July 05, 2016Residential Child Care Services Billing Methodology SPA 16-001 Comments and Responses
The West Virginia DHHR, BMS posted the Residential Child Care Services Billing Methodology State Plan Amendment 16-001 on April 4, 2016 for a 30 day public comment period ending on May 12, 2016. ...read more
June 30, 2016Bureau for Medical Services Waives Emergency Transfer Preadmission (PAS)
Due to the flooding that has affected West Virginia counties, Bureau for Medical Services (BMS) will waive the need for the emergency transfer PAS....read more
June 16, 2016WV Medicaid Limits Benzodiazepine and Sedative Hypnotics
Effective May 3, 2016, WV Medicaid will implement a Drug Utilization Review (DUR) edit that will deny claims for members with prescriptions for more than one concurrent ...read more
June 10, 2016WV Medicaid Age Limits for Tramadol-Containing Agents Announcement
Effective June 15, 2016, WV Medicaid will place an age limit on all tramadol-containing agents...read more
June 06, 2016Access to Care Monitoring Plan Coming Soon!
Important announcement regarding the Access to Care Monitoring Plan...read more
April 25, 2016Provider Payment Announcement
Important information for Medicaid Providers regarding payments. ...read more
April 21, 2016Attention Unenrolled Providers! Starting June 1, 2016, all prescriptions must be written by West Virginia Medicaid enrolled providers.
Starting June 1, 2016, all prescriptions written for West Virginia Medicaid members must be written by an enrolled WV Medicaid provider. ...read more
April 20, 2016WV DSH Audit Training for SFY 2013
Due to technical problems with the SFTY 2013 DSH audit training on April 8, 2016, the recording of the training ...read more
April 15, 20162016 Spring Provider Workshops Registration Information
The West Virginia Bureau for Medical Services (BMS) has set the dates, times and places for the 2016 Spring Provider Workshops. ...read more
April 07, 2016Electronic Health Records Incentive Program Up-date
Providers who receive an Electronic Health Record (EHR) incentive payment for either the Medicare or Medicaid EHR Incentive Program may potentially be subject to an audit....read more
January 28, 2016Update on Drug Testing Procedures
Beginning January 1, 2016 , the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) deleted all 2015 drug testing G codes and will continue to not recognize the AMA CPT codes for drug testing.
January 08, 2016DHHR Announces State Fiscal Year 2017 Managed Care Withhold Measures
The WV Department of Health and Human Resources and Bureau for Medical Services, through collaboration with the WV Health Innovation Collaborative and SIM Initiative...read more
January 08, 2016Attention Providers! The WV New Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) will be Implemented on Tuesday, January 19, 2016.
The WV New Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) will be implemented on Tuesday, January 19, 2016....read more
December 17, 2015DHHR Estimates Millions in Savings Due to Privatization Efforts
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources is estimating more than $50 million in state and federal taxpayer savings in state fiscal year (SFY) 2016 by expanding the population served in managed care...read more
November 12, 2015Fall 2015 WV Medicaid Provider Workshops Materials are Available
The materials from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Medical Services West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Medical Services Fall 2015 Provider Workshops are now able at ...read more