Chapter 8: Policy and Bulletins Listing

How to Download Bulletins and Policy Transmittals

From time to time, provider bulletins and policy transmittals are published. To view and/or print these publications, go to https://www.ctdssmap.com/CTPortal/Information/Publications/tabid/40/Default.aspx

Or, refer to the listing below:

 

The following bulletins are recommended reading for all Dental Providers:

 

DateBulletin NumberTitle
2024PB2024-30Electronic Claims Submission, Web Remittance Advice, Check, EFT and 835 Schedule
2024PB2024-12Changes to the Dental Fee Schedule
2024PB2024-08Clarifying Billing Guidance for Periodontal Services
2023PB2023-79January 2024 Quarterly HIPAA Compliant Updates- Dental Fee Schedules for Adult
2023PB2023-69UPDATED: Addition of Periodontal Benefits
2023PB2023-68Electronic Claims Submission, Web Remittance Advice, Check, EFT and 835 Schedule
2023PB2023-57Adding Select Procedure Codes for Evaluation/Management Services to Dental Fee Schedule
2023PB2023-54Multi-disciplinary Examinations for Medical, Behavioral Health and Dental Service
2023PB2023-41Electronic Claims Submission, Web Remittance Advice, Check, EFT and 835 Schedule
2023PB2023-12Changes to the Dental Fee Schedule
2022PB2022-101January 2023 Dental HIPAA Compliant Update
2022PB2022-90Electronic Claims Submission, Web Remittance Advice, Check, EFT and 835 Schedule
2022PB2022-64Dental Claim Form Field Update Reminder
2022PB2022-56Covered CT Program
2022PB2022-55Dental Fee Schedule Update for the Adult Fee Schedule
2022PB2022-43Electronic Claims Submission, Web Remittance Advice, Check, EFT and 835 Schedule
2022PB2022-33Extension of Postpartum Care
2021PB2021-100Revised January 2022 Quarterly Dental Fee Schedule HIPAA Compliant Update
2021PB2021-94Electronic Claims Submission, Web Remittance Advice, Check, EFT and 835 Schedule
2021PB2021-61Treatment Planning and Radiographic Imaging Requirements
2021PB2021-60Oral Health Assessment and Fluoride Varnish Applications Services at Well Child Visits
2021PB2021-52Reminder for Medical Necessity for Dental Imaging and Limitations for Occlusal
2021PB2021-51Dental Digital Models
2021PB2021-36Electronic Claims Submission, Web Remittance Advice, Check, EFT and 835 Schedule
2020PB2020-82Electronic Claims Submission, Web Remittance Advice, Check, EFT and 835 Schedule
2020PB2020-51Electronic Claims Submission, Web Remittance Advice, Check, EFT and 835 Schedule
2020PB2020-11Accessing the Provider’s Re-enrollment Due Date
2019PB2019-87 2020 Dental Fee Schedule Clarifications and HIPAA Compliance Update
2019PB2019-66 Update to Dental Fee Schedule for Composite Restorations of Incipient Carious Lesions
2019PB2019-47 Updated Prior Authorization Requirements for Frenulectomies for Children
2019PB2019-42 Update for Adult Dental Fee Schedule for Composite Restorations on Molar Teeth
2019PB2019-41 Update to Dental Fee Schedule for Cone Beam Computed Tomography Imaging
2019PB2019-38 Update for Billing Coding for Access to Baby Care (ABC Program)
2019PB2019-24 Annual Dental Benefit Maximum
2019PB2019-03 2019 Dental Fee Schedule Clarifications and HIPAA Compliance Update
2018PB2018-51 2018 Dental Fee schedule Update for CDT D1354
2018PB2018-47 PA Requests for D7997 and D86922018
2017PB2017-95 2018 Dental Fee Schedule HIPAA Compliance Update
2017PB2017-81 Dental Benefit Annual Maximum Limitation
2017PB2017-54 Reasons of Medical Necessity for Dental Periapical Imaging
2017PB2017-41 Addition of CPT Code 41899
2017PB2017-29 Provider Audit Trainings
2017PB2017-09 2017 Dental Fee Schedule HIPAA Compliance Update
2016PB2016-96 Elimination of Paper Claims Update
2016PB2016-90 Interpreter Services for Individuals with limited English
2016PB2016-75 Changes to Implementation of PA for Oral and Maxillofacial
2016PB2016-73 Clarification of Orthognathic Surgery Medical Necessity
2016PB2016-59 Fingerprint based Background Checks
2016PB2016-52 Phase II-Children’s Dental Fee Schedule Reduction
2016PB2016-45 Phase I-Changes to Children’s Fee Schedule for Aug. 2016
2016PB2016-36 Opioid Legislation
2016PB2016-27 Changes to Children’s Dental Fee Schedule Reimbursement
2015PB2015-104 2016 Dental Fee Schedule HIPAA Compliant Update
2015PB2015-51 Changes to the Orthodontic Qualifying Score
2015PB2015-32 Provider Audit Trainings
2015PB2015-27 Changes in Dental Coverage for Bitewings
2015PB2015-15 Dental Regulations Regarding Placement of Amalgam Restorations
2015PB2015-06 Hall Technique for the Placement of Stainless Steel Crowns
2015PB2015-05 Billing Clients for Missed Appointments
2014PB2014-91 2015 Physician Fee Schedule HIPAA Compliant Update
2014PB2014-72 Business Associate Agreement Between the Department of Social Services, Vendors and all CMAP Providers
2014PB2014-71 Tobacco Cessation and New Screening Codes and Program for Dental Hygienists
2014PB2014-67 Full Activation of Pharmacy and Non-Pharmacy OPR Edits
2014PB2014-62 Update to Medicaid Dental Services Fee Schedule and Policy
2014PB2014-52 Updated Provider Re-Enrollment Notification Process
2014PB2014-46 Expansion of Coverage for Over the Counter (OTC)Products
2014PB2014-35 Expedited Medicaid Eligibility Processing for Individuals with Medical Emergencies
2014PB2014-29 Newly Eligible Clients under the Affordable Care Act (Part III)
2014PB2014-20 **Updated** Implementation of ICD-10 Code Set
2014PB2014-15 Newly Eligible Clients under the Affordable Care Act (Part II)
2014PB2014-01 Newly Eligible Clients under the Affordable Care Act
2013PB2013-82 Incorporation of January 2014 Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)
2013PB2013-74 **Updated** International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) Implementation
2013PB2013-64 Implementation of Ordering, Prescribing, and Referring (OPR) Pharmacy Claim Edits
2013PB2013-60 The Implementation of the Ordering, Prescribing and Referring (OPR) Claim Edits
2013PB2013-51 Enhanced Editing of Prescribing Provider NPI Numbers
2013PB2013-31 Elimination of Mailing Paper Remittance Advices
2013PB2013-24 Implementation of Affordable Care Act Claim Edits
2013PB2013-15 Transition to the Updated ADA 2012 J434 Dental Claim Form
2013PB2013-04 Elimination of Paper Re-enrollment Applications
2013PB2013-03 Electronic Funds Transfer Change Notification
2012PB2012-59 Performing Provider Enrollment Requirements
2012PB2012-54 Important Changes to Provider Re-enrollment
2012PB2012-53 Important Changes to Provider Enrollment
2012PB2012-46 Change of Dental Fee Payment for Dentures and Resin Fillings
2012PB2012-42 New Medicaid (HUSKY) Spend-down Procedures
2012PB2012-38 Change of Dental Benefit Assignment by Dental Provider to Benefit Assignment by Client
2012PB2012-36 Web Portal Claim History Inquiry
2012PB2012-31 Change in Procedures for Brand Medically Necessary Pharmacy Prior Authorizations
2012PB2012-25 Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) Program Audit Requests
2012PB2012-10 Enhanced Editing of Prescribing Provider NPI Numbers
2012PB2012-06 Presumptive Eligibility Certification and Guarantee of Payment Form, W-538
2011PB2011-72 Connecticut’s Electronic Health Records (HER) Incentive Program
2011PB2011-61 Changes to the Dental Fee Schedule and Program Limitations
2011PB2011-42 Clarification of the Requirements for Pre-screening Client’s Eligibility for Orthodontia Treatment
2011PB2011-36 Definition of Medical Necessity
2011PB2011-23 HIPAA 5010 Implementation of the 837 Dental Electronic
2011PB2011-08 Prior Authorization of Post Procedure Review Authorization Appeals Process
2011PB2011-07 Dental Fee Schedule Changes for Quadrant Designation and for Unspecified Manually Priced Codes
2011PB2011-01 Prior Authorization and Post Procedure Authorization for Payment Requirements (For FQHC Providers)
2010PB2010-53 New HUSKY B Client Cost Share for Dental Services (For FQHC Providers)
2010PB2010-50 Prior Authorization and Post Procedure Authorization for Payment Requirements
2010PB2010-48 Let e-Prescribing Streamline Your Workflow
2010PB2010-45 Changes to the Provision of Hospice Services
2010PB2010-32 Notice of Changes to the Dental Fee Schedule concerning Client Cost Shares for HUSKY B
2010PB2010-02 Dental Program Changes Pursuant to Public Act No. 09-5
2009PB2009-57 Correction to Bulletin 2009-25
2009PB2009-25 Updates to Requirements for Dental Claims Submission
2009PB2009-07 Got Billing Issues? Schedule a Training Session
2009PB2009-02 New – Internet Claim Submission is Now Available
2008PB2008-65 Prior Authorization Inquiry Available on the Web
2008PB2008-64 Enhanced Fee Schedules Now Available
2008PB2008-62 Important – Orthodontia Case Completion Billing Changes
2008PB2008-59 Important – Dental Services Update
2008PB2008-48 Important – Dental Services Restructuring
2008PB2008-38 Important – Dental Services Restructuring
2008PB2008-19 Updated Medicaid Dental Services Fee Schedule and Incorporation of 2009 Current Dental Terminology (CDT) Changes
2008PB2008-05 Change in Pharmacy Claim Processing for HUSKY Clients
2007PB2007-76 National Provider Indentifier (NPI) Prescription Requirement Temporary Extension Period for Pharmacy Claim Submission
2007PB2007-75 Tamper-resistant Prescription Pad Requirement Postponed
2007PB2007-55 Revision to the Expansion of Dental Providers for Patients of FQHCs
2007PB2007-31 Escorts for Minors – Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
2006PB2006-103 Addition of Pre-molar Teeth Eligible for Sealant Placement on the Medicaid Dental Services Fee Schedule
2006PB2006-62 New EPSDT Periodicity Schedule and WIC Coordinators
2006PB2006-17 Retroactive Fee Increases
2006PB2006-01 Expansion of Dental Providers for Dental FQHC Clinics
2005PB2005-56 Update to the Medicaid Dental Services Fee Schedule
2005PB2005-14 Updated Medicaid Dental Services Fee Schedule
2003PB2003-102 Updated Medicaid Dental Services Fee Schedule
2003PB2003-78 Updated Medicaid Dental Services Fee Schedule
2003PB2003-24 Elimination of Optional Services – When Providers May Bill Clients
2001PB2001-36 Regulation for Payment of Public Health Dental Hygienist Services
2001PB2001-18 New EPSDT (Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Services) Periodicity Schedule and Immunization Schedule
2000PB2000-81 Dental Procedure Code Changes