Important Updates

Encourage an AWV for a Fuller Picture of Patients’ Overall Health

A Medicare annual wellness visit (AWV) is a fully covered, no-cost benefit for your Peoples Health patients. It’s a valuable tool to assist you in developing comprehensive care plans, in that it focuses on maintaining a full health history, identifying health risks and implementing personalized screening schedules.

Cologuard Screening Kit: A Convenient Option for Your Patients

We are continuing to encourage our plan members to receive the preventive services they need this year, including a colorectal cancer screening. In August, we began working with two vendors, Exact Sciences and LetsGetChecked, to have an at-home Cologuard screening test sent to eligible members.

Improving Antidepressant Medication Management Through Care Coordination

The symptoms of major depressive disorder can be successfully treated with antidepressant therapies, but ensuring patient adherence to the medication is key, as is establishing bidirectional coordination of care on the patient’s behalf between the primary care provider and the treating behavioral health provider.

Peoples Health Earns 5 Stars

Medicare has awarded Peoples Health a rating of 5 out of 5 stars for 2024.* We’ve been awarded this status for three years in a row, beginning in 2022.

Decisions About Coverage

  Provider Portal HomeBe assured that Peoples Health makes decisions about coverage for health care services as such: Utilization management decision-making is based only on medical necessity, appropriateness of care and services, and existence of coverage. Peoples...