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October 27, 2016
The West Virginia State-wide Transition Plan (STP) has been Approved!

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved the West Virginia State-wide Transition Plan (STP) more

October 04, 2016
Medicaid beneficiaries encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Research shows that education can be a key pathway to the middle class, as college graduates earn $1 million more in their lifetime compared to high school graduates, have better health, and have higher life satisfaction. more

September 22, 2016
2016 Fall Provider Workshops Registration Information is now Available

2016 Fall Provider Workshops registration information is now more

August 18, 2016
Understanding letters you may receive from the Internal Revenue Service

The following links may help you understand letters you may receive from the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS). more

August 01, 2016
Provider Revalidation Deadline is Quickly Approaching

Medicaid has established an application submission deadline of August 31, 2016 to enhance the chance providers will meet the federal revalidation deadline of September 24, 2016. more

July 05, 2016
Residential Child Care Services Billing Methodology SPA 16-001 Comments and Responses

‚ÄčThe 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. more

June 30, 2016
Bureau 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 more

June 16, 2016
WV 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 more

June 10, 2016
WV Medicaid Age Limits for Tramadol-Containing Agents Announcement

Effective June 15, 2016, WV Medicaid will place an age limit on all tramadol-containing more

June 06, 2016
Access to Care Monitoring Plan Coming Soon!

Important announcement regarding the Access to Care Monitoring more

April 25, 2016
Provider Payment Announcement

Important information for Medicaid Providers regarding payments. more

April 20, 2016
WV 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 more

April 15, 2016
2016 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. more

April 07, 2016
Electronic 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 more

January 28, 2016
Update 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. more

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