New Lab Policies and Laboratory Management Program Delayed

December 27, 2021

BCBSNM has postponed the Jan. 1, 2022 launch of new lab policies and laboratory management program with Avalon.

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Previous announcement: New Laboratory Program Coming Jan. 1, 2022

Effective Jan. 1, 2022, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) will implement new policies and a new program for claims for certain outpatient laboratory services provided to our Fully Insured commercial members. Our new Laboratory Management Program with Avalon Healthcare Solutions (Avalon) will help members get the right care at the right time and in the right setting. It will also help you better prepare to submit claims which support and reflect high quality, affordable care delivery to our members.