Apple Health Billing Guide Updates, Effective 4/1/2020

Dental Medicaid

WSDA is committed to keeping our members up to date on the latest news and information involving Washington state's Dental Medicaid program.

COVID-19: HCA has created a web page ​for COVID-19 information. For Medicaid provider information, scroll down to the "Providers" section.

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Apple Health Billing Guide Updates, Effective 4/1/2020

Please read the following update from HCA:

Apple Health (Medicaid) Provider Alert

Apple Health Billing Guide Updates, Effective 4/1/2020

Effective April 1, 2020, the Health Care Authority (HCA) is publishing quarterly updates to most of the Apple Health billing guides. Billing guides are located on HCA’s Provider billing guides and fee schedules webpage. Check the webpage often. HCA is loading the revised billing guides as soon as they are finalized for publishing. 

Reminder: Coronavirus (COVID-19) provider information, billing and policy, and telemedicine: Please see HCA’s centralized Information about novel coronavirus COVID-19 webpage for updates regarding COVID-19.

Medicaid Transition to Managed Care Cancelled

The 2019 Legislature has directed the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) to continue to administer the dental Medicaid program through fee-for-service. The HCA may not proceed with a carved-out or carved-in managed care dental option at this time.

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