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June 22, 2022
State Plan Amendment (SPA) 22-0022 Regarding Ambulance Service Rates Public Notice!

SPA 22-0022 proposes to increase the rates for ambulance services from ninety percent...read more

June 14, 2022
The Bureau for Medical Services is now accepting public comments on the 6th Iteration of the West Virginia Statewide Transition Plan until July 15, 2022.
June 08, 2022
State Plan Amendment (SPA) 22-0003 Regarding Drug Free Moms and Babies Public Notice!
June 08, 2022
State Plan Amendment (SPA) 22-0013 Regarding Community-Based Mobile Crisis Intervention Services Public Notice!

provides coverage for Mobile Crisis teams, who dispatch to community settings in order to provide individuals experiencing...read more

May 20, 2022
The Bureau for Medical Services is now accepting public comments on the 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services' Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver Application until July 11, 2022.

now accepting public comment on the 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services' Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver...read more

May 20, 2022
The Bureau for Medical Services is now accepting public comments on the 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services Aged and Disabled Waiver Application until July 11, 2022.

now accepting public comments on the 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services Aged and Disabled Waiver...read more

May 19, 2022
State Plan Amendment (SPA) 22-0018 regarding Inpatient Hospitals-Days Awaiting Placement Public Notice!

BMS proposes to provide payments to privately and publicly (non-state government) owned and operated PPS hospitals for Medicaid individuals who are awaiting placement or discharge...read more

May 17, 2022
The Bureau for Medical Services is now accepting public comments on Chapter 529, Laboratory Services' Policy 529.1, Laboratory and Pathology Services until June 17, 2022.

now accepting public comments on Chapter 529, Laboratory Services' Policy 529.1, ...read more

April 05, 2022
State Plan Amendment (SPA) 22-0016, Rescissions to the State's Disaster Relief Policies for COVID-19 National Emergency: Nursing Home Rate Increase Public Notice!

During the public health emergency (PHE), rates for Nursing Home Services for nonpublic facilities were increased by $20 per-patient-per-day. ...read more

March 31, 2022
State Plan Amendment (SPA) 22-0011, Targeted Case Management Services Public Notice!

During the public health emergency (PHE), rates for Behavioral Health Targeted Case Management were temporarily increased by seventy (70) percent....read more

March 30, 2022
State Plan Amendment (SPA) 22-0012, Prescription Refills Public Notice!

This SPA allows for the dispensing of 90 day prescription refills. ...read more

March 23, 2022
State Plan Amendment (SPA) 22-0009, Personal Care Services Public Notice!

During the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), rates for personal care were temporarily) percent. The temporary increase ends March 31, 2022. ...read more

March 23, 2022
State Plan Amendment (SPA) 22-010, Behavioral Health Services Public Notice!

During the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), rates for Behavioral Health Services were temporarily increased by seventy (70) percent....read more

March 03, 2022
State Plan Amendment (SPA) 22-0003, Drug Free Moms and Babies (DFMB) Public Notice!

Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §1396a(a)(13)(1997) and 42 C.F.R. §447.205, the Department of Health and Human Resources (“Department”), Bureau for Medical Services (“BMS”) provides notice ...read more

February 24, 2022
Attention Providers! Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) Webinars Announced!

PERM is planning to host provider education webinars for Cycle 2 providers in the next few weeks. ...read more

February 18, 2022
West Virginia Medicaid Members Important Notice!

If you have moved or had your address updated through 911, you MUST update your address with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources' (DHHR) Customer Service Center. ​ ...read more

January 12, 2022
State Plan Amendment (SPA) 22-0004, Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Public Notice!

This SPA seeks to set the reimbursement rate for durable medical equipment to ...read more

December 29, 2021
State Plan Amendment (SPA) Qualifying Clinical Trials

BMS is now accepting public comment to meet 42 C.F.R. § 440.386 regarding for members participating in qualifying clinical trials to comply with the 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act. ...read more

June 14, 2021
The Bureau for Medical Services is now accepting public comments on the fifth iteration of the West Virginia Statewide Transition Plan until March 31, 2021 at 5:00 p.m..
June 08, 2021
West 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

March 12, 2021
State Plan Amendment (SPA) 21-008, Dental Services Public Notice!

coverage of diagnostic, preventative and restorative dental services for adults age 21 and over. This coverage will exclude cosmetic services and will be limited to $1,000 each calendar year. ...read more

March 09, 2021
The Bureau for Medical Services is now accepting public comments on Chapter 501, Aged and Disabled Waiver until April 9, 2021.

is now accepting public comments on Chapter 512, Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver (TBIW) until April 9, 2021....read more

March 09, 2021
The Bureau for Medical Services is now accepting public comments on Chapter 512, Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver until April 9, 2021.

is now accepting public comments on Chapter 512, Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver (TBIW) until April 9, 2021....read more

March 03, 2021
State Plan Amendment (SPA) 21-004 regarding COVID Vaccines is now available for public comment until April 2, 2021.

is now accepting public comments on Chapter 513, Intellectual/Development Disabilities Waiver (IDDW) until April 9, 2021....read more

September 30, 2020
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) information on services.

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an inclusive array of community-based rehabilitative mental health services for members with serious and persistent mental illness ...read more

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