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Whether you are a long-standing Magellan provider or have recently joined our network, your opinions and expertise are valuable in helping us continually improve the quality of our services to members and providers. We appreciate your efforts in 2018 and want to thank you . . .
We've recently updated the Magellan National Provider Handbook and several of the handbook supplements that pertain to EAP providers and to serving specific plans and/or states. These important resources are located on our provider website.
You can access the 2019 National . . .
In addition to a revised Magellan National Provider Handbook, you’ll find the current handbook supplement for Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providers – in effect for 2019 – on our provider website as well.
Update to Appendix H for Workplace Support . . .
Revisions for ADHD, ASD, GAD, OCD, and managing the suicidal patient available online
Magellan’s clinical taskforce recently approved updates to five of the organization’s clinical practice guidelines. These guidelines serve as the evidence-based framework for practitioner . . .
The proper coding of evaluation and management (E&M) services is a well-known challenge for many providers. Because providers are faced with the difficult task of determining which level of CPT code appropriately reflects the complexity of the visit, E&M coding con . . .
Be sure to check the accuracy of all claims submissions
To identify common, industry-standard billing errors and issues, Magellan currently applies correct code edits to claims we receive (i.e., Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ [CMS] National Correct Coding Init . . .
Magellan enhances its PCP toolkit
One of the ways that Magellan promotes collaboration between primary care physicians (PCPs) and behavioral health providers (here’s looking at you!) is with our newly redesigned behavioral health toolkit for medical providers, or as we’re . . .
We think you’ll agree that providing effective care involves incorporating the cultural beliefs, values, and worldviews of the individuals seeking services.
Cultural competence, or providing care that meets a member’s unique cultural needs, is essential to the delivery o . . .