Inside this issue:

  • Highmark expands prior authorization requirements
  • Increased Call Volume, Hold Times and Self Service Options
  • Pharmaceutical Formulary Update
  • Attention Prescriber - New Program Allows for Prior-Authorization Expiration Notification
  • Clarification of COVID-19 Testing
  • COVID-19 Billing and
  • Reimbursement
  • Drug Cost Transparency Tools Available for Boeing Group Members
  • Uploading Records via Availity
  • Medical Record Retrieval Coordinator for Affordable Care Act Programs
  • Action Required - Provider Business Arrangements
  • Avoidance of Antibiotics
  • CDC Offering Free Continuing Education Credits
  • QBRP Eligibility Update
  • Modifiers for Diabetic Equipment and Supplies
  • BCBSKS Retirements, Promotions and New Staff
  • Web Changes - Medical Policy