Aug 7, 2019

UnitedHealthcare piloted the Lab Benefit Management Program (LBM), administered by BeaconLBS, in Florida. As part of that program, care providers obtained advance notification for lab tests. We’re ending the pilot on Aug. 31, 2019.

Beginning Sept. 1, 2019, these Florida care providers will follow the appropriate processes for ordering lab services consistent with UnitedHealthcare’s prior authorization/notification programs.

Even though the LBM program is ending, BeaconLBS will continue to administer our Genetic and Molecular Lab Testing Notification/Prior Authorization program (UHCprovider.com/genetics). 

UnitedHealthcare piloted th...
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Lab Benefit Management Medical Policies

This Medical Policy provides assistance in interpreting UnitedHealthcare benefit plans.

When deciding coverage, the member specific document must be referenced. The terms of a member’s document (e.g., Certificate of Coverage (COC) or Summary Plan Description (SPD)) may differ greatly.