Blue Cross Requires Authorization for MAC GI Cases

Effective with dates of service January 1, 2019 Blue Cross is requiring a Prior Authorization for MAC Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Procedures

               https://www11.anthem.com/ca/provider/f1/s0/t0/pw_a092321.pdf?ref

It is extremely important that anesthesiologists either receive a copy of the authorization indicating their services were authorized prior to the procedure or that they have their patients sign the Blue Cross waiver stating they will pay for the service.

Do you have a copy of the Blue Cross Waiver?  If not, give us a call at 714.347.1000 and we will be happy to send you one.