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"S" Newsletters - 2005

S-13-05 Published 12/30/05

  • Reminders
    • Information About Out-of-State Blue Plan Members
    • Filing Claims with Correct Patient Information
  • Updates
    • Changes to the Medical Review Section of Web
    • MRI/MRA Reimbursement Changes
    • New ID Numbers
    • SOK and FEP News
  • Health and Wellness
    • What’s Cooking with Diabetes
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Prior Authorization for Mobic

S-12-05 Published 12/29/05

  • Insurance Billing Workshops for 2006

S-11-05 - Published 12/20/05

  • Coordination of Benefits with Medicare Prescription Drug Plans
  • Prior Authorization for Mobic in 2006

S-10-05 Published 12/15/05

  • AGCO Employees Covered By BCBSKS

S-09-05 Published 12/13/05

  • Fundus Photography or Visual Field Exam

S-08-05 Published 11/30/05

  • Medicare Advantage

S-07-05 Published 11/17/05

  • Blue MedicareRx

S-06-05 Published 09/07/05

  • Updates
    • Ear Lavage Guideline Clarified
    • Interactive Voice Response
    • New Plan 65 Products Introduced
    • Web Remittance Advices
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Prime Therapeutics Formulary Update

S-05-05 Published 06/01/05

  • Section 1: Reminders
    • Accurate Provider Information Important
    • New ID Numbers
    • Patient Dismissal for Premier Blue and Blue Select
    • Unna Boot – Proper Billing
  • Section 2: Updates
    • Correct Place of Service for A4627
    • Dorsal Night Splints – Proper Billing
    • Provider Offices Targeted for Identity Theft
    • Provider Satisfaction with BlueCard® Claims Handling Increases
    • Right of Offset
    • Subsequent Hospital Care (99231-99233)
  • Section 3: Pharmaceuticals
    • Prime Therapeutics Formulary Update

S-04-05 Published 04/08/05

  • Ambulance Benefits for FEP Members

S-03-05 Published 03/15/05

  • Section 1: Reminders
    • Corrected Claims and Retrospective Reviews
    • HIPAA Remittance Advice Codes
  • Section 2: Updates
    • CMS 1500 Claim Forms
    • Changes to Hotline Phone Message
    • Code 76375
    • Electronic Claims Filing
    • Kansas Building Trades to Utilize CAP Network
    • National Provider Identifier
    • Right of Offset
  • Section 3: Pharmaceuticals
    • Proton Pump Inhibitor Formulary Incentive Program
  • Section 4: Health and Wellness
    • Mental Health Screening Tools
  • Section 5: Other News
    • Basic Coding Workshops

S-02-05 Published 02/18/05

  • Electronic Claims and Other Insurance
  • IBEW Local 226 Utilizing BCBSKS CAP Network

S-01-05 Published 01/11/05

  • Insurance Billing Workshops for 2005


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