On July 13, 2021, CMS has proposed a new rule that would update the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and seek more health equity and telehealth utilization among physicians. The proposed rule for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule would also implement a $33.58 conversion factor next year, a decrease of over $1 compared to 2021. Conversion […]

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Effective July 1, 2021, UnitedHealthcare resumes our standard credentialing and re-credentialing process and policies. These are consistent with National Council on Quality Assurance (NCQA) standards, as well as any specific state and federal regulations for participation in Medicare and Medicaid programs. Some states may have additional requirements as part of the credentialing and re-credentialing process. […]

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