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
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.
In an effort to raise the colon cancer screening rates of our members, the Benefit Funds now provide coverage for the Cologuard Collection Kit.
Effective May 1, the Benefit Funds have added behavioral or mental health care to our members’ Teladoc benefit.