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Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR) is committed to providing valuable, up-to-date information to the physicians we serve.

This site offers resources and tools for you and your practice to use as you treat and communicate with your patients.

Use the tabs to the left to navigate to the information you need. For additional assistance, please contact us at covid19@southwesternhealth.org.

Latest News

Medicare Sequestration Reinstatement

January 9, 2021 — Medicare and all Medicare Advantage Plans suspended the 2% sequestration reduction in payments made to providers to support them during the COVID-19 pandemic. This applied to provider claims reimbursements in fee-for-service arrangements. The suspension aligned with the CARES Act legislation requiring all health plans to suspend the 2% sequestration reduction in payments from May 1, 2020 until December 31, 2020. The suspension has been extended until March 31, 2021 SEC. 4408. Adjustment of sequestration

Telemedicine Updates

January 9, 2021 — Numerous payer updates, including extensions, have been made to the Telemedicine Payer Grid. Review the details here.

To see the comprehensive payer grid, click here

Pharmacy Update

January 9, 2021- Pharmacy updates are drafted in response to your COVID-19-related questions about drug concerns and potential interactions. Read our January 9  Pharmacy Update.

COVID-19 hotline available for patients

The Texas Health Coronavirus Hotline — 682-236-7601 — is available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Patients can call the hotline to speak with a nurse.