Nov. 9, 2021
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of TX has made minor clarification and reference changes during its annual review to the following Clinical Payment and Coding Policy (CPCP) effective Nov. 8, 2021 and posted it to the provider website:
Wasted/Discarded Drugs and Biologicals Policy
Be sure to check eligibility and benefits before rendering service(s) to make sure a procedure is a covered benefit for the member and determine any prior authorization requirements. Refer to Clinical Payment and Coding Policies under Standards and Requirements on the provider website to review the current CPCPs.
Clinical payment and coding policies are based on using healthcare professionals and industry standard guidelines. 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.