July 30, 2014

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To:

All Blue Cross Contracting Providers

From:

Connie Winkley – Education/Communication Coordinator
Institutional Provider Relations
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, Inc.
An Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association

Subject:

Verisk Health to retrieve medical records for Blue Plans

Verisk Health was selected to gather medical records on behalf of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS) and other BlueCross and/or BlueShield companies. Blue Plans will use Verisk Health to retrieve medical records to support HEDIS, risk adjustment and government required programs related to the Affordable Care Act.

BCBSKS provided this information regarding Verisk and the retrieval of medical records in a newsletter published on the BCBSKS Website in September 2013.  Please click on the link to read the newsletter and for information on how to submit medical records to Verisk.

Verisk chosen as Medical Record Retrieval Coordinator for BCBSKS member claims

Providers should expect to begin to receive chart requests from Verisk within the next several months. 

If you have questions regarding this newsletter, please contact your Institutional Relations Provider Representative.  Cindy Garrison can be reached at 1-785-291-8862; Janne Denton at 1-785-291-8813 and Sally Stevens at 1-316-269-1602.

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