Authorization Requirements & Criteria

This page provides Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's authorization requirements, including information that applies to:

For Blue Cross PPO (commercial) members

Information on requesting authorization – Blue Cross PPO (commercial)

Forms – Blue Cross PPO (commercial)

Air ambulance authorization requests – Blue Cross PPO (commercial)

Blue Cross PPO (commercial) Provider Manual

To access the manual, complete these steps:

  1. Visit
  2. Log in to Provider Secured Services.
  3. Click Provider Manuals.
  4. Click Blue Cross PPO Provider Manual.

For Medicare Plus Blue PPO members

Services that require authorization – Medicare Plus Blue PPO

Forms – Medicare Plus Blue PPO

Authorization criteria – Medicare Plus Blue PPO

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