet
January 2023 ASC Fee Schedule PDF Revised 02/24/2023
January 2023 ASC Fee Schedule Excel Revised 02/24/2023

October 2022 ASC Coversheet
October 2022 ASC Fee Schedule PDF Revised 02/24/2023
October 2022 ASC Fee Schedule Excel Revised 02/24/2023

July 2022 ASC Cover Sheet
July 2022 ASC Fee Schedule PDF Revised 02/24/2023
July 2022 ASC Fee Schedule Excel Revised 02/24/2023

April 2022 ASC Coversheet
April 2022 ASC Fee Schedule PDF Rev. 02/24/2023
April 2022 ASC Fee Schedule Excel Rev. 02/24/2023

January 2022 ASC Coversheet
January 2022 ASC Fee Schedule PDF Rev. 02/24/2023
January 2022 ASC Fee Schedule Excel Rev. 02/24/2023

October 2021 ASC Coversheet
October 2021 ASC Fee Schedule PDF
October 2021 ASC Fee Schedule Excel

July 2021 ASC Cover Sheet
July 2021 ASC Fee Schedule PDF
July 2021 ASC Fee Schedule Excel

April 2021 ASC Coversheet
April 2021 ASC Fee Schedule PDF rev. 04/26/2021
April 2021 ASC Fee Schedule Excel rev. 04/26/2021

January 2021 ASC Coversheet
January 2021 ASC Fee Schedule PDF  rev. 07/20/2021
January 2021 ASC Fee Schedule Excel rev. 07/20/2021

October 2020 ASC Coversheet
October 2020 ASC Fee Schedule PDF
October 2020 ASC Fee Schedule Excel

January 2020 ASC Coversheet
January 2020 ASC Fee Schedule PDF
January 2020 ASC Fee Schedule Excel

2024

03/27/2024 HHS Letter to Healthcare Providers
03/27/2024 Resources for Providers in Response to the Change Healthcare Cyberattack
03/27/2024 Updated CLIA Claims Editing
03/27/2024 Avoiding Claim Denials
03/27/2024 Location Address and Provider Maintenance Updates
03/19/2024 Electronic Funds Transfer Payment Verification
03/12/2024 Valid Member ID and Eligibility Verification
03/12/2024 Provider Initiated Claims Adjustment
03/05/2024 Voiding Claims With a Prior Authorization
02/14/2024 Medicaid 12-Month Postpartum Continuous Eligibility Coverage
01/23/2024 Montana Healthcare Programs Support Services Holiday Closure REVISED
01/08/2024 Electronic Claim Adjustment Processing Change 

2023

12/22/2023 Passport Provider Referral Number on Claims
12/12/2023 Individual Providers Enrolled as Sole Proprietors Due for Revalidation
10/31/2023 Managed Care Referrals IHS, Tribal 638, and Urban Indian Organizations REVISED
09/15/2023 Claims Payment Discrepancy Update
09/14/2023 Claims Payment Discrepancy Identified
09/08/2023 Medicaid Claims Payment Delayed
09/06/2023 Provider Rate Increases Systematic Adjustments
08/01/2023 Provider License Expiration Reminder Letters
07/06/2023 Provider Rate Increases
05/26/2023 Medicaid Reimbursement and Court Ordered Services REVISED
04/10/2023 Resumption of Face-to-Face Requirements for Selected Programs REVISED

03/22/2023 Coverage and Reimbursement Policy for Telemedicine/Telehealth Services
03/22/2023 End of Public Health Emergency (PHE) Effects on Pharmacy Coverage
03/22/2023 Non-Covered Services Agreement Policy Return to Requirements
03/22/2023 Reinstatement of the Primary Care Provider Referral for Passport
03/22/2023 Resumption of Face-to-Face Requirements for Selected Programs
03/22/2023 Resumption of Prior Authorization Requirements Revised 04/03/2023
03/17/2023 End of Temporary Revision to Case Management General Provisions
03/10/2023 Provider Meetings for Medicaid Eligibility Redetermination and Unwinding PHE Flexibilities
03/09/2023 Add-on and E&M Code Editing
03/03/2023 End of Public Health Emergency
01/04/2023 Montana Healthcare Programs Support Services Holiday Closures

2022

12/23/2022 Plan First Updated Code List Descriptions
09/19/2022 New Plan First Covered Code
09/01/2022 Sterilization Consent Form MA-38 to be Discontinued
08/05/2022 Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 Cost Avoidance Statute Changes
06/17/2022 Plan First Updated Code List Descriptions
06/03/2022 Circumcision Prior Authorization Changes REISSUED
05/16/2022 Help Members Receive Important Information from Montana Medicaid and Stay Covered
05/13/2022 Revalidation Extended REVISED
05/13/2022 National Drug Code (NDC) Denial Errors
04/26/2022 Health Behavior Assessment and Intervention Billing Codes REVISED
03/29/2022 Nurse First Advice Line Services Ending
03/16/2022 Revalidation Extended to June 2022 REVISED Rev. 05/13/2022
02/23/2022 Revalidation Extended to June 2022 Rev. 03/16/2022
02/23/2022 Standing Orders and Medicaid Reimbursement
01/14/2022 Montana Healthcare Programs Support Services Holiday Closures

2021

12/20/2021 Plan First Updated Code List Descriptions
12/15/2021 Health Behavior Assessment and Intervention Billing Codes Rev. 04/26/2022
12/10/2021 New Provider Services Portal
09/24/2021 Codes Removed from and Added to Plan First Covered Code List
09/16/2021 Billing Update - Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
07/20/2021 Enrollment Update – Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
07/06/2021 Adoption Of Temporary Emergency Rule To Allow for COVID-19-Related
Regulatory Discretion Beyond The Expiration Of The Governor-Declared State Of Emergency
06/11/2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Billing Guidance
05/21/2021 Sterilization Consent Form MA-38 to be Discontinued
04/02/2021 
New Provider Type – Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
01/28/2021 Montana Healthcare Programs Support Services Holiday Closures
01/21/2021 Montana Plan First Additional Codes Added to Plan First Covered Code List
01/11/2021 Provider Support Services Closed for Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 18, 2021

2020

12/07/2020 Medicaid Expansion Extended Through December 31, 2021 
12/01/2020 Change in Application Process for Plan First
11/12/2020 Removal of Codes for COVID-19 Testing and Treatment
10/28/2020 Provider Relief Fund General Allocation
08/28/2020 Provider Relief Fund General Allocation rev. 08/28/2020

08/11/2020 Provider Relief Fund General Allocation rev. 08/11/2020

07/27/2020 Montana Plan First - Additional Covered Code, COVID - Testing
07/24/2020 Provider Relief Fund General Allocation

06/17/2020 National Correct Coding Initiative Announcement
05/15/2020 Temporary Revision to Case Management General Provisions
04/30/2020 National Correct Coding Initiative Announcement
04/28/2020 Temporary Suspension of the PCP Referral Requirement
04/27/2020 Non-Covered Services Agreement Policy Change
04/23/2020 Elimination of Prior Authorization and Criteria Requirements for MRI of the Head and CT of the Brain

04/22/2020 Suspension of Prior Authorizations or Continued Stay Reviews and Clinical Requirements for Some Medicaid Programs


04/01/2020 Suspension of Face to Face Requirements for Some Medicaid Programs
03/26/2020 Montana Plan First - Additional Covered Codes, Telemedicine/Telehealth
03/19/2020 Telemedicine Medicaid Coverage and Reimbursement Policy for Telemedicine/Telehealth  rev 03/27/2020