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 Blue Cross 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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