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First Choice by Select Health of South Carolina works to keep all of our providers up to date and informed with the latest plan information and news. We've made it easy for you to access all of our regular updates.

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Latest updates for providers

Depression eLearning training module now available
This course is designed to give you an overview of depression, how to diagnose and measure it, and how to treat it.
Select News: July/August
Strong Roots, Healthy Communities; prior authorizations, drug updates, and important reminders.
Select News: June
Pharmacy update; Provider champion; Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and psychiatric residential treatment facility (PRTF) services; Living with Diabetes: "Ask the Experts" town hall
Select News: May
Maternity online authorizations; Drug updates; Reminder: Select Health offers two plans; We can help: Just "Let Us Know"
Select News: April
Mission GED and Reading Assistance Services; Corrected claims submission; Provider disputes; First Choice Fit® football camps
Select News: February/March
Immunization Registry regulation; opioid prescription guidelines; behavioral health access standards.
Observation services policy update (PDF)
Effective February 17, 2017, Select Health of South Carolina will no longer require authorization or notification for observation services up to 48 hours (2 days) for non-maternity related diagnoses.
Quick-Reference Guide on Disputes, Inquiries, and Appeals (PDF)
Select Health is committed to promptly responding to the needs of our providers. We have created a quick reference guide on inquiries, disputes, and appeals.
Reduced patient screening time using the Member Clinical Summary Report
The Member Clinical Summary (MCS) is a snapshot of a patient's relevant clinical data and demographic information all displayed in a single user-friendly report.
Availability of appointments (PDF)
First Choice by Select Health monitors availability of appointments within our network based on the following standards set by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for services provided by all participating behavioral health providers.

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