Preventive Services Clinical Payment and Coding Policy Updated

Sept. 30, 2019

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) has updated the Preventive Services clinical payment and coding policy effective Oct. 1, 2019, based on criteria developed by specialized professional societies, national guidelines (e.g., MCGTM) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Provider Reimbursement Manual. Additional sources are used and can be provided upon request. The clinical payment and coding guidelines are not intended to provide billing or coding advice but to serve as a reference for facilities and providers.

Refer to Clinical Payment and Coding Policies under Standards and Requirements on the provider website to review the updated Preventive Services Clinical Payment and Coding Policy.

If you have any questions or if you need additional information, please contact your BCBSTX Network Management Representative.


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