Bulletins and Newsletters

Review these bulletins to stay up to date on news, policy changes and other issues important to your practice.

For Medical Policies, Medical Benefit Drug Policies, Coverage Determination Guidelines, Utilization Review Guidelines and corresponding update bulletins for UnitedHealthcare Community Plan, visit the Policies and Protocols section.

Clinical programs and resources

Reminder –  Pennsylvania Community & State Clinical programs and resources

Lead and environmental lead investigation

Children are required to have a blood screening for lead by age 12 months and again at 24 months.

Dental sealants

Brushing and flossing can remove food particles and plaque from smooth surfaces of teeth. But they cannot always get into all the pits and fissures of the posterior teeth to remove the food and plaque.

Long-acting reversible contraceptives

Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) provide long-lasting pregnancy prevention and are ideal for many patients. LARCs are up to 20 times more effective than other forms of reversible birth control.

Structured data sharing with UnitedHealthcare’s Data Exchange program

Share important member clinical data with our Clinical Data Services Management (CDSM) team.

Cultural Competency

Are you culturally competent? Only 14.8% of our providers correctly attest to this training in their “My Practice Profile.” Members may search the provider directory for providers that are culturally competent.

Additional Incentive Program

Learn more about your new incentives.

Spotlight for Home Health Providers

Code update for Home Health Providers.

We’re Your Partner to Connect with Members benefits and services

Review the resources we have to help you with our members.

HEDIS® Measure: Appropriate Testing for Children with Pharyngitis

Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives

Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) provide long-lasting pregnancy prevention and are ideal for many patients. 

Benefit enhancements for Pennsylvania dual special needs plan (DSNP)

Language services

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Pennsylvania can help find language services for your patients who are our members.

Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment

The Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program combines screening, diagnostic and treatment services to Medicaid-eligible individuals from birth to age 21.

Family Visiting program

The Family Visiting program (FVP) is designed to support families with risk factors that could impede the development of strong family relationships.

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