The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) issued several Medical Assistance (MA) Bulletins this week. Topics included:
- Bulletin 01-20-07. Pharmacy Services for MA Beneficiaries Related to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency: The purpose of this bulletin is to advise providers of changes made by DHS to Medical Assistance (MA) pharmacy services to ensure MA beneficiaries maintain access to needed services during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
- Bulletin 01-20-06. Updates to Childhood Nutrition and Weight Management Services: This bulletin is to notify providers enrolled in the MA program of changes to Childhood Nutrition and Weight Management Services (CNWMS) for MA beneficiaries under 21 years of age as a result of the 2020 Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System updates.
- Bulletin 99-20-02. 2020 HCPCS Updates: The purpose of this bulletin is to announce changes to the Medical Assistance Program Fee Schedule as a result of the 2020 Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) procedure code updates, effective for dates of services on and after May 26, 2020.
- Bulletin 99-20-04. EPSDT Program Periodicity Schedule: This bulletin revises the Pennsylvania’s Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) Program Periodicity Schedule and Coding Matrix, effective May 26, 2020.
Visit the DHS Bulletins website for more detailed information.