Some providers may be required to respond to new records requests for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL). The requests are required by CMS for annual Medicare Advantage risk adjustment review of BCBSIL.
The Illinois Chiropractic Society met briefly with BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois (BCBSIL) on Monday (June 27, 2021) to discuss the letter that many of you received from BCBSIL and to raise our concerns and questions regarding both the intent and the statistical information provided in the BCBSIL letter.
As you may have noticed in the December 2020 BlueReview, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) announced changes to the City of Chicago and Indian Prairie School District plans. In response to ICS’ inquiry, BCBSIL has confirmed that, beginning on January 1, 2021, Orthonet will no longer handle preauthorization for any BCBSIL plans. Read the article to learn more!
ICS Executive Director Marc Abla discusses Telehealth in Illinois and insurance coverage of that service. Illinois has some requirements for insurance coverage of telehealth. Also, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois has announced that they are accepting new codes for telehealth!