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"S" Newsletters - 2000

S-29-00 - Published 1/8/01

  • Dynamics of the Home and Host Plans
  • H.J. Heinz Joins the BlueCard Point of Service Network
  • Identifying H.J. Heinz Insureds
  • Insureds That Reside In Kansas
  • Overview Chart of Contact Numbers
  • Submitting Claims

S-28-00 - Published 1/5/01

  • Exclusions to the Bill (House Bill 2005)
  • What's of Interest with Prompt Payment Legislation?

S-27-00 - Published 1/4/01

  • 2001 FEP Mental Health Benefit Enhancements
  • Non-preferred Provider Level (FEP)
  • Outpatient Treatment Plan (FEP) attachment
  • Precertification (FEP)
  • Preferred Provider Level (FEP)
  • Submitting Treatment Plans (FEP)
  • Treatment Plans (FEP)
  • What Counts As A Mental Health Visit? (FEP)
  • Who To Contact (FEP)

S-26-00 - Published 1/3/01

  • Administration of Mental Health Benefits (SOK)
  • At a Glance: State of Kansas Mental Health Benefit Summary attachment
  • Benefits for Kansas Choice Sr. Biological and Non-Biological Diagnoses
  • Enhanced Mental Health Benefits (SOK)
  • PCP Referred and Self-Referral Benefits for Kansas Choice Biological and Non-biological
  • Precertification (SOK)
  • Referrals Notice!
  • State of Kansas Group 2001 Benefit Changes

S-25-00 - Published 12/29/00

  • 2001 Clinical Lab
  • Clarification in Policy Interpretation of 99000-22
  • Deleted Lab Codes
  • New 2001 Lab Codes
  • Updated Lab Fee Schedule attachment
  • 2001 Clinical Lab Panel Reimbursement Methodology attachment

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S-24-00 - Published 12/13/00

  • BCBSKS 2001 Prescription Drug Program Changes
  • Claim Submission
  • Identification Cards
  • Maximum Daily Dosage Exceeded
  • Network Changes
  • Pharmacy Help Desk
  • Prior Authorization and Override Procedures
  • Refill Too Soon Rejections
  • Reimbursement
  • Test Claim Information

S-23-00 - Published 12/11/00

  • CPT Code and Nomenclature
  • Speech Therapy Sessions and Billing Changes

S-22-00 - Published 12/04/00

  • 2001 Policy Memos

S-21-00 - Published 12/04/00

  • 2001 Insurance Billing Workshops

S-20-00 - Published 12/01/00

  • New BCBSKS ID Cards

S-19-00 - Published 11/22/00

  • Billing Multiple Lesions
  • CPT 88148
  • FEP Reminders
  • New CSC Fax Number
  • OB Anesthesia Face-to-Face Time Reporting
  • Port Film Billing Changes
  • Releasing PCP Names
  • Universal Waivers

S-18-00 - Published 11/10/00

  • Claim Submission
  • Identification Cards
  • Network Changes
  • Pharmacy Help Desk
  • Prescription Drug Changes
  • Reimbursement

S-17-00 - Published 9/28/00

  • 2001 Blue Select Changes Implemented For Kansas City Primary Care Physicians

S-16-00 - Published 9/25/00

  • Agri-Business Group Now Insured With BCBSKS

S-15-00 - Published 9/18/00

  • Plan 65 Cards

S-14-00 - Published 9/18/00

  • Claim Check Update and Reminders (modifiers/Units/Technical Component)
  • Removal Impacted Cerumen
  • Venipuncture

S-13-00 - Published 8/18/00

  • Assistant Surgery Modifier Use
  • Fiberglass Casting Billing
  • Miscellaneous Items and Reminders
  • Modifier 50
  • Professional and Technical Component Billing

S-13-00 - Published 5/03/00

  • Use of Procedure Code 99070
  • List of Appropriate Codes To Be Used Instead of 99070 attached

S-12-00 - Published 6/12/00

  • Coding Basics For The ICD-9-CM Coder Workshop
  • Getting your Claims to Pay Faster
  • Patient Financial Responsibility Statement Form

S-11-00 - Published 6/12/00

  • HCPCS Level II Deletions and Crosswalk
  • HCPCS Level II, Local Code Listing attached
  • HCPCS Level III Additions

S-9-00 - Published 4/14/00

  • Oxygen Guidelines and Reimbursement

S-8-00 - Published 5/03/00

  • LASIK Services New Billing Code

S-7-00 - Published 5/30/00

  • 2000 Physical Medicine Modality & Procedure Guidelines Update
  • Assistant Surgery Denial List Addition
  • Boeing Traditional Medial Plan Phone Numbers
  • Claim Denial Procedure Reminder
  • FEP POS Identification Numbers
  • Guidelines For Newborn Care Claims
  • HME Certificates of Medical Necessity
  • IV Therapy Claims
  • Mailing Address For Claims and Customer Service Inquiries
  • Total Parenteral Nutrition Therapy Guidelines Republished

S-6-00 - Published 3/08/00

  • Claims' Status and Duplicate Claims

S-5-00 - Published 4/01/00

  • New BlueCard POS Program

S-4-00 - Published 3/15/00

  • Additional Modifier Information
  • Correct Modifier/Procedure Code Combination
  • Correct Modifier/Units Combination
  • Correct Units Reporting Reminder
  • CPT Lab Panel Codes
  • Definitions
  • Implementation
  • Miscellaneous Items and Reminders
  • New Claims Processing Software System
  • Newsletter Reminder
  • Remark and Reason Codes
  • Scope Procedures
  • Services Excluded From The ClaimCheck System

S-3-00 - Published 2/09/00

  • 2000 Insurance Billing Educational Workshops

S-2-00 - Published 2/04/00

  • Unit Limitations Update

S-1-00 - Published 2/07/00

  • 2000 Policy Memos


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