Several members have contacted the ICS this week about claims denials from BCBSIL. It appears that they have updated their claims edit process to utilize “Excludes1” exclusions in ICD-10. Please watch the video for more explanation!
Have you had claims rejected recently from insurance carriers? Many insurance carriers did not update their systems for the new ICD-10 codes resulting in claims being rejected. Read the article to learn more!
The latest changes in ICD-10 took effect last Monday, October 1, 2018. Unlike CPT and HCPCS codes, ICD-10 codes are updated on October 1 each year. Each year not only brings about code changes, but unfamiliarity with policy changes will leave you wondering as your reimbursements shrink.