PPL

DHCS Posts PPL 19-015, Notification of Change to Physician Prescription Policy

On July 10, 2019, DHCS posted Policy and Procedure Letter (PPL) 19-015 stating that for services dated July 1, 2019,…


PPL 19-011R—Random Moment Time Survey (RMTS) Sampling Requirements—Now Available on DHCS Website

On June 13, 2019, DHCS published Policy and Procedure Letter (PPL) 19-011R Random Moment Time Survey (RMTS) Sampling…


Revision to PPL 19-004 Posted to DHCS Website

On June 5, 2019, DHCS posted a revision to their Policy and Procedure Letter (PPL) 19-004 Submitting Quarterly Random…


SMAA Workgroup Publishes May 2019 Meeting Notes

The SMAA Workgroup posted the meeting notes from their May 1, 2019, SMAA Workgroup Meeting; highlights from that…


SMAA Workgroup Publishes April 2019 Meeting Notes

The SMAA Workgroup posted the meeting notes from their April 17, 2019, SMAA Workgroup Meeting; highlights from that…


DHCS Confirms Notification Timeline for RMTS Moments with PPL 19-006

On February 13, 2019, DHCS released PPL 19-006—Notification and Response Timeline for Random Moment Time Survey (RMTS)…


DHCS Posts Policy for Submitting Quarterly RMTS Percentage Results to SMAA Website

On January 11, 2019, DHCS announced via email to their SMAA mailing list that they have posted the Policy and Procedure…


DHCS Releases Policy and Procedure Letter Confirming Psychology Assessment CPT Code Change

On December 10, 2018, DHCS released PPL 18-029 that, due to a change from the American Medical Association (AMA), DHCS…


DHCS Documents Updated for 2016 Transportation Changes

On November 14, 2018, DHCS released PPL 18-027; this PPL is confirmation that DHCS updated their materials to…


Change in CPT Code for IEP/IFSP Psychological Assessments and More

Beginning in the first quarter of 2019, due to a change from the American Medical Association (AMA), DHCS will be…