The Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) posted the following important information to the provider website at indianamedicaid.com on November 14, 2017 (unless alternate date is noted).
News and Announcements (home page)
IHCP implements taxonomy code requirement changes
Bulletins and Banner Pages
- IHCP reminds providers that hepatitis C drugs are “carved out” of managed care and covered FFS
- IHCP to revise rates for select clinical laboratory services based on 2018 Medicare rates
- IHCP clarifies guidance regarding managed care members transitioning from IMDs to state-operated facilities
Check out these resources to stay up-to-date with the most recent changes at the IHCP.
Task Force for Assessment of Services & Supports for People with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities to hold first meeting
The first meeting of the Task Force for Assessment of Services & Supports for People with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities will be held Monday, November 20, at Bosma Enterprises, 6270 Corporate Drive in Indianapolis. This will be the first of several meetings of the task force. The link to the livestream can be found here.
The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) sent the following informational notice about a new online payment option available for First Steps families.
First Steps a program of the Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS), of the Indiana Family & Social Services Administration, has announced that families can now pay their family cost participation fees using a convenient, new, online payment option. Paying online should take no more than a few minutes.
Log on to www.firststeps.in.gov to sign up and to follow the instructions on how to pay. Once your order is processed, you will have the option to print a receipt or have one emailed to you. There will be a small fee of $1 plus 2 percent of the fee to process online.
For more questions, contact Christina Commons, Director of First Steps at Christina.Commons@fssa.in.gov.
The DDRS is a program of the Indiana Family & Social Services Administration. If you have questions about DDRS programs and services, visit them online at www.DDRS.In.gov.
The Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) posted the following important information to the provider website at indianamedicaid.com on November 9, 2017 (unless alternate date is noted).
Bulletins and Banner Pages
BT201773 – IHCP to identify DSH-eligible CHIP members through the Eligibility Verification System
BT201772 – Corrections to ICD-10 annual updates for BPHC, Hospice, and OB-GYN services
- IHCP will remove age restrictions on certain diagnosis codes and mass reprocess claims that denied inappropriately
- IHCP reminds providers of January 1 deadline to update rendering provider linkages
- IHCP delays changes to taxonomy code requirements on claims for attending, operating, and OPR providers
- IHCP corrects inpatient hospital services code table on website
Revised January 1, 2018, implementation plan for BDDS Portal and Person Centered Individualized Support Plan
The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) sent out the following information about the revised January 1, 2018, implementation plan for BDDS Portal and Person Centered Individualized Support Plan
The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services, Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services (BDDS) completed a series of Person Centered Individualized Support Plan (PCISP) trainings in September 2017, to introduce case management innovation plans, implementation of a new service planning approach and the accompanying web-based BDDS Portal to support these efforts. The trainings proposed an implementation date of January 1, 2018, for the new web-based BDDS Portal and PCISP process.