November 16, 2015

State of Alabama
Press Release: Medicaid

Maternity Care District 10 Changes Announced

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TO:     Physicians, Nurse Midwives, Plan First/Family Planning Providers, FQHC, IRHC, PBRHC, Hospitals, Nurse Practitioners and Maternity Care Primary Contractors

 

As of 12:00 midnight on December 31, 2015, Gift of Life Foundation, Inc. (District Ten)  will no longer provide maternity care services to pregnant women covered by Medicaid in Autauga, Bullock, Butler, Crenshaw, Elmore, Lowndes, Montgomery and Pike Counties.

 

The reimbursement for the provision of maternity care services in those counties will be paid fee-for-service effective 12:01 a.m., January 1, 2016, and thereafter.  Providers should contact Martha Jinright, Director of Gift of Life Foundation, Inc. at 1-877-826-2229 or (334) 272-1820 regarding claims with dates of service before or at 12:00 midnight December 31, 2015.

 

Recipients who need assistance in locating a provider on or after January 1, 2016, may contact the following Help Lines:

 

Healthy Beginnings Help Line

1-800-654-1385

INFO CONNECTION Help Line

1-800-545-1098

 

 or

 

The Alabama Department of Public Health Region V Perinatal Coordinator at (334) 286-5441 or via email at shirley.daniel@adph.state.al.us.  Recipients may also call Medicaid toll-free at 1-800-362-1504.

 

If you have additional questions concerning these changes, contact Sylisa Lee-Jackson, Associate Director of Maternity, Plan First/Family Planning and Nurse Midwife Programs, Alabama Medicaid Agency at 334-353-4599 or via e-mail at sylisa.lee-jackson@medicaid.alabama.gov. For questions regarding claims, you may contact Linda White at 334-353-5386 or via e-mail at linda.white@medicaid.alabama.gov.

 

 



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