Medicaid, ARHOME, and ARKids Clients

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Personal Care

Personal Care

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

Provider Manual

To see the full history of Notices of Rulemaking and Official Notices for this provider type, please download from the manual “Other Policy-Related Notifications for this Provider Type” using the link above. Additional Notices issued for all provider types can be found using the “Other Policy-Related Notifications for All Provider Types” link above.

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.

RA Messages

DateSubject
5/19/22-6/16/22Personal Care Only Renewal Prior Authorization Requests
3/10/22-3/17/22Hours Remaining To Apply For $112 Million In Funding
2/24/22-3/10/22URGENT – Home and Community Based Provider ACTION REQUIRED
2/17/22-3/10/22February 2022 EVV Update
2/17/22-2/24/22Audit 6120 – Limit 256 Units per Calendar Month
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

Fee Schedules

Procedure Code Tables

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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