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    Women’s Care Gap Mailing Campaign: Cervical and Breast Cancer Screenings | 9/5/2019

    Premera members received cancer screening reminders in August.

    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.

    HEDIS Quality Measure: Adult Body Mass Index Assessment | 6/20/2019

    Documenting weight and height isn’t enough. Find out what else you need to calculate.

    Cervical and Breast Cancer Screening Reminders | 6/6/2019

    15,000 Premera members across the nation received cancer screening reminders in May.

    HEDIS Quality Measure: Statin Measures Overview | 6/6/2019

    Two-star measures support the importance of statin therapy for patients with cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

    HEDIS Quality Measure: Comprehensive Diabetes Care | 5/16/2019

    Primary care practices: How can you help improve patient health while reducing medical record reviews?
    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.

    Respiratory Failure: Acute, Chronic Or Both? | 12/6/2018

    Understand what documentation is needed to code respiratory failure to the highest level of specificity.

    Seizure, Seizure Disorder, Epilepsy – What’s the Difference? | 11/15/2018

    Coding a seizure as epilepsy is a common, but serious coding error.