COVID‑19 provisions and online OTC test kit ordering

From Amerihealth NJ: We recently suspended the prior authorization requirement for transfers from acute in‑network inpatient facilities to post‑acute in‑network facilities for any diagnosis through January 31, 2022. This change will now run through February 28, 2022. Additionally, the public health emergency was recently extended through April 16, 2022. We will continue to provide federally mandated coverage through the end of the public health emergency. OTC COVID‑19 test kit update As previously communicated, we are pleased to work with our clients to ensure coverage of over-the-counter (OTC) COVID‑19 test kits for our members through pharmacy benefits. Members who have pharmacy coverage with us through FutureScripts/Optum can now order OTC tests online via the… Read More

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