Submitted by Clay Butcher on January 30, 2003 - 11:33am

Happy New Year to all! 2002 was a productive and fulfilling year for DPA. It brought us great positive change with enhancements to the Temporary Assistance Program through law and field-designed process improvements. The EOIP has brought us improved office organization and management, setting the stage for the performance improvements we

DMA Medicaid Manual Change #25

Submitted by Anonymous on January 23, 2003 - 6:41pm


Medical Assistance Manual Change #25 is back from the printers and is being
mailed to all district offices this week. This manual change includes new policies,
manual sections, clarifications, and technical corrections. A summary of changes
is listed in the cover memo with the manual change instructions.

Password Change Notification

Submitted by Anonymous on January 22, 2003 - 10:43am

In an effort to increase network security the password for all staff and provider accounts has been changed effective January 22, 2003. These accounts are office specific and are used by contractors, temporary and mobile staff for network access.

Please telephone Network Services Helpdesk for the new password. (907) 269-3444.

New EIS/Network Security Form

Submitted by Anonymous on January 17, 2003 - 2:53pm

The Division of Public Assistance Security Agreement for EIS, Network, and Related Systems is available on the Systems Operations web site. This form (previously known as the EIS AND NETWORK SECURITY AGREEMENT) is used for all personnel needing access to mainframe programs including EIS, web applications such as INGENS, and other network services. In order for the new features of the form to work correctly, Internet Explorer must be used.

CAMA Payment Delays

Submitted by Anonymous on January 15, 2003 - 3:51pm

You may have heard reports that some health care providers are refusing to accept Chronic and Acute Medical Assistance (CAMA) coupons because they believe CAMA is out of money. This broadcast is intended to provide you with accurate information so that you can respond to inquiries you may get from a CAMA recipient who has difficulty with a provider reluctant to accept their CAMA coupon.