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Aetna U.S. Healthcare Mifeprex is covered to the same extent as surgical abortions. Reimbursement for a patient's non-primary care physician uses E/M codes for office visits; the drug is reimbursed using code J3490 and is paid based on the physician's invoice cost. If the patient's primary care physician is providing Mifeprex and s/he is capitated, the office visits are under the capitation. The drug cost is reimbursed separately based on the invoice cost. OB/GYNS will not need a referral to provide Mifeprex to their patients. If an internist or family practice physician is providing Mifeprex but s/he is not the primary care provider for the patient, a referral will be needed.
Cigna Mifeprex is covered to the same extent as surgical abortion. Mifeprex should be submitted using S0190 and misoprostol using S0191. Regular E&M codes should be used for office visits. Family practitioners are covered. A referral is needed if a patient obtains Mifeprex from a family practitioner who is not her PCP.
Great-West / One Health Plan Mifeprex is covered to the same extent as surgical abortions. Office visits are reimbursed using regular E&M codes. Providers should use S0190 for Mifeprex and S0191 for misoprostol. Family practitioners are covered. A referral is needed if the family practitioner is not the patient’s primary care physician.
Premera Blue Cross Covered to the same extent as surgical abortions. Providers submit claims using code S0190 for Mifeprex, S0191 for misoprostol and S0199 for all other related services. The drug is reimbursed at AWP +10%.

Alaska State Medicaid Information

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

350 Main Street, Room 229

P.O. Box 110601,

Juneau, AK 99811-0601

Local: 1-907-465-3355,

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www.hss.state.ak.us/chcs