Network Bulletin

April 2021 edition

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

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Medical policy update: April 2021

Commercial | Community Plan | Exchange | Medicare | Dental

Medical policy updates for April 2021 for the following plans: Medicare, Medicaid, Exchanges, commercial and dental.

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Reimbursement Policy Update Bulletins: April 2021

Commercial | Community Plan | Exchange | Medicare 

You can review the details on April’s reimbursement policy updates through the commercial, Medicare, Medicaid and Exchange plan bulletins.

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New codes added to the prior authorization list

Community Plan | Medicare

Requesting prior authorization? See which codes are being added.

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Outpatient Procedure Grouper mapping update


Using the updated CPT and HCPCS codes will help ensure accurate, timely reimbursement.

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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

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