Medical Policy Correction

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) is informing providers of an error in a recent HealthCare News(HCN) article sent August 1, 2022 regarding changes in the September 2022 Policy Updates. The error is related to changes of the Speech Therapy medical policy. The medical policy and prior HCN article will be updated on our website to reflect the following information:

Removing codes:

  • 92597
  • 92607
  • 97129
  • 92608
  • 97130
  • 92609
  • 92610
  • 92611
  • 96105

Adding:

  • 97032

This change will go in effect on September 1, 2022. Removal of the following codes means that they will not be subject to Medical Policy V-16 Speech Therapy, but does not mean they are no longer covered services. We advise providers to continue to check member eligibility and benefits prior to rendering services. We apologize for the miscommunication and for the inconvenience this may have caused.