Lynne A. Valenti
Cabinet Secretary

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Providers are essential to the operation of South Dakota Medicaid. We appreciate your dedication to providing access to medically necessary care for South Dakota families. Please use the sidebar navigation or the topics listed below to find more detailed information about South Dakota Medicaid programs and policies.

Claim Submission & Inquiry

Providers who have questions regarding South Dakota Medicaid claim submission requirements should refer to the provider billing manuals.

Providers can check the status of claims and inquire about claims payment calculation and other related questions by contacting the telephone service unit:

  • In-state: 1.800.452.7691
  • Out-of-state: 605.945.5006
  • Dental: 1.800.627.3961

Check Payment Rates

Providers who have questions regarding allowed amounts for covered services should refer to South Dakota Medicaid’s fee schedules.

Confirm Recipient Eligibility

Providers may use South Dakota Medicaid’s IVR to confirm recipient information.

  • In-state: 1.800.452.7691
  • Out-of-state: 605.945.5006

Recipient eligibility may also be accessed using a Medicaid Eligibility Verification System (MEVS) through Emdeon.

Provider Enrollment

Providers who desire to participate in South Dakota Medicaid must be eligible to provide a covered service, must be an appropriately enrolled provider to receive payment, and must continue to maintain their enrollment records.

  • New Providers
    • To determine if you are eligible to enroll or to begin the provider enrollment process, please visit Become a Provider.
  • Existing Providers
    • Actively enrolled providers are required to update and maintain their enrollment record including items such as change of address, ownership, licensure expiration, banking information and begin and end dates of rendering providers within the organization.
      • Note: Do NOT delay in updating end dates for servicing providers because you have outstanding claims. SD Medicaid uses date of service in determining whether a provider is eligible for payment.
      • Please Login. Documentation to support updates/changes that do not require a signature can be faxed to 605.773.8520 or emailed to SDMEDXGeneral@state.sd.us. The applicable NPI must be included on all information sent.

Request Prior Authorization

Providers who need to know whether a service requires a prior authorization or desire to complete a prior authorization should refer to Prior Authorizations.

South Dakota Medicaid In-Patient Hospitalization Form

  • Hospitals are required to inform South Dakota Medicaid when a recipient has been hospitalized for an acute care admission for six consecutive days.

    • The notice must be completed on day six of the acute care admission. Fill out the form.
    • Upon discharge, please submit the form with the pertinent discharge information.
    • For more information regarding the In-patient Hospitalization Process, please review Frequently Asked Questions.

License for Use of Physicians' Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)

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Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes, descriptions and other data only are copyright 2015 American Medical Association (AMA).

You, your employees, and agents are authorized to use CPT only as contained in the following authorized materials internally within your organization within the United States for the sole use by yourself, employees, and agents. Use is limited to use in Medicare, Medicaid, or other programs administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). You agree to take all necessary steps to insure that your employees and agents abide by the terms of this agreement.

Any use not authorized herein is prohibited, including by way of illustration and not by way of limitation, making copies of CPT for resale and/or license, transferring copies of CPT to any party not bound by this agreement, creating any modified or derivative work of CPT, or making any commercial use of CPT. License to use CPT for any use not authorized herein must be obtained through the AMA, CPT Intellectual Property Services, 515 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60610. Applications are available on the AMA website, http://www.ama-assn.org/go/cptExternal_Link.

Applicable FARS/DFARS restrictions apply to government use. This product includes CPT which is commercial technical data and/or computer data bases and/or commercial computer software and/or commercial computer software documentation, as applicable which were developed exclusively at private expense by the American Medical Association, 515 North State Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60654. U.S. Government rights to use, modify, reproduce, release, perform, display, or disclose these technical data and/or computer data bases and/or computer software and/or computer software documentation are subject to the limited rights restrictions of DFARS 252.227-7015(b)(2) (November 1995) and/or subject to the restrictions of DFARS 227.7202-l(a) (June 1995) and DFARS 227.7202-3(a) (June 1995), as applicable for U.S. Department of Defense procurements and the limited rights restrictions of FAR 52.227-14 (June 1987) and/or subject to the restricted rights provisions of FAR 52.227-14 (June 1987) and FAR 52.227-19 (June 1987), as applicable, and any applicable agency FAR Supplements, for non-Department of Defense Federal procurements.

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Point and Click License for Use of Current Dental Terminology (CDT™)
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These materials contain Current Dental Terminology (CDT™), Copyright © 2015 American Dental Association (ADA). All rights reserved. CDT is a trademark of the ADA.

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  1. Subject to the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement, you, your employees, and agents are authorized to use CDT only as contained in the following authorized materials and solely for internal use by yourself, employees and agents within your organization within the United States and its territories. Use of CDT is limited to use in programs administered by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). You agree to take all necessary steps to ensure that your employees and agents abide by the terms of this agreement. You acknowledge that the ADA holds all copyright, trademark and other rights in CDT. You shall not remove, alter, or obscure any ADA copyright notices or other proprietary rights notices included in the materials
  2. Any use not authorized herein is prohibited, including by way of illustration and not by way of limitation, making copies of CDT for resale and/or license, transferring copies of CDT to any party not bound by this agreement, creating any modified or derivative work of CDT, or making any commercial use of CDT. License to use CDT for any use not authorized herein must be obtained through the American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. Applications are available at the American Dental Association website: http://www.ADA.org/.
  3. Applicable Federal Acquisition Regulation Clauses (FARS)\Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Restrictions Apply to Government use. This product includes Current Dental Terminology ("CDT'"), which is commercial technical data and/or computer data bases and/or commercial computer software and/or commercial computer software documentation, as applicable, which was developed exclusively at private expense by the American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60611. U.S. Government rights to use, modify, reproduce, release, perform, display, or disclose these technical data and/or computer data bases and/or computer software and/or computer software documentation are subject to the limited rights restrictions of DFARS 252.227-7015(b)(2) (June 1995) and/or subject to the restrictions of DFARS 227.7202-l(a) (June 1995) and the limited rights restrictions of FAR 52.227-14 (June 1987) and/or subject to the restricted rights provisions of FAR 52.227-14 (June 1987) and FAR 52.227-19 (June 1987), as applicable, and any applicable agency FAR Supplements, for non-Department of Defense Federal procurements
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