Timely Information from Arkansas Medicaid
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Your Information Hub for the New MMIS
The Arkansas Department of Human Services is pleased to announce the delivery of a new Arkansas Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) in the last quarter of 2017. The new MMIS will bring cutting edge technology to DHS, Arkansas Medicaid providers and beneficiaries.
The Front Line webpage is designed to keep you informed and includes
- Training opportunities
- Upcoming implementation-related events
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Accepting Program Year 2017 Applications
Medical Assistance Provider Incentive Repository (MAPIR) System – MAPIR is now accepting Program Year 2017 Applications. The Meaningful Use (MU) EHR reporting period is a minimum of any continuous 90-days between January 1 and December 31, 2017. If this is your first time reporting MU, then you must report 90-days of Clinical Quality Measures (CQM).
If you have already received a payment for meeting MU prior to program year 2017, you must report a full year of Clinical Quality Measures (CQM). You are able to start your application now, however, you will need to wait until January 1, 2018 or later to complete the CQM portion of your application.
If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Arkansas Incentive Payment Team (AIPT) at email@example.com.
Electronic Funds Transfer Requirement Coming Soon
By November 1, 2017, providers will be required to submit information for Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT/Automatic Deposit). In anticipation of this requirement, we are asking Providers to submit their account information using the current Provider Enrollment form for EFT (Word, New Window). Arkansas Medicaid appreciates your compliance with this early request.
Request to Amend Arkansas Works Demonstration Waiver
The Arkansas Department of Human Services, Division of Medical Services is providing public notice of its intent to submit to the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services a written request to amend the Arkansas Works 1115 Demonstration waiver and to hold public hearings to receive comments on the amendments to the Demonstration.
The State will request amendments to the Arkansas Works 1115 Demonstration waiver to:
- limit Arkansas Works income eligibility to individuals with incomes less than or equal to 100% of the federal poverty level (FPL);
- institute work requirements as a condition of Arkansas Works eligibility;
- eliminate the Arkansas Works employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) premium assistance program; and
- implement its waiver of retroactive eligibility on or after July 1, 2017.
Public comments may be submitted until midnight on Sunday, June 18, 2017. Comments may be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by regular mail to
PO Box 1437, S-295,
Little Rock, AR 72203-1437.
The complete version of the current draft of the Demonstration application is available for public review along with the public notice announcing dates, times and locations for the public hearings. View or print both documents.
Arkansas Medicaid Reports and Data for Public Access
Arkansas Health Care Payment Improvement Initiative
Get more information about the Arkansas Health Care Payment Improvement
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EHR Incentive Payment Program
You may be eligible for incentive payments or reimbursements of up to $63,750 from Medicaid to help offset the cost associated with implementing an electronic health record system. To find out if you are eligible, use the following links: