New York
Provider Communications

Articles Month: August 2020

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New York Department of Financial Services Circular Letter on PPE

The New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) recently issued a circular letter, “Charges for Personal Protective Equipment by Participating Providers”.  In support with the letter, Empire is sharing with participating providers their responsibilities and working with providers to report the findings to DFS.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Aug 25, 2020

Mental Health Services for Fully Insured New York Members including Essential Workers

Effective May 2, 2020, Empire began waiving cost sharing for in-network outpatient mental health services for all New York fully-insured members, including essential workers.  This waiver will be in effect until September 28, 2020, unless further extended.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Aug 13, 2020

Expansion of AIM Musculoskeletal Program effective November 1, 2020

August 2020 Empire Provider News Products & Programs Aug 1, 2020

Prior authorization updates for specialty pharmacy are available

August 2020 Empire Provider News Pharmacy Aug 1, 2020

Empire to update formulary lists for commercial health plan pharmacy benefit

August 2020 Empire Provider News Pharmacy Aug 1, 2020

Voluntary Site of Care outreach for Oncology Checkpoint Inhibitors beginning August 1, 2020

August 2020 Empire Provider News Pharmacy Aug 1, 2020

Clinical Criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

August 2020 Empire Provider News Pharmacy Aug 1, 2020

Pharmacy information available on empireblue.com

August 2020 Empire Provider News Pharmacy Aug 1, 2020

Migrate Your EDI Transactions to Availity Today

August 2020 Empire Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Electronic Claims Submission - Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)

August 2020 Empire Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Empire Electronic Attachments - X12 275 5010

August 2020 Empire Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Coming Soon: Enhance your Prior Authorization and Inpatient Admission

August 2020 Empire Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Medical Record Standards

August 2020 Empire Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Appropriate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of patients’ health

August 2020 Empire Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Resources to support diverse patients and communities

August 2020 Empire Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Controlling High Blood Pressure (CBP)

August 2020 Empire Provider News Medicaid Aug 1, 2020

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates

August 2020 Empire Provider News Medicaid Aug 1, 2020

Provider data update

August 2020 Empire Provider News Medicaid Aug 1, 2020

Transition to AIM Rehabilitative Services Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

August 2020 Empire Provider News Medicaid Aug 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicaid news

August 2020 Empire Provider News Medicaid Aug 1, 2020

2020 Medicare risk adjustment provider trainings

August 2020 Empire Provider News Medicare Aug 1, 2020

AIM Musculoskeletal program expansion

August 2020 Empire Provider News Medicare Aug 1, 2020

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates

August 2020 Empire Provider News Medicare Aug 1, 2020

Provider data update

August 2020 Empire Provider News Medicare Aug 1, 2020

Waived copays, deductibles and coinsurance for CCM, complex CCM and TCM

August 2020 Empire Provider News Medicare Aug 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicare news

August 2020 Empire Provider News Medicare Aug 1, 2020
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