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Helpful Information for Providers

Helpful Information for Providers

What’s New for Arkansas Medicaid Providers

Content Updated January 27, 2023

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New Provider Manual Updates

Added 1/27/23
Arkansas Medicaid released a Section V all provider manuals update. View the transmittal letter for SecV-1-23. View changes to form DMS-846, PCMH Program Practice WIthdrawal Form..

Added 1/24/23
Arkansas Medicaid released a Hospital provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for HOSPITAL-5-22. View changes to the Hospital provider manual.

Arkansas Medicaid released a Nurse Practitioner provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for NURSEPRA-3-22. View changes to the Nurse Practitioner provider manual (3-22).

Arkansas Medicaid released a Physician provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for PHYSICN-4-22. View changes to the Physician provider manual (4-22).

Arkansas Medicaid released a Section I all provider manuals update. View the transmittal letter for SecI-4-22. View changes to Section I of all provider manuals (4-22).

Added 1/23/23
Arkansas Medicaid released an ARKids First-B provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for ARKIDS-2-22. View changes to the ARKids First-B provider manual.

Arkansas Medicaid released a Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for CNM-2-22. View changes to the CNM provider manual.

Added 12/30/22
Arkansas Medicaid released a Prosthetics provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for PROSTHET-2-22. View changes to the Prosthetics provider manual (2-22).

Added 12/21/22
Arkansas Medicaid released a new provider manual for Counseling Services (formerly OBHS). View the transmittal letter for CNSLSERV-New-22. View the Counseling Services provider manual.

Arkansas Medicaid released a new provider manual for Diagnostic And Evaluation Services. View the transmittal letter for DIAGEVAL-New-22. View the Diagnostic and Evaluation Services provider manual.

Arkansas Medicaid released a Physician provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for PHYSICN-3-22. View changes to the Physician provider manual (3-22).

Added 12/20/22
Arkansas Medicaid released a Home Health provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for HOMEHLTH-1-22. View changes to the Home Health provider manual.

Arkansas Medicaid released a Hospital provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for HOSPITAL-3-22. View changes to the Hospital provider manual.

Arkansas Medicaid released a Hyperalimentation provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for HYPER-1-22. View changes to the Hyperalimentation provider manual.

Arkansas Medicaid released a Nurse Practitioner provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for NURSEPRA-2-22. View changes to the Nurse Practitioner provider manual.

Arkansas Medicaid released a Physician provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for PHYSICN-2-22. View changes to the Physician provider manual (2-22).

Arkansas Medicaid released a Podiatrist provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for PODIATR-1-22. View changes to the Podiatrist provider manual.

Arkansas Medicaid released a Prosthetics provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for PROSTHET-1-22. View changes to the Prosthetics provider manual (1-22).

Arkansas Medicaid released a Rural Health Clinic (RHC) provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for RURLHLTH-2-22. View changes to the Rural Health provider manual.

Arkansas Medicaid released a School-Based Mental Health Services (SBMH) provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for SBMH-1-22. View changes to the SBMH provider manual.

Arkansas Medicaid released a Section I all provider manuals update. View the transmittal letter for SecI-3-22. View changes to Section I of all provider manuals.

Arkansas Medicaid released a Section V all provider manuals update. View the transmittal letter for SecV-4-22. View changes to Section V of all provider manuals.

Arkansas Medicaid released a Transportation provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for TRANSP-2-22. View changes to the Transportation provider manual.

Added 12/19/22
Arkansas Medicaid released an ARKids First-B provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for ARKIDS-1-22. View changes to the ARKids First-B provider manual.

Arkansas Medicaid released an Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for ASC-1-22. View changes to the ASC provider manual.

Arkansas Medicaid released a Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for CNM-1-22. View changes to the CNM provider manual.

Arkansas Medicaid released a Child Health Services/Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for EPSDT-1-22. View changes to the EPSDT provider manual.

Arkansas Medicaid released a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for FQHC-2-22. View changes to the FQHC provider manual.

Added 12/16/22
Arkansas Medicaid released an Adult Behavioral Health Services for Community Independence (ABHSCI) provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for ABHSCI-1-22. View changes to the ABHSCI provider manual.

Arkansas Medicaid released a new provider manual for Home and Community-Based Services for Clients with Intellectual Disabilities and Behavioral Health Needs. View the transmittal letter for HCBSIDBH-New-22. View changes to the HCBS for Clients with ID and BH Needs provider manual.

Arkansas Medicaid released a Pharmacy provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for PHARMACY-1-22. View changes to the Pharmacy provider manual.

Arkansas Medicaid released a Provider-Led Arkansas Shared Savings Entity (PASSE) Program provider manual update. View the transmittal letter for PASSE-1-22. View changes to the PASSE provider manual.

New Official Notices

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New RA Messages

Added 1/12/23
Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to all providers. View the RA message regarding COVID Exemptions to Medicaid End-Dated December 31, 22.

Added 1/6/23
Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Hospital and Rehabilitative Hospital providers. View the RA message regarding MUMP Reinstated – Effective 1/1/23.

Added 12/30/22
Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to all providers. View the RA message regarding Physician Visit Benefit Limit Increase From 12 to 16.

Added 12/28/22
Arkansas Medicaid released an RA message to Prosthetics (DME) providers. View the RA message regarding Prosthetic and Orthotic Devices Rate Increase Effective 1/1/2023.