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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2011 Provider Workshops (December 22, 2010) - Information on the new and improved provider workshops available in 2011.
Certified Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistants (December 09, 2010) - Information regarding reimbursement changes for certified physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants.
Medical Policy and Precertification/Pre-authorization Router (October 07, 2010) - Information on an exciting new tool for providers to assist in out-of-area claim administration.
Accessing Claims through Blue Access (August 26, 2010) - An overview of the advantages of accessing claims via the Web site and details on where to look for information after logging in.
What's New with HIPAA 5010 (August 05, 2010) - New information about upcoming dates and resources for providers for the implementation of HIPAA 5010.
Care Management for COPD (July 15, 2010) - Details on the chronic lung condition COPD and information on the new care management program designed to help support BCBSKS members with COPD.
Top Ten Things BCBSKS Wants You to Know (June 24, 2010) - Gwen Nelson, provider relations representative, shares the top ten things Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas wants you to know!
Documentation (May 13, 2010) - An overview of documentation standards and why documentation is important to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas.
Corrected Claim vs. Retrospective Review (April 23, 2010) - An explanation of the difference between a corrected claim and a retrospective review and what provider offices should know about them.
Dental X-Rays (April 01, 2010) - Information and requirements for submitting dental x-rays for claims adjudication.
Electronic Medical Records (February 25, 2010) - An overview of what electronic medical records are and how their adoption will impact physicians.
Electronic Prescribing (February 11, 2010) - Details about electronic prescribing including incentives for physicians, expectations and regulations.
2010 Provider Workshops (January 18, 2010) - Information on workshops available for providers in 2010.