BCBSOK will update CPT® codes for some preauthorization services

May 27, 2020

On Sept. 1, 2020, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma (BCBSOK) will update its list of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes to comply with changes from the American Medical Association (AMA). These changes are the result of new, replaced or removed codes implemented by the AMA.

What’s New: On Sept. 1, 2020 we will update the eviCore healthcare managed procedure code list for services that require preauthorization.

More Information: For a list of eviCore managed codes effective Jan. 1, 2020, go to our website in the pre authorization section. Check the AMA website Learn more about third-party links for more information on CPT codes.

Check Eligibility and Benefits: To identify which members require preauthorization for services on the code list, check eligibility and benefits through Availity® or your preferred vendor.

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eviCore is an independent specialty medical benefits management company that provides utilization management services for BCBSOK.

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