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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 ...read 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 agents...read more

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

Important announcement regarding the Access to Care Monitoring Plan...read more

April 25, 2016
Provider Payment Announcement

Important information for Medicaid Providers regarding payments. ...read more

April 21, 2016
Attention 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, 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 ...read 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. ...read 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 audit....read 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. ...read more

January 08, 2016
DHHR 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, 2016
Attention 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, 2015
DHHR 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, 2015
Fall 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

October 28, 2015
IDD Waiver Manual Training Announcements

The West Virginia Bureau for Medical Services will be conducting trainings on the new Intellectual/Development Disabilities (I/DD) Waiver manual throughout the state. ...read more

October 27, 2015
$3.4 Million in Savings by WV DHHR

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A new contract designed to cut down on non-emergency transportation costs for Medicaid patients is paying big dividends for the State of West Virginia, saving $1.9 million in its first year. ...read more

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