Procedure codes *70554 and *70555 to require prior authorization from AIM starting Sept. 1 for Blue Cross commercial and Medicare Plus BlueSM members

For dates of service on or after Sept. 1, 2021, the services associated with radiology codes *70554 and *70555 will require prior authorization from AIM Specialty Health®.

This applies to:

Note: For BCN commercial and BCN AdvantageSM members, these services already require prior authorization from AIM.

We'll update the AIM codes lists with this new information prior to the effective date of the change.

You can find the AIM codes lists and additional information about submitting prior authorization requests to AIM on the Blue Cross AIM-Managed Procedures webpage at

*CPT codes, descriptions and two-digit modifiers only are copyright 2020 American Medical Association. All rights reserved.

Posted: June 2021
Line of business: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan