Coding and Reimbursement Policy Updates

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota continually develops and revises coding and reimbursement policies and resources in response to rapidly changing medical technology and updates to the coding sets. Our commitment is to update the provider community as coding and reimbursement policies are adopted and/or revised. These updates apply to both BCBSND Commercial and Medicaid Expansion plans.

The following reimbursement policy has had information added and/or revised effective September 5, 2023:  

Drug & Biological Wastage: Included information regarding modifier JZ. This modifier is used to report there was zero drug amount discarded or not administered to any patient. The policy will be updated on our website within the next two weeks to view this change.