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    Itemized Bill Review of Facility Claims | 7/2/2020

    Starting August 1, 2020, CERiS will perform itemized bill reviews of facility claims.

    Racism Is a Healthcare Issue | 6/18/2020

    We need to do Better.
    InterQual Criteria Used to Review Services

    InterQual Criteria Used to Review Services | 6/18/2020

    Premera expands use of InterQual® criteria to review services.

    Antibody Testing Medical Policy | 6/4/2020

    Premera’s Antibody policy is consistent with CDC’s guidance.

    Extended Prior Authorization Timelines Ending | 6/4/2020

    The timelines established by the OIC have ended.

    CPT Lab Test Codes for Antibody Tests | 5/21/2020

    It’s critical for providers to correctly code these claims.
    Expanded Telehealth Options for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder

    Expanded Telehealth Options for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder | 5/7/2020

    Three additional in-network providers to help support members during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Advance Payments for Providers Now Available | 5/7/2020

    The program allocates $100 million in advance payments for providers.
    Advance Payment During COVID-19 Crisis

    Advance Payment During COVID-19 Crisis | 4/16/2020

    Premera is offering advance payment to eligible providers to help with financial support during the COVID-19 crisis.

    Your Teen's Mental Health During Isolation | 4/16/2020

    It’s important for teens to stay emotionally connected with friends.
    COVID-19 Updates: Cost Shares, Telehealth Expansion, and Prior Authorization

    COVID-19 Updates: Cost Shares, Telehealth Expansion, and Prior Authorization | 4/2/2020

    Get update for coverage during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

    Premera Invests in Rural Health | 4/2/2020

    Premera's investment in the University of Washington School of Nursing helps improve access to care in rural areas.

    COVID-19 Updates | 3/16/2020

    Premera is working to provide the most accurate COVID-19 information.
    Premera Response to COVID-19

    Premera Response to COVID-19 | 3/5/2020

    Premera is ready to support members and healthcare providers during the COVID-19 outbreak.

    Minding Mental and Heart Health | 2/20/2020

    Did you know 33%of people who’ve survived a heart attack will suffer from depression?

    Useful Links for Premera Network Providers | 2/6/2020

    Easy access to electronic payments, member eligibility, and medical policies.

    Total Joint Replacement Offered at 7 Providence St. Joseph Health Facilities

    Total Joint Replacement Offered at 7 Providence St. Joseph Health Facilities | 1/16/2020

    Do you offer total joint replacement? Here’s what you need to know.

    Welcome to Living Actively Northwest | 1/1/2020

    Get inspired to explore, taste, and experience the Northwest.
    What You Need to Know About Genetic Testing

    What You Need to Know About Genetic Testing | 12/20/2018

    Learn what you need to know before AIM begins conducting clinical reviews for genetic testing.
    Premera and MultiCare Partnering to Launch Peak Care

    Premera and MultiCare Partnering to Launch Peak Care | 12/6/2018

    Peak Care will provide access to the Tahoma provider network.
    Upcoming Free AIM Genetic Testing Webinars

    Upcoming Free AIM Genetic Testing Webinars | 11/15/2018

    Beginning November 16, AIM will host webinars for providers who order genetic testing.
    A Community for Children and Families

    A Community for Children and Families | 11/15/2018

    The Children's Village is dedicated to meeting the needs of children with special health care needs and their families.

    Out-of-Area Medical Records Requests | 10/18/2018

    Inovalon will be used for all medical records retrieval on behalf of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association plans outside of Premera’s network.
    How Early Detection and Humor Helped Angie Mentink Survive Breast Cancer

    How Early Detection and Humor Helped Angie Mentink Survive Breast Cancer | 10/18/2018

    Angie is teaming up with Premera Blue Cross to help spread the word about early detection.

    New Addition to Premera’s Leadership Team | 9/20/2018

    Lee Mills McGrath joined Premera as the Senior Vice President of Provider Strategy & Solutions.