We are excited to announce that Provider News will be moving from a bimonthly to a monthly schedule in 2023. Our new publishing schedule will enable us to keep you better informed of changes occurring at Highmark and throughout the health care profession.

Provider News features the latest news, tips, and reminders about our products and services, as well as relevant interviews, articles, and stories for medical and administrative personnel who serve Highmark members.

Regular topics include:

  • New and Updated Reimbursement Policies
  • Authorization Updates
  • Staying Up to Date With the Highmark Provider Manual

Throughout the year, you’ll find training reminders, patient education tips, formulary updates, information about new Highmark programs, and interviews with Highmark leaders.

How to Subscribe

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If you are a current subscriber, there’s no need to do anything. The only difference you’ll notice is that starting in 2023 you will receive 12 issues of Provider News a year. We appreciate your continued readership.

To ensure delivery of emails from Highmark, please add the following email address to your address book: resourcecenter@highmark.com.

The current issue of Provider News, as well as past issues, are available via the homepage on the Provider Resource Center. To access, look under NEWSLETTERS/NOTICES on the left menu and click on Provider News.

Other Highmark Publications

Medical Policy Update is a monthly newsletter that focuses exclusively on upcoming medical policy and claims administration updates (including coding guidelines and procedure code revisions) and is the sole source for this information. Subscribers to Provider News will automatically receive a link to the latest issue of Medical Policy Update.

Special Bulletins communicate important announcements and updates and are published on the home page of the Provider Resource Center.

Plan Central Messages are communications that pertain to NaviNet-specific transactions, electronic funds transfer (EFT), proprietary information (such as fee schedules), and Highmark’s larger initiatives. Plan Central Messages are posted on the home page of Highmark’s NaviNet portal.

2023 Publishing Schedule

Provider News and Medical Policy Update are published the last Monday of the month. When a holiday falls on the last Monday, as in the case of May and December next year, then both publications will be published on the preceding Friday. Below is our 2023 schedule:

  • January 30
  • February 27
  • March 27
  • April 24
  • May 26*
  • June 26
  • July 31
  • August 28
  • September 25
  • October 30
  • November 27
  • December 22*

*With the last Monday of the month falling on a holiday, Provider News and Medical Policy Update will be published on the preceding Friday.