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Information Releases

Idaho Medicaid issues Information Releases (IR) to providers to update them on policy, billing, and/or processing changes. They are listed numerically with the newest at the top.

Looking for an IR prior to 2001? Send a fax or written request to:
Information Release Coordinator
Division of Medicaid
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0036
Fax: 208-364-1811


Informational Letters are not the same as Information Releases. They are sent only to the intended providers and might not be available on this site.

2008 Releases

2007 Releases

 Title
IR 2007-07 - Preferred Agents for Drug Classes
IR 2007-09 - Notice of 2007 Medicaid Rates for Swing-Bed Days and Administratively Necessary Days (A
IR 2007-11 - Placement of residents into Certified Family Homes
IR 2007-12 - Use of NPI on 837 Electronic Professional, Dental, and Institutional Claims - REPLACED
IR 2007-13 - Important Claims Processing Information for Pharmacy Providers Related to
IR 2007-17 - Idaho Smiles - A New Program For Idaho's Basic Plan Participants
IR 2007-20 - Preferred Agents for Drug Classes Reviewed at Pharmacy and Theraputics Committee Meetin
IR MA07-01 - Changes in Federal Legislation Affecting Idaho Medicaid Providers
IR MA07-03 - Co-Payment for Non-Emergency use of an Emergency Room
IR MA07-04 - Co-Payment for Non-Emergency use of Ambulance Transportation Services
IR MA07-05 - Idaho Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) Survey
IR MA07-08 - Medicaid Nursing Facility Eligibility
IR MA07-10 Information Request Related to PCS Wage
IR MA07-15 - New PCS Payment Rates Effective July 1, 2007
IR MA07-16 - Update to Information Release 2007-12: Use of NPI on 837 Electronic Professional, Denta
IR MA07-18 - Removal of Requirement for Healthy Connections Referral for Outpatient Dental Services
IR MA07-19 - Removal of Requirement for Healthy Connections Referral for Select Services
IR MA07-21 Tamper Resistant Prescription Pads
IR MA07-22 Trasportation Reimbursement Rate Increase
IR MA07-23 - Hospice Rates
IR MA07-24 - Federal Anti Kickback Statute

2006 Releases

CHANGES TO REIMBURSEMENT FOR MEDICARE PART B PSYCHIATRIC CROSSOVER CLAIMS FOR DUAL-ELIGIBLES

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School Based Services Rate Increase in three procedural areas    

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  Change in Medicaid Policy for Bariatric Surgeries

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  Change in Policy on billing for Immunizations

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2005 Releases
NOTICE OF 2005 MEDICAID RATES FOR SWING-BED DAYS AND ADMINISTRATIVELY NECESSARY DAYS (AND

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CHANGE IN BILLING PROCEDURES FOR PRESUMPTIVE ELIGIBILITY (PE) CLIENTS WHO ARE PREGNANT

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IDAHO MEDICAID DISPROPORTIONATE SHARE HOSPITAL (DSH) SURVEY

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High Risk Pregnancy Case Management

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Older Releases
Effective August 1, 2001, Medicaid will allow for Physician’s to bill for Locum Tenens and Reciprocal billing arrangements using the following guidelines

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C-PAP supplies are separately billable items that do not require prior authorization from the Department.

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Effective for dates of service on or after April 01, 2002, the Department now requires prior authorization for HCPCS code E0147, Heavy duty, multiple breaking system, variable wheel resistance walker. “Medicare covers “safety roller” walkers only in patients with severe neurological disorder or restricted use of one hand. In some cases, coverage will be extended to patients with a weight exceeding the limits of a standard wheeled walker.” (HCPCS Level II Expert 2002)

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IDAHO MEDICAID DISPROPORTIONATE SHARE HOSPITAL (DSH)

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2006 Attachments

2003 Attachments