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Beginning Jan 1, 2024, UnitedHealthcare will provide benefits for FedEx employees nationwide. This change may result in an increase of UnitedHealthcare patients in your practice who may have access to unfamiliar plans and benefits including:

  • UnitedHealthcare traditional health plan offerings
  • Optum Behavioral Health
  • Optum Pharmacy and Optum Specialty Pharmacy
  • Surest (Your Choice)
  • Level2 (aka Type 2 Diabetes Plan, a plan designed to support the unique needs of patients with type 2 diabetes)

On Oct 20, our UnitedHealthcare partners will present a FedEx Overview for Healthcare Professionals online at 12:15-1:00. Click here to RSVP
for this live program where you may ask questions of the experts. Those unable to attend will have access to a recording of this webinar.

Click here to access to UHC FedEx announcement                    Click here for plan FAQ


Recognition and Verbal De-escalation of Potentially Violent Behavior lunchtime program has been rescheduled to Nov 1 at NOON.
Presented by: Rational Reactions LLC        Click here for more info/rsvp

MetroCare Annual Meeting Nov 8 Chickasaw Country Club 6:00 PM. Reserve your place: click here



4 Sessions of CPT Coding Updates:  Dec 1/15     9 AM and 1PM                                               


Grants for families with costly children's medical expenses not covered or not fully covered by their commercial plan: UHC has funds for families of specific income brackets with commercial coverage of ANY brand to help with expenses for therapies/DME/ hospitals stays and more.


The end of continuous Medicaid enrollment in TN started on June 1 triggering the disenrollment of the vast majority of TennCare beneficiaries. The state claims that they will automatically re-enroll those who are eligible, but state specific data indicates that upwards of 50% of rightful enrollees will remain mistakenly disenrolled. Urge your patients to update their contact information and look for correspondence from their Medicaid provider. TN click here ARclick here MSclick here   

Access to Dental Care

Beginning January 1, 2023, TennCare Medicaid members ages 21 and older are eligible for dental benefits under their medical coverage. For more information on the new dental benefits and resources for your patients, visit

Food Insecurity

You likely have patients who are struggling to make ends meet these days and may now qualify for food stamps for the first time in their lives. 

LaDonnica Moore Blakemore, the Mid-South Food Bank’s SNAP Coordinator for Outreach, wants to help anyone who could use application assistance. Feel free to reach out if you know someone who may be interested in food stamps, 901-305-5833   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cigna Healthcare Professional Online Training: CLICK HERE

UHC Healthcare Professional Online Training: CLICK HERE 

 All MetroCare events are online unless otherwise specified.

Those who register or have registered will be emailed the link to access one day prior along with the slide deck for printing. Please watch for our emails.


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