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FW: Your Update from NCTracks—July 24, 2020

SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #115 and #116 Now Available

The NC Division of Health Benefits (DHB) has recently published more Medicaid Bulletin articles related to COVID-19:

SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #116: New Webinar to Support Medicaid Providers Applying for Federal Relief Funds

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will conduct an informational webcast for Medicaid providers applying for Provider Relief Funds (PRF). Medicaid providers interested in learning about the application process for the PRF may register and join the webcast on Monday July 27, 2020, from 3 to 4 p.m. ET. Providers may register here. More information about Webinar and application deadline.

SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #115: Targeted Rate Increase and Associated Requirements for Swing Bed Services

NC Medicaid is implementing time-limited, targeted, enhanced swing bed reimbursement rates to provide additional financial support to hospitals that provide post-acute care services to COVID-19 positive (“COVID+”) Medicaid beneficiaries and non-COVID+ Medicaid beneficiaries transferred from other acute care hospitals as part of a surge response. Two-tiered enhanced rate structure and more details.

All bulletin articles, including those related to COVID-19, are available on the DHB's Medicaid Bulletin Web page.


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