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2020 Tips & Tricks / Provider Notices
May

Notice: Providers Can Be Reimbursed for COVID-19 Testing and Treatment of Uninsured Arizonans through Federal HRSA Web Portal
Resources for Patients Impacted by COVID-19 Loss of Health Insurance Coverage
axialHealthcare Risk Identification and Mitigation (RIM) Launch
Health Choice Provider Manuals

April

Executive Order – Elective Surgeries
Dental Prior Authorization Changes

March

Prior Authorization Changes
2018 Hybrid Performance Measure Study Data Collection
Update: Health Choice Q1 All Provider Forum
AHCCCS COVID19 Frequently Asked Questions
2019 Quarter 4 Treatment Capacity Survey
AHCCCS Communication: Mental Health Block for Justice Involved Members
Reporting Ordering Provider and NPI
COVID-19: Recommendations for provider preparedness
Provider Portal Upgrades

February

Health Choice Arizona Pharmacy Benefit Provider Update
AzAAP Member Notification – VFC
Save The Date: Health Choice Q1 All Provider Forum
Reminder: Health Choice Online Pharmacy Coverage Determinations
Roche ACCU-CHEK Aviva Plus Meter Discontinuation
Dental Coding and Prior Authorization Updates

January

Arizona Association of Health Plans (AzAHP) Update
Reminder: Well-Woman Preventive and Family Planning Services
Company Changes – Steward Health Choice Arizona and Steward Health Choice Generations
AHCCCS Provider Enrollment Portal – APEP
Notice: Change in Transportation Services

2019 Tips & Tricks / Provider Notices
December

Prior Authorization Grid Updates – Health Choice Arizona (Medicaid)
Provider Office Lab Testing (POLT) List

November

2018 Hybrid Performance Measure Study Data Collection
Health Choice Q4 All Provider Forum
Provider Disputes – Facsimile Number for MEDICAID Provider Disputes
Change in Paper Claims Mailing Address
Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances

October

Pain Medication and Care Improvement Program Launching Fall 2019
Save The Date: Health Choice Q4 All Provider Forum
Electronic Visit Verification Welcome Letter
PA Grid Updates – Cardiac CPT Codes

September

Reminder: Required Documents for Department of Child Services
MFM Coram Home Infusion Notification
Change in Fax Number for AzEIP Submissions
SHCA Prior Authorization Update Effective 10/01/2019

August 

AHCCCS Survey Requirement for Personal Care and Home Health Service Providers
Adult Vaccinations
Dental Uniform PA Revisions Effective 10/1/2019

July

Save the Date: Health Choice Q3 All Provider Forum
Notice: Change in Paper Claims Mailing Address
Claim Submission Requirements

June

Health Choice Arizona Formulary Changes
Hepatitis A Outbreak Recommendations
AHCCCS Rules and Policy regarding billing for Arizona Physicians and Mid-level Practitioners

May

Effective June 1, 2019, BHRF Require PA
Opioid Epidemic Clinician Survey
Reminder: Health Choice Q2 All Provider Forum

April

Save the Date: Health Choice Q2 All Provider Forum
ADHS Quarterly Substance Abuse Treatment Provider Survey

March

Health Choice Arizona Formulary Changes
EPSDT Medical Necessity for Nutritional Supplements
Notice: AHCCCS Communication
Reminder: Coordination of Services Under EPSDT and Early Intervention

February

Reminder: Health Choice Provider Forum
Revisions to PA Guidelines Effective 3/1/2019
Reminder: Health Choice Provider Forum
Change to SHCA & SHCG Provider Network

January Reminder: Claim Requirement Submitting Ordering Provider NPI
Save the Date: Health Choice Provider Forum
New Online Pharmacy PA Portal
2018 Tips & Tricks / Provider Notices
December AHCCCS/CRS Member ID Reminder
Important Notice: Substance Abuse Treatment Reporting Requirements
Reminder: Non-Emergency Transportation Services
November  Reminder: EPSDT Tracking Forms
October  Health Choice Arizona Launched 10/1
September AzAHP Letter to Providers – Transition
10/1/18 Billing Considerations
NOTICE: AHCCCS Eligibility and Enrollment Verification
SAVE THE DATE: Health Choice Provider Town Hall – Mohave
NOTICE: Prior Authorization Changes and/or Additions
NOTICE: Prior Authorization Grid Update
August AHCCCS Complete Care Provider Forums – White Mountains
AHCCCS Complete Care – Facts for Providers
AHCCCS Complete Care Provider Forums – Yavapai
AHCCCS Complete Care Provider Forums – Pinal
Tips and Tricks: Behavioral Health vs Physical Health
AHCCCS Complete Care Provider Forums
July NOTICE: AHCCCS Rescinds Handwriting Policy
AHCCCS Complete Care Provider Forums – Gila
NOTICE: AHCCCS Rescinds the Prohibition of Handwriting and No sum of all fees on Claims Forms
SAVE THE DATE: Health Choice Provider Town Hall – July 2018
Tips and Tricks: Depression
REMINDER: Health Choice Policy for AHCCCS Copays
AHCCCS Complete Care Provider Forums
AHCCCS Complete Care Provider Forums – Flagstaff
AHCCCS Complete Care Provider Forums – Payson
June Primary Care Providers request for MAT Services
NOTICE: New Dental Uniform Warranty
REMINDER: Health Choice Provider Town Hall
NOTICE: Vaccine for Children Provider Enrollment
May SAVE THE DATE: Health Choice Provider Town Hall – June 2018
April Health Choice Moving to Roche ACCU-CHEK Blood Glucose Testing Supplies
REMINDER: Health Choice Provider Town Hall – April 2018
Facsimile Number for Medicaid Provider Claim Disputes
Health Choice Provider Town Hall – April 2018
AHCCCS Rules and Policy regarding Billing Requirements for Drugs Administered in Outpatient Clinical Settings (NDC requirement)
Health Choice Arizona – New Name, New Logo!
March The CORE Institute – Contract Termination Rescission
REMINDER: Health Choice Provider Town Halls
AHCCCS Incident-To-Billing reminder
Mohave Town Hall Update
February Tips and Tricks: Obstetrical Services
January Tips and Tricks: Social Determinants of Health Codes
Dental Matrix Update

Health Choice Town Hall Meeting
2017 Tips & Tricks / Provider Notices
December Tips and Tricks: Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA) – December 2017
Family Planning Service (LARC)
November Electronic 835 Transaction Remit Posting
Tips and Tricks: Kidney Disease – November 2017
October Change in Minimum Subcontract Provisions – October 2017
Provider Manual Update: Ch 7
AHCCCS Notification: Zika Prevention
AHCCCS Contract Changes in OT and Dental Benefits
Prior Authorization Grid Update
Dental Matrix – Over 21
Dental Prior Authorization Code List
Dental Matrix – Under 21
Uniform Warranty Guide – Effective 10/1/17
September Updated Physician Office Lab Testing (POLT) List Notification
Management of Dental Expedited PA Requests
Tips and Tricks: Flu Vaccinations – September 2017
Change in Pain Management Providers
August Prior Authorization Grid & Process Updates
Referral Options for Autism Spectrum Disorder
July AHCCCS Targeted Investments (TI) Program
Targeted Investments (TI) Program Opportunity
Health Choice Provider Forum- Save the Date
June Tips and Tricks: Diabetes – June 2017
Policy Notice Update: Management of Expedited PA Requests
Change in Minimum Subcontract Provisions – June 2017
May Tips and Tricks: Well-Woman Preventative Services – May 2017
Updated Physician Office Lab Testing (POLT) List
Change in Transportation Services Provider
April Provider Forum Notice
Tips and Tricks: Nutrition and BMI – April 2017
Prior Authorization Update FAQs
Notice Regarding Prior Authorization Update Clarification
Additional Upgrades to Health Choice Provider Portal
March Prior Authorization Grids – Effective 4/1/2017
7-Day Supply Limit for Short-Acting Opioids
Tips and Tricks: Dental Services – March 2017
February Improvements to Health Choice Provider Portal
Update to Health Choice Arizona Referral Requirements
Notice on Health Choice Payment Processing Documentation
AHCCCS Request for Information
Tips and Tricks: History and Status – February 2017
January AHCCCS Methadone Coverage Clarification
Update to ICD-10 Codes for Medically Necessary Deliveries Less than 39 Weeks
Updated ICD10 OB Diagnosis Code Sheet

 

2016 Tips & Tricks / Provider Notices
December Tips and Tricks: Avoiding Penalties – December 2016
Important Notice Regarding Change in Laboratory Services
Prior Authorization Grid Changes – Effective 1/1/17
Long-Acting Opioids Formulary Status Change
Makena Prior Authorization Process Change
Admission Notification Information
AHCCCS EHR Incentive Program
Health Choice Payment Processing Documentation Requirements – Effective 1/1/17
November Health-e Connection E-Prescribe Guidance
Provider Escalation Notice
October Change in Minimum Subcontract Provisions
Tips and Tricks: Definitive Diagnoses vs Signs & Symptoms – October 2016
Referral Program FAQ
September Tips and Tricks: Flu Vaccinations – September 2016
Provider Forum Notice
Zika Prevention Tips
Prior Authorization Guidelines
Change in Coverage for Podiatry Services
August Tips and Tricks: Total OB – August 2016
July Tips and Tricks: Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA) – July 2016
May Tips and Tricks: Nutrition & BMI – May 2016
March Tips and Tricks: Cardiology – March 2016
February Tips and Tricks: Chronic Kidney Disease – February 2016
January Tips and Tricks: COPD – January 2016

 

2015 Tips & Tricks / Provider Notices
December Tips and Tricks: Depression – December 2015
November Tips and Tricks: Diabetes – November 2015