Fax numbers you may use to provide hospital admission notifications will be retired this year. Instead of faxing your notification, you can use the HIPAA Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) 278N transaction or the Prior Authorization and Notification tool on Link.
These fax numbers will be the first to retire this year:
Medicare Advantage and Medicare Dual Special Needs Plans
Oct. 1, 2020
Nov. 2, 2020
Look to future Network Bulletins for additional fax numbers that will be retired. You can begin to transition all your admission notifications to an electronic channel today. As always, we will comply with any contractual and regulatory requirements.
For access to the Prior Authorization and Notification tool on Link, click the Link button in the top right corner of UHCprovider.com and sign in; or if you are new to Link go to UHCprovider.com/newuser.
If you’re unable to use one of the electronic options, call Provider Services at 877-842-3210 to submit a notification by phone.
Our goal is to remove administrative burden, improve accuracy and quality, make it easier for you to work with us and reduce costs.