• P = Professional
  • B = Behavioral health
  • F = Facilities

BCBSRI Update

P F
Dec 1, 2021
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reminds Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs)...
P B F
Dec 1, 2021
Any BCBSRI group that renews in 2022 will receive new ID cards for their employees which will includ...
P
Nov 8, 2021
BCBSRI has posted a new TEMPORARY COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccination Preventative Medicine Counseling Se...
P B F
Nov 1, 2021
Effective January 1, 2022, BCBSRI will offer a new Medicare Advantage non-referral-based product for...
P F
Nov 1, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reminds Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAO...
P B F
Nov 1, 2021
Any BCBSRI group that renews in 2022 will receive new ID cards for their employees which will includ...
P B
Oct 1, 2021
As a reminder, our BlueCHiP Direct Advance plan is available to the individual commercial market thr...
P F
Sep 1, 2021
As a reminder, our BlueCHiP Direct Advance plan is available to the individual commercial market thr...
P F
Aug 1, 2021
eviCore updated processing rules on July 14th for all Medicare code change requests.  The new proc...
P B F
Aug 1, 2021
BCBSRI encourages its participating providers to collaborate with us in supporting LGBTQ communities...
P B F
Jul 1, 2021
Throughout the pandemic, healthcare workers’ top priority, as always, was the health and safety of t...
P F
Jun 7, 2021
BCBSRI will resume prior authorization for all products effective June 11, 2021 with the exception i...
P F
Jun 1, 2021
When adding a Servicing and/or Facility provider to a prior authorization request in MHK, please pay...
P B F
Jun 1, 2021
As a reminder when sending medical records to BCBSRI, a valid cover sheet should be placed on top an...
F
May 1, 2021
As you may know, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) uses InterQual® Criteria Guid...
P B F
May 1, 2021
The Temporary Cost Share Waiver for Treatment of Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 policy has been extende...
P F
May 1, 2021
BCBSRI is taking the following additional steps to support its members during the COVID-19 pandemic:...
P
May 1, 2021
Under the current public health emergency, referrals are continuing to be waived for BlueCHiP for Me...
P
May 1, 2021
In partnership with Spine Care Partners, BCBSRI introduced a spine care pathway training to physical...
P B F
May 1, 2021
As a reminder when sending in Medical Records to BCBSRI, a valid coversheet should be placed on top ...
P F
Apr 1, 2021
Beginning on April 2, 2021, you may notice a change to some of the InterQual content used during the...
P F
Apr 1, 2021
The Temporary Cost Share Waiver for Treatment of Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 policy has been extende...
P F
Apr 1, 2021
Some fields in MHK will be moved effective May 3, 2021: The “Contact Name” field will be moved to a...
P F
Apr 1, 2021
BCBSRI is taking the following additional steps to support its members during the COVID-19 pandemic:...