Body Mass Index reimbursement policy: facility
Beginning with dates of service on or after May 1, 2019, we are implementing a new facility policy titled Body Mass Index (BMI). This policy outlines that reimbursement will be based on a review of all comorbidities, diagnosis codes reported, and the facility specific reimbursement methodology for Body Mass Index (BMI) diagnosis codes reported as a secondary clinical condition along with other criteria set forth in our policy.
Please review our new policy dated May 1, 2019 by visiting the Administrative, Billing and Reimbursement Policies page at anthem.com/provider.
February 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter