Medical Policy Updates

Notification of Policy Revisions Effective June 1, 2021 (Posted March 31, 2021)

Medical Policy Revision

Evaluation and Management Services "Notification"

New policy developed. Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina (BCBSNC) will limit reimbursement for E&M services according to the guidelines outlined in this policy. Medical Director review 3/2021. Policy noticed 3/31/2021 for effective date 6/1/2021.
Facet Joint Denervation "Notification" When not covered section updated to include "cooled radiofrequency ablation (e.g., COOLIEF)". Medical Director review. Notification 3/31/2021 for effective date 6/1/2021.