Plan Publications

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  1. Medicare Provider Manual
  2. Provider Quick Reference Guide

 

2020 Provider Advisories

  1. March 20 (11:20 a.m.): Important COVID-19 Notification
  2. April: New Boxed Warning: montelukast (Singulair) and Mental Health Side Effects
  3. April: Updated List of Covered Telehealth Services and Other Important Notifications Related to COVID-19
  4. May: Medicare Quality Measures: CMS Part D Star Ratings
  5. July: COVID-19: Nebulizer Use During the Pandemic
  6. July: Prior Authorizations

2019 Provider Advisories

  1. March: Update on Adaptive Behavior Services
  2. May: Medicare Advantage and QUEST Integration Reimbursement Guidelines for LMFT and LMHC
    Behavioral Health Providers
  3. June: Changes to Prior Authorization List
  4. June: Asthma Management & Albuterol Quantity Limits
  5. July: Diabetic Testing Supplies
  6. August: Electronic Prior Authorization (ePA) for Medicare (AlohaCare Advantage Plus)
  7. August: Accredo Specialty Pharmacy
  8. September: Implementation of Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) and
    Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM)
  9. September: FDA Warns About Serious Liver Injury with Some Hepatitis C Medicines
  10. September: FDA Adds Warning for Certain Insomnia Medicines
  11. October: New Morphine Milligram Equivalents
  12. October: Our Care Our Choice Act
  13. December: FDA warns about rare but severe lung inflammation with Ibrance, Kisquali, and Verzenio for breast cancer
  14. December: FDA identifies harm reported from sudden discontinuation of opioid pain medicines
  15. December: CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
  16. December: FDA approves Boxed Warning about increased risk of blood clots with higher does of arthritis and ulcerative colitis medicine tofacitinib (Xeljanz, Xeljanz XR)
  17. December: FDA adds Boxed Warning for increased risk of death with gout medicine Uloric (febuxostat)
  18. December: Opioids and Benzodiazepines

2018 Provider Advisories

  1. June: PT/OT Prior Authorization Policy

2017 Provider Advisories

  1. July: Change in Referral Policy
  2. October: Change in Prior Authorization Policy
  3. November: Flu Vaccine and Colorectal Screenings

2016 Provider Advisories

     2. May: AlohaCare National Drug Codes Billing Requirements
     3. October: Unlicensed Behavioral Health Providers in FQHCs and RHCs

2015 Provider Advisories

  1. July: ICD-10 Transition
  2. September: ICD-10 Claims

2014 Provider Advisories

  1. November
  2. October
  3. September
    1. AlohaCare Advantage (HMO) Medicare Health Plan
    2. Provider Education Session (Hilo)
  4. May
  5. April
  6. February
    1. CMS 1500 Claim Form

Provider Newsletters

  1. Quarter 2 2020
  2. Quarter 4 2019
  3. Quarter 3 2019
  4. Quarter 2 2019
  5. Quarter 1 2019
  6. Quarter 4 2018
  7. Quarter 3 2018
  8. Quarter 2 2018
  9. Quarter 1 2018
  10. Quarter 4 2017
  11. Quarter 3 2017
  12. Quarter 2 2017
  13. Quarter 1 2017