December 4, 2014

State of Alabama
Press Release: Medicaid

Reimbursement of Hospital Outpatient Visits

TO:  All Hospitals
Effective for dates of service January 1, 2015, and thereafter, outpatient visits will no longer be limited to 3 per calendar year.  The Alabama Medicaid Agency will reimburse all in-state and out-of-state hospitals claims for medically necessary outpatient visits without regard to an annual limitation.

Note: At this time, physician office visits will continue to be limited to 14 per calendar year and physician hospital visits will continue to be limited to 16 per calendar year.
For questions, contact Solomon Williams, Associate Director, Institutional Services at 334-353-3206 or via e-mail at

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