Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Health Laboratory Testing Policies

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (BCBSLA) has partnered with Avalon Healthcare Solutions for Laboratory Benefits Management (LBM) in order to administer Avalon’s Routine Testing Management (RTM), a post-service pre-payment clinical claim editing program. The laboratory testing policies for the RTM program are accessible through the links below. These policies are specific to BCBSLA network and product requirements and in alignment with its policies, rules, and/or state and federal contracts. In the event of a conflict, BCBSLA’s policies, rules, and/or state and federal contracts will take precedence.

The RTM policies below are effective for claims with a date of service of April 1st, 2022 or later.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Avalon is an independent company that serves as a laboratory insights advisor for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and HMO Louisiana, Inc.

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