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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Quality Based Reimbursement Program for Professional Providers (October 28, 2011) - Program pre-requisites, incentive requirements and other details for professional providers.
What's New for CAP 2012 (August 30, 2011) - A review of the 2012 CAP mailing and its importance to providers.
Quality-Based Reimbursement Program (August 18, 2011) - Details about this program's criteria and how institutional providers will be affected.
Terms - Precertification, Predetermination & Prior Authorization (July 21, 2011) - Clarification is given to these three terms.
Ambulatory Surgery Centers: Converting to the UB-04 Claim Form (June 16, 2011) - Effective 1/1/12 ASCs will no longer be using the CMS-1500. Listen for more information regarding this change and how to prepare.
Dental Providers: Reminders for Submitting Claims (April 28, 2011) - A few reminders for dental providers regarding using the J400 and CMS 1500 claim forms when submitting claims to BCBSKS.
ICD-10 Updates (March 29, 2011) - New information regarding the migration from ICD-9 to ICD-10 code sets.
Autism Coverage (March 24, 2011) - Information regarding the pilot program for Autism coverage for State of Kansas contracts.
Dental FAQ (March 10, 2011) - Answers to questions frequently asked by dental providers.
HIPAA 5010 Migration (March 03, 2011) - Get details on the upcoming HIPAA 5010 migration and what EDI can do to assist provider offices.