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BCBSOK will update CPT® codes for some prior authorization services

November 16, 2020

On Jan. 1, 2021, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma (BCBSOK) will update its list of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes to comply with changes due to a BCBSOK system update and updates from the American Medical Association (AMA). These changes are the result of new, replaced or removed codes implemented by BCBSOK and the AMA.

What's New:  On Jan. 1, 2021 we will update the procedure code list for services that require prior authorization.

More Information: For a revised list of codes effective Jan. 1, 2021, go to our website in the prior 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 prior authorization for services on the code list, check eligibility and benefits through Availity® or your preferred vendor.

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