2015 News

Date Article
12/07/2015 New wellness program, FitWorks Rewards, debuts in 2016
12/07/2015 Independent Health offering the Essential Plan in 2016
12/07/2015 Health Republic ends their operations
11/09/2015 LifeScan OneTouch® products only covered products starting January 2016
11/09/2015 Independent Health’s Medicaid participation in Niagara County Ending
10/27/2015 Medicare 2015 Medical Record Review Results
10/21/2015 2015 MediSource Medical Record Review Results
10/21/2015 2015 Prenatal MediSource Medical Record Review Results
10/15/2015 Expendable Medical Supplies Coverage Change for Medicare Members
10/10/2015 Provider can help lower smoking rates in local MediSource members
9/13/2015 Independent Health issues special report on rising generic drug prices
9/13/2015 Dual Difference to be discontinued at end of year
9/13/2015 Removal of MediSource and Child Health Plus Referrals
9/7/2015 HEALTHeLINK: It's Working!
9/7/2015 New Contractual Policy for Compression Stockings
9/7/2015 HealtheNet Update on Eligibility Response Screen for Independent Health
9/1/2015 Important update about Walgreens Mail Service Pharmacy
8/7/2015 Formulary changes announced
8/7/2015 Updates to Independent Health’s Routine Foot Care Policy
8/7/2015 MediSource and Child Health Plus members transition to our new claims system
7/2/2015 Independent Health Adds New Providers to List for Performing LDCT Screenings
7/2/2015 Clinical practice guidelines recently updated
6/8/2015 Opioid Overdose Deaths Disproportionately Higher in NYS Medicaid Population
6/8/2015 Recent FDA MedWatch updates on safety and efficacy issues
6/8/2015 Mid-year Provider Information Webinars
6/8/2015 InterQual® Criteria and Medicare Guidelines – Update for 2015
5/11/2015 ICD-10: Start preparing now to ensure smooth transition
5/11/2015 A focus on diabetes prevention
5/11/2015 HealtheNet change on Eligibility Response screen for Independent Health
5/11/2015 Action Required: Medicare Part D Enrollment Requirement
5/11/2015 Special DEA number needed for providers treating opioid dependency
4/9/2015 Reminder about tablet splitting for our Medicare Advantage plan members
4/9/2015 How to Bill for Medicare Part B and Part D Vaccinations
3/26/2015 New York State Surprise Bill to Go in Effect
3/10/2015 Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage for Medicare Advantage Members
2/19/2015 2015 Dual Difference Plan Update/Clarification
2/9/2015 Physician and Patient Resources Available Through American Heart Month Initiative
1/29/2015 Tops Friendly Markets closing 27 pharmacies
1/21/2015 Pain Medicine for Non-Pain Specialists CME Program on January 24
1/9/2015 Medicare Star Ratings