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"S" Newsletters - 2017

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S-5-17 Published 12/1/17

Inside this issue:

  • KU Med joins EPO, Solutions network
  • Guidelines for paper claims
  • Save time, earn incentive checking claims through Availity
  • New Directions changes stay reviews
  • New Directions publishes criteria
  • AIM to manage portion of Tyson plan
  • AllianceRx Walgreens Prime
  • ResultsRx new formulary
  • Pharmaceutical Formulary Update
  • Microcurrent Stimulation Therapy considered E/I
  • Use of out-of-network third-party providers
  • Clarification of 99455 for physicals
  • BCBSMA expanding programs
  • QBRP Earned Reporting instantly available
  • EPO, Solutions information
  • BCBSKS thanks Lindemuth, welcomes Falk as provider rep
  • Web changes — Medical policy

S-4-17 Published 9/28/17

Inside this issue:

  • All QBRP qualifying periods now semi-annual
  • Pharmacists to be able to bill MTM
  • DME software rules change Oct. 15
  • Correctly coding PSA
  • Billing vision services appropriately
  • Inovalon replaces Verscend
  • Choosing Wisely
  • Earning incentive for data attestation
  • Pilot aims to eliminate inaccuracies
  • Coding prolonged direct contact
  • Properly billing physicals
  • New Anthem ID cards
  • Pharmaceutical Formulary Update
  • Place of service for telemedicine
  • Billing Reminder: MA130
  • Refreshing QBRP schedule
  • QBRP prerequisites and groups
  • QBRP Incentive qualifying periods
  • QBRP metrics
  • Web changes — Medical policy

S-3-17 Published 8/11/17

Inside this issue:

  • Specifying Reimbursement Changes for 2018

S-2-17 Published 6/12/17

Inside this issue:

  • Telemedicine or telehealth: What's the difference?
  • K-TRACS a valuable tool
  • Pharmaceutical Formulary Update
  • Provider Pulse aims to help providers understand VA
  • VA eliminates OHI requirement
  • Pregnancy Care Initiative Program
  • Cervical cancer screenings
  • Incentive program rewards for controlling diabetes
  • Billing reminders, workshops
  • BCBSMA, BCBSMN pre-cert changes
  • Coordinator seeks to close gaps
  • RADV audit
  • Data attestation in Provider Portal
  • Prime, Walgreens team up
  • Filing air ambulance claims correctly
  • Rep retires, territories change
  • Web changes — Medical policy

S-1-17 Published 3/15/17

Inside this issue:

  • Required bi-annual data attestations
  • Preventive medicine service or office visit?
  • Supplying lab results helps improve quality of care
  • Pharmaceutical formulary update
  • AdvantMed requesting records
  • Essential Community Providers
  • BCBSKS 2017 quality initiatives
  • Choosing Wisely
  • Provider data accuracy pays
  • Program aims to curb opioid use
  • After-hours, TTY not required
  • Audits ensure compliance
  • Eligible providers list
  • 2017 workshop schedule
  • Out-of-network Solutions request
  • Modifiers updated for DME/HME
  • Billing reminders
  • Availity training programs
  • Web updates — medical policy

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