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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

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December 2016 Newsletter

Buprenorphine Waiver Training for Substance Use Prescribers; Response and Education to the Opioid Crisis; Payment Integrity and Claims Analysis; Reminder: ICD-10 Coding; Appointment Availability Reminder; Notify Beacon Prior to Changes in Practice Information; Avoiding SPAM: Receiving Email from Beacon; Maintaining Accurate Demographic Data; CMS Requirement: Medicare Program Changes; Medicaid Providers: Help Your Patients Keep Their Coverage; Attention Commercial Providers in Michigan; ProviderConnect Downtime; Beacon Lens; Happy Holidays and a Reminder from Beacon Health Options; Upcoming Webinars

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November 2016 Newsletter

The High Cost of Opioid Use in Your Community; Improving Transitions from Inpatient Withdrawal Management to Outpatient MAT Programs; Improving Access to Behavioral Health Care Practitioners for Medication-Assisted Treatment; Medication-Assisted Treatment: New SAMHSA Reporting Requirements; Beacon Treatment Guidelines; Receiving Email from Beacon; Importance of Notifying Beacon Prior to Changes in Practice Information; Maintaining Accurate Demographic Data; Member Empowerment Survey; Care Coordination between Behavioral Health and Medical; Medicaid Providers: Help Your Patients Keep Their Coverage; MVP Providers: Medical Record Review; ProviderConnect Downtime; ProviderConnect Video Tutorials; Giving Value Back to our Providers; Beacon Lens; Too Much Screen Time: How to Set Limits; Upcoming Webinars

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October 2016 Newsletter

Beacon Bikes for Mental Health Advocacy; Member Empowerment Survey: Request for Your Opinion; Teens and Digital Harassment: Cyberbullying and Cyberstalking; Remembering “Why?”; ASAM Guideline for Medication Use in Opioid Addiction Treatment; Webinar Opportunity: The High Cost of Opioid Use in Your Community; Medicaid Providers: Help Your Patients Keep Their Coverage; Attention Medicare Advantage Providers; Importance of Notifying Beacon Prior to Changes in Practice Information; New Mailing Address for Credentialing Correspondence; Communicating with Providers; CMS Requirement: Maintaining Accurate Demographic Data; New Look to Benefits in ProviderConnect; Beacon Lens; Upcoming Webinars

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September 2016 Newsletter

A New Definition of Family; CMS Requirement: Maintaining Accurate Demographic Data; Communicating with Providers; 2015 Treatment Record Audit Results; What is Feedback Informed Treatment?; ProviderConnect Downtime; Provider Handbook Update:Fair Hearing Process Beacon Takes On Opioid Crisis; Reducing the Risk of Suicides: Suicide Prevention Rating Scale; New Mailing Address for Credentialing Correspondence; EASNA Issues Call for Presentations for 2017 Institute; Medicaid Providers: Help Your Patients Keep Their Coverage; Reminder: Prohibition on Balance Billing Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries (QMBs); Attention ABA Providers Serving GHI Members; Attention New York City Physicians: Training Opportunity; CAQH ProView; Beacon Lens; Upcoming Webinars