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Update On Pre-Authorizations

For fully insured employer group plan members, pre-authorization is waived beginning on December 23, 2020 through February 21, 2021 for scheduled inpatient surgeries, inpatient mental health services, hospital admissions, inpatient rehabilitation, in-network home health care services following an inpatient hospital stay; and pre-authorization is waived for transfers between hospitals.

Please note: Pre-authorization will continue to be required for non-emergency air transport.

For more information, visit our dedicated COVID-19 website and scroll down to "Commercial Group Members" under “Highlights of Your Benefits Related to COVID-19.”


2023 Large Group Product Updates

NYS Prior Approval Of Rate Changes For Large Group HMO And Medicare Supplement

Coming In September: Virtual Training For 2023 Open Enrollment

CAA Compensation Disclosure Requirement

Pharmacy Reporting Under The Consolidated Appropriations Act



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Midsize & Large Business

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