Our Provider Newsletters

Our newsletters inform health care professionals about Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network policies and programs. We cover billing information, referral and authorization requirements and other helpful news. 

Health care providers are invited to subscribe to any of these electronic newsletters.

The Record 

A monthly publication from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan for health care professionals and staff. The Record provides updates on billing and coding information, documentation guidelines, group coverage, products and information on seminars.

See the current issue and previous editions in the archive.



BCN Provider News

A newsletter for Blue Care Network-affiliated health care professionals and staff published six times per year, with BCN alerts for breaking news. Topics include provider network changes, billing, referrals and authorizations, prescription drugs, medical policy and BCN products.

Have a look at the current issue (PDF) and previous editions in the archive.


For Blue Care Network-affiliated professionals, this newsletter keeps you informed.

Blues Brief

A newsletter with short summaries, reminders and updates for Blue Cross and BCN providers. We produce different issues for specific audiences. Current issues are below, or you can view past issues in the archive. For descriptions, please see our subscription page.

Blues Brief for physician offices—current issue

Blues Brief for hospitals and facilities—current issue

Blues Brief for oncology providers—current issue

Blues Brief for physical, occupational and speech therapy offices—current issue

Blues Brief for behavioral health providers—current issue

Blues Brief a newsletter for Blue Cross and BCN providers.

Hospital and Physician Update

A bimonthly executive summary from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan of how we're working with hospitals and physicians to transform health care in Michigan. You'll also find other news and information targeted to physicians and hospital leadership. 

Take a look at the current issue and previous editions in the archive.



Value Partnerships Update

A newsletter for physician organizations and participants of Value Partnerships programs and projects. The newsletter features updates about the Physician Group Incentive Program, Patient Centered Medical Home, Organized Systems of Care and Collaborative Quality Initiatives. You'll also find links to PGIP quarterly meeting registrations.


Dental Care News 

A quarterly publication for dentists and staff about claims filing, program policy and continuing education. Please note: Dental Care News is now an electronic newsletter and will no longer be mailed. Subscribe to receive Dental Care News via email.

Check out the current issue and previous editions in the archive.