Attention Nursing Facility and ICF/IID Provider Types 19 and 68: Tracking Process Is Changing on July 1, 2016 [Web Announcement 1141]

Attention All Providers: Requirements on When to Use the National Provider Identifier (NPI) of an Ordering, Prescribing or Referring (OPR) Provider on Claims [Announcement 850]

Nevada Medicaid and Nevada Check Up News (Second Quarter 2017 Provider Newsletter) [Read]

If you are a Medicaid provider whose revalidation application has not been processed by your termination due date, you will be ineligible to provide services to any Nevada Medicaid or Nevada Check Up recipients, including both Fee-for-Service and Managed Care Organization (MCO) enrolled recipients. See Web Announcement 1265

Notifications

In preparation for the Nevada Provider Web Portal upgrade, the online Prior Authorization system will be unavailable from 5:00 p.m. PDT on July 21, 2017, through 8:00 a.m. PDT on July 24, 2017. The Provider Web Portal will be available beginning at 8:00 a.m. PDT on July 24, 2017. Pharmacy PAs can continue to be submitted via fax (855-455-3303) or phone (855-455-3311) through OptumRx.

Attention All Nevada Medicaid Providers: Managed Care Organization (MCO) Changes Effective 2017. See Web Announcement 1380

PCS, Prior Authorization and Web Portal Upgrade Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) [Review]

Reminder of Requirements Regarding Ordering, Prescribing or Referring Provider on Claims. See Web Announcement 1372

Scheduled Site Maintenance

During the scheduled site maintenance window the Provider Web Portal will be unavailable. The table below shows the regularly scheduled maintenance window. All times will be in the Pacific time zone.

Monday - Friday
12:00AM - 12:30AM

Sunday
8:00PM - 12:30AM

Billing Manual
Title Last Update
Pharmacy Billing Manual 04/12/17
Appendix A - Instructions for Completing the NCPDP Universal Claim Form (Ver 5.1) 02/04/14
Appendix B - NCPDP D.0 Payer Sheet for Pharmacy Providers 02/21/14
Appendix C - Other Carrier Code List 07/24/09
Appendix D - Quantity Limits 06/14/17
Appendix E - Drugs Not Requiring Whole Quantities 10/24/13
Billing Updates
Date Title
May 5, 2017 Criteria for Practitioners to Dispense Medications
May 2, 2017 Drug Use Review (DUR) Board Approves Changes to MSM Chapter 1200
May 1, 2017 Quantity Limits Approved at January 2017 Drug Use Review Board Meeting
March 30, 2017 Opioid Therapeutic Class to be Added to Medicaid Services Manual (MSM) Chapter 1200 (Prescribed Drugs) (Updated April 28, 2017)
Feb. 23, 2017 Attention Prescribers and Pharmacies: Mandatory Three-Month Supplies for Maintenance Medications
Feb. 10, 2017 Pharmacy Announcement: Bypass Function Added for Claims for Children under Age 18 with a Diagnosis Related to a Seizure Disorder when Prescriber is a Neurologist (Updated March 24, 2017)
Dec. 30, 2016 Pharmacy Co-Pay Increase for Brand Name Medications for Dual-Eligible Medicare Recipients
Dec. 30, 2016 Pharmacy Announcement Regarding Claims for Snake Anti-Venom
Nov. 7, 2016 Drug Use Review Board (DUR) Approves Changes to MSM Chapter 1200 Effective November 9, 2016
Nov. 4, 2016 Pharmacy Benefit Manager Changes from CatamaranRx to OptumRx
Nov. 3, 2016 Nevada Medicaid Informational Bulletin on Medications and Services for Substance Use Disorders
Oct. 14, 2016 Drug Quantity Limits Effective October 17, 2016
Sept. 12, 2016 Instructions for Claims for Gender Identity Disorder Hormones
June 3, 2016 Drug Quantity Limits Effective May 16, 2016
May 20, 2016 New Prior Authorization Forms Available for Psychotropic Agents
May 4, 2016 Nevada Medicaid Will Use Federal Upper Limit Pricing Provided by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for Outpatient Drugs
April 1, 2016 Update Regarding Psychotropic Medications for Children and Adolescents (Updated May 3, 2016)
March 1, 2016 Reminder to Pharmacy Providers: Document Counseling when Dispensing a Medication
Feb. 12, 2016 Narcan Nasal Spray Added to Preferred Drug List
Dec. 18, 2015 Quantity Limits for Sedative/Hypnotic Agents (Updated January 22, 2016)
Dec. 15, 2015 Psychotropic Medications for Children and Adolescents
Nov. 18, 2015 Urgent Pharmacy Announcement: Pricing Override Allowing Brand Products to Pay at Brand Price
Oct. 27, 2015 ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Reference for Drug Claims
Oct. 12, 2015 Open Provider Forums Scheduled Regarding: Pharmacy Dispensing Fee Increase and Pricing Methodology Using National Average Drug Acquisition Cost (NADAC) Files
Oct. 7, 2015 Future Changes to MSM Chapter 1200, Prescribed Drugs
Sept. 23, 2015 Pharmacy Dispensing Fee Increase and Pricing Methodology Using National Average Drug Acquisition Cost (NADAC) Files
Aug. 24, 2015 Naloxone to be Listed as Preferred on Preferred Drug List
Aug. 18, 2015 Pharmacy Dispensing Fee Increase and Pricing Methodology Using National Average Acquisition Cost (NADAC) Files
July 27, 2015 Quantity Limits for Hepatitis C Treatment Agents
July 21, 2015 Viekira Pak® Notification
July 1, 2015 Drug Use Review (DUR) Board Approves Changes to MSM Chapter 1200 Effective July 1, 2015
June 25, 2015 State Maximum Allowable Cost (MAC) Applied to Abilify® (Updated July 13, 2015)
March 24, 2015 Pharmacy Claims Payments to be Delayed One Week
March 13, 2015 Changes for Pharmacies and Prescribers of Psychotropic Medications for Children and Adolescents Have Been Removed from the Prior Authorization Form (Updated May 1, 2015)
Feb. 19, 2015 Duplicate Dispensing Fees on Claims for Long Term Care Pharmacy Dispensing IV Medications
Feb. 18, 2015 Drug Use Review (DUR) Board Approves Changes to MSM Chapter 1200 Effective January 1, 2015
Feb. 6, 2015 Attention Pharmacies: New Billing Instructions for Vaccine Claims when Submitted with a Non-participating Prescriber Due to Ordering, Prescribing and Referring (OPR) Practitioner Validation
Nov. 12, 2014 Use of Pharmacy Drug Discount Cards by Recipients and Retro-Eligible Refunds
Oct. 29, 2014 Update for Pharmacies: Override Period for Point-of-Sale Processing for Claims Adjudication Process to Validate Ordering, Prescribing and Referring (OPR) Practitioners Ends February 5, 2015 (Updated December 9, 2014, and January 9, 2015)
Oct. 28, 2014 Vaccines Administered by Pharmacies
Oct. 13, 2014 Copaxone® 20 mg Billing Update
Sept. 29, 2014 Hydrocodone Combination Products Change to DEA Schedule 2
Aug. 25, 2014 Drug Use Review (DUR) Board Approves Quantity Limits Effective September 9, 2014
July 16, 2014 Drug Use Review (DUR) Board Makes Changes to MSM Chapter 1200 Effective July 1, 2014
July 14, 2014 340B Drug Discount Program
May 29, 2014 Payment Delay for Claims for Newly Eligible/Childless Adults
Apr. 11, 2014 URGENT: Pharmacy Claims Payments to be Delayed One Week
Mar. 26, 2014 Quantity Limit for Promethazine with Codeine Cough Syrup
Feb. 12, 2014 Prescription Co-pay Increases for Dual-eligible Recipients
Feb. 4, 2014 Billing Instruction for Benzodiazepines and Barbiturates for Dual-Eligible Recipients
Jan. 7, 2014 Policy Reminders for Covered and Non-covered Medication Process for Hospice Recipients
Aug. 16, 2013 Ritalin LA® Reimbursed at Available Wholesale Acquisition Cost (WAC)
Aug. 9, 2013 Actual Acquisition Cost (AAC) for Pharmacy Products That Do Not Have Other Pricing on File
July 17, 2013 Recipient's Date of Birth to be Required on Pharmacy Claims
July 16, 2013 Vaccine/Immunization Information for Pharmacies
Jan. 4, 2013 Reimbursement for Secondary Claims for Medicare Part B Covered Drugs
May 2, 2012 Pharmacist-Administered Adult and Childhood Immunizations Covered by Nevada Medicaid and Nevada Check Up
Apr. 25, 2012 FDA Acetaminophen Dosage Announcement
Mar. 15, 2012 EDI Announcement: March 31, 2012, End Date for Dual Use of NCPDP 5.1/D.0 and Extension of Dual Use for 4010/5010 Formats until June 30, 2012
Feb. 2, 2012 NCPDP D.0 Payer Sheet for Pharmacy Providers
Dec. 16, 2011 EDI Announcement: Nevada Medicaid Dual Use for 5010 and D.0 Formats
Dec. 14, 2011 NCPDP D.0 Testing Instructions (Updated Dec. 16, 2011)
Dec. 5, 2011 Specifications for NCPDP, v 5.1
Dec. 18, 2008 Prescription Origin Code Instructions Updated for 2009
Dec. 17, 2008 Annual Co-Payment Increase for Medicare Part D/Medicaid Dual-Eligible Recipients
May 15, 2008 NPI Reminder: Use Prescriber’s NPI on Pharmacy Claims
Mar. 27, 2008 DHCFP Issues Guidance Regarding Tamper-Resistant Prescription Pads
Mar. 12, 2008 Revised Tamper-Resistant Prescription Pads and Prescription Origin Code Notification
Jan. 2, 2007 2007 Co-Payment Increase for Medicare Part D/Medicaid Dual-Eligible Recipients
Nov. 8, 2006 Nevada Prescriber List Posted Online
July 10, 2006 Billing Notice for Medicaid Recipients with Medicare Part B and/or Part D
June 14, 2006 $2/$5 Co-Payment Claims for Medicare Part D/Medicaid Recipients
June 2, 2006 Tolerances Modified for Controlled Substance Refills
May 10, 2006 Revised Co-Payment Billing Instructions
Feb. 21, 2006 Co-Payment Claims for Medicare Part D / Medicaid Recipients
Co-Payment Functionality is Now Available
Jan. 25, 2006 Billing Instructions for Part D Dual Eligible Recipients
Jan. 24, 2005 Co-Payments for Medicare Part D / Medicaid Dual Eligibles
Dec. 20, 2005 Medicare Part D Prescription Billing Information
Dec. 16, 2005 Upcoming Nevada Medicaid Changes
Feb. 25, 2005 Multi-ingredient Compound Claims, Partial Fill Functionality & Provider Training