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When Magellan network providers give our communications, such this Provider Focus newsletter, a high score, it means the world to us. Last time we checked, you ranked Magellan provider publications at 94.6% on the provider satisfaction survey! Thank you!
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Magellan Health’s Board of Directors recently appointed two new executives to its Executive Leadership Team. Ken Fasola was named chief executive officer and Jim Murray joined Magellan as president and chief operating officer.
About Ken Fasola, CEO:
As chief executiv . . .
Why your practice information matters
Call them goals or resolutions, with a new year underway, many of us are looking for ways to achieve a better life in 2020.
Get professional help.
Magellan members are looking for your services. . . .
Each year, Magellan conducts the patient safety survey with our network providers. We ask questions about activities and monitoring processes that relate to patient safety measures, including coordination and transition of care, as well as medication management.
We distrib . . .
Magellan depends on facility staff to inform the member when a service cannot be approved for medical necessity. We also ask that you communicate with the member about the level of care that is indicated.
Is this a new requirement? Not really. However, in our recent review . . .
As of Jan. 1, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services pays opioid treatment programs (OTPs) through bundled payments for opioid use disorder treatment services for people with Medicare Part B (medical insurance).
OTPs should enroll in Medicare as soon as po . . .
March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month
An estimated 2 million U.S. adults meet norms for gambling; 4 to 6 million more would be deemed problem gamblers.* Gambling stays a hidden addiction for many.
Problem Gambling Awareness Month was started to:
Raise public knowled . . .