Provider Connection

Know the Code – MT001

medical-coding-and-billing-300x300Unique for Montana code, MT001 has been part of the Montana Professional Fee Schedule since 2008.  It is a 15 minute per unit code with a current RVU of .54.  Time must be documented in the note to support the number of units billed for the services incorporated in the code:

  • face to face conferences with payer representative(s) to update the status of a patient upon request of the payer;
  • a report associated with non-physician conferences required by the payer; or
  • Completion of a job description or job analysis requested by the payer.
  • Written questions that require a written response from the provider, excluding the Medical Status Form.

Do not use 99080 for any of these services as they will be denied for incorrect code.


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Main Phone Number 406-495-5000 or 800-332-6102

Main Fax  406-495-5020

Medical Team – 406-495-5011

Submit your Claims and/or Correspondence To
Montana State Fund
PO Box 4759
Helena, MT  59604

RMS (Bill Status)
Phone  866-274-7464

For questions about information in this bulletin, call 800-332-6102 and ask for a member of the Medical Team.
For questions about Advanced Nurse Review contact Kym Vonada at 406-495-5389.

Medical Team

Michele Fairclough
Medical Team Leader

Justin Kennedy
Nurse Manager

Shannon Hadley
Provider Relations Specialist

Kym Vonada
Medical Auditor

Annalyn Stewart
Medical Payment Auditor

Sheryl Semans
Pharmacy Liaison

Susan Bomar
Medical Payment Auditor

Cindy Gallus
Medical Customer Service Liaison

Sherri Sprenger
Medical Customer Service Liaison

Shannon Mergenthaler
Medical Customer Service Liaison

Maggie Pentecost
Medical Customer Service Liaison

Jamie Statton
Medical Customer Service Liaison

Website Information

Montana State Fund

Department of LaborDepartment of Labor and Industry (DLI) website.
The website includes the Facility and Non-Facility Fee Schedule information as well as the Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM) and the instruction set for the Non-Facility Fee Schedule. Historical fee schedule information can also be found on this website.

If you have questions regarding the fee schedules call 406-444-6530 and someone will direct you to a DLI representative. For NPI information click here National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES)