In Billing
Dec 28th, 2017
In August 2017, UnitedHealthcare (UHC) indicated they would no longer reimburse inpatient and outpatient consultation codes, as of Oct. 1, 2017. When the implementation date came, UHC indicated they would delay the consultation services revision until 2018: We previously announced that certain revisions to the Consultation Services Reimbursement Policy would become effective for UnitedHealthcare Co...
Apr 15th, 2011
UnitedHealthcare has pushed back the reconsideration and display dates for its UnitedHealth Premium® physician designation program. The reconsideration period has been extended until May 1 to accommodate any physicians who may have questions about their designation determinations, the insurer said. UnitedHealthcare Public Designation Display Postponed was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...
In Billing
Feb 25th, 2011
A new provider resource article posted on UnitedHealthcareOnline explains how physicians submitting claims to SecureHorizons, UnitedHealthcare Medicare Complete or Evercare should code the initial preventive physical exam (IPPE) and annual wellness visits (AWVs) for their Medicare patients. In accordance with Medicare Part B policy, these plans entitle members to receive an IPPE within the first ...
Feb 25th, 2011
In response to physician feedback received by UnitedHealthcare (UHC) after the January release of the UnitedHealth Premium Program, the insurer is allowing certain physicians more time to submit their requests for reconsideration prior to online designation display. The extension, the insurer says, will give those physicians with a current designation display date prior to March 30 the time they n...
In Coding
Jan 14th, 2011
UnitedHealthcare released its fifth installment of the UnitedHealth Premium physician designation program this month. The program evaluates physicians across 21 specialty areas using evidence-based, medical society and national industry standards to promote quality care and consumer awareness. This year’s release, the carrier says, is more robust and raises the bar for physicians to meet nat...