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Important News

We have collected and categorized the most recent policy updates, product updates, and company information that may be useful to you.

Latest Provider News – Updated February 17, 2017

BCBSNC Uses Avalon Lab Network, Effective March 1, 2017
February 17, 2017 -
BCBSNC Welcomes Edward L. Curran to Board of Trustees
February 17, 2017 -
Reminder for Blue Medicare Providers to Submit Your CLIA Certificate Numbers
February 17, 2017 -
The Importance of SMBP and Free Blood Pressure Monitors Available for FEP Members
February 17, 2017 -
BCBSNC President and CEO Brad Wilson Announces Retirement
February 13, 2017 -
Risk Adjustment Provider Education
February 10, 2017 -
State of Costs Campaign Launches
February 10, 2017 -
Coding for Immunizations
February 6, 2017 -
Medical Record Reviews for HEDIS Begin in February
February 6, 2017 -
Rx Utilization Management Changes Effective April 1, 2017
January 27, 2017 -
Tell Us About Your Experiences with Our Utilization Management and Case Management Processes
January 25, 2017 -
Colorectal Cancer Screening Options
January 24, 2017 -
Annual Medicare Advantage Health Outcomes Survey
January 9, 2017 -
2016 SOAP Notes for Medicare Advantage Risk Adjustment
January 6, 2017 -
Avalon to Replace BCBSNC's Existing Lab Network
January 4, 2017 -
Blue Medicare Post Payment Audit Efforts
January 4, 2017 -
2017 Medical Benefit Changes for Patients
December 22, 2016 -
Deadline Extension for Diagnostic Imaging Providers to Complete OptiNet Assessment
December 21, 2016 -
2017 Benefit and Policy Changes for Bariatric Surgery
December 16, 2016 -
Helpful Tips for Using Blue e
December 16, 2016 -
Identify Eligibility and Benefits for Members At Each Visit
December 16, 2016 -
Rx Utilization Management Change Effective February 1, 2017
December 16, 2016 -
2016 SOAP Notes for Medicare Advantage Risk Adjustment News
December 14, 2016 -
Important Reminder for Diagnostic Imaging Providers to Complete OptiNet Assessment
December 13, 2016 -
BCBSNC Covers High Blood Pressure Monitors for Some Members
December 8, 2016 -
Rx Updates for January 1, 2017
December 8, 2016 -
A Reminder for Radiology Claims
December 7, 2016 -
2017 Products Include New Benefit Design for Varicose Vein Treatment
December 1, 2016 -
CAHPS Annual Medicare Advantage Member Survey
December 1, 2016 -
Medicare ID Card Changes
November 30, 2016 -
North Carolina State Health Plan Moves to a Custom Closed Formulary for 2017
November 22, 2016 -

The information provided is only for general provider education purposes and is not a guarantee of payment. Benefits are always subject to terms and limitations of the member's specific plan, so please check the member's eligibility and benefits before rendering services. Please refer to your provider contract with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina for specific details, if needed.