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2010 Mailings

Flu Code Changes

Introducing The Advanced Illness Services Program

Assessing ICD-10 Impacts Including the Upcoming Code Freeze

Highmark Further Expands the Range of Numbers Possible in the First Two Positions of the Member UMI

Instructions To Home Health Agencies Providing Services To Members With Coverage Under FreedomBlue PFF

Stroke Telemedicine Now Covered For Highmark Members

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Visitor and Travel Program

2011 Medicare Advantage Changes

Highmark to Update Its List of Procedures Requiring Authorization Effective 2-1-2011

Modifier Required for Procedures Reported More Than Once Per Day, Effective January 24, 2011

Changes to Highmark Blue Shield Medical Injectible Drug Program effective January 3, 2011

Drugs Being Added to Program for Self-Administered Injectable or Oral Biotechnology Drugs, Effective January 3, 2011

Highmark to Delete 10 Codes from it's List of Procedures Requireing Authorization Effective September 27, 2010

Attention SNFs, Home Healths, and CORFs - NOMNC Information

Diabetic Retinopathy Exam 9/2010

3rd Quarter 2010 Highmark Medicare Approved Formulary - 9/2010

Update on Cardiology Services Being Added to Radiology Management Program Effective 9-1-2010

Attention Medicare Advantage Providers: Highmark's radiology Managmenet PRogram Will Exapn to Include Selected Nuclear cardiology and Stress Echocardiography Servcies Effective 9/1/10

Affirmative Statement Regarding Appropriate Utilization Decision Making

Expansion of Highmark's Radiology Management Program To Include Selected Nuclear Cardiology and Stress Echocardiography Services

Make Preparations for New Requirements for Claims Submissions Due to HIPAA 5010-Related System Changes Effective July 23, 2010

Correction to Ambulance Service Providers Regarding New HIPAA 5010 Claim Requirements

Point of Origin for Admission or Visit Code 7

Correct Reporting of Spinal Manipulation Services for FreedomBlueSM PPO Patients

Preparing for the Transition to HIPAA Version 5010: Miscellaneous Changes in Facility Billing as a Result of the Conversion To Version 5010

Highmark Blue Shield Medical Injectable Drug Program Update

X-Ray Services Performed While Member In SNF

2nd Quarter Highmark Medicare - Approved Formulary 5/2010

Highmark to Delete 216 DME and P&O Codes from List of Procedures Requiring Authorization Effective April 26, 2010

Highmark Improving Claims Processing Systems for More Accurate DME and P&O Claims, Effective April 19, 2010

Important Notice Highmark Policy on Refraction Services for FreedomBlue

Medicare Advantage to Adopt National Claim Adjustment Reason Code Change Effective March 19, 2010

1st Quarter 2010 Update Highmark Medicare Approved Formulary

Correction Updates to Highmark's List of Procedures Requiring Authorization Effective May 25, 2010

Update to Highmark's List of Procedures Requiring Authorization Effective May 25, 2010

Time Frames and Other High-Level Information About Highmark's Preparations For Upgrading To Version 005010

Discharge Planning Review Schedule - Update Effective Immediately

POA Information for all Inpatient Institutions - Medicare Advantage Effective 1-1-2010