September 16, 2021Attention Providers! Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Update!
July 15, 2021Alert! Voluntary Recall of Philips Respironics CPAP and BiPAP Machines, and Ventilators!
On June 14, 2021, Philips Respironics issued a voluntary recall on specific brands of their continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines, bi-level positive airway pressure (BiPAP) machines and ventilators. ...read more
July 14, 2021American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Spending Plan, Section 9817 is now available!
Spending Plan for the implementation of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, Section 9817 is now ...read more
June 29, 2021Cancer Screenings Update!
West Virginia Medicaid now covers colorectal cancer screening tests for high risk members and for members aged 45 and over...read more
June 08, 2021West Virginia Medicaid Holds Public Forums on American Rescue Plan Funds for Home and Community-Based Services!
Bureau for Medical Services will host public forums to seek input on use of federal American Rescue Plan funds for Home and Community-Based Services ...read more
February 18, 2021Long-Term Rate Care Setting Update!
During 2020, the West Virginia Bureau for Medical Services had a change in appraisal vendors. Due to COVID-19, the new vendor had to update the appraisals using a virtual approach....read more
April 27, 2021Attention Podiatry Providers!
Effective April 1, 2021, the specialty Podiatry was added to the following ...read more
February 18, 2021Adult Dental Benefit Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Answers are Now Available!
If you have questions about your West Virginia Medicaid Adult Benefit, get your answers with the...read more
December 21, 2020Attention Adult Dental Program Providers!
Beginning January 1, 2021, services classified as diagnostic, preventative, and restorative in nature will require authorization prior to services ...read more
December 17, 2020Attention Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Providers!
Effective January 1, 2021, providers will no longer be required to obtain a physician (Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine ...read more
November 25, 20202020 Fall Virtual Workshops Registration Information is Now Available!
The BMS, West Virginia Children’s Health Insurance Program (WVCHIP), Gainwell Technologies (formerly DXC Technology), Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) and other ...read more
July 15, 2020Important Announcement!
In accordance with Senate Bill 716, effective July 1, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Medical Services (BMS) shall make payment for tubal ligation without requiring at least 30 days ...read more
August 19, 2020Important Update! The IRS Extends Deadline to Ensure People with Children Receive $500 Economic Impact Payments.
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has extended its deadline to September 30, 2020 to provide information ...read more
August 18, 2020Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver Quality Improvement Council Positions are Now Available!
Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver (TBIW) program is seeking application to fill vacancies on its Quality Improvement Advisory (QIA) Council...read more
September 02, 2020U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Extends Provider Relief Funds Application Deadline!
The U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services (HHS) has extended the deadline for eligible providers to submit their application for provider relief funds. ...read more