DATE: MARCH 22, 2012
Manual: Aged, Blind, and Disabled Medicaid
Change No: 08-12
To: County Directors of Social Services
Effective: April 1, 2012
Changes are planned for behavioral health care coverage over the course of the 2012 calendar year. Services will be managed by the Local Management Entities (LMEs) under Managed Care Organizations (MCOs). The proposed timeline for completion of this change is January 1, 2013. As a result of this change, the Medicaid Identification (MID) Card will be updated to include the MCO name and telephone number.
MA-2380, I.B.3. adds the MCO information on the card to the Manual.
Effective upon receipt.
If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact your Medicaid Program Representative.
Craigan L. Gray, MD, MBA, JD
(This material was researched and written by John L. Benske, Policy Consultant, Medicaid Eligibility Unit)
For questions or clarification on any of the policy contained in these manuals, please contact your local county office.