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Specialty Providers

Stakeholders take aim

September 30, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - Industry stakeholders hope a recent meeting will open up a dialogue between Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and CPAP providers who have concerns with some of the insurer's requirements.Of primary concern: Anthem's benefits management company, AIM Specialty Health, requires providers to supply proof of patient compliance quarterly for the first year of treatment and annually thereafter. That frequency level can create access issues, and possible medical complications, for patients,...

aahomecare, AIM Specialty Health, Compliance, CPAP Resupply

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Specialty Providers

Private pay CPAP requirements go step further

November 9, 2012Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - A new sleep management program aimed at improving patient compliance for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield members could mean more paperwork for providers.Two key facets to the program: Providers must submit prior authorizations for all sleep therapy-related equipment and supplies and renew them annually; and providers must document patient compliance quarterly for the first year, and then annually thereafter."We are trying to make sure that patients stay engaged over the long term...

AIM Specialty Health, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Apria, CPAP, Extrakare, Home Medical Professionals

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