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Articles Month: June 2020

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Information from Empire for Care Providers about COVID-19 (Updated June 29, 2020)

We recently updated FAQs to reflect the extension of coverage for telehealth and telephonic care.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Jun 29, 2020

Webinar recording now available for network providers on how to leverage telehealth to care for Behavioral Health patients during COVID-19 and beyond

Empire hosted a provider webinar to share information and resources with Behavioral Health providers to assist with maximizing the telehealth experience.  Access the webinar recording to learn more about leveraging telehealth for behavioral health services.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Jun 25, 2020

Webinar: How to Leverage Telehealth to Care for Behavioral Health Patients During COVID-19 and Beyond

N/A Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Prior authorization updates for specialty pharmacy effective September 1, 2020

June 2020 Empire Provider News Pharmacy Jun 1, 2020

Clinical Criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

June 2020 Empire Provider News Pharmacy Jun 1, 2020

Pharmacy information available on empireblue.com

June 2020 Empire Provider News Pharmacy Jun 1, 2020

A special thank you to Care Providers

Thank you for your tireless efforts in keeping our country healthy. For all you do, we would like to share a message of our gratitude.

COVID-19 Information Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Empire Enhances Process for Submitting Behavioral Health Authorizations - Now Available

June 2020 Empire Provider News Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Follow-Up after Hospitalization for Mental Illness

June 2020 Empire Provider News Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Be sure to notify Empire of changes to your demographic data

June 2020 Empire Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Empire to change ID numbers for City of New York members

June 2020 Empire Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Empire Covers HIV PrEP Medications at 100% for prevention

June 2020 Empire Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Empire CRA Program Update: Retrospective Program Begins; Prospective Program Continues

June 2020 Empire Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Availity Portal Notification Center

June 2020 Empire Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Quality Corner: CPT Category II Codes - Collaborating for enhanced patient care

June 2020 Empire Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Medical Policy Updates

June 2020 Empire Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jun 1, 2020

Transition to AIM Rehabilitative Services Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

June 2020 Empire Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jun 1, 2020

New Reimbursement Policy: Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Services - Professional

June 2020 Empire Provider News Reimbursement Policies Jun 1, 2020

Updates to AIM Sleep Disorder Management Clinical Appropriateness Guideline

June 2020 Empire Provider News Medicaid Jun 1, 2020

2020 affirmative statement concerning utilization management decisions

June 2020 Empire Provider News Medicaid Jun 1, 2020

Modifier use reminders

June 2020 Empire Provider News Medicaid Jun 1, 2020

Coding spotlight - provider’s guide to code social determinants of health

June 2020 Empire Provider News Medicaid Jun 1, 2020

Follow-Up After Hospitalization for Mental Illness

June 2020 Empire Provider News Medicaid Jun 1, 2020

Complex Case Management program

June 2020 Empire Provider News Medicaid Jun 1, 2020

Members’ Rights and Responsibilities Statement

June 2020 Empire Provider News Medicaid Jun 1, 2020

Important information about utilization management

June 2020 Empire Provider News Medicaid Jun 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicaid news

June 2020 Empire Provider News Medicaid Jun 1, 2020

Introducing Interactive Care Reviewer - an online prior authorization tool

June 2020 Empire Provider News Medicare Jun 1, 2020

Empire working with Optum to collect medical records for risk adjustment

June 2020 Empire Provider News Medicare Jun 1, 2020

Diabetes HbA1c < 8 HEDIS guidance

June 2020 Empire Provider News Medicare Jun 1, 2020

2020 Medicare risk adjustment provider trainings

June 2020 Empire Provider News Medicare Jun 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicare news

June 2020 Empire Provider News Medicare Jun 1, 2020
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