Network Bulletin

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March Features

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Electronic Payment Solutions Rolling Out in 2020

Throughout 2020, we will launch initiatives to replace paper checks with electronic payments. Learn about your electronic payment options and opportunities.

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Your Area of Expertise

Learn if an Area of Expertise has been added to your profile on UHCprovider.com. This helps patients find medical care providers who have experience, skills, or training in a particular area.

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Additions to Cancer Therapy Pathways

Melanoma and colorectal cancers are now included in our Cancer Therapy Pathways program. Learn about participating plans, opportunities for rewards, training and more. 

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Update to 2019–2021 Credentialing Plan

Effective June 1, 2020, the following updates have been made to our 2019–2021 Credentialing Plan. Credentialing requirements for facilities include either accreditation or a site visit.

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Avella to Provide Infertility Medication

Starting March 1, 2020, all infertilely medication will be designated to Avella Specialty Pharmacy for OptumRx® and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan and commercial members.

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Prior Authorization and Notification Requirement Updates

We’re making changes to certain advance notification and prior authorization requirements. See the updated links and 2020 Summary of Changes. 


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We want to improve the health of every individual with UnitedHealthcare’s Individual Health Record. We want to improve the health of every individual with UnitedHealthcare’s Individual Health Record.

Now Available: Individual Health Record™

We want to improve the health of every individual with UnitedHealthcare’s Individual Health Record. 

To support care providers in our network, UnitedHealthcare offers a claims optimization tool called Smart Edits. To support care providers in our network, UnitedHealthcare offers a claims optimization tool called Smart Edits.

Bringing You Smart Edits in the New Year

To support care providers in our network, UnitedHealthcare offers a claims optimization tool called Smart Edits.

Prepare Today for Patients with Bind On-Demand Health Insurance Prepare Today for Patients with Bind On-Demand Health Insurance

Prepare Today for Patients with Bind On-Demand Health Insurance

On Jan. 1, 2020, Bind on-demand health insurance will be available to all UnitedHealthcare employer groups across the nation

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Prior Authorization Submission Enhancements

You can do more, faster with the new enhancements to our Prior Authorization and Notification (PAAN) tool on Link.

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Enhance the Way You Prescribe Medicine

PreCheck MyScript® (PCMS) is a prescription price tool to help save time, reduce administrative tasks and may lower costs for your patients.

Get Ready for the CAHPS/HOS Season Get Ready for the CAHPS/HOS Season

Get Ready for the CAHP/HOS Season

Your patients may be participating in a survey initiative that may impact your care and interactions with them.