Providers News and Updates

The purpose of this important message is to alert providers that the 1099s for year 2021 will be available for download from the Web site by January 27, 2022. This functionality to download 1099s is available for all Master Users and any subordinate clerk accounts who have access to download PDF Remittance Advice files.

As of January 15, 2022, dental providers in the HUSKY Health network no longer need to request prior authorizations for a second annual periodic examination and cleaning for Adult HUSKY members who have designated medical conditions.

On Wednesday, January 12, 2022, the Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to dental and medical practitioners and consumers about the risk for dental diseases, including caries, oral infections and the loss of teeth from transmucosal buprenorphine medicines used to treat opioid use disorder and pain, as reported by Reuters.

Effective for dates of service January 1, 2022 and forward, the Department of Social Services (DSS) has incorporated the January 2022 Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) changes by replacing deleted current Dental Terminology (CDT) codes with newly added CDT codes to the Dental adult and children fee schedules.

Check out the Fall 2021 Provider Newsletter Online! – This edition includes Fee Schedule Changes for 2022, Diagnosis Code Requirements for Dental Claims, Dental Bill of Rights and Supplementing Guidance for Treatment Planning and Radiographic Imaging Requirements and more.