Important Note: Your contract may need to be updated, if your service offerings expand (for example, the addition of mental health, substance use disorder (SUD) services, home infusion accreditation received or durable medical equipment (DME) to your practice). Please communicate this information to UCare by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the name of your office, TIN, NPI, service being added, effective date and contact information.
Effective Sept. 1, 2021, quantity limits for continuous glucose monitor products will be updated.
See the July 23 Provider 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, Practitioner Support Shared Decision-Making Aids and Clinical Practice Guidelines.
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Starting September 1, 2021, UCare is updating prior authorization criteria for eight drugs that are on the UCare Individual & Family Plans and UCare Individual & Family Plans with M Health Fairview formulary.
See the July 7 Provider Bulletin for details.
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.
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.
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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