Cardiology procedure code *33208 doesn't require authorization for most members

Cardiology services associated with procedure code *33208 do not require authorization for these members:

This code has been removed from the document Procedures that require prior authorization by AIM Specialty Health: Cardiology, radiology (high technology) and sleep studies (in lab). (PDF)

In addition, we'll reprocess and pay all claims related to this procedure code that were denied for lack of authorization.

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

Posted: February 2021
Lines of business: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network