Medicaid Updates

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2014 DOH Medicaid Updates

2013 DOH Medicaid Updates

Breastfeeding Medicaid Policy Update
As part of Governor Cuomo’s Medicaid Redesign effective April 1, 2013, Medicaid Fee-for-Service started providing reimbursement for breastfeeding education and lactation counseling during pregnancy and the postpartum period.  Effective May 1, 2013, Medicaid Managed Care and Family Health Plus plans also started covering lactation counseling services.  In addition, Medicaid requires that breast pumps meet minimum specifications to be reimbursable.

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Medicaid Expansion Information

Why Expanding Medicaid Matters for Women
Guest Blog from Gerald F. Joseph, Jr., MD, FACOG

Protect Medicaid and Women’s Health

What the Medicaid Eligibility Expansion Means for Women

Medicaid Expansion Resources


Billing Medicaid Fee-for-Service - Coverage policy and billing guidelines for practitioner-administered drugs provided in non-facility/office-based settings and Article 28 clinics

Mandatory Compliance Program Requirements under the NYS Social Services Law OMIG’s Observed Best Practices: Opportunities for Enhancement; and Insufficiencies

2013 DOH Medicaid Updates



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