Manual: Family & Children’s Manual
Change No: 18-08
To: County Directors of Social Services
Make the following change(s)
MA-3550, Medicaid Transportation, incorrectly identifies several mental health/substance abuse services as having transportation reimbursement added into the Medicaid provider’s fee. Although these errors were corrected by DMA Administrative Letter No. 17-06, Medicaid Transportation Revisions, they were never corrected in the manual. This change notice obsoletes DMA Administrative Letter 17-06.
MA-3550, Medicaid Transportation, III.A.17.b. has been revised to remove the following services from the MA/SA Enhanced Benefit Service table:
Child and Adolescent Day Treatment
Opiod Outpatient Treatment
Psycho-Social Rehabilitation (PSR)
Substance Abuse Comprehensive Outpatient Treatment
Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Program
This policy is effective upon receipt.
Remove: MA-3550, Medicaid Transportation, pages 5 and 6.
Insert: MA-3550, Medicaid Transportation, pages 5 and 6.
If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact your Medicaid Program Representative. For any issues that are not able to be handled through that venue, Angela Floyd, Assistant Director for Recipient and Provider Services, will be your point of contact and can be reached at (919) 855-4000.
Tara R. Larson, Acting Director
(This material was researched and written by William Appel, Policy Consultant, Medicaid Eligibility Unit)
For questions or clarification on any of the policy contained in these manuals, please contact your local county office.