Starting August 1, 2021, UCare is updating prior authorization criteria for six drugs that are on the UCare Individual & Family Plans and UCare Individual & Family Plans with M Health Fairview formulary.
See the June 11 Provider Bulletin for details.
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UCare’s 2021 Provider Manual contains critical information that providers need to know to effectively work with UCare and our members. It is important that providers reference the online manual regularly for up-to-date content. The Provider Manual has been updated to reflect current business practices.
Go to the Provider Manual.
Providers who see young UCare members in Prepaid Medical Assistance Program (PMAP) and MinnesotaCare will have several summer camp opportunities they can share with the patients. UCare is teaming up with Wilderness Inquiry and One Heartland to offer the camps to eligible members at no cost. Additionally, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) offers a virtual summer camp at no cost.
See the April 29 bulletin for details.
Effective immediately, UCare will return to approving notifications for up to six months of services for outpatient subsstance use disorder (SUD) services for individual/group (H2035 or H2035HQ).
See the April 26 bulletin for details.
Starting Jan. 1, 2021, UCare began denying claims for providers administering Part D vaccines in their clinics. Provider will need to bill both the vaccine and administration through the member’s Part D benefit.
See the Feb. 4 bulletin for details.
UCare informs providers of critical business reminders for the Credentialing and Recredentialing Process, Pharmacy, Complex Case Management Process, Utilization Management Information, Member Rights and Responsibilities, Shared Decision Making and Clinical Practice Guidelines.
Effective immediately, UCare is changing the process to request updates to the provider’s payment and remittance selections.
Read the Dec. 18 bulletin for additional details on the changes.
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