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Blue Bulletin

BlueShield of Northeastern NY strives to provide our network of provider practices and facilities with the most current health plan information in a quick and easily accessible manner.

  • Medicare Advantage Member Incentives

    April 23, 2019

    Receiving certain preventive services can earn your BlueShield Medicare Advantage patients a $20 Prepaid Card.
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  • Updated Drug Therapy Guidelines Available Online

    April 08, 2019

    The following drug therapy guidelines have been updated. Please refer to these updated guidelines when discussing treatment options with your BlueShield of Northeastern New York patients.
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  • Fee Schedule Update

    March 29, 2019

    Effective July 1, 2019, we are updating our standard fee schedule and rates. Our fee schedule is being updated to better align with the market and standards set by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
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  • Update: Medicare Advantage OB-GYN Reimbursement Policy

    March 26, 2019

    As of August 1, 2019, we will no longer reimburse OB-GYN and associated subspecialties for Medicare Advantage member claims for certain CPT codes.
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  • Preauthorization Letters to be Available Online

    March 15, 2019

    You will be able to access letters about medical preauthorizations, appeals and Case and Disease Management online. Beginning in the second quarter of 2019, we will reduce the amount of mail we send you by shifting to a more user-friendly and timely online communication process.
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  • 2019 Provider Incentive Programs

    February 07, 2019

    We are announcing our 2019 incentive programs for primary care providers. This year, we are offering primary care providers a broader range of opportunities to increase their reimbursement.
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  • Updated Drug Therapy Guidelines Available Online

    January 03, 2019

    The following drug therapy guidelines have been updated. Please refer to these updated guidelines when discussing treatment options with your BlueShield of Northeastern New York patients.
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  • Working with Us

    January 01, 2019

    We encourage you to visit our Blue Bulletin's Communications link often to view our most recent provider communications regarding treatment options, preauthorization requirements, claims and appeals information, and much more.
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