Providers

UHC: CAHPS Importance of Care Coordination

April 9, 2019

The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®) survey includes a wide range of questions, some of which are tied to care coordination. This very important topic was identified by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) as one of the national priorities for action to improve quality and make care safe, effective, patient centered, timely, efficient and equitable.1

 

Meridian - Monthly Informational Handouts

March 28, 2019

Meridian has provided informational handouts on the following topics:

  • Prenatal Care; Scheduling Postpartum Care
  • Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT)
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening Plan
  • The Health Outcomes Survey (HOS)
  • Access to Care
  • Annual Wellness Visit

In addition, there are informational sheets on:

  • HealthHelp Implementation
  • Provider Notification: New Quality Review Program for Radiology and Cardiology

 

Helpful Info from Priority Health on Serving Lakeland Plan Members

March 15, 2019

Now that Lakeland employees have moved from ASR to Priority Health, here's some helpful information for your office to know for your patients who are Lakeland plan members.  The attached update reviews correct copay amounts for Primary and Specialty Care, Patient Costs, Covered Preventative Services, Referrals and Prior Authorizations.

LMOA - March 2019 Luncheon

March 4, 2019

The Lakeland Medical Office Association invites you to attend our March luncheon and seminar.  This month’s seminar is two presentations in one and will include role-playing scenarios for clarity at the end. 

Dr. Birris will be speaking first on how medical stressors affect how patients react to medical staff. Then, Norma Tirado will be talking about how we react to those stressed patients and why - what triggers our bad reactions.

 

Meridian - Monthly Informational Handouts

March 4, 2019

Meridian has provided some informational handouts on the following topics:

  • Childhood and Adolescent Immuizations: Billing Guidelines
  • Meridian Incentive Program Overview
  • Well Care Exams and Lead Screening
  • Well-Child Exams and Lead Screening
  • Meridian's eviCore Implementation for cardiac and rediological imaging Utilization Management programs
  • Meridian's HealthHelp Implementation for oncology and radiation threrapy Utilization Management programs

 

Breakfast Forum: "Recreational Marijuana and the Workforce"

Lakeland Care Network Employer Services is offering you a chance to hear more about how to navigate the new law while maintaining a safe work environment at our upcoming breakfast forum. Hurry, registration ends Friday, February 15, 2019.

Will Marijuana Legalization Change Workplace Drug Policies?
Does the New Law Require Employers to Allow Use at Work?
What Does it Mean for Testing?