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Reminder: Updates to New Administrative Policy Effective October 1, 2020

Audience: Optometrists

On June 22, 2020, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield notified you of the implementation of Administrative Policy 34 – Optometry Scope of Practice (“AP-34”) effective October 1, 2020, to define the billing and reimbursement guidelines for certain surgical codes for eye and ocular adnexa (“June Notice”). You can access the individual policy. Note: You must login with your username and password to access our administrative policies.

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