PPL

DHCS Issues Policy on Third Party Liability Recoupment

California’s Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has released PPL 16-012, ‘Notification of Third Party Liability…


DHCS Releases Guidelines to LEAs for Electronic Signatures on EHRs

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has implemented new guidelines for electronic signatures in…


DHCS Clarifies Policy on Claiming SMAA Participation Fees

DHCS released a Policy and Procedure Letter, (PPL) 16-007, clarifying the reimbursement requirements for participation…


Telehealth Speech Therapy Services Billable for California LEAs Starting June 2016

DHCS has published a policy and procedure letter (PPL) announcing the forthcoming implementation of telehealth for…


PPL 13-012: Reasonableness Test Criteria (RTC) - Updated

**Note: DHCS released a revised and updated version of PPL 13-012 on December 13, 2013. This revision makes important…


PPL 13-015: Interim Claiming Plan Procedure Changes for LEAs for SFY 2013-14

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved an Interim Claiming process for the SMAA program on…


PPL 13-013: CMAA/TCM Implementation Plan Amendment - MAA for Inmates

The purpose of this Policy & Procedure Letter is to notify LGA’s participating in the CMAA Program of an amendment…


California Announces New Billing Model Option for Schools Participating in the LEA Billing Option Program

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has announced the addition of Model 4 as service delivery…


PPL 13-001: LEA Billing Program - Revision to Medical Transportation Outlined in Assembly Bill 2608

This Policy and Procedure Letter (PPL) notifies LEAs participating in the LEA Medi-Cal Billing Option Program that…


PPL 12-012: Prohibition on Contingency Fee Contracts for California's School MAA Program

California's Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has released PPL 12-012. The purpose of this Policy and…