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S-7-13 Published 12/6/13

Inside this issue:

  • Non-grandfathered plans
  • Telemedicine
  • EFT, Billing reminders
  • Bariatric surgery and SOK plans
  • QBRP
  • Billing Mammograms
  • 2014 workshops
  • Prescription drug changes
  • Locum Tenens
  • Medicare Statutorily Exclusions
  • Virtual hold
  • Logging into Availity
  • Medical policy updates

S-6-13 Published 11/4/13

Inside this issue:

  • BCBSKS available on the Marketplace
  • Federal legislation and regulation reference
  • Helpful Exchange definitions

S-5-13 Published 9/27/13

Inside this issue:

  • Verisk to begin gathering information for BCBSKS
  • Splitting out lines to process BCBSKS claims correctly
  • Resubmitting secondary to Medicare claims
  • Billing add-on codes without a base code
  • Tracking refunds, negative balances on remittance advice
  • The new 1500 claim form
  • Medical Policy updates
  • Correctly referring Native Americans

S-4-13 Published 7/9/13

Inside this issue:

  • URAC Grants BCBSKS Provisional Health Plan Accreditation Status
  • FEP HEDIS Targeted Measures
  • Best Wishes…Going…and Coming
  • ICD-10 Readiness and Your Clearinghouse
  • Professional Relations Contact Information / Territorial Map
  • EDI Presentation at BCBSKS Workshops
  • Intra-articular Hyaluronan Injections for Osteoarthritis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency Testing Clarification
  • Pharmaceutical Formulary Update
  • Over-the-Counter (OTC) Preventive Drugs
  • Claims Processing – Per Diem “S” Code Home Infusion Claims
  • Other Party Liability
  • Duplicate Claims Handling for Medicare Crossover
  • Are You Registered?
  • Web Changes – Medical Policy
  • Credentialing Reminder
  • Fraud Awareness and Prevention

S-3-13 Published 5/29/13

Inside this issue:

  • BCBSKS Credentialing Details
  • Be Aware!

S-2-13 Published 3/20/13

Inside this issue:

  • New Medical Director of Medical Review Joins BCBSKS
  • TriWest Creates Transition Website
  • THANK YOU for Serving Those Who Serve
  • Don’t Wait . . . UPDATE!
  • Do you know you can contact Provider Network Services via email, too?
  • Pharmaceutical Formulary Update
  • National Drug Code (NDC) Format Change
  • Web Changes – Medical Policy
  • BCBSKS Recognizes Six Hospitals as Blue Distinction Centers
  • National Walk @ Lunch Day
  • Inactive Providers
  • Medical Record Review for FEP HEDIS

S-1-13 Published 02/15/13

Inside this issue:

  • Competitive Allowance Program (CAP) Network Credentialing Activity Kicked Off February 1, 2013

 

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