Personal Care

Personal Care

The following documents are available for this provider type. See also All Providers.

Provider Manual

Task and Hour Standards

Arkansas Medicaid Task and Hour Standards (THS) is the written methodology used to calculate the number of personal care hours that are reasonable and medically necessary to perform needed activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living tasks.

Notices of Rule Making

DateNumberSubject
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Official Notices

DateNumberSubject
1/14/22ON-001-22COVID-19 Oral Antivirals
12/22/21ON-028-21COVID UPDATE: Updated Laboratory Diagnostic Testing for COVID-19
12/13/21ON-027-21COVID-19 UPDATE: Booster Dose of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccination Shot
12/8/21ON-026-21New Process for Adult Maltreatment Registry Background Check Requests
11/24/21ON-025-21COVID-19 – UPDATED: Monoclonal Antibody Administration for Treatment of COVID-19
11/22/21ON-024-212021 Fourth (4th) Quarter Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System Level II (HCPCS) Code and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)
11/15/21ON-020-21Vaccine Added to MMIS/interChange: VAXEIS (DTAP-IPV-HIB-HEPB)
11/9/21ON-019-21COVID-19 – Pfizer Pediatric Vaccination Shots (Ages 5-11 Years Old)
11/8/21ON-018-21COVID-19 – Moderna Low-Dose Booster
11/8/21ON-017-21UPDATE: Laboratory Diagnostic Testing for COVID-19
11/5/21ON-015-21 COVID-19 – J&J Vaccine Booster
8/25/20ON-011-21Nurse Practitioner (NP) Procedure Codes Added (Retrospective)
8/19/21ON-010-21Additional (Third Dose) COVID-19 Vaccination Shots
8/9/21ON-009-212021 Third (3rd) Quarter Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System Level II (HCPCS) Code and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)
8/6/21ON-008-21Temporary Increase in Arkansas Medicaid COVID-19 Vaccination Administration Rate
5/26/21ON-004-21Prior Authorization Suspensions
4/1/21ON-002-212021 Second Quarter Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System Level II (HCPCS) Code and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)
2/18/21ON-001-212021 Annual Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System Level II (HCPCS) Code, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), and ASC Code Conversion

RA Messages

DateSubject
1/13/22-1/20/22URGENT – Home and Community Based Provider Action Required
9/9/21-9/30/21DHS Prior Authorization Process Change
7/15/21-7/22/21Prior Authorization Processing
7/8/21-7/22/21Radiopharmaceutical Procedures to JCode/NDC Bypass
7/8/21-7/15/21Bypass Error Code 2504 (Member Covered by Private Insurance)
7/2/21-7/8/21Date of Death Correction
1/28/21-2/18/21Personal Care Services Under Age 21
1/28/21-2/25/21EVV Billing Deadline
12/3/20-12/31/20EVV Wave Rollout Underway

Fee Schedules

DMS Address

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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