BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
Modified Utilization Management Guidelines
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BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee alters MCG™ when guidelines do not exist for certain conditions, when length of stay needs to be defined, or when consideration is given to prevailing practice in a specific area. The BCBST Modified Utilization Management Guidelines are reviewed annually or if an inquiry is received.

The following guidelines have been revised from MCG™. MCG Health, LLC has neither reviewed nor approved the modified material. Any statement to the contrary or association of the modified material with MCG Health, LLC is strictly prohibited. If you wish to view the complete MCG™, please contact MCG Health, LLC.

Modified UM Guidelines:

Goal Length of Stay Modifications (e.g., ambulatory goal length of stay changed to 23-hr observation)

Listed Alphabetically:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z (view entire list)

Listed by Conditions:

Cardiology Neurology

Cardiovascular Surgery


Durable Medical Equipment

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Ear, Nose, and Throat Ophthalmology
Endocrinology Orthopedic

Evaluations & Modalities




General Surgery

Thoracic and Pulmonary
Genetic Medicine


Hematology - Oncology Women's



Additional Listings:

Ambulatory Care

Home Care

Home Health (e.g., PDN calculators)

Hospice Care

Inpatient and Surgical Care

Rehabilitative Care (e.g., Inpatient Rehabilitation)

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