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Provider Notice Issued 02/24/2023

​Date:    February 24, 2023

To:       Enrolled Physicians; Advanced Practice Nurses: Physician Assistants; Local Health Departments; Hospitals; Federally Qualified Health Centers; Rural Health Clinics; Encounter Rate Clinics; and Pharmacies

Re:      End of Synagis Season Effective February 28, 2023    

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________This notice confirms to providers that, due to the decreased incidence of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), HFS is terminating the Synagis coverage season effective February 28, 2023, as indicated in the September 30, 2022, provider notice. This applies to customers covered under the Medicaid fee-for-service (FFS) program or a managed care plan (MCO).

Questions regarding this notice may be directed to a pharmacy consultant in the Bureau of Professional and Ancillary Services at 877-782-5565 for FFS claims, or the appropriate MCO.

Kelly Cunningham, Administrator
Division of Medical Programs 


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