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Commercial payers have unique requirements.

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UnitedHealthCare Publishes CPT Codes for its Permanent Telehealth Provisions

Jun 2, 2021 / News

UHC is the first major insurer to keep telehealth for PTs beyond the public health emergency. Here are the codes that will be covered.

Big Win: UnitedHealthcare Makes Telehealth Permanent for PTs

May 26, 2021 / News

UHC is the first of the largest insurers to make the move advocated by APTA.

And the Beat Goes On: APTA's Commercial Payer Advocacy

Apr 21, 2021 / Roundup

Lots of payers with multiple plans mean the conversation never stops. Here are a few advocacy efforts that APTA is pursuing.

Defensive Contracting: Extrapolation, E-Payment, and Virtual Credit Cards

Mar 30, 2021 / Article

A quick explanation of two payer activities that you may encounter in a contract: what they are, what to look for, and what you can do.

Anthem's UM Arm Releases Guidelines on Clinical Appropriateness

Feb 5, 2021 / News

Included: lists of what is and isn't considered medically necessary under Anthem's MA, Medicaid, and commercial offerings.

Payment Win: Aetna Becomes Second Major Insurer to Lift Edits on Code Pairs

Feb 5, 2021 / News

The major commercial insurer follows Cigna in a decision to lift misguided coding edits, a target of APTA advocacy efforts.

Two More Insurers Make Telehealth Permanent for PTs

Oct 7, 2020 / News

AmeriHealth Caritas and Independence Blue Cross will implement the new coverage policies on Jan. 1.

Commercial Payers and the Post-Pandemic Landscape

Jul 27, 2020 / Column

Trends are clear. Provider planning is essential.

UnitedHealthcare, Aetna Temporarily Drop 2% Cuts in Medicare Advantage Plans

Jun 4, 2020 / News

The insurers are mirroring CARES Act provisions that suspended the sequestration cut in Medicare payments.

Navigating Health Coverage During a Pandemic: Three Options

Jun 6, 2020 / Perspective

Due to COVID-19 millions of people have lost their jobs and consequently lost their health coverage. What happens then?


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