Click here for a list of recent updates and changes made by MedStar Family Choice in response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Provider alerts are frequently sent out to inform providers about changes in coverage, new policies, programs and more. See the alerts listed below. To view the Provider Newsletters, click on the issue you want to view below:

 

 

 Provider Alert  Date

 3rd Quarter Provider Newsletter

 October 1, 2022

 Summary of changes to the MedStar Family Choice Quick Authorization Guide Effective November 1, 2022

 September 30, 2022

 Monkeypox Information

 September 16, 2022

 DME-DMS-OXYGEN-CPAP-BIPAP-Parenteral Nutrition Orthotics and Prosthetics

 September 7, 2022

 Important Notice Skilled Nursing Facility Level of Care Disenrollment Process

 September 7, 2022

 Important Notice for Pharmacy Medication Requests 

 August 30, 2022

 Important Reminder Regarding Laboratory Services  

 August 25, 2022

 MFCMD Provider Manual Updates Effective September 14, 2022

 August 15, 2022

 Monkeypox Update to MDH’s Medicaid Bureau

 July 29, 2022

 COLOGUARD July 2022

 July 21, 2022

 Updates to Pharmacy Request Timing and Forms

 June 27, 2022

 2nd Quarter Provider Newsletter

 June 2, 2022

 Updates Related to COVID-19 Therapeutic Drugs and Guidance for COVID-19 Treatments 

 May 27, 2022

 MDH Updates to MPRA and EMS Forms

 May 23, 2022

 Additional Resources in Response to Infant Formula Shortages

 May 20, 2022

 2022 Childhood Wellness Visit Incentive Program

 May 17, 2022

 Provider Education Session 2022

 May 16, 2022

 Provider Manual 

 May 3, 2022

 Multiple Surgical Reduction - Professional Billing 

 April 8, 2022

 MDH OPS Substance Disorder and Treatment Seminar 

 April 5, 2022

 1st Quarter Provider Newsletter 

 March 15, 2022

 Infant Recall Formula 

 March 3, 2022

 COVID-19 Utilization Management Update - Return to Normal Operations

 February 25, 2022

 COVID-19 Utilization Management Updates

 February 8, 2022

 COVID-19 Counseling for Pediatric Patients

 January 21, 2022

 COVID Updates December 2021

 December 28, 2021

 COVID-19 Vaccination Incentive

 December 22, 2021

 4th Quarter Provider Newsletter

 December 21, 2021

 MedStar Select Term Notice

 December 17, 2021

 Emergency Room Auto-Pay List for 2022

 December 13, 2021

 Behavioral Health Treatment Resources

 November 3, 2021

 Quick Authorization Guide Changes

 November 1, 2021

 Specialty Drugs

 October 25, 2021

 Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

 October 25, 2021

 Baltimore City Health Department Vaccine Distribution

 October 25, 2021

 Maryland Addiction Consultation Service for MOMs TeleECHO Clinic 

 October 16, 2021

 COVID-19 Resources 

 September 27, 2021 

 3rd Quarter Provider Newsletter 

 August 31, 2021

 Diabetes Prevention Program 

 August 21, 2021 

 Hepatitis C Therapy Prior Authorization Form 

 August 20, 2021 

 Important Notice regarding High Cost Medications for Maryland Medicaid Members

 July 17, 2021 

 COVID-19 Update - State of Emergency Ending 

 July 16, 2021 

 Payer ID for Maryland HealthChoice electronic claims 

 June 29, 2021 

 Multiple Surgical Reduction – Professional Billing ;

 June 28, 2021  

 MDH BHA Vaccine Hesitancy and Helping the Helpers 

 May 26, 2021 

 2021 Summer Wellness Incentive Program

 May 21, 2021 

 Waystar Clearinghouse Accepting Electronic Claims 

 April 26, 2021 

 Quarterly Provider Validations_April_2021

 March 30, 2021 

 Updated Guidance for Testing and Treatment of Lead Exposures

 March 10, 2021 

 How to Become a COVID-19 Vaccine Provider/ ImmuNet

 March 9, 2021 

 Provider Manual Update

 January 11, 2021

 Quarterly Provider Validations_January_2021

 January 6, 2021 

 Prior Authorization Request Forms

 December 5, 2020 

 Updated Quick Authorization Guide Effective 1/1/2021 

 November 25, 2020 

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