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What’s new for Arkansas Medicaid Providers

Content Updated July 22, 2021

Billing Cutoff Date for EVV is July 31, 2021

Updated 7/12/21
The Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) billing cutoff date is July 31, 2021. As of August 1, 2021, you can no longer bill through the MMIS for the following services: S5125U2, T1019U3, T1019, S5150. Please make sure you are ready for the EVV transition by reading this information in its entirety.

Covid-19 Information from DHS

As the threat from COVID-19 continues, important information on what DHS is doing about coronavirus as well as reliable, up-to-date information about how the virus is affecting the State can be found on the DHS website.

Get the latest Covid-19 information for providers.

New Official Notices

Added 6/29/21
Arkansas Medicaid released an official notice to Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) providers regarding ASC Procedure Code Table. View or print ON-005-21.

New RA Messages

Added 7/22/21
Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and Rural Health Clinic (RHC) Providers. View the RA message regarding PT 29 (RHC) and PT 49 (FQHC) Added to Procedure Codes.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), Physician, and Rural Health Clinic (RHC) Providers. View the RA message regarding Annual PCCM Payment Reconciliation.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Arkansas Department of Health (ADH), Family Planning Clinic, Hospital, Independent Laboratory, and Physician Providers. View the RA message regarding Billing and Reimbursement Data Added for U0003 and U0004.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Adult Development Day Treatment (ADDT), ARChoices in Home Care Home and Community-Based 2176 Waiver, Early Intervention Day Treatment (EIDT), Hospital, Medicare/Medicaid Crossover Only, Outpatient Behavioral Health Services (OBHS), Oral Surgeon, Physician, Podiatrist, Prosthetics, and Visual Care Providers. View the RA message regarding Place of Service 19 Added (Off Campus – Outpatient Hospital).

Added 7/16/21
Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Transportation Providers. View the RA message regarding Audit 5285 – Configuration Error.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Hospital; Occupational, Physical, And Speech-Language Therapy Services; Personal Care; Physician, Podiatry; and Prosthetics Providers. View the RA message regarding Prior Authorization Processing.

Added 7/9/21
Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Hospital, Physician, and Prosthetics Providers. View the RA message regarding Medical Supply Contract for A9575 and A9500.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Federally Qualified Health Center Providers. View the RA message regarding Lab Contract Added to FQHC Providers.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Area Health Education Center (AHEC); Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC); Hospital; Independent Laboratory; Medicare/Medicaid Crossovers Only; Nurse Practitioner; Outpatient Behavioral Health Services (OBHS); Occupational, Physical, And Speech-Language Therapy Services; Physician; Rural Health; Transportation; and Ventilator Equipment Providers. View the RA message regarding Diagnosis Codes – Payable on Crossover Claims.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Adult Development Day Treatment (ADDT); Arkansas Department of Health; Area Health Education Center (AHEC); ARChoices; Autism; Chiropractor; Dental; Domiciliary Care; Division of Youth Services (DYS) and Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Targeted Case Management; Early Intervention Day Treatment (EIDT); End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD); Family Planning; Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC); Hearing Services; Home Health; Hospice; Hospital; Hyperalimentation; Independent Choices; Independent Laboratory; Independent Radiology; Inpatient Psychiatric; Intermediate Care Facility; Medicare/Medicaid Crossover Only; Nurse Practitioner; Outpatient Behavioral Health Services (OBHS); Occupational, Physical, And Speech-Language Therapy Services; Oral Surgeon; Personal Care; Physician; Podiatrist; Private Duty Nursing; School-Based Mental Health (SBMH); Targeted Case Management; Rural Health; Transportation; Ventilator Equipment; and Visual Care Providers. View the RA message regarding Radiopharmaceutical Procedures To JCode/NDC Bypass.

Added 7/8/21
Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Hospital and Physician Providers. View the RA message regarding Diagnosis Group Included Incorrect Diagnosis Codes.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Personal Care Providers. View the RA message regarding Bypass Error Code 2504 (Member Covered by Private Insurance).

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Nurse Practitioner and Physician Providers. View the RA message regarding Provider Type 58 (Nurse Practitioner) Added with Place of Service 21.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Physician Providers. View the RA message regarding Error Code 5820.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Physician Providers. View the RA message regarding Procedure Code 36572.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Transportation Providers. View the RA message regarding Audit 6215 – Updated End Date.

Added 7/2/21
Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Inpatient Hospital Providers. View the RA message regarding Mass Adjustment for Tobacco Funds and Inpatient Days.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to ADDT, EIDT, Autism, FQHC, Hospital, Independent Laboratory, Independent Radiology, Personal Care, Physician, Prosthetics, Rural Health, Skilled Nursing Facility, Transportation, and Visual Care Providers. View the RA message regarding Date of Death Correction.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Physician Providers. View the RA message regarding Non-COVID Procedure Code 0019T.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Physician Providers. View the RA message regarding COVID Procedure Codes 0011A, 0012A, 0013A.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to FQHC, Hospital, Pharmacy, Physician, Prosthetics, and Rural Health Providers. View the RA message regarding COVID Administration Vaccine Rate Change.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Prosthetics Providers. View the RA message regarding Glove Reimbursement Rate Change.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Hospital, Nurse Practitioner, Pharmacy, and Physician Providers. View the RA message regarding Bypass Copay for Given Procedure Codes.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to AHEC, Hospital, Independent Laboratory, FQHC, Nurse Practitioner, Physician, Rural Health, and Transportation Providers. View the RA message regarding COVID-19 Diagnosis Codes Added.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Arkansas Department of Health, FQHC, Hospital, Independent Laboratory, Nurse Practitioner, Physician, Rural Health, and Transportation Providers. View the RA message regarding Cost Share ARKIDS B.

Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to ADDT and EIDT Providers. View the RA message regarding Audit 6082 – Time Parameter Changed to Calendar Week.

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P.O. Box 1437, Slot S401
Little Rock, AR 72203-1437

DMS Phone Number

501-682-8292
Fax: 501-682-1197

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