News & Announcements

New York State Department of Health Elective Deliveries Statement

In June 2017, New York State Medicaid further reduced payment for elective deliveries without documented medical necessity. See the attachment to learn more.

Attending NPI requirements for claims Description

As a reminder, effective January 1, 2017 Empire BlueCross BlueShield Healthplus requires all institutional medical claims to include the attending provider NPI for services other than non-scheduled transportation. See the attachment to learn more.

Effective November 1, 2017 - prior authorization for genetic testing required

Effective November 1, 2017, Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus will transition the medical necessity review of all genetic testing services to AIM Specialty Health. See the attachment to learn more

Free Buprenorphine Waiver Training - August

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is sponsoring a free half-and-half Buprenorphine Waiver Training on August 2, 2017. The half-and-half format will include approximately four hours of online training prior to the four hour in-person training. Pre-registration and completion of online training is required.

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