The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone ages six months and older as the best protection from this serious illness. Lakeland Care Network (Lakeland Care), in collaboration with Corewell Health, will offer drive-through community flu shots on the following dates:
Attached is the 2023 Calendar for the Lakeland Pediatric Sub Specialty Clinic located in the Health Park Medical Suites in St. Joseph. The providers who round to this clinic are all from Helen DeVos Children' Hospital in Grand Rapids. The purspose of this clinic is to provide specialty pediatric care right here in Berrien County so parents don't have to take the time to drive their child to and from the hospital in Grand Rapids to see their child's specialist.
The Telehealth PCP is a new plan that just launched in 2021 for Individual members. The plan offers virtual-first primary care coverage through our partner, Doctor on Demand®. However, by choosing this plan, members are assigned a PCP from Doctor on Demand. Any in-person care needed is referred back to the Priority Health HMO network.
Individuals can choose their own plan during open enrollment either through the marketplace, their agent or Priority Health directly.
Aetna Medicare member IDs are changing from the alpha numeric mix of MEB or MED**** to 12 digit numbers starting with ‘10’. See below on the info/details and ID card examples
Member ID numbers are changing
- Member ID numbers are 12 digits and start with ‘10’
- Members will be mailed new ID cards
If a claim for a 2021 date of service is submitted using an older 2020 HMO member ID, claims logic is in place to evaluate the member ID and the DOS and redirect the claim to the appropriate claims platform.
Priority Health has identified a large-scale scam in the market affecting commercial and Medicare members, including Priority Health members. The scam has also impacted other insurance carriers and providers in and outside of Michigan.
What you need to know
Be on alert for any prescriptions or certificates of medical necessity (CMN) received through fax from pharmacies or suppliers, indicating the patient has requested the medication or supplies.
Examples of fraudulent requests:
Cigna has entered into a new Strategic Alliance with Priority Health. This partnership enables us to leverage the best capabilities of both organizations, and deliver a health care experience in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula that is more predictable and simplified for providers and customers.
Cigna members will begin accessing medical care through the Priority Health network effective 1/1/2021
Humana on September 2, 2020 will launch a new program.campaign.
Members with Medicare Advantage who have not had breast cancer screening or a comprehensive eye exam will be encouraged to schedule their mammogram and/or comprehensive eye exam in consultation with their doctor to keep their health and safety top of mind during the pandemic.
Eligible Members will be receiving an email or leter from Humana duirng the campaign period of September 2, 2020 through November 2020.
myHealth Wellness Program Postponed
When it comes to hospital visits, we at Priority Health know coverage and costs can be confusing for our Medicare Advantage members. That’s why we’ve developed two education pieces about Medicare Advantage hospital benefits and costs—one for you and one for your patients—that explains how these benefits work in 2020.