Blue Review — Provider Newsletter

Our Blue Review provider newsletter is released monthly so that you and your staff have the latest news on claims and billing, federal mandates, medical policies, condition management programs, practice guidelines, formulary/drug list updates, Medicaid, BlueCard, and educational webinars.


October 2016  — Read these articles and more…

  • Diabetes Coordination of Care and Blood Glucose Meter Program Updates
  • New Preauthorization Requirement for Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Member Rights and Responsibilities
  • Special Beginnings® Maternity Program

August 2016  — Read these articles and more…

  • CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
  • New Mexico Statewide Pharmacy Standing Order for Naloxone
  • Preventive Care Guidelines for Clinicians
  • Centennial Care Reminder - Update your Provider Enrollment Information

Due to production delays, the Blue Review was not published in April through July. The monthly publication resumed in August 2016.

March 2016  — Read these articles and more…

  • Correction - Telemedicine Reimbursement
  • Screening for Hepatitis C
  • Pediatric Asthma Intervention Project Results

February 2016  — Read these articles and more…

  • New Products Offer More Choices and Potential Savings for BCBSNM Members
  • ICD-10 'Coding Basics' Video and Other Resources
  • Advance Directives — Not Just a Good Idea

January 2016  — Read these articles and more…

  • Implementation Reminder: Three New Facility Rules for ClaimsXten™, Effective Feb. 22, 2016
  • Provider Medicare Enrollment Information
  • Reduction in Prior Authorization Requirements

December 2015  — Read these articles and more…

  • Interpreting the PLB Segment on the 835 ERA  
  • Blue Cross Community Centennial Prior Authorization Changes 
  • 2015 Medicaid Medical Record Review Report  

November 2015  — Read these articles and more…

  • Additional Reimbursement Available for Telehealth/Telemedicine Services  
  • In the Know: New Guide Outlines Member ID Card Basics 
  • Comprehensive Diabetes Care  

October 2015  — Read these articles and more…

  • Completing the Transition to ICD-10 
  • Pharmacy Program Updates: Pharmacy Changes Effective October 1, 2015 
  • Special Beginnings® Maternity Program for Healthier Moms and Babies

September 2015  — Read these articles and more…

  • ICD-10: Important Dates and Resource Reminders
  • Health Summary Now Available in iExchange® 
  • Seasonal Flu Vaccines Save Lives and Reduce Unnecessary Hospitalizations

To request a PDF version of the Blue Review newsletter, call Network Services at 800-567-8540 or 505-837-8800.