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Medicaid roundup: Changes in North Dakota, South Dakota

April 30, 2019HME News Staff

The North Dakota House of Representatives and Senate have passed H.B. 1115, a bill that prevents the Medicaid program from requiring “prior authorization, additional documentation not required by Medicare or additional prescription requirements of DME and supplies to process a claim for Medicaid-eligible individuals who are also eligible for Medicare if any item has been paid by Medicare, unless the item is not covered by Medicaid,” according to MAMES. The legislature passed the bill...

Medicaid, North Dakota, South Dakota

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Prior authorizations for mobility devices spreads to South Dakota

January 12, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota has joined the prior authorization bandwagon, but there's a wrinkle.On Jan. 1, South Dakota's Medicaid program began requiring prior authorizations for most mobility devices, as is the case for Medicaid programs in most states and for Medicare in a number of states. But South Dakota will also require prior authorizations for repairs or replacement of parts or accessories.“Our main concern is for the repairs,” said Cindy Coy, the business office manager...

Don Clayback, Prior Authorization, South Dakota

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