For specialized services administered by independent companies on behalf of Capital BlueCross:
You can also view the retired medical policies and out-of-area medical policies.
Specialty Injectable drugs may require preauthorization. Providers, please refer to the Single Source Preauthorization list. Some drugs may also have site of service requirements, please refer to the Drug Infusion Site of Service policy for guidance. Related medical policies are listed below.
Capital BlueCross defers to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines for coverage positions for our Medicare Advantage (HMO and PPO) lines of business. CMS guidance takes precedence; where no Medicare guidelines exist, Capital BlueCross will defer to its existing commercial medical policy. Commercial Medical Injectable Policies do not apply.
For additional Medicare coverage and payment information, please review the Medicare Coverage Guidance information page.