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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 April 24, 2017

Pharmacy Updates - Effective July 1, 2017
April 20, 2017 -
3D Mammography Benefits Expanding for Commercial Members
April 17, 2017 -
Reminder for Blue Medicare Providers to Submit Your CLIA Certificate Numbers
April 17, 2017 -
Risk Adjustment Documentation and Coding for the Pediatric Patient
April 17, 2017 -
Blue Medicare - A Reminder about Our 6-Tier Formulary
April 11, 2017 -
Blue Medicare Pre-Payment Audit Begins in May
April 10, 2017 -
Provider Portal and Care Management System Upgrades
April 10, 2017 -
Rx Updates on Brand and Generic Benicar Benicar HCT
April 10, 2017 -
Understanding CPT II and ICD-10 Z Codes
April 7, 2017 -
New Sleep Management Program to Begin June 1, 2017
April 6, 2017 -
2017 Medicare Advantage Prospective Risk Adjustment Program
March 29, 2017 -
Dual Eligible Members Exempt from Cost Sharing Amounts
March 28, 2017 -
Out-of-Area Medical Record Retrieval
March 27, 2017 -
LabCorp Joins Avalon's Lab Network
March 24, 2017 -
Risk Adjustment Provider Education
March 22, 2017 -
Hike NC Spring Season 2017
March 20, 2017 -
Reminder: New Medical Oncology Program Begins April 1, 2017
March 20, 2017 -
Avalon Lab Network Update - Important Information
March 17, 2017 -
Blue Cross Wants to Know if Your Practice Provides Lactation Counseling Services
March 15, 2017 -
Medicare Required Outpatient Observation Notice
March 8, 2017 -
Oldest Service Date Becomes the Start Date for Corrected Claims Filing Limit
March 8, 2017 -
Prior Auth Required From OrthoNet for Certain Major Joint and Foot/Lower Extremity Procedures
March 8, 2017 -
Medicare Advantage Providers Are Requested to Review their Demographic Information
March 7, 2017 -
Register Now for the 2017 Multi-Payer Provider Expo in Raleigh
March 3, 2017 -
Medicare Advantage Risk Adjustment Validation Audit in March 2017
March 2, 2017 -
UPDATED: Effective March 1, 2017, BCBSNC Uses Avalon Lab Network with a LabCorp Extension
March 1, 2017 -
BCBSNC Welcomes Edward L. Curran to Board of Trustees
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 -

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.