Licensed Registered Dietitian Network
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To participate in the Licensed Registered Dietitian Network, new providers must be enrolled and credentialed, and existing providers must be re-enrolled and re-credentialed with this specific network.
Dietitians who enroll in this network are able to bill Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama directly for certain services provided to patients ages 19 and older. These services will not need to be billed under a supervising physician.
Refer to the Professional Claims Submission Help Guide and the eClaims Quick Reference Guide for Primary Claims for information about filing claims electronically on ProviderAccess.
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Dietitian Coverage under Healthcare Reform 2020:
- Dietitians are allowed to bill for the CPT codes covered under Healthcare Reform with specific ICD-10 diagnosis codes.
- Diabetes self-management training is billable by a dietitian or any member of an approved diabetes education program who is practicing at a location that has obtained a certificate of accreditation from the Association of Diabetes Care Educators (AADE) Diabetes Education Accreditation Program.
- The patient must be also covered under a plan that has coverage for these services. Always verify Eligibility and Benefits through ProviderAccess or your practice management system.
- CRNPs and physicians will be flagged as they are approved.
Expanded Dietitian Coverage 2021
For dates of service January 1, 2021, and after, additional benefits are available for medical nutrition therapy services.