BlueLink Newsletter

CareFirst's bimonthly administrative provider newsletter for participating practitioners and their office staff.

2021

Month
Highlights
Cover of BlueLink June 2021 issue June
  • Coming Soon! A New and Improved Center for Provider Education
  • Review the Latest Updates to CareFirst’s Medical Provider Manual
  • Are You Accepting New Patients…or Not?
  • New Prior Authorization System Now Coming Fall 2021
  • The Kidney Profile
  • Care Management Overview and Referral Process
  • 24/7 Virtual Care Options
  • CareFirst is Growing its Available Networks – Are you In- or Out-of-Network?
  • Effective Dates, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) Codes and Policy Updates for June
  • June Medical Technology Updates
  • Medications Added to Prior Authorization and Site of Care with Criteria Enhancement—Effective 8/1/21
  • Are You Up to Date on Best Practices and Quality Standards?
  • Available Vaccine Resources
  • In Case You Missed It
Cover of BlueLink April 2021 issue April
  • Review the Latest Updates to CareFirst’s Medical Provider Manual
  • New Prior Authorization System Coming Mid-2021
  • CareFirst Expands Access to its Online Fee Schedule Tool
  • A PCMH Perspective on Remote Patient Monitoring
  • Medications Added to Prior Authorization List – Effective 7/1/21
  • CareFirst is Growing its Available Networks – Are you In or Out of Network?
  • April Effective Dates, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) Codes and Policy Updates
  • April Medical Technology Updates
  • Are You Up to Date on Best Practices and Quality Standards?
  • In Case You Missed It
Cover of BlueLink February 2021 issue February
  • Medicare Advantage Product and Authorization Training Available
  • Clinical Practice Guideline Updates are Available on CareFirst.com
  • CareFirst is Growing its available Networks – Are you In or Out of Network?
  • Blue High Performance Network (HPN) Beginning January 2021
  • Celebrate the Little Smiles During National Children’s Dental Health Month
  • Care Management Updates Effective January 1, 2021
  • Refer Patients to CareFirst’s Diabetes Virtual Care Program
  • The Value of a Second Opinion
  • February Effective Dates, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) Codes and Policy Updates
  • February Medical Technology Updates
  • Medicare Advantage Claims – Are You Submitting Correctly?
  • CareFirst Updates Automatically Approved Inpatient Notifications
  • Medications Added to Prior Authorization List and Site of Care – Effective May 1
  • Drug Prior Authorization – Enhancements to NCCN Supported Regimen-Level Review Coming in May
  • Are You Up to Date on Best Practices and Quality Standards?