Pennsylvania Human Services Agency Accepting Comments for Medical Assistance Program Fee Schedule Revisions

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services issued Medical Assistance Program Fee Schedule Revisions; 2023 Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System Updates; Fee Adjustments; Prior Authorization Requirements update in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. These changes are effective for dates of service on and after September 5th, 2023. The revisions include an update for topical fluoride varnish service and silver diamine fluoride application. Written comments can be sent to the Department of Human Services, Office of Medical Assistance Programs, c/o Regulations Coordinator, P.O. Box 2675, Harrisburg, PA 17120 or RA-PWMAProgComments@ pa.gov. Comments received within 30 days will be reviewed and considered for any subsequent
revisions to the MA Program Fee Schedule.

Click here to view the bulletin.

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Pennsylvania Human Services Agency Accepting Comments for Medical Assistance Program Fee Schedule Revisions

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services issued Medical Assistance Program Fee Schedule Revisions; 2023 Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System Updates; Fee Adjustments; Prior Authorization Requirements update in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. These changes are effective for dates of service on and after September 5th, 2023. The revisions include an update for topical fluoride varnish service and silver diamine fluoride application. Written comments can be sent to the Department of Human Services, Office of Medical Assistance Programs, c/o Regulations Coordinator, P.O. Box 2675, Harrisburg, PA 17120 or RA-PWMAProgComments@ pa.gov. Comments received within 30 days will be reviewed and considered for any subsequent
revisions to the MA Program Fee Schedule.

Click here to view the bulletin.

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The U.S. has a violent child death problem. Developing strategies to prevent violent child deaths death from firearms and traffic crashes is a demanding task that requires consideration of numerous upstream, interrelated, and tangential issues. To help safety advocates develop strategies to prevent violent child death, we compiled five frameworks to help: Understand and explain …
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