Physical Presence

Policy Number: GP-X-026

Last Updated: May 24, 2022 

Contracting providers must have a physical presence in the state of Nebraska. Physical presence means you have an office with a street address. A P.O. Box is not enough. The physical office location must be used to provide services to patients.  

Exceptions to this requirement are the following providers when they have obtained prior approval from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Network Oversight Committee:  

  • Air ambulance
  • Independent lab  
  • Home medical equipment/durable medical equipment  
  • Specialty pharmacy  
  • Non-Nebraska providers located in contiguous counties