Provider Bulletins

Listed below are the current year's provider bulletins. For a previous year's or older bulletin please visit our Provider Bulletin Archive page.

Volume 36, Number 28
  • Additional $20 Billion from Provider Relief Fund Distribution: Apply October 5, 2020 – November 6, 2020
  • Update: Disaster Assistance to Evacuated Members and Dental Offices
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Volume 36, Number 27
  • Update to the Notice of Medi-Cal Dental Action
  • $1,800 Dental Cap Clarification
  • Member Interactive Voice Response System Update
  • Medi-Cal Dental Fiscal Intermediary Name Change
  • Verifying Member Identification Policy Update
  • Enrollment Assistance
  • Smile, California COVID-19 Resources for Your Medi-Cal Members
  • October is National Dental Hygiene and Orthodontic Health Month
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Volume 36, Number 26
  • Medi-Cal Dental DTI Domain 2 Payment Delay
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Volume 36, Number 25
  • Important Reminder: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Announcement and Reimbursement Policy
  • Important Reminder: Request for Providers to Notify Medi-Cal of Dental Office Closures and Reopenings during COVID-19
  • Access Your Medi-Cal Information Quickly and Easily with the Dental Provider Website Application
  • Stay Up-to-Date on the Latest Medi-Cal Dental News
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Volume 36, Number 24
  • **UPDATED** Disaster Assistance to Evacuated Members and Dental Offices
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Volume 36, Number 23
  • Reminder: Request for Providers to Notify Medi-Cal Dental of Ofce Closures and Reopenings during COVID-19
  • New Aid Code for Hospital Presumptive Eligibility (HPE) for the Aged
  • Preventing Opioid Abuse
  • Reporting Missed Appointments
  • Go Green! Submit Documents Electronically through Electronic Data Interchange
  • Reminder: Outdated Versions of Treatment Authorization Request (TAR)/Claim Forms No Longer Accepted
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Volume 36, Number 22
  • COVID-19 Guidance on Reducing Aerosols and Educating Patients
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Volume 36, Number 21
  • **UPDATED** Application Window for Provider Relief Fund Distribution Extended to September 13, 2020
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Volume 36, Number 20
  • Limited Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Supplies Now Available
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Volume 36, Number 19
  • 24/7 Free Medi-Nurse Call Line Launches for COVID-19 Questions: (877) 409-9052
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Volume 36, Number 18
  • Personal Protective Equipment Announcement
  • Language Interpreter Assistance for Dental Offices
  • New Aid Code for Emergency Assistance Foster Care
  • **UPDATED** New Aid Code for COVID–19 Testing
  • COVID-19 Guidance for Resuming Deferred and Preventive Dental Care
  • Medi-Cal Eligible State Inmate Program Aid Codes
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Volume 36, Number 17
  • Register for Provider Relief Fund Webcasts: June 23rd and 25th
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Volume 36, Number 16
  • **UPDATED** Relief Fund Payments for Medi-Cal Dental Providers: Deadline Extended to September 13, 2020
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Volume 36, Number 15
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Announcement
  • Cost Avoidance and Post Payment Recovery Requirements for Medi-Cal Dental Provider
  • Reminder: Temporary Teledentistry Flexibilities During Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Restrictions
  • Medi-Cal Dental Implementation of Current Dental Terminology 2019
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Volume 36, Number 14
  • New COVID-19 Guidance for Resuming Deferred and Preventive Dental Care
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Volume 36, Number 13
  • Allocation of CARES Act Provider Relief Fund
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Volume 36, Number 12
  • Medi-Cal Dental to Complete Implementation of Current Dental Terminology 2019
  • Medi-Cal Dental Website Domain Update
  • Avoid Denials: Respond Timely to Resubmission Turnaround Documents and Requests for Radiographs
  • Verify Your Tax Identifcation Number
  • Medi-Cal Eligible State Inmate Program (MSIP) Aid Codes
  • Go Green! Submit Documents Electronically through Electronic Data Interchange
  • Reminder: Outdated Versions of Treatment Authorization Request (TAR)/Claim Forms No Longer Accepted
  • Need to access your Medi-Cal Dental information? The Provider Website Application makes it quick and easy!
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Volume 36, Number 11
  • Criteria Requirements and Exceptions for General Anesthesia (GA) and Intravenous (IV) Sedation relative to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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Volume 36, Number 10
  • New COVID-19 Guidance Regarding Dental Emergency Care and Teledentistry Flexibilities
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Volume 36, Number 9
  • COVID-19 Temporary Emergency Provider Enrollment in the Medi-Cal Dental Program
  • **UPDATED** Request for Providers to Notify Medi-Cal Dental of Office Closures during COVID-19
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Volume 36, Number 8
  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Treatment Authorization Request Exceptions
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Volume 36, Number 7
  • Information on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) for Medi-Cal Dental Providers
  • Proposition 56 Supplemental Payments CDT-19 Update
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Volume 36, Number 6
  • **UPDATED** Information on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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Volume 36, Number 5
  • Important: CDT-19 Procedure Codes with Changes in Prior Authorizations and Proposition 56 Payments
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Volume 36, Number 4
  • Clarifcation of Procedure D9920: Behavior Management, By Report
  • CDT-19 Update: Dental Transformation Initiative Domain 1 Codes
  • Enhanced Protections for Medi-Cal Members
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Volume 36, Number 3
  • Medi-Cal Dental to Implement Current Dental Terminology 2019: New Draft Manual of Criteria and Schedule of Maximum Allowances
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Volume 36, Number 2
  • New Resources for National Children’s Dental Health Month
  • Benefit Reminder: Aid Codes 2C, L6, and L7 under Medi-Cal Dental
  • Management of Patients’ Dental Fear and Anxiety Resources
  • 2020 Medi-Cal Dental Payment Schedule Changes
  • Need to access your Medi-Cal Dental information? The Provider Website Application makes it quick and easy!
  • Outdated Versions of Treatment Authorization Request (TAR)/Claim Forms No Longer Accepted
  • Criteria Requirements for General Anesthesia and Intravenous Sedation
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Volume 36, Number 1
  • Medi-Cal Dental to Implement Current Dental Terminology 2019
  • Reminder: CalHealthCares Loan Repayment Application Period Opens January 2020
  • New Year, New Resources from Smile, California
  • February is National Children’s Dental Health Month
  • Outdated Versions of Treatment Authorization Request (TAR)/Claim Forms No Longer Accepted
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