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Global Messages

2021 Global Messages

Date Posted Title Message
1/20/21 Hospital Addendum for Psych and Rehab Units

Numeric Provider Types:  01

Numeric Provider Specialties: 

Global Message Body: Hospital providers who wish to bill for services provided in a psychiatric or rehabilitation unit must do so using a separate provider number by completing an addendum to their hospital contract. The addendum to hospital contracts for psych and rehab units can now be accessed online at https://oklahoma.gov/ohca/providers/provider-enrollment.html.

1/19/20
Therapy Assistant Enrollment PV Specialties: 087, 120, 126, 145, 170, 171, 173, 174, 175, 179, 182

In regard to provider letter 2021-02, therapy assistants may now enroll at https://oklahoma.gov/ohca/providers/provider-enrollment.html. The agency has extended the deadline to April 1, 2021 for all enrollments to be submitted. During this time, billing under the licensed therapist is still permitted if needed.

If you have any questions, please call the OHCA provider helpline at 800-522-0114.

1/15/21 Public Health Emergency Extension

The US Dept. of Health and Human Services has extended the public health emergency through April 21, 2021. 

The public health emergency renewal is posted at: https://www.phe.gov/emergency/news/healthactions/phe/Pages/covid19-07Jan2021.aspx.

What does this mean for SoonerCare providers and members?

  • Expanded use of telehealth services through April 30, 2021 for most SoonerCare services.
  • OHCA and DHS will not terminate SoonerCare coverage for members during this time.
  • No cost sharing for testing or treatment of COVID-19 for SoonerCare members.
  • Some medicines may be prescribed for 90 days to reduce trips to the pharmacy.
1/12/21 Provider Letter 2021-02

PV Specialties: 087, 120, 126, 145, 170, 171, 173, 174, 175, 179, 182

Provider letter 2021-02 informs providers about the reimbursement for the coverage of services that are rendered by physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology therapy assistants and speech-language pathology clinical fellows. Please post all comments by close of business Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, via the Oklahoma Health Care Authority policy change blog. Thank you.

1/12/21 Provider Letter 2021-01

PV Specialties: 634

Provider letter 2021-01 informs providers about coverage for adults in a psychiatric hospital. Please post all comments by close of business Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, via the Oklahoma Health Care Authority policy change blog. Thank you.

1/5/21 ADA Dental Claim Submission
Provider Types: 08, 27
Specialty Types: 086, 270-279

OHCA will be presenting a webinar titled ADA Dental Claim Submission on Thursday, February 4 at 2 p.m.

This class will provide an in-depth look at the electronic ADA dental claims submission on the secure provider portal. Attendees will learn more about the policy and procedures of submitting Medicaid primary and Medicaid secondary claims. General coding for services will not be addressed in this presentation.

Recommended Audience: Billing staff who submit ADA dental claims.

Register to attend the ADA Dental Claim Submission on February 4 at 2 p.m.
Click Here to Register

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
1/4/21 C-Section Rate Letters
Provider Types: 01, 08, 31, 52
 
The year-end C-section rate letters for state fiscal year 2020 are now available through the OHCA Provider Portal. As a reminder, these C-section letters are now only available electronically. 
 
If you need help to retrieve your letters, please call 800-522-0114. 
 
You may also view the C-section rate release schedule on the OHCA webpage at www.okhca.org/c-section.

Thank you.
Hospital Addendum for Psych and Rehab Units
Last Modified on Jan 20, 2021