​​Changes to medical policy on high-technology radiology services​

November 23, 2022

​Effective for dates of service on or after November 6, 2022, AIM Specialty Health® (AIM) has revised their Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines for Advanced Imaging: Chest Imaging, Oncologic Imaging, and Cardiac Imaging for Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and Independence Administrators Commercial and Medicare Advantage members. For full details, view the specific guidelines.

For more information on AIM's revised Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines for Advanced Imaging: Chest Imaging, Oncologic Imaging, and Cardiac Imaging, please refer to the following Independence policies on our Medical and Claim Payment Policy Portal, which will be published on December 5, 2022:

  • Commercial: #09.00.46am: High-Technology Radiology Services
  • Medicare Advantage: #MA09.002x: High-Technology Radiology Services