Humana's YourPractice

Humana's YourPractice is a bimonthly publication for office staff, physicians and other health care providers who supply medical services to Humana members and is produced by Humana Strategic Provider Communications.

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August 2016

Find Patients’ Humana ID Cards Online

Health care providers can quickly view or print Humana ID cards for their patients online.

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Three Things to Share

Humana’s chief medical officer shares a recap of summer highlights at Humana.

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Making Health Care Easier with Telemedicine

Telemedicine is a cost-effective, after-hours alternative to the emergency room.

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Latest Articles

Survey
For physicians, office managers and billing staff

Take Our Reader Survey to Share Your Input about Humana’s YourPractice

Please click here to give us your opinion about Humana’s YourPractice and how we can improve. The survey is only five questions and should take just a few moments of your time. We value your input.

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Reader survey
For physicians and office managers

Humana Pharmacy App Allows Members to Order Medicine from Their Smart Watches

Humana members now can get reminders to refill prescriptions and track their prescription orders with the new Humana Pharmacy app for Apple Watch. Health care providers can recommend the Humana Pharmacy app or others like it to patients as a tool to make managing medications and adhering to medication therapy easier.

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Provider reference
For physicians, office managers and billing staff

Quick Reference Guide Keeps Important Information Close at Hand

A new quick reference guide gives health care providers important Humana-related contact information, as well as information about how to work with Humana online.

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Pulmonary rehab
For physicians and office managers

Pulmonary Rehab May Improve Health Outcomes for COPD Patients

Humana is educating its members with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) about pulmonary rehabilitation and their options. Health care providers are encouraged to recommend pulmonary rehabilitation to their patients with COPD, specifically following an inpatient stay.

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Online care plans
For physicians and office managers

Access Care Plans for Humana Members on the Availity Web Portal

As part of Humana’s migration to the Availity Web Portal for secure online interactions, care plans and assessments can be accessed through Availity.

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Policy update
For physicians, office managers and billing staff

Update on Payment Policy Regarding Claims for Medicare-eligible Commercial Members

Based on recent guidance from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Humana will discontinue implementation the payment reduction policy for members eligible for Medicare benefits and not enrolled.

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Claim information
For physicians, office managers and billing staff

“Making It Easier” Series Offers Information on Claims Topics

Making It Easier for Health Care Providers is a series of presentations that can help health care providers better understand Humana’s claims policies and processes.

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Ethics training
For physicians, office managers and billing staff

How to Be a Key to Integrity

Humana is committed to following state and federal legal requirements that govern the health care industry and to simply doing the right thing.

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Clinical guidelines
For physicians, office managers and billing staff

Clinical Practice Guidelines Provide Important Tips to Physicians, Staff

Humana adopts clinical practice guidelines based on guidance from national organizations generally considered expert in their fields. Humana's YourPractice features updates to established guidelines and introduces newly adopted guidelines.

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Coverage policies
For physicians, office managers and billing staff

New and Revised Pharmacy and Medical Coverage Policies Available

Humana's medical and pharmacy coverage policies are based on evidence published in peer-reviewed medical literature, technology assessments obtained from independent medical research organizations, evidence-based consensus statements and evidence-based guidelines from nationally recognized professional health care organizations.

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Online education
For physicians, office managers and billing staff

Online Information Makes It Easier to Do Business with Humana

Humana's "Education on Demand" tool offers physicians, other practitioners and their office staff quick, easy-to-understand information on topics that should simplify doing business with Humana.

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Availity webinars
For physicians, office managers and billing staff

Working with Humana Online: The Availity Web Portal

Health care providers who want to work with Humana online can register for the Availity Web Portal. This multipayer site lets health care providers use a single user ID and password to work with Humana and other participating payers.

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