Medical Policies and Clinical Guidelines

Clinical Practice Guidelines

Clinical guidelines are a consensus opinion of national experts based on review of the scientific literature. The Quality Medical Advisory Panel of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina has reviewed and endorsed these guiding principles. Review our clinical practice guidelines for more information.

Medical Policies

Medical guidelines are written to address frequently occurring clinical situations. Medical policies are not medical advice and do not guarantee any results or outcomes. We review and update medical policies and guidelines regularly. In addition to updating existing medical policies, we also review frequently occurring clinical situations and may create new medical policies.

You can view a list of medical policies that we recently reviewed.

Please review the medical policies for details.

Preventive Guidelines

Preventive guidelines are also a consensus opinion of national experts based on their review of the scientific literature. The Quality Medical Advisory Panel of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina has reviewed and endorsed these guiding principles. These guidelines may or may not be included in a member's health plan benefits.We provide this information for your reference only. It does not imply that we will reimburse claims for these services.

These are independent organizations that offer health information on behalf of BlueCross. These links lead to third party websites. These organizations are solely responsible for the contents and privacy policies on their sites.