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December 2017 eNewsletter

Happy Holidays and Reminder from Beacon Health Options; On Track Improves Client Outcomes in Maryland School Programs; Oral Surgeon Fights to Change How His Profession Deals with Addiction; Improving Member Engagement in Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT); Screening and Referral Programs at Beacon; Claims Process Improvement Program: Mailing Address Changes; Disclosure of Ownership Form; Recredentialing with Beacon; Appointment Availability Reminder; Provider Treatment Record Documentation; New Business; New Medicare Cards: Three Ways to Get Ready; New York Providers: Webinar Opportunities; Beacon Lens; Webinars

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November 2017 eNewsletter

Navigating the Waters to Suicide Prevention and Awareness; New Business Coming Soon: Beacon Health Options and GlobalHealth; Results from 2016 Treatment Record Review Audit; Happy Holidays from Beacon Health Options; Claims Process Improvement Program: Paper Claims Update; Reminder: ICD-10 Coding Changes; Appointment Availability Reminder; Have You Checked Your Demographic Information?; Upcoming Webinar: Giving Value Back to our Providers; New Medicare Cards: Three Ways to Get Ready; Medicare Providers: Prohibition on Billing QMBs; New York Providers: Webinar Opportunities; New York Medicaid Providers: Medicaid Enrollment Required; Beacon Lens; Webinars

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October 2017 eNewsletter

Taking Care During a Tumultuous Time; Integrating Treatment Transparency to Support Whole-Person Patient Care; Appointment Availability Reminder; Preferred Laboratory: Quest Diagnostics®; Claims Process Improvement Program: Project Overview; Demographic Information Review Reminder; Provider Treatment Record Documentation; Project ECHO; ASAM and the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder; New Medicare Cards: Three Ways to Get Ready; Beacon’s Expertise Section Gets a Makeover; HEDIS® IET Measure Review; Annual CMS Training Requirement Reminder; Prohibition on Billing QMBs; New York Providers: Webinar Opportunities; Medicaid Enrollment Required for New York Providers; ValueOptions Of California, Inc.; Beacon Lens; Webinars

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September 2017 eNewsletter

Mental Health First Aid: Moving Towards Zero Suicide; Beacon Represents...; Appointment Availability Reminder; Intensive Case Management Program; Reminder: Preferred Laboratory—Quest Diagnostics®; Claim Process Improvement Program: Project Overview; Demographic Information Review Reminder; Recredentialing with Beacon; Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Use Disorder; Medication Reconciliation; 2017 Annual Provider Satisfaction Survey; Beacon Lens; Webinars

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August 2017 eNewsletter

Beacon Educates, Empowers, and Engages at 2017 NAMI Convention; Beacon Presents at Open Minds Institute; Member Rights and Responsibilities; ProviderConnect Resources for Members—Health Alerts; Reminder: Preferred Laboratory—Quest Diagnostics®; Intensive Case Management Program; Provider Treatment Record Documentation; Claim Process Improvement Program: Paper Claim Rejections; Annual Provider Handbook Review and Revision; Appointment Availability Reminder; Annual Provider Satisfaction Survey; ProviderConnect Resources; Webinar Opportunity: Giving Value Back to our Providers; Beacon Lens; Webinars

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July 2017 eNewsletter

ProviderConnect Enhancement: Coordinating Care; Improving Screening for Metabolic Syndrome in Members Taking Antipsychotic Medication; Military OneSource: Billing Process Changes; Achieve Solutions: Beacon’s Member Resource Hub; Provider Treatment Record Documentation; Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Reminder: Preferred Laboratory—Quest Diagnostics®; Claim Process Improvement Program: Paper Claim Rejections; Demographic Information Review Reminder; Appointment Availability Reminder; Annual Provider Satisfaction Survey; Beacon Lens; Webinars

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June 2017 eNewsletter

Beacon Sponsors the NAMI Convention Welcome Center; Providing Evidence-Based Treatment Services through On Track Outcomes; Reminder: Demographic Information Review; Appointment Availability Reminder; Recredentialing with Beacon; Claims Process Improvement Program: Mailing Address Changes; Coordination of Care between Behavioral Health and Medical Care; Quality Initiative: Ambulatory Follow-Up After Acute Inpatient Care; NYS Providers: Reminder Re: Hospital Health Home Referral Requirements for Medicaid Recipients; Exploring Expertise; Beacon Lens; Webinars

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May 2017 eNewsletter

Beacon Represents At NatCon 2017; Aiming For ‘0’: Beacon Initiates A Zero Suicide Campaign; Fear And Self-Doubt: A Clinician’s Story; HEDIS® Change: Follow-Up After Hospitalization For Mental Illness; Claims Process Improvement Program: Mailing Address Changes; ProviderConnect Resources; Webinar Opportunity: Giving Value Back To Our Providers; Recredentialing With Beacon; Appointment Availability Reminder; Webinars

 

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April 2017 eNewsletter

Offering Focus and Perspective on Behavioral Health Topics; Continuing the Conversation About Suicide; Reducing The Risk Of Completed Suicides: Use An Evidence Based Suicide Risk Assessment Tool; Recredentialing with Beacon; North Carolina Engagement Center: Screening Programs; Reminder - Demographic Information Review; Project ECHO; Appointment Availability Reminder; Claims Process Improvement Program: Project Overview; Webinars

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March 2017 eNewsletter

We’ve Moved to BeaconHealthOptions.com; Beacon Calls for a Mind Shift in How We Think About Suicide; Clarification Regarding Terminating Members from Treatment; Behavioral Health Measures: Monitoring Performance; Appointment Availability Reminder; 1099 Questions; United Airlines: Provider Recruitment for Telephonic Counseling; Claims Process Improvement Program: Project Overview; Communicating with Providers; Attention Substance Use Prescribers: Buprenorphine Waiver Training; Buprenorphine DATA Waived Prescribers; ProviderConnect Resources; Beacon Lens; Upcoming Webinars

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February 2017 eNewsletter

Zero Suicide: A Beacon Health Options Webinar Opportunity; Clinical Practice Guidelines; Move to New Beacon Health Options Website; 1099 Questions; Claims Process Improvement Program: Project Overview; Claims Process Improvement Program: Avoiding Claim Rejections; Attention Substance Use Prescribers: Buprenorphine Waiver Training; Buprenorphine DATA Waived Prescribers: Join Beacon’s ECHO clinic on MAT; Webinar Opportunity: Giving Value Back to our Providers; Appointment Availability Reminder; Maintaining Accurate Demographic Data; Clarification Regarding Terminating Members from Treatment; Beacon Lens; Upcoming Webinars

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January 2017 eNewsletter

Move to New Beacon Health Options Website; Buprenorphine DATA Waived Prescribers: Join Beacon’s ECHO Clinic on MAT; Attention Substance Use Prescribers: Buprenorphine Waiver Training; Beacon Offers Members Interactive Tool on Integrated Care as a Team Approach; Warning Concerning Common OTC Medication and the Opioid Crisis; Claims Process Improvement Program Kicks into High Gear; 1099 Questions; Maintaining Accurate Demographic Data; Learn About The Utilization Management Program; Member Rights and Responsibilities; Confidentiality; Appointment Availability Reminder; Attention NYS OASAS Providers: Notification of Admission Requirement; Medicaid Providers: Help Your Patients Keep Their Coverage; Introducing WebEx; Beacon Lens; Upcoming Webinars