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2017

Number Release Date Index Category

Title (Subject) of Letter

09-0817 ​09-12-17 ​Benefits

​Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA) (Request Form)

NOTE: Supersedes CCS N.L. 01-0513

                               CCS N.L. 03-0207

08-0717​ ​07-24-17 ​Benefits ​DEFLAZACORT (EMFLAZA™)
07-0317​ ​03-20-17 ​Medical Therapy Program ​Establishment of HIP Surveillance Programs in the California Chirldren's Services (CCS) Program, Medical Therapy Program (MTP)
06-0317 ​03-09-17 ​Benefits ​NUSINERSEN (SPINRAZA™)
05-0317 ​03-09-17 ​Benefits ​IVACAFTOR (KALYDECO™) - EXPANDED INDICATION FOR USE - UPDATED
​04-0317 ​03-09-17 ​Benefits ​Enteral Nutrition Products as CCS Program and GHPP Benefits
03-0317 ​03-09-17 ​Benefits ​Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) as a CCS/GHPP Program Benefit
02-0217 ​03-03-17 ​Benefits ​ETEPLIRSEN (EXONDYS 51™)
01-0117 ​03-03-17 ​Benefits LUMACAFTOR/IVACAFTOR (ORKAMBI™) - REVISED

2016

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter
06-1116 ​12-05-16 ​Program Administration ​Program Requirements for Providing Neonatal Therapeutic Hypothermia
05-1016 ​10-21-16 ​Benefits ​High Risk Infant Follow-Up (HRIF) Program Services
04-0816 ​09-09-16 ​Benefits ​Authorization of Diagnostic Services for Infants referred through the California Newborn Hearing Screening Program (NHSP)
03-0816 ​08-10-16 ​Benefits ​IVACAFTOR (KALYDECO™) - EXPANDED INDICATION FOR USE - REVISED
02-0816 ​08-10-16 ​Benefits
LUMACAFTOR/IVACAFTOR (ORKAMBI™) - REVISED
01-0616
06-30-16
Benefits
Cochlear Implant Batteries and Parts

2015  

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter
09-1215 ​12-30-15 ​Inter-County Transfer Policy
08-1215 ​12-30-15 ​Benefits

​Cochlear Implant Batteries and Parts (Request Form)                                (Supplements CCS N.L. 13-1106)

Note: Supersedes CCS N.L. 02-0411

07-1215 ​12-30-15 ​Benefits

​Cochlear Implant Updated Candidacy Criteria and Authorization Procedure

Cochlear Implant

(Supplements CCS N.L. 03-0411)

Note: Supersede CCS N.L. 10-1211

06-0915 ​09-08-15 ​Benefits
LUMACAFTOR/IVACAFTOR (ORKAMBI™)
05-0715 ​07-13-15 ​Benefits

​Enteral Nutrition Products as CCS Program and GHPP Benefits.

Enteral Nutrition Products Form 1, and Form 2.

04-0715 ​07-15-15 ​Service Authorization ​Implementation of Medi-Cal Managed Care All Plan Letter (APL) 15-011, Designated Public Hospitals: Billing for Beneficiaries with California Children's Services Eligible Conditions and/or Medi-Cal Managed Care
03-0415 ​04-20-15 ​IVACAFTOR (KALYDECO™)-EXPANDED INDICATION FOR USE AND MINIMUM AGE
02-0315 ​04-01-15 ​Benefits ​Authorization of Sapropterin Dihydrochloride (KUVAN™)
01-0115
01-09-15
 
Inter-County Transfer Policy

  

2014                                                                                       

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter
16-1114 ​01-09-15 ​Supplements The CCS Program Administrative Case Management Manual
15-1014 ​10-24-14 ​Benefits ​Authorization of the Services and Products for the Kentogenic Diet as a Treatment for Epilepsy
13-0914 ​10-03-14 ​Benefits ​PALIVIZUMAB (SYNAGIS™)
12-0914 ​10-13-14 ​Fund Codes ​MR-O-940 REPORTS - Procedures for Requesting Shift of Claim Line Costs From One Funding Category to Another Funding Category
10-0514 06-10-14 Benefits

IVACAFTOR (KALYDECO™)-EXPANDED INDICATION FOR USE

09-0514 06-05-14 Medical Therapy Program Powered Mobility Devices (PMD)
05-0314 04-09-14 Standards for Pediatric Intensive Care Units The CCS Program Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Standards Update: Annual PICU Report

04-0314

04-24-14

Program Administration

Guidelines for Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening Services

03-0314 04-08-14 Standards for Neonatal Standards for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
02-0214 03-12-14 MTP Implementation of Updated Tools for Classification of Function and Measurement of Functional Outcomes in the Medical Therapy Program

01-0114

​01-15-14 ​EPSDT ​Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment - Private Duty Nursing and Pediatric Day Health Care, Treatment Authorization Requests and Services Authorization Requests

 

2013

 

 Number Release Date  Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter
14-1213 01-06-14 Benefits Telehealth Services for CCS and GHPP Programs

12-1113

 

 

11-12-13

Benefits

Optional Targeted Low Income Children's Program Aid Codes T1, T2, T3, T4, and T5 and Separate Children's Health Insurance Program Section 2101 (f) Aid Codes E2 and E5; Assignment of CCS Unique Aid Codes

10-1113 01-23-14 Benefits

High Risk Infant Follow-Up (HRIF) Program Services

Note: Numbered Letter: 10-1113 Supersedes CCS Numbered Letter 09-0606

04-0613 09-30-13 Benefits Dental Implant Requests

01-0513

06-04-13

Benefits

Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA)

02-0413

 

 

04-12-13

Authorizations

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Authorizations

NOTE: This letter supersedes N.L. 04-0511

01-0113  

01-10-13

Benefits

Palivizumab (Synagis)

NOTE: This letter supercedes N.L. 04-0509

 

2012

 

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter

07-0612

07-12-12

Medical Therapy Program

Implementation of the Episodic Treatment Method (ETM) as an Alternative Therapy Provision Method (ATPM) in the Medical Therapy Program (MTP)

05-0612

06-27-12

Medical Benefits

Intrathecal Baclofen (ITB) Pumps for the Management of Spasticity and Dystonia

03-0512

06-26-12

Benefits

IVACAFTOR (KALYDECO™)

02-0612

06-20-12

Program Administration

Providing Contact Information to the Newborn Hearing Screening Program

 

 

2011

 

 Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter

11-1211

 

 

12-14-11

 Benefits

Authorization of Diagnostic Audiology and Treatment Services for Children With Hearing Loss

NOTE: This letter Supersedes CCS N.L. 21-1299

10-1211

 

 

12-09-11

 Benefits

Cochlear Implant Updated Candidacy Criteria And Authorization Procedure (Supplements: NL 03-0411)

NOTE: This letter Supersedes CCS N.L.  09-1208

09-1011

10-25-11

 

Cochlear Implant Post Surgical Services
(Supplements CCS N.L. 09-1208)

08-1011

10-25-11

 Benefits

Genetics Evaluation For Children With Hearing Loss

07-1011

10-25-11

 

Hearing Aids (Supplements CCS N.L 12-0605)

06-1011

10-07-11

 

Authorization of Medically Necessary Concurrent Treatment Services for CCS Clients Who Elect Hospice Care

05-0811

08-23-11

 

Participation in the CCS Medical Therapy Program (MTP) Medical Therapy Conference (MTC) By CCS Program Medical Directors and Medical Consultants

04-0511

05-06-11

Authorizations

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Authorizations

03-0411

05-05-11

Benefits

Cochlear Implants
(Supplements CCS N.L. 09-1208)

02-0411

05-05-11

Benefits

Cochlear Implant Batteries and Parts
(Supplements CCS N.L.  13-1106)

NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L 12-1007 

01-0111 (Revised)

 (Revised)

 03-08-13

Benefits

Authorization of Insulin Infusion Pumps

NOTE: This letter Supersedes CCS N.L. 08-0799

 

 

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2010

 

 Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter

03-0810

08-19-10

Benefits

Maintenance and Transportation for CCS Clients to Support Access to CCS Authorized Medical Services

NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L 01-0104

02-0510

05-20-10

Benefits

Service Code Grouping (SCG) 51 Implementation

01-0510

05-20-10

Benefits

Botulinum Toxin

NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 07-0407

 

 

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2009

 

 Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter

08-1109

11-18-09

Benefits

Unique CCS Aid Codes for Children Participating in the Pediatric Palliative Care Waiver

07-1109

11-05-09

Benefits

Policy Relating to CCS Nurse Liaison Position in Partners for Children (Pediatric Palliative Care Waiver Program)

05-1009

10-08-09

 

Revised MR-O-940 Reports - Procedures for Error Correction

NOTE: This letter supersedes NL 08-1208

04-0509

09-03-09

Benefits

PALIVIZUMAB (SYNAGIS™)

NOTE: This letter is superceded by NL 01-0113

03-0409

05-07-09

Program Administration

Interim Appeal and Fair Hearing Process for Dental and Orthodontic Denials Made by Denti-Cal for CCS

02-0209

03-26-09

Benefits

Update of Table 1 (Family Size and Annual Income Level Chart) - Medi-Cal Year 2009 Federal Poverty Level Chart; Effective Beginning April 1, 2009

01-0109

03-19-09

 Benefits

Sapropterin Dihydrochloride (Kuvan™)

 

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2008

 

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter

10-1208

01-21-09

Benefits

Update and Clarification of Policy Related to the Authorization of Frequency Modulation (FM) Systems or Assistive Listening Devices
(Supplements 13-0605)

09-1208

01-21-09

Benefits

Cochlear Implants

NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 09-0900

08-1208

12-05-08

Program Administration

MR-O-940 Reports – Procedures for Error Correction

NOTE: This letter is superseded by CCS N.L. 05-1009

06-1008

10-09-08

Benefits

Authorization of Diagnostic Services for Infants Referred Through the California Newborn Hearing Screening Program (NHSP).

NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 21-0705

05-0608

05-27-08

Right to Appeal Decisions of the California Children's Services (CCS) Program

02-0308

03-21-08

Update of Table 1 (Family Size and Annual Income Level Chart) - Medi-Cal Year 2008 Federal Poverty Level Chart; Effective April 1, 2008.

01-0108

 

01-10-08

 Benefits

CCS Outpatient Special Care Center (SCC) Services
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 08-0900.

 

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2007

 

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter

15-1207

12-31-2007  

California Children's Services (CCS) Inter-County Transfer Policy

13-1007

10-12-2007

 

Implementation of Assembly Bill (AB) 1642

12-1007

10-01-07

Benefits

Cochlear Implant Batteries and Parts (Supplements N.L.: 09-0900) Cochlear Implant Replacement Parts and Batteries Request Form

11-0807

08-30-07

Benefits

Hearing Aid Supplies and Maintenance (Supersedes 30-1205)

10-0707

11-09-07

Benefits

Revised Guidelines for Authorization of Oxygen, Oxygen Delivery Equipment, and Related Supplies
Note: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 01-0107.

09-0607

06-18-07

Benefits

Authorization of Diagnostic and Treatment Services for Infants Referred by the California Newborn Screening (NBS) Program for Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and Biotinidase Deficiency (BD)

08-0507

04-26-07

Benefits

Vagal Nerve Stimulator (VNS) Implantation

07-0407

 

 

04-06-07

Benefits

Botulinum Toxin

NOTE: This letter is superseded by CCS NL 01-0510

06-0307

03-21-07

Benefits

Update of Table 1 (Family Size and Annual Income Level Chart) - Medi-Cal Year 2007 Federal Poverty Level Chart; Effective Beginning April 1, 2007

05-0207

02-16-07

Benefits

Authorization of Short-Term Shift Nursing Services and HCPCS Codes for Short-Term Shift Nursing Services

04-0207

02-14-07

Benefits

Palliative Care Options for CCS Eligible Children and Codes Available for Authorization of Pediatric Palliative Care Services

03-0207

02-15-07

Benefits

Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA) and BAHA Request Form

02-0107

01-08-07

Benefits

Authorization of Rental of Portable Home Ventilators

01-0107

01-03-07

Benefits

Revised Guidelines for Authorization of Oxygen, Oxygen Delivery Equipment and Related Supplies and Oxygen Delivery Systems

 

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2006

 

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter
15-1206 12-14-06 Eligibility Supplement to Numbered Letter (NL): 12-1006 and Healthy Families Statement of Annual Income
13-1106 11-27-06 Benefits Cochlear Implant Speech Processor Upgrades
12-1006 10-26-06 Eligibility Updated CCS Policies Relating to Children who are Healthy Families Subscribers
11-1006 10/17/06 Benefits Palivizumab (Synagis™)
10-0806 08/30/06 Benefits Authorization of Emergency Services Related to Trauma
09-0606 06/09/06 Benefits

High Risk Infant Follow-Up (HRIF) Program Services

NOTE a: Enclosures B and C - Registration Client Identification Face Sheet and Health and Developmental Status Report are superseded by both the CCS HRIF on-line, web-based reporting system (Non DHCS), and HRIF website Program Evaluation and Quality Improvement Reporting section.

NOTE b: Section II.B.4.d (page 6) “A referral shall be made to a Type C CDC for diagnostic hearing evaluation every six months” has been superseded by the CCS N.L. 06-1008.  Now any child who does not have hearing loss (passed initial screen, passed rescreen, passed diagnostic evaluation) but has risk factors should have at least one diagnostic audiology evaluation by 24 to 36 months of age. CCS NL: 06-1008

NOTE c: Numbered Letter: 09-0606 supersedes CCS Number Letter 06-0403

07-0506 05/16/06 Benefits Intermittent Home Health Services Provided by a Home Health Agency (HHA) and Service Allowances (Time) Per Visit List
06-0506 05/01/06 Growth Hormone Growth Hormone
05-0406 05/05/06 Medical Therapy Program Directions for Completion of the Quarterly Time Study (QTS) for Medical Therapy Program (MTP) for 100 Percent State-Funding to Comply with Interagency Agreements (Assembly Bill 3632), Quarterly Time Study for MTP, AND Summary Sheet
04-0306 3/30/06 Financial Eligibility Update of Table 1 (Family Size and Annual Income Level Chart) -Chapter 6 - CCS Residential and Financial Eligibility - Medi-Cal Year 2006 Federal Poverty Level Chart; Effective Beginning April 1, 2006
03-0206 05/01/06 Authorizations Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Authorizations
02-0106 01/12/06 Benefits Update to Medi-Cal Approved Centers of Excellence for Cochlear Implants Providing Services for CCS Eligible Beneficiaries
Note: See also 14-1003 (Superseded by 03-0411)
01-0106 01/09/06 Budgets California Children’s Services (CCS) Expenditure Reporting to the California Department of Finance (DOF) for the purpose of Calculation of Realignment Caseload Growth

 

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2005

 

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter
30-1205 12-27-05 Benefits Benefits for Hearing Aid Maintenance: Batteries, Accessories, Earmolds, and Repair/Modifications for CCS Clients
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 13-0497. (Superseded by 07-1011)
29-1105 11-10-05 HIPAA Changes to the CCS Notice of Privacy Practices, Spanish Version and English Version
28-1105 10-31-05 Benefits Instructions for Certification of Funding Under Health and Safety Code Section 123945
27-1005 10-06-05 Benefits Palivizumab (Synagis[TM])
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 05-0994.

26-0905

09-27-05

Eligibility

Newborn Referral to the Medi-Cal Program and Newborn Referral form

25-0905

09-22-05

Eligibility

Hurricane Katrina
24-0905 09-20-05 Eligibility CCS Services for Infants Born to Mothers Participating in the Access to Infants and Mothers (AIM) Program who Subsequent to Birth are Enrolled in the Healthy Families (HF) Program
23-0905 09-16-05 Drugs Epoetin Alfa and Carnitine Removed from "Table of Drugs Requiring Separate Authorization"
NOTE: This letter supersedes Supersedes N.L.:27-0989, 01-0192, 12-0393, 20-0895, and 15-0892.
22-0805 08-12-05 Benefits Enteral Nutrition Products as a CCS Benefit and Request for Enteral Nutrition Product(s) (Form)
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 04-0399.
21-0705 07-22-05 Benefits

Authorization of Diagnostic Services for Infants Referred Through the California Newborn Hearing Screening Program (NHSP) and Newborn Hearing Screening Program (NHSP) Referral Form

NOTE: This letter is superseded by CCS N.L 06-1008

20-0605

07-08-05

Benefits

Non-Benefit Status of Regular Infant Formulas

19-0605 07-08-05 Eligibility CCS/Healthy Families (HF) Subscribers Deemed Financially Eligible for CCS and Correction of Errors in Monthly County Expenditure Reports
18-0605 06-28-05 Benefits Nationwide Recall of VAIL Enclosed Bed Systems and FDA Notifies Public That Vail Products, Inc. Issues Nationwide Recall of Enclosed Bed Systems
17-0605 06-13-05 Benefits Authorization of Radiology Services as Early Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment Supplemental Services (EPSDT SS)
16-0605 06-13-05 Benefits Delegation of Authority to Authorize Medical Nutrition Services to County CCS Programs and CMS Regional Offices
15-0605 06-13-05 Benefits Speech Pathology Services and Medi-Cal Certified Outpatient Rehabilitation Centers
14-0605 06-13-05 Benefits Authorization of Occupational Therapy (OT) Services and Medi-Cal Certified Outpatient Rehabilitation Centers
13-0605 06-13-05 Benefits Delegation of Authority for Authorization of Assistive Listening Devices to County CCS Programs and CMS Regional Offices and Request for Hearing Aids and Assistive Listening Devices
(Supplemented by 10-1208)
12-0605 06-13-05 Benefits Delegation of Authority for Authorization of Hearing Aids Previously Reviewed as "Non-Conventional Hearing Aids" to County CCS Programs and CMS Regional Offices and Request for Hearing Aids and Assistive Listening Devices (Supplemented by 07-10-11)
11-0605 06-13-05 Benefits Delegation of Authority for Authorization of Aural Rehabilitation Services to County CCS Programs and CMS Regional Offices and Medi-Cal Certified Outpatient Rehabilitation Centers
10-0605 06-03-05 Therapy Medical Therapy Unit (MTU) Medi-Cal Reimbursement State County Cost Sharing and Reconciliation
08-0505 05-26-05 Benefits Authorization of Diagnostic and Treatment Services for Infants Referred by the California Newborn Screening (NBS) Program Including for Additional Metabolic Disorders and Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
06-0505 (PDF, 8.30MB) 05-06-05 Benefits Intermediate Care Facility/Developmentally Disabled - Nursing (ICF/DD-N) Statewide Facility Listing
05-0405 04-01-05 Benefits Authorization of Diagnostic Services for Infants Referred by the California Newborn Screening Program and Overview of the Genetic Disease Branch Newborn Screening Program
04-0305 03-18-05 Financial Eligibility Update of Table 1 (Family Size and Annual Income Level Chart) - Chapter 6 - CCS Residential and Financial Eligibility - Medi-Cal Year 2005 Federal Poverty Level Chart and Charts and Schedules
03-0205 06-13-05 Benefits Delegation of Authority to Authorize Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Supplemental Services (EPSDT SS) to County CCS Programs and CMS Regional Offices, EPSDT Supplemental Services Worksheet, EPSDT Supplemental Services Worksheet Instructions, and Notice of Action (NOA) and First Level Appeal Decision Letter
01-0105 01-19-05 HIPAA Dependent and Independent County CCS Medical Therapy Program Guidelines for Development of Policies and Procedures for Implementation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
02-0205 01-20-05 Medical Therapy Program Functional Outcome Measurement for the Medical Therapy Program

 

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2004

 

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter
07-1004 10-28-04 Benefits Health Care Financing Administration Common Procedural Coding System (HCPCS) Code Changes Effective November 1, 2004 for Durable Medical Equipment (DME) and Diabetic Supplies.
06-1004 04-08-05 Program Administration Changes in California Children's Services (CCS) Dental and Orthodontic Service Authorizations and Claims Processing
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 07-0395.
NOTE: This letter is the corrected version.
05-0904 09-10-04 Benefits Palivizumab (Synagistm)
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 01-0203.

04-0604

06-29-04

Enhancement 47

CCS E47 System Temporary Dual Procedure

04-07 04-12-04   Update of Table 1 (Family Size and Annual Income Level Chart) - Chapter 6 - CCS Residential and Financial Eligibility - Medi-Cal Year 2004 Federal Poverty Level Chart
03-0104 01-23-04 Medical Therapy Program

Billing, Reimbursement, and Reconciliation for Medical Therapy Unit (MTU) Services Provided to Healthy Families (HF) Subscribers by MTUs Certified as Outpatient Rehabilitation Centers (OPRC)
NOTE: This letter has been rescinded

02-0104 01-21-04 Benefits Purchase and Utilization of Loss and Damage (L & D) Insurance for Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implant Processors, or Alternative Listening Devices for CCS Case-Managed Beneficiaries
01-0104 01-09-04 Transportation

Maintenance and Transportation to Assist Clients in Accessing CCS Authorized Medical Services

NOTE: This letter, which has been corrected, 
supersedes CCS N.L. 16-0801.

NOTE: This letter is superseded by CCS N.L. 03-0810.

 

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2003

 

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter
15-1103 12-12-03 Medical Therapy Program Request for Pilot Project Application: Medical Therapy Program
14-1003 10-02-03 Benefits Additional Medi-Cal Approved Center of Excellence for Cochlear Implants Providing Services for CCS Eligible Beneficiaries
NOTE: This letter supplements CCS N.L. 09-0900

13-0903

09-12-03 Medical Eligibility Medical Eligibility Nephrotic Syndrome
12-0803 08-21-03 Eligibility Implementation of Assembly Bill (AB) 495; Expansion of Children’s Health Insurance Coverage
11-0703 07-24-03 HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices for CCS Clients; Compliance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 05-0403.

10-0703

08-15-03 Gateway Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Program Gateway
09-0703 08-08-03 Durable Medical Equipment Revised California Children's Services (CCS) Guidelines for Recommendation and Authorization of Rental or Purchase of Durable Medical Equipment-Rehabilitation (DME-R)
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 08-0291 and
CCS N.L. 23-0793.
08-0703 07-11-03 Medical Supplies

Authorization for Purchase of Incontinence Medical Supplies (IMS)


NOTE: This letter is the corrected version.
This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 06-0492.

07-0503 05-15-03 Medical Eligibility Injuries to Joints and Tendons Policy Clarification
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 08-0501.
06-0403 07-31-03 Benefits High Risk Infant Follow-Up (HRIF) Program Services
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 09-0902.
05-0403 04-14-03 HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices for CCS Clients; Compliance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Privacy Rule
NOTE: This letter is superseded by CCS Number Letter 11-0703.
04-0403 04-14-03 HIPAA- Notice of Privacy Practices for CCS Medical Therapy Program; Compliance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Privacy Rule
03-0303 03-25-03 Program Eligibility Update of Table 1 (Family Size and Annual Income Level Chart) - Chapter 6 - CCS Residential and Financial Eligibility - Medi-Cal Year 2003 Federal Poverty Level Chart
02-0203 07-11-03 Program Eligibility California Children's Services (CCS) Policies Relating to Healthy Families Eligible Children
01-0203 02-11-03 - Palivizumab (Synagis™)
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 13-0999.

 

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2002

 

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter
12-1202 12-20-02 Program Eligibility CCS Financial Eligibility Policy Regarding Native American Indians

11-1002

10-31-02 Benefits Outpatient Mental Health Services as CCS Benefits
10-1002 10-25-02 - Designation of CCS Staff for Obtaining Healthy Families Eligibility Information from the Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board (MRMIB)
09-0902 09-13-02 Benefits High Risk Infant Follow-up (HRIF) Program Services
NOTE: This letter is superseded by CCS N.L. 06-0403.
08-0802 08-30-02 Benefits Two Additional CCS Approved Metabolic Centers Providing Diagnostic Services for Infants Referred from the Newborn Screening Program Tandem Mass Spectrometry (MS/MS) Research Project
NOTE: This letter supplements CCS N.L. 01-0102.
05-0502 05-15-02 Medical Eligibility Medical Eligibility for Care in a CCS-Approved Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
NOTE: This letter is the corrected version. This letter supersedes
CCS N.L. 11-0999.
04-0402 04-18-02 Program Eligibility

CCS Policy Related to the Implementation of SB 344; Posting the CCS Application on the Department of Health Services (DHS) Website

03-0302 03-11-02 Program Eligibility

Update of Table 1 (Family Size and Annual Income Level Chart) - Chapter 6 - CCS Residential and Financial Eligibility - Medi-Cal Year 2002 Federal Poverty Level Chart

02-0102 01-31-02 Benefits

Pulse Oximeters
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 01-0191.

01-0102 01-18-02 Benefits

Authorization of Diagnostic Services for Infants Referred by the Newborn Screening Program (Genetic Disease Branch) for Unusual Test Results from the Supplemental Screening for Multiple Metabolic Disorders Tandem Mass Spectrometry (MS/MS) Research Project
NOTE: CCS N.L. 08-0802 supplements this letter.

 

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2001

 

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter
21-1101 11-30-01 Benefits Pulmozyme (Dornase Fulfate)
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 06-0195.
20-1101 11-06-01 Program Eligibility CCS Financial Policy Regarding Clients whose Annual Adjusted Gross Income is Below 200 Percent of the Federal Income Guidelines but the Current Enrollment Fee Scale Indicates a Fee is to be Charged
19-0901 09-24-01 Program Eligibility CCS Residential Policy Regarding Persons Here on a Visa or Other Temporary Entry Permit
18-0901 10-17-01 Medical Therapy Program Reimbursement of Local Education Agencies (LEA) or Special Education Local Planning Areas (SELPA) for Provision of Medically Necessary Therapy Services to Children Medically Eligible for CCS/Medical Therapy Program (MTP)
17-0901 09-07-01 - Policy and Guidelines for Identifying, Documenting, Claiming, and Reporting Healthy Families (HF) Subscriber Cases when the Family's Annual Adjusted Gross Income is Greater than $40,000
16-0801 03-18-02 Benefits Maintenance and Transportation to Assist CCS Clients in Accessing CCS Authorized Medical Services
NOTE: This letter is superseded by CCS N.L. 01-0104.
15-0801 - - Medical Nutrition Assessment and Medical Nutrition Therapy for Children with CCS Medical Eligible Conditions
14-0801 08-17-01 Medical Therapy Program Synthesized Speech Augmentative Communication (SSAC) Devices (Formerly Known as Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC) Devices)
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 05-0397.
13-0701 (PDF, 13.96MB) 07-16-01 Medical Therapy Program Revised Interagency Agreement (IAA) Between the CMS Branch and the California Department of Education (CDE), Special Education Division (SED)
12-0701 07-10-01 Medical Eligibility Children at Risk for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 01-0195.
11-0601 06-12-01 - CCS Policy Regarding the Requirement that all CCS Applicants Shall Make Application to the Medi-Cal Program; Health and Safety Code Section 123995
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 03-0300.
10-0501 05-31-01 Medical Eligibility Kawasaki Disease
09-0501 05-11-01 - Electronic billing
08-0501 Superseded Superseded Joint Injuries - Policy Clarification
NOTE: This letter is superseded by CCS N.L. 07-0503.
07-0401 (Corrected 2) 02-22-13 Eligibility Criteria for Assignment of CCS Unique Aid Codes to CCS Eligible Children
06-0301 04-27-01 - Revision of CCS/Genetically Handicapped Persons Program Panel Applications
NOTE: This letter is the corrected version.
04-0301 03-16-01 Program Administration Electronic claiming
03-0301 03-27-01 - Update of Table 1 (Family Size and Annual Income Level Chart) - Chapter 6 - CCS Residential and Financial Eligibility - Medi-Cal Year 2001 Federal Poverty Level Chart
02-0301 03-9-01 - Implementation of Section 14133.05 of the Welfare and Institutions Code Regarding Treatment Authorizations
01-0301 03-5-01 - Instructions for Completion of the "State-Approved 100 Percent State-Funded Staff Allocation for County Medical Therapy Programs" Form
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 20-0898.

 

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2000

 

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter
12-1700 (PDF, 5.02MB) 03-16-01 Benefits CCS/GHPP Rate Increases for Dental Services
NOTE: This letter is the corrected version.
11-1600 12-07-00 Medical Therapy Program Duplication of Physician or Therapy Services Being Provided Through the California Children's Services (CCS)/Medical Therapy Program (MTP)
11-1500 11-27-00 Medical Eligibility Verifying Residential Eligibility for Children who are Medi-Cal Full Scope or Healthy Families (HF) Eligible
11-1100 - - Medical Nutrition Assessment and Medical Nutrition Therapy for Children with CCS Medical Eligible Conditions
10-1400 11-28-00 Benefits CCS Rate Increases for Medical Services
10-1300 11-14-00 Benefits Authorization of Audiology Services
10-1200 11-14-00 Benefits Non-Conventional Hearing Aids
(Superseded by 12-0605 and 07-1011)
10-1000 - - Ketogonic Diet for Refractory Surgeries as a CCS Benefit Provided by Registered Dieticians
09-0900 12-18-00 Benefits Cochlear Implants
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.Lr 02-0796 and supplemented by CCS N.L. 14-1003
08-0900 12-28-00 Benefits

CCS Special Care Center (SCC) Services

NOTE: This letter is superseded by CCS N.L. 01-0108

07-0700 09-20-00 - By Report Dental Procedure Reimbursement Fees
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L 11-0291.
06-0600 - - Duplication of Physician or Therapy Services Being Provided Through the California Children's Services (CCS)/Medical Therapy Program (MTP)
05-0500 07-21-00 Medical Eligibility CCS Medical Eligibility Regulations
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 06-0599.
04-0400 07-11-00 Benefits Case Management of Medi-Cal Eligible Beneficiaries with a CCS-Eligible Condition Enrolled in a Medi-Cal Managed Care Plan
03-0300 Superseded Superseded CCS Policy Regarding the Requirement that All CCS Applicants Shall Make Application to the Medi-Cal Program; Health and Safety Code Section 123995
NOTE: This letter is superseded by CCS N.L. 11-0601.
02-0200 - - Medical Nutrition Assessment and Medical Nutrition Therapy for Children with CCS Medical Eligible Conditions
01-0200 - - Indicators for Social Work and Psychologists Services for CCS and GHPP Clients

 

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1999

 

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter
22-1299 12-23-99 Medical Therapy Program California Children's Services (CCS) Medical Therapy Unit (MTU) List
NOTE: The enclosure is not available online.
21-1299 12-16-99 Benefits Authorization of Services for Children with Hearing Loss
20-1299 12-16-99 Benefits Authorization of Diagnostic Services for Infants Referred through the California Newborn Hearing Screening Program (NHSP)
19-1299 - - CCS Policy Regarding the Requirement that All CCS Applicants Shall Make Application to the Medi-Cal Program; Health and Safety Code Section 123995
18-1199 - - Presumptive Approval for Board Certified Physician Providers in Medi-Cal Managed Care (MMC) or Healthy Families (HF) Plans
17-1199 01-14-00 Benefits Automobile Orthopedic Positioning Devices (AOPDS)
16-1099 11-5-99 Benefits Dental Benefits for California Children's Services (CCS) Clients
NOTE: The enclosures are not available online.
15-1099 - - Funding Social Work and Psychologist Services for CCS and GHPP Clients
14-1099  - - Indicators for Social Work and Psychologists Services for CCS and GHPP Clients 
13-0999 Superseded Superseded Palivizumab (Synagis)
NOTE: This letter is superseded by CCS N.L. 01-0203.
12-0999 10-20-99 Benefits Request for Audiology Services
(Superseded by 12-0605 and 13-0605)
11-0999 Superseded Superseded CCS Medical Eligibility Regulations (R-40-92e)
NOTE: This letter is superseded by CCS N.L. 05-0502.
10-0899 09-10-99 - Communication Disorder Center (CDC) Standards
NOTE: View the most current version of the enclosure (CDC Standards).
09-0899 08-12-99 Benefits New Medical Treatment Modalities/Interventions which are not Established California Children's Services (CCS) Program Benefits
08-0799 10-29-99 Benefits Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII) or "Insulin Pump" Therapy for Type I Diabetes Mellitus
NOTE: This letter is superseded by CCS N.L. 01-0111.
07-2099 07-20-99 - Infant Hearing Screening Program (NHSP) - Infant Hearing Screening Provider Standards
06-0599 05-19-99 Medical Eligibility Medical Eligibility Regulations
NOTE: This letter is superseded by CCS N.L. 05-0500.
05-0399 03-30-99 Benefits Medical Foods as a CCS/GHPP Benefit
04-0399 03-30-99 Benefits Nutrition Products as a CCS/GHPP Benefit
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 38-1292.
03-0299 02-11-99 - Denti-Cal Bulletin and Processing of Denti-Cal Claims for CCS/Full Scope, No Share of Cost Medi-Cal Beneficiaries Case Managed and Services Authorized by the CCS Program
02-0299 03-10-99 Benefits Medical Nutrition Assessment and Medical Nutrition Therapy for Children with CCS Medical Eligible Conditions
01-0299 02-19-99 - Healthy Families (HF) Program Referrals to the California Children's Services (CCS) Program
NOTE: This letter supersedes CCS N.L. 07-0598.

 

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1998

 

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter
29-1298 01-01-99 Standards CCS Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Standards
28-1298 01-01-99 Standards CCS Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Standards
27-1298 01-01-99 Standards CCS Hospital Standards
26-1298 12-30-98 EPSDT Supplemental Services CCS Responsibilities for Case Management of Shared Medi-Cal-Eligible Beneficiaries Who Are Receiving Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Supplemental Long-Term Nursing Services Through Medi-Cal In-Home Operations (IHO)
20-0898  Superseded Superseded NOTE: This letter has been superseded by CCS N.L. 01-0301.
07-0598 Superseded Superseded NOTE: This letter has been superseded by CCS N.L. 01-0299.

 

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1997

 

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter
20-0997 09-10-97 Case Management Case Management Timelines

16-0597

05-30-97

Medical Therapy Program

Medical Therapy Program (MTP) Clerical Support Staffing

06-0397

03-10-97

Medical Therapy Program

The Medical Therapy Program (MTP): Dispute Resolution Through "Expert" Physician

05-0397 Superseded Superseded Augmentative/Alternative Communication Devices
NOTE: This letter has been superseded by CCS N.L. 14-0801.

02-0197

01-16-97

Durable Medical Equipment

Authorization of Flutter Valves and ThAIRapy Vests

 

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1996

 

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter

10-1096

 

 

10-15-96

Medi-Cal Managed Care

CCS Responsibilities for Case Management of Medi-Cal Eligible Beneficiaries
02-0796 Superseded Superseded NOTE: This letter is superseded by CCS N.L. 09-0900.

 

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1995

 

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter
19-0795 07-31-95 Laws New Law Allowing Caregivers to Authorize Health Care Including Medical and Dental Treatment for a Minor

08-0495

04-19-95

Drugs

Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone (GnRH)-agonist Analogues

06-0195 Superseded Superseded NOTE: This letter has been superseded by CCS N.L. 21-1101.
03-0195 01-20-95 Appeals Tracking First-Level Appeals
01-0195 Superseded Superseded NOTE: This letter has been superseded by CCS N.L. 12-0701.

 

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1994

 

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter

43-1194

11-14-94

Medical Therapy Unit

Utilization Review for Outpatient Rehabilitation Center Certification

 35-0994 (PDF, 3.59MB) 10-05-94 Budget Revised Diagnostic, Treatment, and Therapy Expenditure Claim Forms for Counties Using the Department of Health Services' Fiscal Intermediary
NOTE: See CCS Information Notice 05-14 for current forms.
34-0994 09-24-94 Medical Therapy Program Designation of a New Identifier to Capture Costs Related to the Medical Therapy Program (MTP)
18-0594 05-12-94 Appeals Appeal Guidelines
06-0394 03-10-94 Insurance Required Use of Health Insurance

 

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1993

 

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter
 33-1293 (PDF, 3.21MB) 12-08-93 Budget Revised Diagnostic, Treatment, and Therapy Expenditure Claim Forms for Independent Counties
NOTE: See CCS Information Notice 05-14 for current forms.

 

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1992

 

Number Release Date Index Category Title (Subject) of Letter

 37-1292

12-10-1992

Experimental/ Investigational Services

Coverage of Experimental and/or Investigational Services

29-1092

 

10-07-1992

Rehabilitation Rehabilitation Facilities Admission Criteria

 

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