FQHC

Prior Authorization Forms Claim Jumper Newsletters

General Information for Providers 
Medicaid manual with general information for all provider types.

Federally Qualified Health Center Services
This manual has information specific to your provider type.

Prescription Drug Program, Prior Authorization Chapter 
Prior authorization requirements and procedures are covered in this chapter.

Passport to Health 
Everything a provider needs to know to become a successful Passport provider.

For prescription medication notices, see the Pharmacy page/

2024

04/05/2024 Written Orders for Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy
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 How to Obtain a Double Electric Breast Pump, HCPCS E0603
02/14/2024 Medicaid 12-Month Postpartum Continuous Eligibility Coverage
01/29/2024 Vaccines for Children Code Update
01/23/2024 Montana Healthcare Programs Support Services Holiday Closure REVISED
01/08/2024 AMP Cap Removal and Medication Access
01/08/2024 Electronic Claim Adjustment Processing Change 

2023 

12/22/2023 Passport Provider Referral Number on Claims
12/19/2023 Montana Prescription Drug Registry Survey
12/12/2023 Individual Providers Enrolled as Sole Proprietors Due for Revalidation
11/08/2023 Prior Authorization Information
11/01/2023 Beyfortus and Synagis Coverage for RSV Prophylaxis
10/31/2023 Managed Care Referrals IHS, Tribal 638, and Urban Indian Organizations REVISED
10/24/2023 Medicare to Cover Approved LPC and LMFT Services
10/16/2023 Vaccines for Children Code Update
09/15/2023 Claims Payment Discrepancy Update

09/14/2023 Claims Payment Discrepancy Identified
09/08/2023 Medicaid Claims Payment Delayed
08/30/2023 Attestation Form Required for Qualifying Clinical Trials
08/18/2023 Case Management and Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Services
08/01/2023 Provider License Expiration Reminder Letters
07/06/2023 Provider Rate Increases
05/30/2023 Substance Use Disorder Billing Reminder REVISED
05/26/2023 Medicaid Reimbursement and Court Ordered Services REVISED
05/08/2023 Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Information 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
02/10/2023 
837I Ancillary Charge Claim Rejections
01/04/2023 Montana Healthcare Programs Support Services Holiday Closures

2022

12/23/2022 Plan First Updated Code List Descriptions
11/09/2022 
Prior Authorization Criteria for Synagis®
09/19/2022 Vaccines for Children (VFC) Code Update
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
05/11/2022 Prior Authorization Qualitrac Portal REISSUED
05/11/2022 Dental Hygienist and Dental Hygienist with Limited Access Permit (LAP) REISSUED
05/11/2022 Peer Support Services REISSUED
05/11/2022 FQHC and RHC Fee Schedule Reminder REISSUED
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
01/05/2022 Healthy Montana Kids (HMK) Vaccine Administration Codes
01/04/2022 Vaccines for Children (VFC) Code Update

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
11/22/2021 Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner
09/24/2021 Codes Removed from and Added to Plan First Covered Code List
09/23/2021 Prior Authorization Criteria for Synagis®
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

01/28/2021 Montana Healthcare Programs Support Services Holiday Closures
01/27/2021 Vaccines for Children (VFC) Code Update
01/21/2021 Montana Plan First Additional Codes Added to Plan First Covered Code List
1/11/2021 Provider Support Services Closed for Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 18, 2021
01/05/2021 FQHC and RHC Requirements

2020

12/23/2020 Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Information
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
11/10/2020 Prior Authorization Criteria for Synagis®
10/28/2020 Provider Relief Fund General Allocation
10/08/2020 Montana Plan First - Addition of Radiologic Examination Codes for Abdomen; 1, 2, and 3 Views
10/02/2020 Reimbursement for CPT Code 90694 FLUAD Quadrivalent
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

07/20/2020 Outpatient Psychotherapy Limits
07/17/2020 Medicaid Reimbursement and Court Ordered Services
07/09/2020 Medicare Telehealth Requirement – Procedure Code G2025
06/17/2020 National Correct Coding Initiative Announcement
06/11/2020 Substance Use Disorder Billing Reminder
05/15/2020 Temporary Revision to Case Management General Provisions
05/01/2020 Telephone Services – Revenue Code 982
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

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


04/22/2020 Dental Telemedicine Notice
04/01/2020 Suspension of Face to Face Requirements for Some Medicaid Programs
03/19/2020 Telemedicine Medicaid Coverage and Reimbursement Policy for Telemedicine/Telehealth  rev 03/27/2020
03/19/2020 Telemedicine Policy Clarification 

02/25/2020 Physician Administered Drug Update
02/20/20 Peer Support Services Revenue Code Update
01/10/2020 Co-Payment Assessed in Error for January 6, 2020

01/03/2020 Changes to Hepatitis C Treatment Criteria