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Some Codes Removed from AIM® Prior Authorization

March 23, 2021

What’s Changing: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma has removed the prior authorization requirement through AIM Specialty Health® effective April 1, 2021 for six “Musculoskeletal” codes for commercial members.

29892

ARTHRS AID RPR LES/TALAR DOME FX/TIBL PLAFOND FX

23700

MANJ W/ANES SHOULDER JOINT W/FIXATION APPARATUS

27331

ARTHRT KNE W/JT EXPL BX/RMVL LOOSE/FB

27405

RPR PRIMARY TORN LIGM&/CAPSULE KNEE COLLATERAL

27407

REPAIR PRIMARY TORN LIGM&/CAPSULE KNEE CRUCIAT

27409

RPR 1 TORN LIGM&/CAPSL KNE COLTRL&CRUCIATE

More Information: Refer to the updated Prior Authorization Lists on the Utilization Management section of our provider website, These codes will be designated “No PA Required.”

Checking eligibility and/or benefit information is not a guarantee of payment. Benefits will be determined once a claim is received and will be based upon, among other things, the member’s eligibility, any claims received during the interim period and the terms of the member’s certificate of coverage applicable on the date services were rendered

AIM Specialty Health (AIM) is an independent company that has contracted with BCBSOK to provide utilization management services for members with coverage through BCBSOK.