UHC Reimbursement for After-Hours and Weekend Care

Effective August 18, 2018, UnitedHealthcare (UHC) will allow reimbursement for CPT code 99051 (services provided in the office during regularly scheduled evening, weekend, or holiday office hours, in addition to basic service) when billed with acute care services by a primary care physician (PCP).

SB 538 Withdrawn

SB 538, a bill that would have prohibited large health systems from requiring health insurers to contract with all their hospitals and affiliates, has been withdrawn.

Ask Assemblymembers to Oppose AB 3087

On Wednesday, May 16, the Assembly Appropriations Committee will be considering AB 3087 (Kalra), which would create a commission of unelected political appointees empowered to arbitrarily cap rates for all health care services in all clinics, hospitals, and physician practices in California.