Effective for dates of service on and after January 1, 2023, the following Clinical Criteria were developed and might result in services that were previously covered but may now be found to be not medically necessary.


For Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and our affiliate HealthKeepers, Inc., prior authorization of these specialty pharmacy drugs will be managed by Anthem. Drugs used for the treatment of oncology will still require prior authorization by AIM Specialty Health® (AIM).*  This applies to members with Preferred Provider Organization (PPO), Anthem HealthKeepers Plus (HMO), POS AdvantageOne, and Act Wise (CDH plans).


Access the Clinical Criteria document information.



Korsuva (difelikefalin acetate)



* AIM Specialty Health® is an independent company providing some utilization review services on behalf of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and its affiliate HealthKeepers, Inc.


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