The oncology management program will include Medicare Advantage plans starting Jan. 1, 2020

On Jan. 1, 2020, a utilization management program for medical oncology drugs will begin for Medicare Plus BlueSM PPO and BCN AdvantageSM members. Providers will need to obtain authorizations from AIM Specialty Health® for some medical oncology and supportive care medications.

This program became effective for BCN HMOSM (commercial) members in August 2019.

For details about the program, see page 10 of the September-October 2019 issue of BCN Provider News.

Frequently asked questions

We've updated the Oncology management program: Frequently asked questions for providers document for the addition of Medicare Plus Blue and BCN Advantage members.

Oct. 24 webinar

Learn about the new medical oncology program and how to use the AIM ProviderPortalSM by attending a webinar on Oct. 24 (intended for non-clinical provider staff).

Make sure to view the article in the November-December issue of BCN Provider News (posting on Oct. 23) for more information and additional webinars.

Posted: October 2019
Lines of business: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network