October 2019 BlueLink is Now Available

Posted on 2019-11-04
Updated on 2019-11-05 12:37:31

The latest issue of BlueLink is now available online at carefirst.com/bluelink.

Topics in this issue include:

  • CareFirst makes Changes to Member Cost-Share Initiative
  • CareFirst’s Member Outreach Campaign Addresses Potential Gaps in Care
  • CareFirst Now Requires Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) to Follow NCCI Guidelines
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP) offers Prior Approval Drug Program
  • Reminders for Genetic Testing Prior Authorizations
  • Effective Dates, CPT® Codes and Policy Updates for October
  • New Medical Technology Updates for October
  • CareFirst has Added a List of Standard Approved ASC Codes to the Provider Website
  • Understanding Your Role When You are a Member and a Provider
  • Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Benefit Exhaust Reminder
  • Reminder: Use the Correct Billing Code for Assistant Surgeons
  • CareFirst Updates R881 Code for Diagnosis-Related (DRG) Claims
  • Sign Up for Mental Health First Aid Training
  • Stay Connected – It Matters for Your Patients
  • Are You Up to Date on Best Practices and Quality Standards?
  • Links to News Updates in ‘In Case You Missed It’

Be sure to check out this issue and share it with your office staff. Remember, previous newsletter issues can be found at carefirst.com/bluelink.