Updates to medical policies
Check for policy changes effective March 1, 2018.
Changes to preapproval requirements
Effective July 1, 2018, there are changes to UniCare’s list of preapproval requirements.
Expanded review will be required for certain infused specialty drugs
Effective October 1, 2016, if a non-Medicare member will be getting infusions of certain non-oncology specialty drugs in a hospital outpatient setting, an expanded review will be conducted to review for both the drug for clinical appropriateness and the level of care.
Availity has replaced AccessPoint – register on Availity today!
AccessPoint was retired on December 8, 2017. The Availity Portal is your exclusive web portal for access to all electronic tools and resources previously on the secure AccessPoint portal. Register with Availity now. (If you already use Availity, no additional registration is needed.)
New preapproval requirement for hyaluronic acid injections to the knee (11/2017)
Starting January 1, 2018, UniCare will require preapproval review for hyaluronic acid injections to the knee. (for non-Medicare members only)