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Alabama Medicaid

(VM047)
Friday, January 22, 2021
CMS discontinued the RY2020 Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) Audit for Medicaid and CHIP due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and will not report state specific errors for this cycle. Providers may close any pending requests for medical records received from NCI AdvanceMed, Inc.

Attention ACHN Providers: Changes have been made to the bonus payment distribution. See the “Changes to the Alabama Coordinated Health Network (ACHN) Bonus Payment Distribution” ALERT on the Medicaid website for more details.
https://medicaid.alabama.gov/alert_detail.aspx?ID=14192

Effective January 1, 2021, Medicaid will no longer print and mail paper Provider ALERTS and Provider Insider newsletters; however, the publications will continue to be distributed in electronic form from the Alabama Medicaid Agency. If you have not already signed up to receive ALERTS and newsletters from the Agency, we encourage you to sign up as soon as possible to continue receiving vital information from Alabama Medicaid. Refer to the October 2020 Provider Insider for detailed information. https://medicaid.alabama.gov/documents/2.0_Newsroom/2.3_Publications/2.3.4_Insider_Archive/2.3.4_20_October.pdf

All previously published expiration dates related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency are once again extended by the Alabama Medicaid Agency. The new expiration date is the earlier of February 28, 2021, the conclusion of the COVID-19 National emergency, or any expiration date noticed by the Alabama Medicaid Agency through a subsequent ALERT. A listing of previous Provider ALERTs and notices related to the health emergency is available by selecting the Agency’s COVID-19 page in the bottom section: https://medicaid.alabama.gov/news_detail.aspx?ID=13729

Welcome to the Alabama Medicaid Interactive web site!

  • This site is intended for providers, clerks, and trading partners.

  • The secure site gives providers, clerks and billing agents the opportunity to view Claim and Prior Authorization status as well as Eligibility Verification inquiries and to upload and download standard X12 and NCPDP transactions.

  • To proceed with logging into the secure site, go to Account >> Secure Site.

  • Use of this network is restricted to authorized users only. User activity may be monitored and/or recorded. Anyone using this network expressly consents to such monitoring and/or recording. BE ADVISED: if possible criminal activity is detected, these records, along with certain personal information, may be provided to law enforcement officials.

  • For additional information regarding Alabama Medicaid policies, procedures and contact information please refer to the Alabama Medicaid Agency web site at http://www.medicaid.alabama.gov/.

  • For additional information regarding Provider EFT or ERA, including but not limited to enrollments, updates and reassociation please refer to the link below: http://medicaid.alabama.gov/content/10.0_Contact/10.3_Provider_Contacts/
    10.3.4_Provider_Enrollment.aspx