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

BCBSRI Update

P
May 1, 2020
Please note that the 2019 Clinical Practice Guidelines for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (CO...
F
May 1, 2020
BCBSRI is taking an additional step to support its members during the COVID-19 crisis. Effective for...
P
May 1, 2020
BCBSRI is following CMS guidance temporarily directing all Medicare Advantage plans to waive plan re...
P B F
Apr 6, 2020
In conjunction with our recent announcement, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) i...
P B F
Apr 1, 2020
BCBSRI is in contact with government officials so we can share up-to-date information regarding the ...
F
Apr 1, 2020
Effective March 1, 2020, notification is no longer required for maternity admissions for five days o...
P
Apr 1, 2020
In spring 2019, BCBSRI launched the PCP performance ratings program to highlight strong performing p...
P B F
Mar 21, 2020
In conjunction with our recent announcement, and consistent with OHIC guidance, Blue Cross & Blu...
P
Mar 1, 2020
Effective January 1, 2020, Landmark Health, and its affiliated medical group (Landmark), now manages...
F
Mar 1, 2020
Effective March 1, 2020, notification will no longer be required for maternity admissions for five d...
P B F
Feb 1, 2020
As a reminder, the State of Rhode Island has two prefixes for their account. RIS (Rhode Island State...
P B F
Feb 1, 2020
BCBSRI welcomed The State of Rhode Island (identified with prefix of RIS and R2I) and Lifespan (iden...
P B F
Feb 1, 2020
When they enroll with BCBSRI, our members are granted certain rights and protections of these rights...
P B F
Feb 1, 2020
Effective January 9, 2020, providers are now allowed to view if a member has an HRA funded account o...
P F
Jan 1, 2020
Effective 9/23/2019, the commercial criteria for diagnostic facet joint injections includes planned ...
P B F
Jan 1, 2020
During this year’s Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP), Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Isla...
P B F
Jan 1, 2020
BCBSRI is excited to welcome two new large employer accounts as of January 1, 2020: The State of Rho...
P B F
Jan 1, 2020
Effective 01/01/2020 Medicare Members who selected the new HealthMate Coast-to-Coast PPO (HealthMate...
P B
Dec 1, 2019
As a reminder for pediatricians and clinicians working with children and adolescents, we have an agr...
P B F
Dec 1, 2019
During this year’s Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP), Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Isla...
P B F
Dec 1, 2019
The enhanced BlueCHiP for Medicare Value (HMO-POS) plan, new for 2020, delivers maximum savings by m...
P B F
Dec 1, 2019
BCBSRI is excited to welcome two new large employer accounts as of January 1, 2020: The State or Rho...
P
Nov 1, 2019
Beginning November 1, 2019, Health Trio has been updated to change default referrals from one year t...
P
Oct 1, 2019
National Depression Screening Day, held annually on the Thursday of the first full week in October, ...
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