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Family Intervention Treatment Team (FITT) - For BlueCare Use Only

Line of Business Specific Guidelines - Intensive Outpatient Program

BCBST last reviewed August 29, 2018*



Applies to BlueCare Only.

Clinical Indications for Admission to Intensive Outpatient Program


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