Recent news

Here is the news from the past month. For older news, click any news category.

September 13) Alert message displaying in error for PriorityMedicare Edge PPO members in GuidingCare

(September 8) 2020 AHA claims submission deadline is Feb. 28, 2021

(September 4) New authorization tool launches September 14

(September 3) Reminder: Cost Estimator available to all providers

(September 3) MDHHS announces $25M PPE grant 

(September 2) Mandatory blood lead testing for children covered under Medicaid and WIC

(August 28) Congratulations to the 2020 Priority Health Quality Award recipients

(August 14) Non-Medicare outpatient services moving to 90-day window for retro authorizations

(August 13) FDA recalling select desmopressin nasal spray products

(August 12) Coming August 31: ePA for pharmacy

(August 5) Some COVID-19 test claims denied, to be reprocessed

(August 4) Reminder: Complete your PriorityMedicare D-SNP Model of Care training

(July 31) New mental wellness tool, myStrength, available to all members

(July 31) Medicaid Health Plans transitioning to Preferred Drug List on Oct. 1, 2020

(July 30) Billing reminders for providers treating Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries

(July 29) Authorization is no longer required for in-network hospice services

(July 29) Register today for our new authorization tool webinar training

(July 23) Deadline extended to Aug. 3 for Provider Relief Fund: Medicaid and CHIP provider distribution applications

(July 17) Metformin ER recall

(July 14) Updating medical policy criteria

(July 13) Transitioning to InterQual 2020

(July 8) COVID-19 update for providers

(June 30) Reminder: Updated process for peer-to-peer reviews starts July 1

(June 30) Change to behavioral health immediate reconsideration reviews

(June 29) Acupuncture now covered for Medicare members with chronic low back pain

(June 18) Michigan auto insurance reform law goes into effect July 1, 2020

(June 18) Priority Health and Cigna enter strategic alliance

(June 15) CDC's Public Health Grand Rounds presents: "Smoking Cessation, Past, Present, and Future"

(June 9) Updates to July 1 commercial formulary changes

(June 8) Best practices for talking to your patients about pharyngitis testing

(June 1) We've updated the 2019 and 2020 PIP and CPC+ Manuals

(May 18) We're beginning outreach to Medicaid members due for immunizations and well child visits

(May 18) We're providing financial relief to members and employer groups in response to COVID-19

(May 14) May medical policy updates

(May 11) Claims tool now supports Microsoft Word and Excel files for appeals and medical record submissions

(May 4) We're removing prior authorization requirements for infliximab, effective May 6