Important Administrative Information (IAI) is a quarterly mailing that delivers the latest news about Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts products and services to employers and consultants.
Recent Activity in Health Care Reform
With the inauguration of President Donald Trump, the national health care landscape seems to be shifting, raising questions about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what it all means to our industry - and your businesses. While there is nothing definitive from policymakers in Washington, we do expect there to be changes to the law over time. Learn more.
Updates to the Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) Format in 2017
For plans that are effective on or after April 1, 2017, the format of the SBC will change. Learn more.
Enhancements to Imaging and Sleep Management Programs
We're improving the management of imaging and sleep services for our Fully Insured and ASC HMO/PPO accounts to increase the quality and efficiency of these services. On June 1, 2017, we'll require prior authorization for all imaging and sleep services included in our management programs. Learn more.
New Complex Illness Management Program for Medicare Advantage Members
Beginning April 1, 2017, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts will roll out a new personalized program to help eligible Medicare Advantage members with multiple chronic conditions better manage their care. Learn more.