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Test Demo for Pretend Fax

Pretend Fax Administrative Aug 21, 2019

Intervention for blood sugar control in pregnant women with diabetes

Test GBD Newsletter Administrative Jun 10, 2019

Test Demo May 1

Shae TEST Demo May Administrative May 29, 2019

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Mailing address for Federal Employee Program: Paper claims and claims related correspondence

CA August 2018 Test Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Jul 17, 2018

TEST Spotlight - Empire expands specialty pharmacy prior authorization list

TEST for Training Publication Products & Programs Jun 27, 2018

Amendment to Physician Agreement

CA Article Order Test Administrative May 14, 2018

Empire offers Virtual Second Opinion (VSO) option for National Accounts

CA Article Order Test Administrative May 14, 2018

Empire expands hospice benefits

CA Article Order Test Products & Programs May 14, 2018

Update regarding specialty pharmacy and oncology claim processing

CA Article Order Test Pharmacy May 14, 2018

Update to AIM Radiation Oncology Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

CA Article Order Test Products & Programs May 14, 2018

Medical Policy Updates

CA Article Order Test Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 14, 2018

Elotuzumab to require prior authorization

CA Article Order Test Medicaid May 14, 2018

Empire’s Electronic Tools and Resources Migrating to the Availity Portal

CA Article Order Test Administrative May 14, 2018

CA TEST - Update to Empire Provider Phone Lines

CA April Newsletter Test _ Shae's Administrative May 14, 2018

CA TEST - Site of Service Update

CA April Newsletter Test _ Shae's Administrative May 14, 2018

CA Amendment to Physician Agreement

CA April Newsletter Test _ Shae's Administrative May 14, 2018

Update to CA Provider Phone Lines

CA April Newsletter Test _ Shae's Administrative May 14, 2018

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Important Outreach to Opioid Use Disorder Providers about Medication Assisted Therapy

Opioid addiction rates and deaths from overdose continue in the United States at alarming rates. To help address this crisis, Empire urgently requests that you contact us if you are authorized to administer Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT).
N/A Administrative Mar 27, 2018

3/20 TEST _ Medical Policy Updates

Effective Nov/Dec 2017
3/20 CA Shae's TEST Reimbursement Policies Mar 20, 2018

3/20 TEST _ Shae's Empire’s Hyaluronan Injections in joints other than the Knee (DRUG.00017)

Medical policy DRUG.00017 addresses the use of injections of hyaluronan in joints other than the knee, including osteoarthritis and temporomandibular joint disease. This therapy may also be referred to as viscosupplementation.
3/20 CA Shae's TEST Products & Programs Mar 20, 2018

New pharmacy electronic prior authorization request tool effective January 1, 2018

Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus (Empire) has partnered with CoverMyMeds to offer an electronic prior authorization (ePA) request tool that simplifies the process for requesting medications and checking the status of your submissions.
Shae's 3/20 Test Publication Medicaid Mar 20, 2018

3/20 TEST _ Empire expands specialty pharmacy prior authorization list

Effective for dates of service on and after May 1, 2018, the following specialty pharmacy codes from new or current medical policies or clinical UM guidelines will be included in our existing prior authorization review process.
CA Test Publication Empire’s Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Mar 20, 2018

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3/20 CA Shae's TEST Behavioral Health Mar 20, 2018

Shae's Test - P&P - Pharmacy

Revised Medical Policy Effective 11-09-2017
3/20 CA Shae's TEST Pharmacy Mar 20, 2018

Shae's Test - State and Federal - Medical Policy Updates

Archived Medical Policies Effective 12-27-2017 (The following policies have been archived and their content has been transferred to new Clinical UM Guidelines.)
3/20 CA Shae's TEST State & Federal Mar 20, 2018

Shae's Test - S&F - Cal MediConnect

New Medical Policy Effective 11-09-2017
3/20 CA Shae's TEST Cal MediConnect Mar 20, 2018

Shae's Test - S&F - CalPERS - Medicare Advantage

Empire and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services consider medication review and reconciliation a top priority to help ensure members take their medications safely.
3/20 CA Shae's TEST CalPERS Mar 20, 2018

Shae's Test - S&F - Federal Employee Plan (FEP)

Improve member medication regimen
3/20 CA Shae's TEST Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Mar 20, 2018

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Empire may contact you to discuss members’ medications as part of either the Medication Therapy Management (MTM) or the Medication Reconciliation Post Discharge (MRPD) programs:
3/20 CA Shae's TEST Medi-Cal Managed Care Mar 20, 2018

Coding Patient Services Reminders

3/20 CA Shae's TEST Medicare Mar 20, 2018

3/20 Test _ CA’s Electronic Tools and Resources Migrating to the Availity Portal

CA Test Publication Empire’s Administrative Mar 20, 2018

Medical Policy Updates

Medical Policy Updates effective in November and December of 2017
3/20 CA Shae's TEST Policy Updates Mar 20, 2018

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14px - Shae's March Test - Empire’s Electronic Tools and Resources Migrating to the Availity Portal

Pretend Fax Administrative Mar 15, 2018

Clone_Shae's March Test _ Empire expands specialty pharmacy prior authorization list

CA March TEST_ Shae's Behavioral Health Mar 14, 2018

Shae's March Test _ Empire expands specialty pharmacy prior authorization list

CA March TEST_ Shae's Behavioral Health Mar 14, 2018

Shae's March Test - Empire’s Electronic Tools and Resources Migrating to the Availity Portal

CA March TEST_ Shae's Administrative Mar 14, 2018

Clone2_Shae's March Test _ Empire expands specialty pharmacy prior authorization list

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TESTEST Empire’s Electronic Tools and Resources Migrating to the Availity Portal

2/27/18 California Newsletter Administrative Mar 12, 2018

TEST Article - March 12 - Attachment

Shae's Test Publication 2018 CA Policy Updates Mar 12, 2018

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New User Test

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2/27/18 California Newsletter Administrative Feb 27, 2018

Test 10pt Shae's Test - Medi-Cal Managed Care

Empire may contact you to discuss members’ medications as part of either the Medication Therapy Management (MTM) or the Medication Reconciliation Post Discharge (MRPD) programs:
N/A Medi-Cal Managed Care Feb 27, 2018

Font Test size 12pt Shae's Test - Medi-Cal Managed Care

Empire may contact you to discuss members’ medications as part of either the Medication Therapy Management (MTM) or the Medication Reconciliation Post Discharge (MRPD) programs:
N/A Medi-Cal Managed Care Feb 27, 2018

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Feb 26 Test by Shae Administrative Feb 26, 2018

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Shae's Test - S&F - Cal MediConnect

New Medical Policy Effective 11-09-2017
Shae's Test Publication 2018 CA Cal MediConnect Feb 22, 2018

Shae's Test - S&F - CalPERS - Medicare Advantage

Empire and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services consider medication review and reconciliation a top priority to help ensure members take their medications safely.
Shae's Test Publication 2018 CA CalPERS Feb 22, 2018

Shae's Test - Medi-Cal Managed Care

Empire may contact you to discuss members’ medications as part of either the Medication Therapy Management (MTM) or the Medication Reconciliation Post Discharge (MRPD) programs:
Shae's Test Publication 2018 CA Medi-Cal Managed Care Feb 22, 2018

Shae's Test Featured Article - Medicare Advantage

Improve member medication regimen Empire and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services consider medication review and reconciliation a top priority to help ensure members take their medications safely. Our pharmacists use medication review and reconciliation to help members understand what medications they are taking, why they are taking them, how they should be taking their medication and to answer any questions or concerns they have about their medication regimen.
Shae's Test Publication 2018 CA Administrative Feb 22, 2018

Shae's Test Empire’s Electronic Tools and Resources Migrating to the Availity Portal

Beginning March 16, 2018 the Empire BlueCross BlueShield (“Empire”) secure provider facility and professional portals are transitioning a majority of online tools and resources to the Availity Portal (www.availity.com). At that time, Availity will be your exclusive secure web portal to access these important Empire electronic tools and resources.
Shae's Test Publication 2018 CA Administrative Feb 22, 2018

Shae's Test Policy Update - Not registered on the Availity Portal yet?

Visit www.availity.com to register today. If you already use Availity, no additional registration is needed. Empire will appear as one of your options in the payer drop-down lists.
Shae's Test Publication 2018 CA Policy Updates Feb 22, 2018

Shae's Test Med Policy and Clinical Guidelines

Empire expands specialty pharmacy prior authorization list
Shae's Test Publication 2018 CA Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Feb 22, 2018

Shae's Test - Reimbursement Policies

Effective for dates of service on and after May 1, 2018, intra-articular injections of hyaluronan for the treatment of pain due to reducing and non-reducing disc displacement disease of temporomandibular joint disorders, are considered investigational and not medically necessary. No prior authorization for these agents will be required, but rather reviewed post-service.
Shae's Test Publication 2018 CA Reimbursement Policies Feb 22, 2018

Shae's Test - Products and Programs - Empire expands specialty pharmacy prior authorization list

Effective for dates of service on and after May 1, 2018, the following specialty pharmacy codes from new or current medical policies or clinical UM guidelines will be included in our existing prior authorization review process.
Shae's Test Publication 2018 CA Products & Programs Feb 22, 2018

Shae's Test - P&P Behavioral Health - Hyaluronan Injections in joints other than the Knee (DRUG.00017)

Medical policy DRUG.00017 addresses the use of injections of hyaluronan in joints other than the knee, including osteoarthritis and temporomandibular joint disease. This therapy may also be referred to as viscosupplementation.
Shae's Test Publication 2018 CA Behavioral Health Feb 22, 2018

Shae's Test - P&P - Pharmacy

Revised Medical Policy Effective 11-09-2017
Shae's Test Publication 2018 CA Pharmacy Feb 22, 2018

Shae's Test - State and Federal - Medical Policy Updates

Archived Medical Policies Effective 12-27-2017 (The following policies have been archived and their content has been transferred to new Clinical UM Guidelines.)
Shae's Test Publication 2018 CA State & Federal Feb 22, 2018

Shae's Test - S&F - Federal Employee Plan (FEP)

Improve member medication regimen
Shae's Test Publication 2018 CA Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Feb 22, 2018

Shae's Test - Medicaid - New pharmacy electronic prior authorization request tool effective January 1, 2018

Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus (Empire) has partnered with CoverMyMeds to offer an electronic prior authorization (ePA) request tool that simplifies the process for requesting medications and checking the status of your submissions.
Shae's Test Publication 2018 CA Medicaid Feb 22, 2018

Shae's Test - S&F - Medicare - Availability The tool will be available beginning January 1, 2018.

These new features help simplify the prior authorization process. You will be able to:
Shae's Test Publication 2018 CA Medicare Feb 22, 2018

Medical Policy Updates

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N/A Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Feb 13, 2018

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Improve member medication regimen

Empire and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services consider medication review and reconciliation a top priority to help ensure members take their medications safely. Our pharmacists use medication review and reconciliation to help members understand what medications they are taking, why they are taking them, how they should be taking their medication and to answer any questions or concerns they have about their medication regimen.
N/A State & Federal Feb 11, 2018

New pharmacy electronic prior authorization request tool effective January 1, 2018

Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus (Empire) has partnered with CoverMyMeds to offer an electronic prior authorization (ePA) request tool that simplifies the process for requesting medications and checking the status of your submissions.
2018 Shae TEST Medi-Cal Managed Care Feb 11, 2018

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Empire expands specialty pharmacy prior authorization list

Effective for dates of service on and after May 1, 2018, the following specialty pharmacy codes from new or current medical policies or clinical UM guidelines will be included in our existing prior authorization review process.
N/A Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jan 12, 2017

Empire’s Electronic Tools and Resources Migrating to the Availity Portal

Beginning March 16, 2018 the Empire BlueCross BlueShield (“Empire”) secure provider facility and professional portals are transitioning a majority of online tools and resources to the Availity Portal (www.availity.com). At that time, Availity will be your exclusive secure web portal to access these important Empire electronic tools and resources.
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