July 28, 2014

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To:

All Blue Cross Contracting Providers

From:

Connie Winkley – Education/Communication Coordinator
Institutional Provider Relations
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, Inc.
An Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association

Subject:

BCBSKS Influenza Virus Diagnostic Testing and Treatment in the Outpatient Setting Medical Policy

As the fall season and influenza season quickly approaches, BCBSKS would like to remind our contracting providers that BCBSKS has published a medical policy for the Influenza Virus Diagnostic Testing and Treatment in the Outpatient Setting.  This policy outlines the appropriate testing indications that must be met for coverage by BCBSKS

For more information on this BCBSKS Medical Policy, please visit the BCBSKS website or click on this link to access the Influenza Virus Diagnostic Testing and Treatment in the Outpatient Setting Medical Policy.

If you have questions on this newsletter or any BCBSKS Medical Policy, please contact your Institutional Provider Representative.  Cindy Garrison at 1-785-291-8862; Janne Denton at 1-785-291-8813 and Sally Stevens at 1-316-269-1602.

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