Post-public health emergency COVID-19 policies

For Medica (formerly WellFirst Health) providers

This page contains COVID-19 information and communications for providers that were released under the WellFirst Health brand. With the end of the public health emergency ending on May 11, 2023, most interim COVID-19 requirements and policies that were established during the public health emergency were discontinued.

See Information Regarding the Public Health Emergency Ending 5/11/2023 (PDF) for post-public health emergency information regarding:

  • Telehealth extended coverage and exceptions
  • COVID-19 diagnostic and antibody testing and over-the-counter (OTC) tests, including updated direction for modifier "CS" on claims
  • Vaccinations and administration
  • Timely filing
  • Modifier "CR" on claims
  • Antiviral viral medication coverage
  • Monoclonal antibody treatments

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