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  • Premera and Vera Whole Health bring new primary care facilities to Spokane

    New primary care centers will add access and care options to members.

    Learn more

  • Policy updates

    News

  • Online tools and resources

    Help Patients Find You!

    Help Patients Find You! | 8/15/2019

    Use online tools to update your Provider profile.

    We Are Breaking Down the Stigma of Behavioral Health | 6/6/2019

    Digital behavioral health resource center is now available with articles, videos, and resources.
    Online Tools Can Make Your Day Easier

    Online Tools Can Make Your Day Easier | 3/21/2019

    Quick and easy information can help with day-to-day transactions.
  • More online tools and resources news

  • Medicare Advantage

    Flu Season Is Coming! | 8/15/2019

    Medicare Advantage members will receive a reminder for a flu shot.

    Nurse Outreach Program | 8/15/2019

    Premera supports providers’ patient care efforts through a new initiative.

    Medicare Advantage Policy Updates | 6/20/2019

    Updated medical policies are now available.

    Open Care Gaps Mail Campaign | 5/2/2019

    Personalized lists of care opportunities are being sent to Medicare Advantage members.
  • More Medicare Advantage news

  • Company updates

    Premera Invests $10 million in Rural Health | 8/15/2019

    We are working to expand health care access and improve quality of care in rural communities.
    Premera and Vera Whole Health Bring New Primary Care Facilities to Spokane

    Premera and Vera Whole Health Bring New Primary Care Facilities to Spokane | 8/15/2019

    New primary care centers will add access and care options to members.

    Are You a New Contracted Provider? | 7/18/2019

    Here are some tools to help you serve your patients.
    Helping Kids to Be Health Smart

    Helping Kids to Be Health Smart | 7/18/2019

    Tips to help teens and parents work together for their health.

    New Youth Shelter Opens With Help from Premera | 6/20/2019

    Premera’s $1.6 million donation makes a difference for at-risk youth.
    A New Tele-Behavioral Health Provider Joined Our Network

    A New Tele-Behavioral Health Provider Joined Our Network | 6/6/2019

    With Talkspace, Premera is committed to offering programs and tools to help our members get quality care–on their terms and at a fair price.
  • More company updates news

  • High-value care

    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.
  • More high-value care news

  • Reminders and updates

    Updated Vaccine CPT Codes | 8/15/2019

    New and revised vaccination codes available as of July 1, 2019 and January 1, 2020.

    Preventing Disease One Vaccine at a Time | 8/15/2019

    August is Immunization Awareness Month – learn what vaccines are covered.
    Health Plans Cover Breast Pumps and Lactation Counseling

    Health Plans Cover Breast Pumps and Lactation Counseling | 8/1/2019

    August is Breast Feeding Awareness Month: Help your patients know what’s available!

    Correct Coding Edits Coming in August | 7/18/2019

    Correctly code your diagnoses, procedure codes, and modifiers to ensure reimbursement.
  • More reminders and updates news

  • Quality programs

    In-Home Screening Test Kit | 8/15/2019

    Preventive and disease monitoring screenings will be mailed to qualifying members.

    HEDIS Quality Measure: Musculoskeletal Conditions | 7/18/2019

    Learn how HEDIS measures support proper management of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis.
    Upcoming Mailing Campaign: HbA1c Testing for Patients with Diabetes

    Upcoming Mailing Campaign: HbA1c Testing for Patients with Diabetes | 7/18/2019

    Premera members with diabetes will receive a reminder to receive a Hemoglobin A1c test.

    Appointment Scheduling for Complex or Chronic Conditions | 7/18/2019

    Premera’s Quality Member Engagement team is helping members to schedule important appointments.
  • More quality programs news

  • Pharmacy

    What Is the Pharmacy Pre-Approval Program? | 8/1/2019

    Learn about the pharmacy pre-approval program review process.

    Coverage Changes for Lorzone and Generic Chlorzoxazone Tablets | 6/20/2019

    Pre-approvals needed starting July 1.

    Pharmacy Prior Authorization Edit Program June 2019 | 6/6/2019

    Which new edits are included in the Pharmacy Prior Authorization Edit Program?

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

    What you need to know about the impact to your patients taking this drug.
  • More pharmacy news

  • Dental

    Premera Blue Cross Medicare Advantage 2019 Dental Plans

    Premera Blue Cross Medicare Advantage 2019 Dental Plans | 12/6/2018

    Welcome new Medicare Advantage network dental providers.
  • More dental news

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