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"S" Newsletters - 1999

S-42-99 - Published 12/08/99

  • New BlueCard Group: National Railway Carriers and United Transportation Union (NRC/UTU)

S-41-99 - Published 12/29/99

  • 2000 Physical medicine Modality and Procedure Guidelines

S-40-99 - Published 2/11/00

  • Chiropractic Guidelines for Year 2000

S-38-99 - Published 1/17/00

  • Benefits for Bone Marrow Transplants
  • Benefits for Diabetic Education
  • Cancer Screening Benefits for Sigmoidoscopies
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Coverage
  • FEP Definitions
  • FEP Year 2000 Benefit Changes
  • LYMErix Vaccine Added to Preventive Care Benefits
  • Mail-Order Prescription Drug Benefit Changes
  • POS Office Visit Copayment Change
  • POS Prescription Drug Benefit Changes
  • Professional Coinsurance - Standard Option
  • Retail Pharmacy Benefit Changes

S-37-99 - Published 12/10/99

  • Benefits for ThinPrep
  • Blue Select Well Woman Benefits

S-35-99 - Published 11/09/99

  • Updated Unit Limitations List

S-34-99 - Published 12/08/99

  • Boeing Traditional Medical plan: HME Certificate of Medical Necessity

S-33-99 - Published 10/20/99

  • Wichita Regional Service Center Changes

S-32-99 - Published 10/29/99

  • Provider Benefit Calls

S-31-99 - Published 10/06/99

  • Submitting Timely Referrals

S-30-99 - Published 9/15/99

  • Blue Select Benefits for National Gypsum Members

S-29-99 - Published 9/01/99

  • Blue Health Connection Service for FEP Members

S-28-99 - Published 8/23/99

  • Chiropractic Services for Boeing Members

S-27-99 - Published 10/01/99

  • Bard BTA Testing
  • Medical Emergency Definition
  • Osteoporosis Evaluation/Bone Density Testing
  • Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation Requirements
  • Predeterminations
  • Provider Audits

S-25-99 - Published 7/12/99

  • Boeing Traditional Medical Plan

S-24-99 - Published 9/14/99

  • Claim Denial Procedure

S-23-99 - Published 7/08/99

  • Current Unit Limitation List

S-22-99 - Published 7/05/99

  • Provider Profiling System Conference For Doctors of Chiropractic

S-21-99 - Published 7/05/99

  • Specialty Workshops

S-19-99 - Published 6/23/99

  • Federal Employee Health Benefits Program (FEP): PAPNET, AutoPap, AutoNet, Thin

S-18-99 - Published 6/28/99

  • Remittance Advice Reference Guide

S-17-99 - Published 5/18/99

  • Current Unit Limitation List

S-16-99 - Published 6/23/99

  • Incomplete Claims Returned
  • Phone Referrals Discontinued
  • Year 2000 hardware/Software Requirements

S-15-99 - Published 4/28/99

  • Blue Choice PPO Product Available in June

S-14-99 - Published 8/30/99

  • Button G-Tubes Guidelines
  • Claim Lines and Narrative Descriptions
  • Corrections
  • Premier Blue Benefits
  • Pulse Oximeter Guidelines
  • Purchase CMN No Longer Needed for CPAP or Intermittent Assist System
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) Coverage Under FEP

S-13-99 - Published 4/16/99

  • PAPNET, AutoPap, AutoNet, ThinPrep Guidelines

S-12-99 - Published 4/16/99

  • Additional Dates: Coding Basics for the ICD-9-CM Coder Registration Form
  • Coding Basics for the ICD-9-CM Coder Workshop
  • Insurance Billing Education Workshops (May - December)

S-11-99 - Published 2/25/99

  • CMT Reimbursement

S-10-99 - Published 4/05/99

  • 2000 Is Coming
  • BCBS Waiver Form
  • Business Procedure Manual Update
  • Clarification: Strapping Coverage
  • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
  • Electronic Media Services Y2k Update
  • FEP and Waivers
  • HCFA 1500 Claim Order Form
  • Important Phone Numbers List
  • Increase in HCFA 1500 Forms Cost
  • PICS Reminder
  • Professional Relations Hotline Reminder
  • Schwan's Switched to BlueCard
  • The BlueCard Program

S-9-99 - Published 2/15/99

  • Boeing Health Insurance Program Changes
  • Reminder: Always Check Those ID Cards

S-8-99 - Published 12/01/99

  • Medical Emergency Eye Care
  • Medical Eye Exams
  • Medical Eye Exams For Patients with Diabetes
  • Routine Eye Exams

S-7-99 - Published 2/15/99

  • Unit Limitation List Updated

S-6-99 - Published 2/05/99

  • 1999 BCBSKS Local HCPCS

S-4-99 - Published 3/10/99

  • Senate Bill 439 - Coverage for Diabetes

S-3-99 - Published 7/29/99

  • Claim Coding Accuracy Reminders

S-2-99 - Published 3/12/99

  • Benefits For Deluxe DME
  • Case Management: Dedication To Continuity and Quality of Care
  • Documentation For Apnea Monitors
  • HME Benefits For…
  • Oxygen Guidelines
  • Plastazote Sandal
  • Power Operated Vehicles
  • Predeterminations Reminder
  • Self-Injection Devices
  • Support Stockings

S-1-99 - Published 1/13/99

  • Reminder: Check Goodyear ID Cards for New Prefix GYR


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