Effective July 1, 2018, the medications listed in this newsletter will be the preferred and non-preferred agents for Apple Health (Medicaid) clients. The single preferred drug list (SPDL) is mandated by the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA).
The WA Recovery Help Line, a service of Crisis Clinic, is a 24-hour crisis intervention and referral line for those struggling with issues related to mental health, substance abuse, and problem gambling.
We discovered there were still claim records with the incorrect COB status code. The 835's from 8/22 and 8/29 have been regenerated and were posted 9/1/2017. Our sincerest apologies for any confusion this week.
New HCA Opioid Policy
A new clinical policy pertaining to opioid prescriptions takes effect for Apple Health on Nov. 1, 2017
The Medically Intensive Children’s Program (MICP) provides skilled nursing services to children ages 17 and younger. These children have complex medical needs that require a registered nurse to provide support.
We are holding informational workshops for hospital and clinic staff throughout the month of May. Use our invitations to register now! You can register online, or return your registration via email or fax.
Make sure you understand how to complete the Dosage-Based Assessment process and include it with your claims. DBA helps ensure children under the age of 19 can receive vaccinations regardless of insurance status.
Beginning April 1, 2016, Southwest Washington (Clark and Skamania counties) was the first to adopt fully integrated managed care for Medicaid, combining coverage for physical and behavioral health services.