Medical Policies Available Online Updates

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) regularly develops and revises medical policies in response to rapidly changing medical technology. Our commitment is to update the provider community as medical policies are adopted and/or revised. Benefit determinations are made based on the medical policy in effect at the time of service.

The following medical policies were reviewed by the Internal Medical Policy Committee on May 20, 2021. To review our medical policy changes, visit our BCBSND website under medical policies

The following medical policies were revised:

The following medical policies are consent policies:

The following medical policies had coding changes: 

The following medical policies were archived:

New Codes Effective 7/1/2021:

This new code list is not inclusive of all new codes effective 7/1/2021. However it is the list of codes that are going to BCBS ND’s Medical Policies.

Experimental-Investigational (Z-67)

0640T 
0641T 
0642T 
0643T 
0644T 
0645T 
0646T 
0648T 
0649T 
0652T 
0653T 
0654T 
0655T 
0656T 
0657T 
0658T 
0659T 
0660T 
0661T 
0662T 
0663T 
0248U 
0249U

Cardiac Monitors (M-50)

0650T

Wireless Capsule Endoscopy as a Diagnostic Technique in Disorders of the Small Bowel, Esophagus, and Colon (G-41)

0651T