Posted in #unitedhealthcare, Training, Updates

UHC Exchange Plans: no ref needed for chiropractic services

According to UHC latest announcement for their exchange plans: patients that have individual or family UHC exchange plans will NO LONGER need a referral for chiropractor.

If you are provider in any following states, then this change will take affect for DOS 09/01/2021 and thereafter:

  • Arizona
  • Maryland
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • Tennessee
  • Virginia
  • Washington State

Starting Jan 1, 2022, this change will also apply to new 2022 Individual and Family Exchange plans in these states:

  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Louisiana
  • Michigan
  • Texas

If you are a provider and have a question regarding this change, please contact your provider relations advocate.

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My name is Kate Patskovska, CPB. I am an Independent Medical Biller CPB (AAPC) and an owner of KR2 Medical Billing. KR2 Medical Billing is a full service Consulting/Medical Billing Business that is dedicated to educating, consulting, and overall improving the "financial health" of your medical practice.

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