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December Featured Articles

Tune In to UHC On Air Tune In to UHC On Air

Tune In to UHC On Air

UHC On Air offers live and on-demand video broadcasts from UnitedHealthcare to watch on any device.

UnitedHealthcare Will Reward Care Providers through Cancer Program UnitedHealthcare Will Reward Care Providers through Cancer Program

UnitedHealthcare Will Reward Care Providers through Cancer Program

The new Cancer Therapy Pathways Program promotes the use of evidence-based and cost-effective regimens.

Expansion of Dual Special Needs Plan – UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Expansion of Dual Special Needs Plan – UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete

Enhancements Help Streamline Prior Authorization

We’ve made enhancements to our Prior Authorization and Notification tool on Link to improve the online submission process. 

UnitedHealthcare Preferred Lab Network Inviting Labs to Apply UnitedHealthcare Preferred Lab Network Inviting Labs to Apply

UnitedHealthcare Preferred Lab Network Inviting Labs to Apply

The annual application process for admission to the UnitedHealthcare Preferred Lab Network is now open.

New Online Peer-to-Peer Scheduling Request Form Available In Mid-December New Online Peer-to-Peer Scheduling Request Form Available In Mid-December

New Online Peer-to-Peer Scheduling Request Form Available In Mid-December

To help simplify the peer-to-peer scheduling process, we’ve updated our Peer-to-Peer Scheduling Request form with the ability to submit directly from the website.

OptumRx Retiring Fax Numbers Used for Pharmacy Prior Authorizations on Dec. 31 OptumRx Retiring Fax Numbers Used for Pharmacy Prior Authorizations on Dec. 31

OptumRx Retiring Fax Numbers Used for Pharmacy Prior Authorizations on Dec. 31

OptumRx® is going digital and will retire fax numbers used to submit pharmacy prior authorization requests on Dec. 31, 2019.


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Enhanced Features for Prior Authorization and Notification Tool on Link Enhanced Features for Prior Authorization and Notification Tool on Link

Enhanced Features for Prior Authorization and Notification Tool on Link

In October 2019, we launched new enhanced functionality in our Prior Authorization and Notification tool on Link.

Advancing Health Equity Activity Now Available for Continuing Education Credit Advancing Health Equity Activity Now Available for Continuing Education Credit

Advancing Health Equity Activity Now Available for Continuing Education Credit

A multi-credit education series was developed to help increase care provider understanding of how culture impacts health care use and outcomes, and how to apply that knowledge to interactions with patients who have diverse backgrounds.

Expansion of Dual Special Needs Plan – UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Expansion of Dual Special Needs Plan – UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete

Expansion of Dual Special Needs Plan – UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete

On Jan. 1, 2020, UnitedHealthcare will begin serving eligible members in a Dual Special Needs Plan (D-SNP) – UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete, a Medicare Advantage plan -- in more than 250 new counties across the United States.

Coming Soon: Individual Health Record™ Coming Soon: Individual Health Record™

Coming Soon: Individual Health Record™

UnitedHealthcare has developed the Individual Health Record™ to help address care opportunities, improve overall patient visit efficiency and reduce the time your staff spends coordinating complex patients.

New Cancer Therapy Pathways New Cancer Therapy Pathways

New Cancer Therapy Pathways Program

We’re introducing this program to promote the use of evidence-based, cost-effective cancer treatments and reward care providers who consistently use the program.

Smart Edits Help Speed Up Your Claims Cycle Smart Edits Help Speed Up Your Claims Cycle

Smart Edits Help Speed Up Your Claims Cycle

Our Smart Edits claims tool catches errors and gives you an opportunity to resolve and resubmit a claim before it enters the claims cycle.