Blue Advantage Draft Imaging Policies

We partner with AIM Specialty Health® to administer advanced imaging solutions for our members.

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Draft Imaging Policies

Effective for dates of service on and after September 11, 2022, the changes listed in the document below will apply to the AIM Advanced Imaging Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines. Part of the AIM guidelines annual review process, these updates are focused on advancing efforts to drive clinically appropriate, safe and affordable healthcare services.

Summary of Changes to Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines Effective September 11, 2022

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Radiology

 

To ensure that the development of medical policies occurs through an open, collaborative process, we welcome comments about medical policies that are in the draft stage. Our current draft policies are listed below.

Participating providers and other providers are invited to submit scientific, evidence-based information, professional consensus opinions and other information supported by medical literature relevant to these draft policies for consideration. We accept comments for 45 days from the posting date listed on the draft policy document.

Note: Coverage is subject to member's specific benefits. Group-specific policies will supersede these policies when applicable. Please refer to member's benefit plan.

Participating providers can comment on draft policies online or via mail or fax:

How to Submit Comments

Participating providers can comment on draft policies online or via mail or fax:

  1. Complete our medical policy feedback form
  2. Send comments by mail or fax to:
    • Medical Director's Office

      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
      Attn: Health Management - Medical Policy
      P.O. Box 995
      Birmingham, AL 35298-0001

    • Fax: 205-220-0878