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March 12, 2019
West Virginia Medicaid Pharmacy Savings Report is Now Available!

The Actuarial Assessment of the State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2018...read more

March 04, 2019
2019 Spring Provider Workshops Registration Information is Now Available!

Please join us at the 2019 Spring Provider Workshops so you and your staff will be aware of upcoming developments which may impact your practice/organization....read more

February 25, 2019
The Bureau for Medical Services Announces Behavioral Health Services Reimbursement Rate Changes

Bureau for Medical Services (BMS) is pleased to announce a change to the reimbursement rate(s) for the ...read more

January 11, 2019
2019 Psychological CPT Testing Codes

Per the 2019 Current Procedural Coding Expert manual, codes 96101, 96111, 96118, and 96120 were closed effective December 31, 2018....read more

December 18, 2018
The Office of Accountability and Management Reporting (OAMR) Amends Implementation Timeline for Fee Schedules

The Office of Accountability and Management Reporting (OAMR), in its role of rate setting and provider reimbursement for the Bureau for Medical Services (BMS), is amending the implementation timeline ...read more

December 18, 2018
The Bureau for Medical Services' Managed Care Organization (MCO) Child Welfare Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) are now available.

Please find below the FAQ document for transitioning foster care youth to managed care. ...read more

September 10, 2018
Providers Must Enroll to Prescribe for Medicaid Members

On and after October 17, 2018, West Virginia Medicaid will begin to deny all claims for prescriptions written by any prescriber not enrolled with West Virginia Medicaid. This includes advanced nurse practitioners, physician assistants ...read more

August 29, 2018
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announces Child Welfare and Foster Youth Public Forum Dates and Locations.

The purpose of these forums will be to collect stakeholder comments and suggetions about recent child welfare reform efforts and care management coordination...read more

June 29, 2018
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) to Begin Phase Two of Federal Waiver to Treat Substance Use on July 1, 2018.

The new services for Medicaid enrollees will begin on July 1, 2018 and are part of an ongoing effort of Governor Jim Justices's Administration to provide a continuum of care designed to treat substance use issues. ...read more

June 22, 2018
The Bureau for Medical Services is pleased to announce that an advance copy of the July 1, 2018 Chapter 529.2 Drug Screenings has been posted to the Provider Manual.

Policy revisionsare not effective until July 1, 2018. The current policy may also be found at https://dhhr.wv.gov/bms/Pages/Chapter-529-Laboratory-Services.aspx. ...read more

June 21, 2018
The Bureau for Medical Services is pleased to announce that an advance copy of the July 1, 2018 Chapter 504 Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Services, has been posted to the Provider Manual.

The Bureau for Medical Services is pleased to announce that an advance copy of the July 1, 2018 Chapter 504 Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Services, has been posted to the Provider Manual...read more

June 13, 2018
West Virginia Medicaid Important Reminder for Unenrolled Prescribers

Beginning July 18, 2018, West Virginia Medicaid will no longer pay for prescriptions for Opioid pain medications written by unenrolled prescribers. ...read more

May 23, 2018
The Bureau for Medical Services has announced that Appendices A-Documentation for Peer Recovery Support Services and B-Application for Residential Services have been added to Chapter 504 Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Services.

Appendices A-Documentation for Peer Recovery Support Services and B-Application for Residential Services have been added to Chapter 504 Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Services....read more

April 04, 2018
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources' Medicaid Program to Mail Medical ID Cards to All Medicaid Members

The week of December 25, 2017, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Medical Services (BMS), will begin mailing Medicaid members a copy of their new West Virginia Medical ID card. ...read more

March 15, 2018
Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Trainings

The Bureau for Medical Services is pleased to announce upcoming SUD trainings to be held in conjunction with the Spring Molina Provider Workshops....read more

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