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Action:
Reimbursement for Targeted Case Management
Stage: Fast-Track
12VAC30-80-110

12VAC30-80-110. Fee-for-service: case management.

A. Targeted case management for high-risk pregnant women and infants up to two years of age, for community mental health and intellectual disability services, and for individuals who have applied for or are participating in the Individual and Family Developmental Disability Support Waiver program (IFDDS Waiver) shall be reimbursed at the lowest of: state agency fee schedule, actual charge, or Medicare (Title XVIII) allowances.

B. A. Targeted case management for early intervention (Part C) children.

1. Targeted case management for children from birth to three years of age who have developmental delay and who are in need of early intervention is reimbursed at the lower of the state agency fee schedule or the actual charge (charge to the general public). The unit of service is monthly one month. All private and governmental fee-for-service providers are reimbursed according to the same methodology. The agency's rates are effective for services on or after October 11, 2011. Rates are published on the agency's website at www.dmas.virginia.gov.

2. Case management shall not be billed when it is an integral part of another Medicaid service including, but not limited to, intensive community treatment services and intensive in-home services for children and adolescents.

3. 2. Case management defined for another target group shall not be billed concurrently with this case management service except for case management services for high risk infants provided under 12VAC30-50-410. Providers of early intervention case management shall coordinate services with providers of case management services for high risk infants, pursuant to 12VAC30-50-410, to ensure that services are not duplicated.

4. 3. Each entity receiving payment for services as defined in 12VAC30-50-415 shall be required to furnish the following to DMAS, upon request:

a. Data, by practitioner, on the utilization by Medicaid beneficiaries of the services included in the unit rate; and

b. Cost information used by practitioner.

5. 4. Future rate updates will be based on information obtained from the providers. DMAS monitors the provision of targeted case management through post-payment review (PPR). PPRs ensure that paid services were rendered appropriately, in accordance with state and federal policies and program requirements, provided in a timely manner, and paid correctly.

B. Reimbursement for targeted case management for high risk pregnant women and infants and children.

1. Targeted case management for high risk pregnant women and infants up to two years of age defined in 12VAC30-50-410 shall be reimbursed at the lower of the state agency fee schedule or the actual charge (charge to the general public). The unit of service is one day. All private and governmental fee-for-service providers are reimbursed according to the same methodology. The agency's rates were set as of September 10, 2013, and are effective for services on or after that date. Rates are published on the agency's website at www.dmas.virginia.gov.

2. Case management may not be billed when it is an integral part of another Medicaid service.

3. Case management defined for another target group shall not be billed concurrently with the case management service under this subsection except for case management for early intervention provided under 12VAC30-50-415. Providers of case management for high risk pregnant women and infants and children shall coordinate services with providers of early intervention case management to ensure that services are not duplicated.

4. Each provider receiving payment for the service under this subsection will be required to furnish the following to the Medicaid agency, upon request:

a. Data on the hourly utilization of this service furnished to Medicaid members; and

b. Cost information used by practitioners furnishing this service.

5. Rate updates will be based on utilization and cost information obtained from the providers.

C. Reimbursement for targeted case management for seriously mentally ill adults and emotionally disturbed children and for youth at risk of serious emotional disturbance.

1. Targeted case management services for seriously mentally ill adults and emotionally disturbed children defined in 12VAC30-50-420 or for youth at risk of serious emotional disturbance defined in 12VAC30-50-430 shall be reimbursed at the lower of the state agency fee schedule or the actual charge (charge to the general public). The unit of service is one month. All private and governmental fee-for-service providers are reimbursed according to the same methodology. The agency's rates were set as of September 10, 2013, and are effective for services on or after that date. Rates are published on the agency's website at www.dmas.virginia.gov.

2. Case management for seriously mentally ill adults and emotionally disturbed children and for youth at risk of serious emotional disturbance may not be billed when it is an integral part of another Medicaid service.

3. Case management defined for another target group shall not be billed concurrently with the case management services under this subsection.

4. Each provider receiving payment for the services under this subsection will be required to furnish the following to the Medicaid agency, upon request:

a. Data on the hourly utilization of these services furnished to Medicaid members; and

b. Cost information used by the practitioner furnishing these services.

5. Rate updates will be based on utilization and cost information obtained from the providers.

D. Reimbursement for targeted case management for individuals with intellectual disability or developmental disability.

1. Targeted case management for individuals with intellectual disability defined in 12VAC30-50-440 and individuals with developmental disabilities defined in 12VAC30-50-450 shall be reimbursed at the lower of the state agency fee schedule or the actual charge (the charge to the general public). The unit of service is one month. All private and governmental fee-for-service providers are reimbursed according to the same methodology. The agency's rates were set as of September 10, 2013, and are effective for services on or after that date. Rates are published on the agency's website at www.dmas.virginia.gov

2. Case management for individuals with intellectual disability or developmental disability may not be billed when it is an integral part of another Medicaid service.

3. Case management defined for another target group shall not be billed concurrently with the case management service under this subsection.

4. Each provider receiving payment for the service under this subsection will be required to furnish the following to the Medicaid agency, upon request:

a. Data on the hourly utilization of this service furnished to Medicaid members; and

b. Cost information by practitioners furnishing this service.

5. Rate updates will be based on utilization and cost information obtained from the providers.