Many adults choose to go to the doctor only when they are ill, but we encourage all providers to use those appointments as opportunities to offer unrelated preventive services to our members.
At UnitedHealthcare Community Plan (UHCCP), we would like to sincerely thank all of the provider offices who’ve recently joined and assisted us in bringing our non-compliant members up-to-date with their EPSDT screenings.
An EPSDT screening is complete when the seven components have been finished.
As you well know, the most effective strategy for preventing influenza is an annual vaccination.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has identified likely medically unnecessary use of drugs, such as antibiotics and antifungals1, that are being prescribed for topical use to be administered as a foot bath.
More than 20% of the children in Tennessee on Medicaid failed to receive their annual Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) screenings last year.
The Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit of Medicaid was designed to provide comprehensive and preventive health care services for children from birth through age 20.
Invasive pneumococcal disease, caused by streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus), remains a leading cause of serious illness in children and adults worldwide.
Providers should contact their UnitedHealthcare provider relations advocate with any questions about their 2019 performance reports.
The UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete® plan will now pair our members with a Navigator.