In the same week that Blue Cross / Blue Shield has issued a press release that they are extending Blue Distinction to over 800 facilities, it has been reported that claims in the New England area are being denied faster than an NBC late night show. Surgeons are cancelling cases and reps are scrambling to help get the patients the necessary treatment.
What have you all heard? Is this systemic or a much larger problem? Why types of cases have you seen denied coverage? Has anyone else heard of BCBS denying coverage anywhere outside of the New England area?
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