• MHS Request to Providers: Advise Smokers To Quit

    Providers are encouraged to discuss tobacco cessation with all patients, advising and imploring smokers to quit. Effective for dates of service on or after November 1, 2011, MHS covers tobacco cessation counseling when billed with CPT code 99407 and the modifier “U6 – Smoking and tobacco use cessation counseling visit; intensive, greater than 10 minutes;…

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  • April is National Minority Health Month

    MHS celebrates National Minority Health Month in April! This month raises awareness about health disparities that affect racial and ethnic minorities. The theme this year is “Prevention is Power.” It highlights the role of prevention, to help reduce health disparities. It is a call-to-action for all of us to work to improve the health of…

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  • Online Prior Authorization Tool Now Available

    MHS is pleased to introduce a new tool for our Providers. Effective immediately, providers now have the ability to check prior authorization requirements for services through our website. Simply choose the link “Pre-Auth needed?” under the “For Providers” section on the website and type in the CPT code or HCPC code in the question for…

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