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FLASH: COVID-19 Vaccines & Utilization Management Flexibilities During the Public Health Emergency

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

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FLASH: Urgent Authorization Requests for Acute Inpatient Hospitals and Skilled Nursing Facilities for Saturday On Call Hours

There is a new contact number for urgent authorization requests for acute inpatient hospitals and skilled nursing facilities for Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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FLASH: Oxygen at Home Approvals for Medicare Advantage Members with COVID-19

Due to the 1135 Waiver, we have the flexibility to waive the current national and local coverage determinations that otherwise restrict coverage of the home-use of oxygen for the remainder of 2020. This change will allow practitioners the option of treating their patients with home-use of oxygen during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Unless further guidance is provided, we’ll return to enforcement of these clinical indications for coverage on January 1, 2021.

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Northwest October Newsletter 2020

Think Pink – Raising Awareness about Breast Cancer October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We’re always heartened by the pink ribbons we see everywhere this month raising awareness of the disease. But what else should we – as healthcare providers – be doing to aid the cause?

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Carle October Newsletter 2020

Think Pink – Raising Awareness about Breast Cancer October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We’re always heartened by the pink ribbons we see everywhere this month raising awareness of the disease. But what else should we – as healthcare providers – be doing to aid the cause?

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