Health Insurance Direct Mailings

The mailings are in PDF format

Date IssuedTopic
06-17-21UPDATED COVID-19 Administration and Vaccine Billing
06-17-21Medical Policy Updates for September 1, 2021
06-15-21COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Treatment
05-27-21Revised Medical Policies for August 1, 2021
04-23-21New and Revised Medical Policies for July 1, 2021
04-21-21Dental Practice Clarification on contracting, claim submission and customer service
04-20-21

eQuote Guide Introduction

eQuote Guide Training

04-05-21

Claims sXten-Select™Upgrade on May 4, 2021

03-31-21Wireless Capsule Endoscopy Medical Policy Changes effective June 1, 2021
03-24-21UPDATED MD Rx and HIT Fee Review for April 1, 2021
03-16-21New & Revised Codes for April 1, 2021 (Adaptive Maintenance)
03-08-21State of Vermont Employer Group and Claim Editing Tool
03-01-21Medical Policy Changed for May 1, 2021
01-20-21Medical Policy changes for April 1, 2021
01-08-21Temporary Emergency Policy for Utilization Management expiring on 02-08-21
12-18-20Claim Submission for COVID-19 Exposure in the Workplace
12-17-20New & Revised Codes for January 1, 2021 (Adaptive Maintenance)
12-09-20UVM (college) Retirees covered under Vermont Blue Advantage
12-07-20Corrected Claim Submission When a Line was added Due to Claim Editing
12-07-20Medical Policy Changes for March 2021
11-20-20Billing for a Colonoscopy after a Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) or Cologuard
11-19-20Sleep Disorders Diagnosis and Treatment Medical Policy Updates
11-13-20Medication Therapy Management Program
11-12-20Medical Policy Changes for December 2020, January and February 2021
11-10-20Medicare Adjusted Claims for member's of other Blue Plans
11-06-20Demographic and Provider Affiliation Validation
10-19-20BCBSVT 2021 Holiday Observance Schedule
10-06-20UPDATED-New, Revised & Deleted Codes for October 1, 2020 (Adaptive Maintenance)
09-28-20October 30, 2020 ClaimCheck upgrade moved to November 6, 2020
09-02-20ClaimXten-Select™ replacement of Claim Check™ 
09-01-20Medical Policy Changes for October 1, 2020
08-07-20DirectAssure Program starting September 1, 2020
07-13-20AIM Provider Portal Update for August
07-07-20MD Rx and HIT Fee Review for October 1, 2020
06-23-20Revised:  New, Revised & Deleted Codes for July 1, 2020 (Adaptive Maintenance)
06-12-20End Dates of Prior Approval Extension
05-18-20Temporary/Emergency Policies extended through 12/31/2020
04-22-20Medical Policy Changes for July 1, 2020
04-21-20835’s for Other Blue Plan Medicare Primary Members
03-27-20New, Revised & Deleted codes for April 1, 2020 (Adaptive Maintenance)
03-26-20Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Administrative Changes due to the Coronavirus
03-17-20Coronavirus and Interactions with BCBSVT
03-09-20May 8, 2020 ClaimCheck Upgrade
02-27-20Updates to Payment Policy for Use of Non-Participating Providers
02-20-20Medical Policy Changes for April 1, 2020
01-16-20Chiropractic Prior Approval requests through Acuity Connect
01-16-20Tier 2 Provider Passport Program for Advanced Imaging
Tier 2 letter
Provider Passport Frequently Asked Questions
SOV Uniform Medical Prior Approval Form
01-15-20Tier 1 Provider Passport Program for Advanced Imaging
Tier 1 Provider Letter
Tier 1 Screen Shot
Provider Passport Frequently Asked Questions
SOV Uniform Medical Prior Approval Form
12-16-19Billing for Dry Needling as of January 1, 2020
12-16-19New, Revised & Deleted Codes for January 1, 2020 (Adaptive Maintenance)
12-05-192020 Holiday Schedule
11-15-19Laboratory Reminders - Pre-Fill/Pre-Populated Lab Slips or e-Lab Orders
11-15-19Laboratory Reminders - Vermont Draw Sites Brochure
11-15-19Laboratory Reminders - Independent Lab Network
10-30-19January 1, 2020 Medical and Payment Policies - new and revised, and New Coding Advisor Program
10-21-19Billing 96160/96161 with 90460/90461
09-26-19New, Revised & Deleted Codes for November 1, 2019 (Adaptive Maintenance)
09-25-19November 1, 2019 ClaimCheck Upgrade
09-24-19Update to MD Rx and HIT October 1, 2019
09-10-19Revised Payment Policy for Use of Non-Participating Providers
08-12-19State of Vermont Employee's coverage for Dry Needling
07-29-19October 1, 2019 Changes in Medical Policies
07-19-19MD Rx and HIT Fee Review for October 1, 2019
07-11-19Payment Policy effective 9/1/19 for use of Non-Participating Providers
06-13-19New, Revised and Deleted Codes for July 1, 2019 (Adaptive Maintenance)
05-31-19Upcoming Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Initiated Adjustments
05-30-192019 Holiday Schedule Revised
05-10-19Chiropractic Medical Policy Changes for July 1, 2019
04-25-19July 1, 2019 Changes in Medical Policies and Certain Services
04-04-19ClaimCheck Upgrade May 1, 2019
03-25-19New, Revised and Deleted Codes for April 1, 2019 (Adaptive Maintenance)
03-11-19Update to MD Rx and HIT Effective April 1, 2019
02-15-19Capitated Claim Processing and Reporting
02-14-19AIM Provider Portal Favorite Settings
02-07-192019 Holiday Schedule - Revised
02-04-19FEP Now Participates in COBA
01-29-19April 1 Changes to Provider Audit Policy, Medical Policies and Requirements for Certain Services
01-28-19MD Rx and HIT Fee Review for April 1, 2019
01-25-19Anesthesia Billing After January 1, 2019
01-25-19Radiology PA for NEHP/ABNE
12-21-18New, Revised and Deleted Codes for January 1, 2019, (Adaptive Maintenance)
12-17-18State of Vermont Employer Group Moves to Applied Behavioral Analysis
11-21-18Prior Approvals as of January 1, 2019
11-16-18FEP Blue Focus
11-15-18UVM Medical Center Employee Mental Health/Substance Abuse for January 1, 2019
11-06-18FEP Benefits for Infliximab
10-31-18Medical Policy Changes for January 1, 2019
10-15-18EnrollHub Reminder
10-12-18Updated Payment Policy for Multiple Procedure Reduction - Diagnostic Imaging Procedures
10-12-18Updated Policy for Provider Contract Termination
10-12-18Unit Designation Reminder
10-08-18Changes in BCBSVT Member Identification Numbers & Poster
09-17-18Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont System Change
09-14-18New, Revised and Deleted Codes for October 1, 2018 (Adaptive Maintenance)
09-13-18November ClaimCheck Upgrade
08-27-18Medical Policy Updates for November 1, 2018
07-30-18Medical Policy Updates
07-27-18Change in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer
06-29-18MD Rx and HIT
06-22-18Clear Claim Connect Changes for July
06-19-18New, Revised and Deleted Codes for July 1, 2018 (Adaptive Maintenance)
06-18-18CAQH and Demographic Reminder
06-12-18Ambulance Claim Submission Reminders
06-07-18Medical Policy updates for August 1, 2018
05-18-18Accelerated Billing and CMS Mass Adjustments