Medical drug Clinical Criteria updates
This communication applies to the Medicaid and Medicare Advantage programs for Empire BlueCross BlueShield (Empire).
On February 22, 2019, and March 14, 2019, the Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee approved changes to Clinical Criteria applicable to the medical drug benefit for Empire. These policies were developed, revised or reviewed to support clinical coding edits.
The Clinical Criteria is publicly available on the provider website, and the effective dates will be reflected in the Clinical Criteria Q1 web posting. Visit Clinical Criteria to search for specific policies.
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October 2019 Empire Provider News