CIGNA - COVID-19 April 2021 Update

April 8, 2021

The latest COVID-19 updates

As the COVID-19 vaccines continue to be distributed across the country, we are committed to ensuring providers have the latest information related to our response to COVID-19. The following information outlines some of the latest updates, including increased vaccine reimbursement, encouraging patient vaccinations, our coverage of COVID-19 tests, and accommodations we continue to make during the public health emergency (PHE) period.

Please read the attachment for all of the latest details from CIGNA.

Priority Health - NEW Telehealth PCP Plan for 2021

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.

UHC - COVID-19 News, April Network Bulletin and Monthly Handouts

March 31, 2021

COVID-19 news from UnitedHealthcare

Billing and temporary provision updates, member outreach to encourage vaccinations

UnitedHealthcare is revising our COVID-19 resources to reflect additional billing guidance, and updating a number of temporary cost share provisions that were established as part of the COVID-19 response. Here’s a high-level summary of the changes and effective dates


Please read the attachment for all of the NEW details from United Healthcare!

UHC - 2021 BP Cuff Coverage Grid from State of MI

March 30, 2021

Provided to you from United Healthcare:

Please review the attached Medicaid home blood pressure cuff coverage grid that has been created by the State of MI.   The grid can be used by providers to check inclusion criteria, preauthorization requirements, and special instructions specific to each to the UHC managed care plan prior to prescribing blood pressure cuffs to patients with hypertension for blood pressure self-monitoring.    .    


Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Blood Pressure Cuff Coverage Grid

UHC - Time to Update your Web Browser by August 17, 2021

March 11, 2021

From our Partners at United Healthcare:

Many of you are aware that Microsoft is no longer going to support IE11 (Internet Explorer) starting 8/17/21.   We have been partnering with UHC Digital on an education strategy to our Core/Strategic providers who are using EI11.  Since Link and the Provider Portal will be impacted it is important our providers make the transition over to a new browser.  

UnitedHealthcare online tools and web compatibility