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Optum Behavioral Health - update to telehealth policies - 3/19/20

  • 1.  Optum Behavioral Health - update to telehealth policies - 3/19/20

    National Council Staff
    Posted 03-19-2020 18:59
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    Dear Association Executives - Attached from Optum Behavioral Health (UnitedHealthcare), please find updates to its telehealth policies for providers impacted by COVID-19. We will provide more relevant telehealth information as it becomes available.
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    Chuck – Let me know if you have any questions regarding Optum's position to immediately cover services provided telephonically and virtually.

    Let me know if you have questions or if we can assist in answering questions from a payer perspective.

    Thank you and be well!

    Nisha

    Nisha Patterson | Optum Behavioral Health

    SVP, Healthcare and Value Optimization

    2000 West Loop South, Ste #900

    Houston, TX 77027

    Phone:  713-599-5585

    Nisha.Patterson@optum.com

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    Chuck Ingoglia

    President & CEO

    National Council for Behavioral Health

    Direct: (202) 684-3749

    ChuckI@TheNationalCouncil.org



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    Neal Comstock
    Director of Membership
    National Council
    NealC@TheNationalCouncil.org
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  • 2.  RE: Optum Behavioral Health - update to telehealth policies - 3/19/20

    Posted 03-20-2020 07:10

    Thanks Chuck!
    Does this apply to Medicaid as well as Optum's
    commercial product lines?

    Thank you for all you and the Nat Council team are doing!

    Melanie
    FBHA



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    Melanie Brown-Woofter
    President/CEO
    Florida Behavioral Health Association
    Tallahassee FL
    850-224-6048
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