From Priority Health:
A Note from Meridian Health:
The Medicaid Targeted Distribution Funding through the CARES Act application deadline was extended for 1.) Phase 2 general distribution to Medicaid, Medicaid managed care, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and dental providers, and 2.) certain Medicare providers who experienced challenges in the Phase 1 Medicare General Distribution application period. These groups can apply for relief funding through Friday, August 28, 2020 according to the HHS press release issued on July 31.
From the press release:
Physicians, Practice Managers, and Staff,
Welcome to the Department of Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN). You’re invited to a Veterans Affairs Community Care Network Overview educational session.
Join us for one of the following virtual one hour educational presentations to learn more about VA CCN, treating Veterans and doing business with VA and Optum.
During this webinar we will discuss:
• VA CCN Overview
• Referrals and Appointment Scheduling
• Providing and Coordinating Care
As the public health emergency continues, and the country slowly starts to reopen, we continue to look for ways to support our customers and the providers who are dedicating their lives to deliver important care.
United Healthcare has provided their latest provider bulletin for August 2020. Please read the attachment for details.
Attached you will find a quick reference guide on Humana and their contacts and resources for offices. Please see the attachment.
UnitedHealthcare recognizes that the persistence of COVID-19 cases across the country continues to have an impact on the healthcare system – both for COVID-19-related care as well as for regular preventive visits. To provide ongoing support to members and providers, UnitedHealthcare is extending many of the COVID-19 temporary program, process and coverage changes through Oct. 22, 2020.
If your office is working with our vendor, Navihealth, following attachment is a streamlined process for a select set of diagnoses for a rapid approval process
From United Health Care:
Please see the attached Collateral that will inform you on how to apply for additional Relief Funds:
- How to apply:
- Eligibility Requirements
- Use of Funds
- Attestation Requirements
- Where to find more information site.
Please note even thought this form stated expires 07/20/20, again the state has extended applications till August 3rd 2020.
Again, please see the attachment for details.
Meridian Health has sent a provider educational handout which explains MDHHS guidelines for getting children caught up on their vaccinations. It has some great tips for your providers at their practices and also has safety protocols. Please pay attention to page 4&5 for the immunization specific guidance.
Plese see the attachment for details.