August 2023 BlueLink is Now Available

The latest issue of BlueLink is now available online at

Topics in this issue include:

  • Federal Employee Program Update: Changes to Mother and Baby Billing Guidelines
  • Reminder: Review and Respond to Medical Retrieval Requests
  • Reminder: Certain Allegany County Members to Change Plans Effectively June 1, 2023
  • Update on Audio Only Care and Reminder on Telemedicine Options
  • Gender Services Support Available for Members
  • CareFirst Members with Exclusive Provider Network Plans
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities and Hospice Providers—Minimize Prior Authorization Calls with our Authorization System
  • Provider Data Accuracy—Is Your Information Accurate?
  • Coming Soon! CareFirst’s Provider Satisfaction Survey
  • Learning and Engagement Center’s New Resources
  • Review the Latest Changes to the Medical Provider Manual
  • Stay Connected with the Latest Information from CareFirst
  • Effective Dates, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) Codes and Policy Updates for December
  • Are You Up to Date on Best Practices and Quality Standards?
  • Mark Your Calendars
  • Holiday Closing

Be sure to check out this issue and share it with your office staff. You can find previous issues of BlueLink at