Avalon Policy Number Updates

Avalon Policy Number Updates

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and BlueChoice® HealthPlan use Avalon Healthcare Solutions to administer a comprehensive suite of laboratory benefit management services to promote patient access to affordable, high-quality health care. Avalon is an independent company that provides benefit management services on behalf of BlueCross and BlueChoice®.

During the first quarter of 2021, the policy numbers for the below Avalon medical policies located on the Medical Policies page of www.BlueChoiceSC.com were updated; however, no changes were made to the content of the policies.  See the new policy numbers below.

Policy Name New Policy Number Previous Policy Number
Prenatal Screening for Fetal Aneuloidy CAM 254 CAM 40114
Genetic Testing and Genetic Expression Profiling in Patients with Cutaneous Melanoma CAM 255 CAM 20477
Genetic Testing for Germline Mutations of the RET Proto-Oncogene CAM 256 CAM 20405
Genetic Testing for Familial Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma CAM 257 CAM 20444
Genetic Testing of Mitochondrial Disorders CAM 258 CAM 204117
BRCA CAM 261 CAM 20402

Note: Additional policies will be added to the list throughout the quarter.