Inpatient Prior Authorizations & Concurrent Review Update

Beginning April 1st, 2021 all inpatient hospital prior authorizations and concurrent reviews for BCBSWY members should be submitted through the Availity portal. To assist our providers with this transition, BCBSWY will be offering three training sessions in February and March. To register please contact Provider Relations at If you are unable to attend any of these trainings let us know and we can set up an individual session. For more information on prior authorization requirements please visit:

Training Schedule: 

February 24th, 10:00 am

March 16th, 2:00 pm

March 18th, 2:00 pm


Reminder – COVID Test Billing

To ensure accurate and timely processing of COVID-19 testing claims, please follow the BCBSWY COVID-19 diagnosis billing guidance. It is important to follow this guidance on lab orders as well because it impacts how independent labs submit claims.

Click here to review BCBSWY’s COVID-19 diagnosis billing guidance.


BCBSWY Mailing Address:

PO Box 2266, Cheyenne, WY 82003 2266

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association


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