Tagged with ICD-10 Diagnosis Coding

UnitedHealthcare – Coordinated Commercial Reimbursement Policy Updates

Beginning in July, UnitedHealthcare (UHC) will make changes to some commercial reimbursement policies, including after hours and weekend care, intraoperative neuromonitoring, and its professional and technical component policy for duplicate or repeat services of global test only.

UHC Manipulation Under Anesthesia Medical Policy Update

UnitedHealthcare (UHC) has released updated coverage rationale for manipulation under Anesthesia policy with updated language, updated and reformatted list of applicable ICD-10 diagnosis codes, as well as supporting information to reflect the most current clinical evidence and references.

2019 Medicare Advantage and Part D Rates Announced

CMS has released the final policy and payment updates to the Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D programs for 2019. The policy changes for the coming year will include a pay increase for MA plans and strategies to increase the use of encounter data to determine risk scores for plans.