Network Bulletin

Network Bulletin is a monthly publication that features important protocol and policy changes, administrative information and clinical resources.

In the July Network Bulletin, you can learn about policy, protocol and program delays, code revisions for prior authorization and some site of service reviews, protocol and preferred drug list updates.

Network Bulletin logo Network Bulletin logo

Stay informed about COVID-19

Policy, drug and Protocol changes contained herein are effective and enforceable as of the dates indicated, pending notice from UnitedHealthcare to the contrary. Changes to these effective dates or updates to our business practices and policies as a result of COVID-19 will prevail and be posted on our care provider website as quickly as possible. As with any public health issue, we are working with and following guidance and protocols issued by federal, state, and local health authorities. You can find the latest UnitedHealthcare COVID-19 related resources at

Featured Topics

Preferred Lab Network Expansion

Commercial | Community Plan | Medicare Advantage

See the latest additions to our Preferred Lab Network.

Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) Protocol

Commercial | Community Plan | Medicare Advantage

Documenting Social Determinants of Health data using ICD-10 diagnostic code(s) is now needed.


New, Streamlined Link Experience Launching in July
Commercial | Community Plan | Medicare Advantage

We’re creating a more streamlined Link experience.

Retiring Admission Notification Fax Numbers
Commercial | Community Plan | Medicare Advantage

Review your electronic options as fax numbers are retired.

New Release for UnitedHealth Premium® Program

UnitedHealth Premium® Program is releasing version 13 this summer.

3rd Quarter 2020 Preferred Drug List Update
Community Plan

See what’s changed for this quarters preferred drug list.

Prior Authorization and Site of Service Reviews
Medicare Advantage

Utah will be excluded from some prior authorization requirements and site of service medical necessity reviews. Provider Portal Login Change

See the login change being made to

Save time by using Link

We encourage you to take this time to train additional staff to use our online self-service tools on Link. They’re more important than ever to quickly verify eligibility, submit claims, check claim status, submit prior authorizations or submit claim reconsideration requests. 

Go to to learn more.