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    How Providers Can Help Manage Trauma

    How Providers Can Help Manage Trauma | 2/21/2019

    The start of a healthy life starts with a healthy family. Providers can help.

    Best Practices for Patient Education | 1/17/2019

    How do you educate your patients about preventive care versus diagnostic visits?
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  • Company updates

    Behavioral Health Treats the Whole Person | 5/16/2019

    We’re addressing Behavioral Health stigma and access.
    Premera Awards Six Community Grants to Behavioral Health Nonprofits

    Premera Awards Six Community Grants to Behavioral Health Nonprofits | 4/18/2019

    Nearly $600,000 granted to nonprofit organizations throughout Washington state.

    April Is Stress and Alcohol Awareness Month | 4/18/2019

    Providers can create a safe space for patients.

    Medical Scam Seeks Member Information | 4/18/2019

    A nationwide scam is targeting patients and health plans.

    Northwest Kidney Centers Opens Clinic in Pierce County | 4/4/2019

    There are now more options for dialysis in Pierce County.
    Upcoming Free AIM Genetic Counselor Webinars

    Upcoming Free AIM Genetic Counselor Webinars | 3/21/2019

    Beginning March 28, AIM will host 3 free one-hour webinars for Genetic Counselors who need to register with OptiNet.
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  • High-value care

    Premera Offering Grand Rounds Expert Service to Customers | 2/21/2019

    What you need to know if a patient requests a second opinion from Grand Rounds.
    Looking for Specialty Care Referrals That Are High-Quality and Cost Efficient?

    Looking for Specialty Care Referrals That Are High-Quality and Cost Efficient? | 2/7/2019

    Premera’s Blue Distinction Specialty Care designations can help.

    Value-Based Specialty Care and Our Customers | 1/17/2019

    Together we can change the way customers choose specialty care providers.

    Value-Based Care & New Premera Partnerships | 12/6/2018

    Premera is partnering with providers to deliver high-quality care at a fair price. Learn more about the opportunities!

    Value-Based Payment Models | 11/15/2018

    Learn more about the shift to a model that rewards high-quality, cost efficient care.
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  • Reminders and updates

    Web Training Videos Available to Help Code Efficiently | 5/16/2019

    A condition-focused, web-based training series is available to help providers code and document accurately and efficiently.

    Billing Telehealth Services | 5/16/2019

    If you bill telehealth services, make sure they are clearly and accurately identified.

    Updates to ICD-10 CM EXCLUDES1 Diagnosis Code Editing | 5/16/2019

    Editing for ICD-10 CM Diagnosis Code EXCLUDES1 notes will soon be applied to professional claims.

    Physician and Provider Relations Phone Line Is Closed | 5/16/2019

    Questions can be answered by email or online resources.
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  • Quality programs

    Changes to HEDIS Measures for Controlling High Blood Pressure

    Changes to HEDIS Measures for Controlling High Blood Pressure | 5/2/2019

    New changes to Controlling High Blood Pressure measures may reduce the need for medical record reviews.

    Improve HEDIS Scores with Claims Coding | 5/2/2019

    Learn how CPT Category II and ICD-10 Z codes can reduce medical record reviews.
    Medical and Behavioral Health Collaboration Survey Results

    Medical and Behavioral Health Collaboration Survey Results | 4/4/2019

    Communication and collaboration between primary care and behavioral health practitioners can improve your patient’s quality of care. See the 2018 key survey results.
    HEDIS Quality Measure: Colorectal Cancer Screening

    HEDIS Quality Measure: Colorectal Cancer Screening | 3/21/2019

    March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Remind your patients of the importance of colorectal cancer screening.
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  • Pharmacy

    Expanded Voluntary Drug Recall on Losartan Products | 5/16/2019

    What you need to know about the impact to your patients taking this drug.

    Voluntary Drug Recall on Losartan Products | 4/4/2019

    What you need to know about the impact to your patients taking this drug.
    New Online Option for Pharmacy Prior Authorization Renewal Requests!

    New Online Option for Pharmacy Prior Authorization Renewal Requests! | 3/7/2019

    Receive early notification about upcoming pharmacy PA expirations and submit your ePA renewal requests online.

    Remicade and Orencia: New Claims Edits Effective in June | 3/7/2019

    What you need to know about upcoming edits for Remicade and Orencia.
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