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TRICARE Provider News 2019

November 2019 TRICARE Provider News

2020 TRICARE Provider Handbook; Online Education for Providers; Referring Patients for Specialty Care; TRICARE’s Right of First Refusal; Claim Denials: Appeal or Request a Review?; Claims Tips: Modifiers for Unlisted Codes on Breast Pump Supply Claims, Banked Donor Milk Billing Tips; Benefit Corner: Respite Care Basics, Portable CPAPs for Active Duty, Pediatric Hospice Care, Psychological Testing Limits; Clear and Legible Reports; Diabetes Prevention and Control Awareness; Choosing Wisely® – Vitamin D Screening; 2019 TRICARE Open Season 

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September 2019 TRICARE Provider News

​Methods to Protect Against Phishing; Provider Network Management Address Change; The Importance of Clear and Legible Reports; Birthing Center Reimbursement; Referral Spotlight: Evaluate Only Vs. Evaluate and Treat; Oxygen Concentrators Exempt from Capped Rental Policy; Emergency Department Utilization; Physician Referral Requirements for Supervised Mental Health Counselors; Military Pharmacies Accept Electronic Prescriptions; Sesame Street for Military Families Prescription Pad; TRICARE's Right of First Refusal; Network Laboratories – Your First Choice; Annual Reimbursement Rate Updates; Choosing Wisely – Online Health Education Can Make a Difference; Benefit Corner: Maintenance of Wakefulness Test, Foot Orthotics

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July 2019 TRICARE Provider News

West Region Provider Handbook Updates; TRICARE® Portion of MHN Agreements Transition to HNFS; Valued Providers – Understanding Directory Ratings; Provider Readiness Designation for Mental Health Care Providers; Accepting New Patients? New Web Form for Providers; Referral and Authorization Types and Requirements; Managing the Rights of Medication Administration; Letters of Attestation; Home Health Care Billing; Choosing Wisely® – Prevention and Early Detection of Skin Cancer; Benefit Corner: Breast Pumps and Breast Pump Supplies, Medically Necessary Foods, Banked Donor Milk

 

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May 2019 TRICARE Provider News

Referral and Authorization Approvals; Defining Referral and Authorization Status Reasons; Choosing Wisely: A Focus on Asthma Management; TRICARE and Other Health Insurance; Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Claims; Provider Readiness Designation for Mental Health Care Providers; Billing Tips for Vaccines; Code Restrictions Removed Under TRICARE Laboratory Developed Test Demonstration; Understanding Length of Stay After Delivery; Top Five: Website Searches; TRICARE's Right of First Refusal; The Importance of Clear and Legible Reports; Communicating Test Results in a Timely and Efficient Manner

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March 2019 TRICARE Provider News

Updating Provider Demographic Information Online; Electronic Funds Transfer Registration Now Online Only; Understanding Point of Service; How to View/Print Authorization and Referral Letters; Ancillary Services that Do Not Require Authorization; Hospice Cap Letters; Licensing Requirements for Mental Health Care Providers; Online Resources for Authorization and Referral Submissions; Psychological Testing Request Type Update; Colorectal Cancer Screening and Choosing Wisely Colonoscopy Recommendations; Benefit Corner; The Importance of Clear and Legible Reports; Right of First Refusal

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January 2019 TRICARE Provider News

2019 TRICARE Provider Handbook Now Online; How TRICARE’s Open Season Impacts Your TRICARE Patients; Network Provider Directory Improvements; Online Prior Authorization, Referral and Benefit Tool; Referral and Authorization Tips; Requesting Changes to Outpatient Authorizations and Referrals; ePrescribing: The Fast, Efficient Way to Have Prescriptions Filled; Mental Health Corner: Residential Treatment Center Benefit; Protecting TRICARE Beneficiaries This Flu Season; Pelvic Exams and Cervical Cancer – What Does Choosing Wisely Recommend; Timely Submission of Clear and Legible Reports; Performance-Based Maternity Pilot; Patient Safety Corner: Appropriate Treatment for Children with Upper Respiratory Infection

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