BCBSKS develops podcasts about current issues relevant to providers. You can listen to these at your computer or wherever you take your portable media device. ProviderCast will be distributed regularly to keep you up-to-date on important information.
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Availity Update (December 6, 2012) Continued encouragement to providers to register with Availity, free! Additional login information is included.
Telemedicine (November 8, 2012) A look at telemedicine: definitions, billing and reimbursements.
Consumer Transparency - Overview (August 27, 2012) A further look at Consumer Transparency and what it means for providers.
What's new for 2013 CAP (August 16, 2012) A review of the 2013 CAP mailing and its importance to providers.
ICD-10 Documentation Guideline Workshop (August 8, 2012) Information about the upcoming ICD-10 Documentation Workshop.
2013 Quality Based Reimbursement Program for Facilities (August 2, 2012) - An overview of prerequisites and quality measures of QBRP for facilities.
Consumer Transparency - Patient Experience Initiative (July 10, 2012) - As part of HCR, BCBSKS to introduce a new tool to members: Patient Review of Physicians.
Ancillary Services Claims: DME (June 06, 2012) - Important information on filing durable medical equipment claims.
Ancillary Services Claims: Lab Services (April 27, 2012) Important information on filing independent clinical lab claims.
ICD-10 Workshops (April 9, 2012) - BCBSKS will be offering half day workshops over ICD-10.
ICD-10 Provider Reports (April 4, 2012) - Information about provider reports and how they can help providers transition to ICD-10.
Availity (March 20, 2012) - BCBSKS now offers use of multi-payer web portal! Listen to learn more.
Blue Distinction Centers (March 1, 2012) - Provides information on how to be recognized as a Blue Distinction Center.
Podiatry (January 23, 2012) - Information about BCBSKS podiatry medical policy as well as clarification of routine versus medically necessary foot care.
2012 Provider Workshops (December 22, 2011) - Information on the provider workshops available in 2012, including Insurance Billing, ICD-10, and CAP 2013 workshops.
Home Medical Equipment Manual (December 1, 2012) Information about the Home Medical Equipment manual's location and future updates.
2012 Contract Change - Modifier 25 (December 8, 2011) Information on Modifier 25 changes.