At the 1199SEIU Benefit Funds, we value our partnership with you, our participating providers, to help ensure that our members can access quality healthcare. That is why we have made the move to an electronic version of the Provider Connections newsletter — to share important information with you on a more timely and user-friendly basis. We hope you like the new format, and we look forward to any comments or suggestions you may have.
Recent Provider Updates
Although early detection is key to successfully treating colon cancer, only 40 percent of 1199SEIU members over age 45 have been screened for the disease—well below the national average. You are our most important partner in helping our members—your patients—get...
Nearly a third of 1199SEIU members are diagnosed with diabetes or pre-diabetes—which is well above the national average.
Your 1199SEIU Greater New York Benefit Fund (GNYBF) patients will no longer have co-payments for the following services.
Starting with 1199SEIU Home Care workers in 2015, and adding 1199SEIU healthcare workers from hospitals and nursing homes in 2017, the Benefit Funds' Diabetes Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Program has succeeded in helping hundreds of participants get their Type 2 diabetes...
To help ensure your 1199SEIU patients receive the highest, most consistent standard of cancer care, the 1199SEIU Benefit Funds partnered with eviCore healthcare.
When submitting claims for these services or procedures, unlisted codes are used until a more specific code is established.