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2010 Spring Provider Workshops March 2010(298 KB) 4
2011 Spring Provider Workshops March 2011(422 KB) 3
2012 spring provider workshops March 2012(267 KB) 3
2013 spring provider workshops March 2013420 KB 5
2014 spring provider workshops March 2014(389 KB) 10
5010 Version of Electronic Transactions Mandated by January 1, 2012 June 2010(320 KB) 2
5010: Implementation of Version 5010 June 2011(371KB) 8
5010: Only Six Months to go until the 5010 June 2011(371KB) 8
AADE accepted for diabetes self management training March 2012(267 KB) 2
ABC accreditation accepted for network durable medical equipment providers March 2012(267 KB) 3
Abdominal / Retroperitoneal Ultrasounds September 2003(1 MB PDF) 3
Access only - current PPO groups as of December 2012 December 2012523 KB 6
Access Only - Current PPO Groups as of January 1, 2012 December 2011(379 KB) 17
Access only - terminated PPO groups as of December 2012 December 2012523 KB 7
Access Only - Terminated PPO Groups as of January 1, 2012 December 2011(379 KB) 17
Access Only PPO Customers of USAble Corp June 2010(320 KB) 8
Access Only PPO Customers of USAble Corporation June 2007(316 KB) 26
Access Only PPO Customers of USAble Corporation as of January 1, 2010 December 2009(459 KB) 10
Access Only PPO Customers of USAble Corporation Effective January 1, 2007 December 2006(647 KB) 24
Access Only PPO Customers of USAble Corporation Effective January 1, 2009 December 2008(301 KB) 10
Access Only Reminder September 2008(368 KB) 22
Access Only: Groups effective March 2006 March 2006(910 KB PDF) 26
Accidents: Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Health Advantage Coverage for Services Rendered to a Member Injured in an Accident March 2008(530 KB) 11
Account Receivable Reconciliation System (ARRS) March 2006(910 KB PDF) 4
Administration Fees Billed by Hospitals September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 18
Administration of Vaccines (90465-90474) September 2009(354 KB) 5
Admission Pre-Certification Requirements September 2001(346 KB PDF) 1
Admission Pre-Certification Requirements Reference Table September 2001(346 KB PDF) 6
Admission Pre-Notification Requirements for Out-of-State or Out-of-Network March 2011(422 KB) 2
Advanced imaging program for Tyson and Walmart December 2012523 KB 8
AHCPII: Arkansas health care payment improvement initiative March 2014(389 KB) 7
AHCPII: Arkansas Health Care Payment Improvement Initiative - Wave II March 2013420 KB 2
AHCPII: Arkansas Healthcare Payment Improvement Initiative Provider Agreement amendment December 2012523 KB 3
AHCPII: State payers announce new payment initiative September 2012(488 KB) 4
AHIN and EDI electronic mailing list subscription June 2013(1209 KB) 8
AHIN Announces New and Improved Member Benefit Displays March 2008(530 KB) 12
AHIN Announces New and Improved Member Benefit Displays June 2008(267 KB) 7
AHIN professional services March 2013420 KB 8
AHIN to Require E-Mail Address for All Users March 2010(298 KB) 7
AHIN user administrator September 2010(324 KB) 8
AHIN: Access Fees Waived September 2002(481 KB PDF) 2
AHIN: Additional Benefit Types Available December 2011(379 KB) 7
AHIN: Advanced Health Information Network and Voice Response Unit Systems March 2002(1 MB PDF) 2
AHIN: Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Fee Schedule on AHIN Now Includes DME, Prosthetics, and Orthotics Fees March 2003(1 MB PDF) 14
AHIN: Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Fee Schedule Updated on AHIN March 2003(1 MB PDF) 14
AHIN: Claim Filing Procedure Reminder March 2002(1 MB PDF) 2
AHIN: Extended Hours of Operation December 2006(647 KB) 3
AHIN: Extended Hours of Operation June 2006(316 KB PDF) 3
AHIN: Extended Hours of Operation March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 3
AHIN: Extended Hours of Operation March 2006(910 KB PDF) 11
AHIN: Extended Hours of Operation September 2006(758 KB PDF) 3
AHIN: Last Update Date Added to Eligibility Screen March 2009(569 KB) 6
AHIN: meaningful use compliance September 2011(512 KB) 10
AHIN: Medical Record Request Letters Available on AHIN March 2009(569 KB) 6
AHIN: Medical Records Requests Concerns June 2009(187 KB) 5
AHIN: Member Eligibility March 2011(422 KB) 7
AHIN: New toll free number for AHIN customer support September 2012(488 KB) 11
AHIN: Overpayment Notification March 2010(298 KB) 7
AHIN: Overpayment Notification September 2009(354 KB) 6
AHIN: Pharmacy Prior Authorization September 2008(368 KB) 13
AHIN: Planning for Influenza Outbreaks: Update Your Office Staff on AHIN and My BlueLine Now September 2009(354 KB) 6
AHIN: Providers’ News Goes Green September 2009(354 KB) 7
AHIN: Providers’ News Goes Green June 2009(187 KB) 5
AHIN: Readable Medicare 277CA report June 2012(805 KB) 19
AHIN: Remittance Advice Available Online via AHIN December 2005(905 KB PDF) 15
AHIN: Remittance Advice Available online via AHIN June 2009(187 KB) 5
AHIN: Sharing of AHIN User IDs and Passwords March 2010(298 KB) 7
AHIN: Two Additional Tools Now Available June 2008(267 KB) 9
AHIN: Two Additional Tools Now Available September 2006(758 KB PDF) 7
AHIN: You See what We See June 2011(371KB) 14
AHIN: You See What We See March 2011(422 KB) 7
AI Modifier December 2010(514 KB) 4
Allen Promoted to President of Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield September 2002(481 KB PDF) 2
Allergen Immunotherapy Coding December 2001(400 KB PDF) 1
Allergen immunotherapy- provision of antigens September 2013(2868 KB) 2
allergen specific IgE in vitro testing September 2011(512 KB) 5
Alpha Prefix: DaimlerChrysler New Alpha Prefix October 2000(227 KB PDF) 4
Amendments to Arkansas Blue Cross Preferred Payment Plan (PPP) contract December 2012523 KB 4
Amevive®: Allowance, Coverage Policy, and Claims Filing Policies & Procedures March 2003(1 MB PDF) 2
Anesthesia Base Units June 2000(556 KB PDF) 2
Anesthesia Billing June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 2
Anesthesia Billing: HCFA Form 1500s October 2000(227 KB PDF) 5
Anesthesia conversion factor September 2013(2868 KB) 4
Anesthesia Units March 2001(629 KB PDF) 3
Anesthesia Update December 2001(400 KB PDF) 2
Anesthesia Update December 2007(623 KB PDF) 16
Annual Medicare Advantage compliance training for providers December 2013(945 KB) 4
APN: Copayment Changes for Advanced Practice Nurses March 2008(530 KB) 5
APN: Coverage Expanded June 2007(316 KB) 6
APN: Services Provided by Advanced Practice Nurses June 2007(316 KB) 7
Applied behavior analysis coverage for autism September 2012(488 KB) 2
Appropriate Modifier Usage March 2006(910 KB PDF) 2
Area Providers Reap Benefits From Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Online Service June 2004(876 KB PDF) 12
ARHealth March 2006(910 KB PDF) 8
Arkansas Ble Cross Introduces Three New, More-Affordable Health Insurance Plans December 2002(540 KB PDF) 1
Arkansas Blue Cross Adopts RBRVA for 2011 March 2011(422 KB) 5
Arkansas Blue Cross Adopts RBRVS for 2010 December 2009(459 KB) 1
Arkansas Blue Cross Adopts RBRVS for 2012 December 2011(379 KB) 7
Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Gives Providers Two Easy Options For Patient Information December 2006(647 KB) 5
Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Named a “Top Innovator” in Information Technology December 2004(848 KB PDF) 10
Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Withdraws Local PPO for Medi-Pak® Advantage June 2009(187 KB) 2
Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s Reimbursement Under AWP September 2005(736 KB PDF) 3
Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield and AR Medicare Part B - 2003 Seminar Schedule March 2003(1 MB PDF) 15
Arkansas Blue Cross Employer Group Change December 2009(459 KB) 5
Arkansas Blue Cross Gives Providers Two Easy Options for Patient Information March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 8
Arkansas Blue Cross Number 1 in PDQI Rating September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 17
Arkansas Poison Center Offers Help with Poison Exposures December 2007(623 KB PDF) 18
Arkansas' FirstSource Access Only: Active Groups Effective June 2004 June 2004(876 KB PDF) 8
Arkansas' FirstSource Access Only: Claims Filing Information June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 2
Arkansas' FirstSource Access Only: Claims Filing Information March 2001(629 KB PDF) 4
Arkansas' FirstSource Access Only: Electronic Claim Submission March 2002(1 MB PDF) 4
Arkansas' FirstSource Access Only: Electronic Filing Reminder June 2000(556 KB PDF) 2
Arkansas' FirstSource Access Only: Group Cancellation June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 2
Arkansas' FirstSource Access Only: Group Cancellations September 2001(346 KB PDF) 3
Arkansas' FirstSource Access Only: Group Update - March 2001 March 2001(629 KB PDF) 7
Arkansas' FirstSource Access Only: Group Update - March 2002 March 2002(1 MB PDF) 10
Arkansas' FirstSource Access Only: Terminated Groups June 2004(876 KB PDF) 9
Arkansas' FirstSource PPO - Specialty Care Physician Office Visit Copayment: Types of Injections Covered Under the Copayment June 2003(792 KB PDF) 2
Arkansas' FirstSource PPO - Specialty Care Physician Office Visit Copayment: Types of Injections Not Covered Under the Copayment June 2003(792 KB PDF) 3
Arkansas' FirstSource PPO Access Only Groups Effective January, 2006 December 2005(905 KB PDF) 26
Arkansas' FirstSource PPO Benefit Enhancement: Annual Diabetic Retinal Exam - March 1, 2004 March 2004(111 KB PDF) 9
Arkansas' FirstSource PPO: Office Visit Copayments For PCP & Specialty Care Physicians June 2003(792 KB PDF) 2
Arkansas' FirstSource PPO: Wellness Benefits December 2002(540 KB PDF) 6
Arkansas' FirstSource: Group Additions December 2001(400 KB PDF) 6
Arkansas' FirstSource: Name Change June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 2
Arkansas' FirstSource: Specialist Copayment March 2003(1 MB PDF) 1
Arkansas’ FirstSource Access Only: Groups Effective January 2005 December 2004(848 KB PDF) 12
Arkansas’ FirstSource PPO Access Only Groups: Terminations for 2004 December 2004(848 KB PDF) 13
ASE & PSE: “Mommy 2-B” Program Offered to Arkansas State and Public School Employees September 2008(368 KB) 17
ASE & PSE: Account Services/Codes that Require Pre-Certification December 2009(459 KB) 12
ASE & PSE: American Health Holding (AHH) Questions & Answers December 2007(623 KB PDF) 6
ASE & PSE: ARBenefitsPlus September 2011(512 KB) 9
ASE & PSE: ARHealth Open Access Point of Service Option September 2007(331 KB PDF) 22
ASE & PSE: Arkansas State and Public School Account Services/Codes that Require Pre-Certification June 2008(267 KB) 10
ASE & PSE: Arkansas State and Public School Employees Preventive Benefits (updated January 2009) March 2009(569 KB) 12
ASE & PSE: Arkansas State and Public School Members Transferred from QualChoice to Health Advantage June 2007(316 KB) 6
ASE & PSE: Behavioral Health January 2012 - ASE/PSE Special Issue(842 KB) 4
ASE & PSE: Benefit Updates March 2002(1 MB PDF) 3
ASE & PSE: Changes for Arkansas State and Public School Employees March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 19
ASE & PSE: Changes to Mental Health Coverage September 2001(346 KB PDF) 2
ASE & PSE: Dental Information December 2006(647 KB) 23
ASE & PSE: Durable Medical Equipment January 2012 - Special Edition(235 KB) 4
ASE & PSE: Health Service Fund Withhold Change & Contract Amendment Notice September 2007(331 KB PDF) 22
ASE & PSE: Injections Administered in the Physician's Office January 2012 - ASE/PSE Special Issue(842 KB) 2
ASE & PSE: Insurance Board Increases Benefits for Arkansas Public School Employees September 2006(758 KB PDF) 39
ASE & PSE: insurance plan options are changing September 2011(512 KB) 9
ASE & PSE: Maternity Management January 2012 - ASE/PSE Special Issue(842 KB) 3
ASE & PSE: Medicare Primary Retirees January 2012 - ASE/PSE Special Issue(842 KB) 3
ASE & PSE: Mental Health Services June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 2
ASE & PSE: Mental Health Services March 2004(111 KB PDF) 6
ASE & PSE: Other Covered Services January 2012 - ASE/PSE Special Issue(842 KB) 3
ASE & PSE: phone number change for American Health Holding September 2011(512 KB) 8
ASE & PSE: Preventative Benefits March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 20
ASE & PSE: Preventive Benefits June 2005(661 KB PDF) 16
ASE & PSE: Preventive Benefits (Chart) September 2006(758 KB PDF) 40
ASE & PSE: Preventive Benefits (updated June 2008) June 2008(267 KB) 12
ASE & PSE: Preventive Benefits (updated June 2009) June 2009(187 KB) 8
ASE & PSE: Preventive Benefits (updated October 2009) December 2009(459 KB) 14
ASE & PSE: Preventive Benefits — Update September 2006(758 KB PDF) 39
ASE & PSE: Preventive Dental (Chart) September 2006(758 KB PDF) 42
ASE & PSE: Preventive Services January 2012 - ASE/PSE Special Issue(842 KB) 2
ASE & PSE: Primary Care Physician Survey December 2002(540 KB PDF) 4
ASE & PSE: PSE Preventive Dental Benefits September 2007(331 KB PDF) 21
ASE & PSE: Retirees with Medicare Primary Coverage March 2005(788 KB PDF) 5
ASE & PSE: Services Requiring Pre-Certification by AHH (American Health Holding) September 2008(368 KB) 16
ASE & PSE: Services Requiring Pre-Certification by American Health Holding March 2008(530 KB) 10
ASE & PSE: Services Requiring Pre-Certification by American Health Holding January 2012 - ASE/PSE Special Issue(842 KB) 3
ASE & PSE: Special Mailing ASE / PSE Special Mailing(276 KB) 1
ASE & PSE: Summary of Benefits for 2012 January 2012 - ASE/PSE Special Issue(842 KB) 1
ASE & PSE: Top Five Most Frequently Occuring Diagnosis September 2002(481 KB PDF) 3
ASE & PSE: Utilization Management September 2007(331 KB PDF) 23
ASE/PSE benefit changes effective January 1, 2013 December 2012523 KB 10
ASE/PSE: Benefit changes for 2014 December 2013(945 KB) 7
ASE/PSE: Benefit clarification for members of the Arkansas state and public school groups September 2012(488 KB) 10
ASE/PSE: Changes for Arkansas State and Public School Employees March 2013420 KB 6
ASE/PSE: coverage policy changes for ASE/PSE: March 2014(389 KB) 11
ASE/PSE: Coverage Policy Reminder: Arkansas State and Public School Employees June 2012(805 KB) 19
ASE/PSE: Inpatient pre-certification required October 1, 2013 December 2013(945 KB) 8
ASE/PSE: Inpatient pre-certification required October 1, 2013 September 2013(2868 KB) 8
ASE/PSE: Inpatient precertification required June 2013(1209 KB) 11
ASE: Ark State Employees Changes to Fully-Insured with ABCBS and Health Advantage December 2000(455 KB PDF) 1
ASE: Ark State Employees Changes to Fully-Insured with ABCBS and Health Advantage March 2001(629 KB PDF) 4
ASE: Benefit Changes December 2000(455 KB PDF) 2
ASE: Benefit Changes December 2001(400 KB PDF) 2
ASE: Information June 2001(196 KB PDF) 3
ASE: Significant Changes for Arkansas State Employees December 2004(848 KB PDF) 14
ASE: USAble MCO Now Official Workers’ Compensation Managed Care Organization for the Arkansas State Employees June 2003(792 KB PDF) 3
Auto Med Pay Pilot Terminated September 2002(481 KB PDF) 4
AWP Affects “Non-Contracted” Provider Types September 2005(736 KB PDF) 4
AWP: News About the “Any Willing Provider” Law March 2005(788 KB PDF) 4
BAA: BlueAdvantage Administrators of Arkansas to Begin Processing Wal-Mart Claims in 2004 December 2003(815 KB PDF) 6
BAA: BlueAdvantage to Implement an Automated Offset Process for Claim Over-payments for the Wal-Mart Account December 2007(623 KB PDF) 7
BAA: Some BlueAdvantage Groups to Require Radiology Authorizations September 2007(331 KB PDF) 14
Bandage Lens December 2006(647 KB) 15
Baptist Health employee group health benefit changes for 2014 December 2013(945 KB) 7
BasicBlue and Group BasicBlue December 2002(540 KB PDF) 2
Bevacizumab (avastin) for metastatic, triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) September 2012(488 KB) 2
Bevacizumab No Longer Approved by FDA as Treatment for Breast Cancer December 2011(379 KB) 6
Billing for Novel H1N1 Influenza Vaccine September 2009(354 KB) 5
Billing for services to family members prohibited September 2013(2868 KB) 3
Billing Information for Nerve Block June 2010(320 KB) 7
Billing Instructions for “Never Events” December 2009(459 KB) 3
Billing of Pathology Consultation Codes (CPT Codes 88331 and 88332) June 2010(320 KB) 5
Billing Procedure of Obstetric Epidurals by Delivering Physician March 2006(910 KB PDF) 12
Biventricular Pacing - Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 2
Black Claim Forms No Longer Acceptable December 2006(647 KB) 6
Blue Card: claims filing rule reminders for durable medical equipment, lab and specialty pharmacy September 2011(512 KB) 6
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association to launch national consumer cost tool September 2011(512 KB) 2
Blue Guide Update March 2002(1 MB PDF) 3
Blue on Blue: Automation of the coordination of benefits June 2012(805 KB) 4
Blue On-Line March 2001(629 KB PDF) 2
Blue Solution PPO Now Available September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 16
Blue Surgical Safety Checklist Implementation December 2010(514 KB) 7
BlueAdvantage Administrators of Arkansas: New Member ID Numbers March 2004(111 KB PDF) 2
BlueCard corrected claim submission June 2013(1209 KB) 12
BlueCard Medicare Claims Crossover Consolidation Process September 2009(354 KB) 9
BlueCard payments based on NPI March 2012(267 KB) 12
BlueCard: Access to out-of-area blue members’ medical policy and prior authorization requirements soon available online September 2010(324 KB) 10
BlueCard: Appeal Filing Procedures September 2009(354 KB) 8
BlueCard: Automated Duplicate Checking June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 3
BlueCard: Avoiding Misrouted BlueCard Claims June 2009(187 KB) 6
BlueCard: Avoiding Misrouted BlueCard Claims March 2010(298 KB) 6
BlueCard: Avoiding Misrouted Claims September 2009(354 KB) 7
BlueCard: Bar Code Letters September 2009(354 KB) 8
BlueCard: BlueCard Medical Records Mgmt Process Improvements March 2003(1 MB PDF) 6
BlueCard: BlueCard News — New Publication for Arkansas Blue Cross December 2004(848 KB PDF) 8
BlueCard: BlueCard Program Provider Manual June 2000(556 KB PDF) 11
BlueCard: case management for BlueCard members March 2012(267 KB) 12
BlueCard: changes to remittance advice March 2014(389 KB) 11
BlueCard: Checking Status of Claims June 2009(187 KB) 6
BlueCard: Claims Denied for Timely Filing December 2005(905 KB PDF) 12
BlueCard: Claims Filing Rule Reminders for Durable Medical Equipment, Lab and Specialty Pharmacy December 2011(379 KB) 9
BlueCard: COB Questionnaire June 2011(371KB) 10
BlueCard: Coordination of Benefits Questionnaire June 2009(187 KB) 6
BlueCard: Coordination of Benefits Questionnaire June 2010(320 KB) 8
BlueCard: Corrected Claims Submission Form December 2005(905 KB PDF) 12
BlueCard: Corrected Claims Submissions December 2005(905 KB PDF) 12
BlueCard: Dental claims September 2010(324 KB) 11
BlueCard: Duplicate claims handling for Medicare crossover June 2013(1209 KB) 12
BlueCard: Eligibility - Call for Easy Access to Membership and Coverage Information October 2000(227 KB PDF) 6
BlueCard: Exceptions to BlueCard Claims Submission October 2000(227 KB PDF) 6
BlueCard: Filing Medicare Advantage Home Health Request for Anticipated Payment Claims December 2011(379 KB) 8
BlueCard: Handle / File Direct Claims June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 3
BlueCard: Hearing and Vision Claims Through BlueCard June 2003(792 KB PDF) 8
BlueCard: Highlighting Information on an Attachment to a Claim (i.e. EOBs) September 2009(354 KB) 9
BlueCard: How to fi le claims for members September 2010(324 KB) 10
BlueCard: Improving BlueCard® Program to Meet Your Needs March 2003(1 MB PDF) 6
BlueCard: Institutional claims displayed on remittance advice by line item March 2013420 KB 6
BlueCard: Medicare Claims - New Cross Over Consolidation Process March 2006(910 KB PDF) 13
BlueCard: Medicare Claims New Crossover Consolidation Process December 2006(647 KB) 21
BlueCard: Medicare Claims New Crossover Consolidation Process September 2006(758 KB PDF) 11
BlueCard: Medicare Crossover Information for Providers June 2009(187 KB) 6
BlueCard: Mental Health Carve-Outs March 2009(569 KB) 5
BlueCard: New message codes on remittance advice for misrouted claims March 2013420 KB 6
BlueCard: Pricing claims for Medicare statutorily excluded services June 2013(1209 KB) 14
BlueCard: Provider Calls Regarding Out-of-State Members’ Claims March 2010(298 KB) 6
BlueCard: Provider Guide March 2003(1 MB PDF) 4
BlueCard: Provider Survey March 2009(569 KB) 5
BlueCard: RA Balancing Instructions and Guidelines Related to COB June 2011(371KB) 11
BlueCard: Referring and/or ordering physician December 2012523 KB 10
BlueCard: Remarks Codes June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 9
BlueCard: Remittance Advice June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 3
BlueCard: Remittance Advice Balancing Instructions and Guidelines Related to Coordination of Benefits June 2009(187 KB) 7
BlueCard: Remittance advice balancing instructions and guidelines related to coordination of benefits September 2010(324 KB) 11
BlueCard: Retraction - Handle / File Direct Claims September 2002(481 KB PDF) 1
BlueCard: Unsolicited Medical Records Coming Back September 2009(354 KB) 7
BlueCard: Verifying Blue Member Eligibility June 2011(371KB) 10
BlueCard: Vision Claim Instructions - Corrections from December 2002 March 2004(111 KB PDF) 1
BlueCard: Where & How do Providers Submit BlueCard Claims September 2009(354 KB) 9
BlueCard® Guides December 2009(459 KB) 8
BlueCard®: Claims Filing Procedures December 2009(459 KB) 8
BlueCard®: Include the Onset/Occurrence Date on Claims December 2009(459 KB) 9
BlueCard®: Unlisted Procedure Code Usage December 2009(459 KB) 9
BlueCard®: Verifying Blue Member Eligibility December 2009(459 KB) 10
BlueCard®: Where and How do Providers Submit BlueCard® Claims? December 2009(459 KB) 7
BlueLine March 2000(480 KB PDF) 2
Botullinum Toxin Type A for Migraine Headache December 2000(455 KB PDF) 3
Breast Cancer Follow-up December 2006(647 KB) 20
Byram Healthcare—New Mail Order Supplier September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 4
Cardiovascular Education Program June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 4
CatchAir Youth Asthma Program June 2011(371KB) 4
Change Claim Submission for CPT Code 59400 June 2004(876 KB PDF) 17
Change in Flu Vaccine Billing December 2007(623 KB PDF) 11
Changes to the Remittance Advice December 2000(455 KB PDF) A-16
Changes to the Take Care Arkansas/Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) June 2013(1209 KB) 4
charging facility copayments for an office visit September 2011(512 KB) 10
CHIP Moves to USAble Aministrators June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 4
Claims Check Plus March 2011(422 KB) 5
Claims Filing Guidelines: Anesthesia December 2000(455 KB PDF) A-11
Claims Filing Guidelines: Anesthesia March 2001(629 KB PDF) 18
Claims Filing Guidelines: Annual Routine Gynecological Exam December 2000(455 KB PDF) A-12
Claims Filing Guidelines: Annual Routine Gynecological Exam March 2001(629 KB PDF) 19
Claims Filing Guidelines: Child Services December 2000(455 KB PDF) A-13
Claims Filing Guidelines: Child Services March 2001(629 KB PDF) 20
Claims Filing Guidelines: UB92 March 2001(629 KB PDF) 3
Claims Filing Guidelines: Wellness Services March 2001(629 KB PDF) 18
Claims Filing Guidelines: Wellness Services December 2000(455 KB PDF) A-11
Claims Filing Procedure for PPO Primary Care Physician’s Office Services — Family Medicine, General Practice, Internal Medicine, and Pediatric Medicine December 2008(301 KB) 6
Claims filing rule reminders for durable medical equipment, laboratory, and specialty pharmacy March 2012(267 KB) 7
Claims filing rule reminders for durable medical equipment, laboratory, and specialty pharmacy June 2012(805 KB) 13
Claims Filing Rule Reminders for Durable Medical Equipment, Laboratory, and Specialty Pharmacy January 2012 - Special Edition(235 KB) 1
Claims filing rule reminders for durable medical equipment, laboratory, and specialty pharmacy September 2012(488 KB) 11
claims filing rules for counties bordering Arkansas September 2011(512 KB) 11
Claims Filing Rules for Counties Bordering Arkansas December 2011(379 KB) 6
Claims for Newborns December 2003(815 KB PDF) 4
Claims Payment Issues & 1099 Earnings June 2005(661 KB PDF) 9
Claims processing changes for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield March 2013420 KB 4
Claims: Black UB-04 claim forms no longer accepted September 2012(488 KB) 3
Claims: BlueAdvantage Administrators of Arkansas to Implement Automated Offset Process for Claim Overpayments Effective April 1, 2008 March 2008(530 KB) 7
Claims: Claims Filing Procedure for PPO Primary Care Physician's Office Services September 2002(481 KB PDF) 3
Claims: Common errors on CMS1500 paper claim submissions June 2012(805 KB) 17
Claims: Crossover Claims to Medi-Pak March 2003(1 MB PDF) 8
Claims: Data Required on Facility Claims Submitted for Secondary Payment December 2006(647 KB) 15
Claims: Data Required on Facility Claims Submitted for Secondary Payment June 2007(316 KB) 20
Claims: Filing Secondary Payment for UB04 Facility Claims September 2007(331 KB PDF) 6
Claims: Filing Tips - Multiple Contract Providers & Border Counties March 2003(1 MB PDF) 3
Claims: Forms No Longer Accepted - HFCA 1500 (12/90) & UB92 September 2007(331 KB PDF) 5
Claims: Imaging and Eligibility June 2000(556 KB PDF) 2
Claims: Insulin Syringes September 2008(368 KB) 11
Claims: Medicare and Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield End HIPAA Contingency Plan for Electronic Claims September 2005(736 KB PDF) 13
Claims: New Patient Relationship Codes for Paper and Non-Compliant Claims September 2005(736 KB PDF) 11
Claims: Outpatient Facility Claims with Surgery Billed June 2003(792 KB PDF) 6
Claims: Payment Issues June 2000(556 KB PDF) 3
Claims: Payment Issues June 2001(196 KB PDF) 1
Claims: Payment Issues (2003) June 2003(792 KB PDF) 12
Claims: Payment Issues (June 2004) June 2004(876 KB PDF) 10
Claims: PB 5010 deadline June 2012(805 KB) 12
Claims: Processing March 2000(480 KB PDF) 4
Claims: Reminder of printing guidelines for paper claims June 2012(805 KB) 16
Claims: Scanning UB 92 Claim Forms June 2001(196 KB PDF) 4
Claims: Submission Improvement March 2001(629 KB PDF) 2
Claims: Timely Filing June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 4
Claims: Timely Filing Reminder December 2002(540 KB PDF) 9
Clarification of Durable Medical Equipment Billing March 2009(569 KB) 8
Clear Claim ConnectionTM and Code-Specific Coverage Inquiry September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 9
Clinical Radiation and Patient Safety March 2009(569 KB) 2
CMS 1500 Claims Guide: Step-by-Step Instructions September 2006(758 KB PDF) 47
CMS 1500 Claims Guide: Step-by-Step Instructions June 2006(316 KB PDF) 11
CMS 1500: Arkansas Blue Cross Updates Time Frame for CMS 1500 Form to Follow CMS Changes June 2007(316 KB) 13
CMS 1500: Arkansas Blue Cross Updates Time-Frame to Follow CMS Changes March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 18
CMS 1500: Claims Guide - Step-by-Step Instruction June 2007(316 KB) 15
CMS 1500: Guide to CMS 1500 Paper Claim Form For Professional Providers June 2006(316 KB PDF) 10
CMS 1500: Guide to CMS 1500 Paper Claim Form For Professional Providers June 2007(316 KB) 14
CMS 1500: Guide to CMS 1500 Paper Claim Form For Professional Providers (Revised August, 2006) September 2006(758 KB PDF) 45
CMS 1500: NUCC Approves Revised Version of the 1500 Health Insurance Claim Form June 2006(316 KB PDF) 8
CMS 1500: NUCC Approves Revised Version of the 1500 Health Insurance Claim Form March 2006(910 KB PDF) 14
CMS 1500: Revised Timeline March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 18
CMS 1500: Revised Timeline for the NEW 1500 Health Insurance Paper Claim Form September 2006(758 KB PDF) 44
CMS compliance training September 2012(488 KB) 3
CMS Guidance Regarding HIPAA Compliance: Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield to Implement Contingency Plan September 2003(1 MB PDF) 7
Cochlear Implants September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 20
CodeReview Edits for BlueAdvantage Administrators of Arkansas June 2004(876 KB PDF) 2
CodeReview Reminders December 2004(848 KB PDF) 9
Coding: Balloon Sinuplasty September 2007(331 KB PDF) 13
Colonoscopy September 2005(736 KB PDF) 6
Colonoscopy Guidelines June 2005(661 KB PDF) 24
Colonoscopy Screening June 2007(316 KB) 22
Computed Tomographic Angiography and Holographic Reconstruction March 2003(1 MB PDF) 3
Computed Tomographic Angiography for Acute Pulmonary Embolism (Helical/Spiral CT Angiography) June 2003(792 KB PDF) 4
Consumer transparency: helping patients make value-based decisions March 2012(267 KB) 6
Contact Lens Services - CPT Codes 92310, 92311, & 92312 March 2004(111 KB PDF) 11
Contraceptive Services December 2008(301 KB) 2
Contracting with Radiology Imaging Centers September 2006(758 KB PDF) 6
Contrast Media in MRI and CT Scan June 2001(196 KB PDF) 3
Coordination of Benefits and Subrogation Reminder March 2006(910 KB PDF) 2
Corizon Contracts to Access True Blue June 2011(371KB) 5
Corizon no longer part of correctional medical services December 2013(945 KB) 4
Coronary Artery Interventions June 2000(556 KB PDF) 2
Coronary Artery Modifiers October 2000(227 KB PDF) 4
Correct Billing of Discograms (CPT Codes 72285 & 72295) June 2010(320 KB) 2
Correct Claim Form and Timely Filing Submission June 2004(876 KB PDF) 17
Correct Coding: CT Coronary Angiography March 2005(788 KB PDF) 9
Correct Coding: Unlisted Procedures September 2007(331 KB PDF) 5
Corrected Bill Submission Form June 2003(792 KB PDF) 19
Corrected Bill Submission Form June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 4
Corrected Bill Submission Form March 2002(1 MB PDF) 4
Corrected Bill Submission Form September 2003(1 MB PDF) 8
Corrected claim submission and filing March 2014(389 KB) 3
Corrected Claims: Electronic Corrected Claims and Accepted March 2009(569 KB) 9
Corrected Claims: Electronic Corrected Claims are Accepted March 2010(298 KB) 6
Corrected Coding: Sacral Nerve Neurostimulation December 2007(623 KB PDF) 2
Correction for Billing Novel H1N1 Influenza Vaccine December 2009(459 KB) 3
Countdown to NPI! December 2006(647 KB) 2
Coverage Policy Changes December 2004(848 KB PDF) 3
Coverage Policy Manual September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 5
Coverage Policy Manual Revisions March 2004(111 KB PDF) 7
Coverage Policy Manual Revisions June 2004(876 KB PDF) 7
Coverage Policy Manual Revisions December 2003(815 KB PDF) 5
Coverage Policy Manual Updates December 2007(623 KB PDF) 26
Coverage Policy Manual Updates December 2005(905 KB PDF) 6
Coverage Policy Manual Updates March 2008(530 KB) 6
Coverage Policy Manual Updates June 2008(267 KB) 16
Coverage Policy Manual Updates September 2008(368 KB) 20
Coverage Policy Manual Updates June 2009(187 KB) 10
Coverage Policy Manual Updates June 2007(316 KB) 5
Coverage Policy Manual Updates June 2007(316 KB) 12
Coverage Policy Manual Updates September 2006(758 KB PDF) 17
Coverage Policy Manual Updates June 2006(316 KB PDF) 4
Coverage Policy Manual Updates December 2009(459 KB) 22
Coverage Policy Manual Updates March 2010(298 KB) 10
Coverage policy manual updates December 2010(514 KB) 26
Coverage Policy Manual Updates December 2011(379 KB) 14
coverage policy manual updates September 2011(512 KB) 36
Coverage Policy Manual Updates March 2011(422 KB) 12
Coverage policy manual updates September 2010(324 KB) 12
Coverage policy manual updates March 2012(267 KB) 10
Coverage policy manual updates June 2012(805 KB) 20
Coverage policy manual updates December 2012523 KB 14
Coverage policy manual updates March 2014(389 KB) 8
Coverage policy manual updates December 2013(945 KB) 12
Coverage policy manual updates September 2013(2868 KB) 20
Coverage Policy Manual Updates December 2008(301 KB) 18
Coverage Policy Manual Updates September 2009(354 KB) 10
Coverage Policy Manual Updates March 2006(910 KB PDF) 28
Coverage Policy Manual Updates June 2005(661 KB PDF) 8
Coverage Policy Manual Updates June 2010(320 KB) 10
Coverage Policy Manual Updates June 2011(371KB) 12
Coverage policy manual updates March 2013420 KB 44
Coverage Policy Manual Updates March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 7
Coverage policy manual updates September 2012(488 KB) 14
Coverage policy manual updates June 2013(1209 KB) 9
Coverage Policy Manul Updates March 2009(569 KB) 10
Coverage Policy Mnaual Updates September 2009(354 KB) 10
Coverage Policy Now on Web Site March 2002(1 MB PDF) 4
Coverage Policy Update September 2005(736 KB PDF) 9
Coverage Policy Update - Effective November 2004 March 2005(788 KB PDF) 7
Coverage Policy Updates (through September 2007) September 2007(331 KB PDF) 9
CPCI: Arkansas Blue Cross collaborates to improve primary care in Arkansas through federal initiative September 2012(488 KB) 8
CPCI: Arkansas Blue Cross collaborates to improve primary care in Arkansas through federal initiative June 2012(805 KB) 4
CPCI: Arkansas Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative welcomes two new participants December 2013(945 KB) 6
CPT & HCPCS Code Updates: Ambulance Codes March 2006(910 KB PDF) 36
CPT & HCPCS Code Updates: Durable Medical Equipment Codes March 2006(910 KB PDF) 30
CPT & HCPCS Code Updates: Injection Codes March 2006(910 KB PDF) 35
CPT & HCPCS Code Updates: Vision Codes March 2006(910 KB PDF) 32
CPT Code 90660 - Influenza Virus Vaccine for Intranasal Use September 2006(758 KB PDF) 4
CPT Code Crosswalk: From Deleted 2008 CPT Codes to 2009 CPT Codes December 2008(301 KB) 13
CPT Code: Cystourethroscopy - CPT Code 52351 June 2004(876 KB PDF) 6
CPT Code: Modifier 47 September 2008(368 KB) 15
CPT Codes: 2001 Additions and Updates March 2001(629 KB PDF) 27
CPT Codes: 2001 Deleted Codes with Cross Reference March 2001(629 KB PDF) 23
CPT Codes: 2003 CPT Code Deletions March 2003(1 MB PDF) 22
CPT Codes: 2005 Coding Changes December 2004(848 KB PDF) 16-17
CPT Codes: 53850 & 52852 Allowance June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 5
CPT Codes: 54162 and 54450 Changes March 2004(111 KB PDF) 6
CPT Codes: 61795 December 2004(848 KB PDF) 13
CPT Codes: 76950 December 2002(540 KB PDF) 4
CPT Codes: 77300 & 77334 Radiation Oncology March 2004(111 KB PDF) 6
CPT Codes: 82274 June 2003(792 KB PDF) 10
CPT Codes: 82570 September 2002(481 KB PDF) 4
CPT Codes: 87804 Changes March 2004(111 KB PDF) 5
CPT Codes: 90885 March 2003(1 MB PDF) 8
CPT Codes: 90887 September 2002(481 KB PDF) 4
CPT Codes: 92100 September 2002(481 KB PDF) 4
CPT Codes: 92533, 90473, & 90474 September 2003(1 MB PDF) 8
CPT Codes: 94150 - Changes and Updates December 2003(815 KB PDF) 4
CPT Codes: 94760 & 94761 Discontinuing Payment June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 5
CPT Codes: 97010 - Changes December 2001(400 KB PDF) 3
CPT Codes: 97535 - Billing with Chiropractic Manipulation Therapy Codes December 2001(400 KB PDF) 3
CPT Codes: 97601 September 2002(481 KB PDF) 4
CPT Codes: 97602 September 2002(481 KB PDF) 4
CPT Codes: 98943 - (Chiropractic Manipulative Treatment; Extraspinal, One or More Regions) September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 11
CPT Codes: 99000 Allowance June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 5
CPT Codes: 99070 June 2000(556 KB PDF) 2
CPT Codes: 99195 - Phlebotomy June 2004(876 KB PDF) 16
CPT Codes: 99289 & 99290 September 2002(481 KB PDF) 5
CPT Codes: Anesthesia Codes September 2002(481 KB PDF) 15
CPT Codes: Category III June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 5
CPT Codes: Corrections to 2003 CPT Code Deletions June 2003(792 KB PDF) 10
CPT Codes: Crosswalk from 2005 ‘G’ Codes for Injection, Infusion and Chemotherapy Administration to 2006 CPT Codes June 2006(316 KB PDF) 5
CPT Codes: Crosswalk from HCPCS ‘G’ Codes to 2006 CPT Codes December 2005(905 KB PDF) 24
CPT Codes: Deleted Codes Effective April 01, 2002 March 2002(1 MB PDF) 12
CPT Codes: Home Health Fee Schedule September 2002(481 KB PDF) 14
CPT Codes: Modifer 78 December 2001(400 KB PDF) 4
CPT Codes: Modifier 25 September 2002(481 KB PDF) 10
CPT Codes: Modifier 59 December 2002(540 KB PDF) 4
CPT Codes: Modifier 78 December 2002(540 KB PDF) 4
CPT Codes: New Codes Effective January 01, 2002 March 2002(1 MB PDF) 13
CPT Codes: Speech Therapy — CPT Code 92507 December 2004(848 KB PDF) 8
CPT Codes: Updates Effective January 01, 2003 March 2003(1 MB PDF) 19
Credentialing standards updates for all networks sponsored by Health Advantage and USAble Corporation March 2012(267 KB) 5
Current Perception Threshold Testing December 2002(540 KB PDF) 5
Customer Service: Regional Telephone Numbers June 2001(196 KB PDF) 4
Customer Service: Telephone Numbers June 2001(196 KB PDF) 4
Dedicated MRI Information June 2001(196 KB PDF) 3
Default Modifiers for Anesthesiologists June 2003(792 KB PDF) 18
Delivery of twins December 2012523 KB 2
Delivery of Twins June 2003(792 KB PDF) 7
Dental Anesthesia March 2008(530 KB) 6
Dental Fee Schedule Effective July 2007 June 2007(316 KB) 28
Dental: Dental Claims Information October 2000(227 KB PDF) 4
Dental: Fee Schedule September 2008(368 KB) 24
Dental: Fee Schedule June 2000(556 KB PDF) 2
Dental: Fee Schedule Effective 10/01/2001 September 2001(346 KB PDF) 7
Dental: Fee Schedule Update for PPP September 2001(346 KB PDF) 2
Dental: Filing a Medical Claim on the Dental Claims Form September 2008(368 KB) 22
Dental: New dental claims administrator June 2012(805 KB) 20
Dental: PPP Dental Fee Schedule June 2000(556 KB PDF) 17
Depo-Provera — Injection Code J1055 December 2005(905 KB PDF) 5
Diabetes Self Management Training March 2011(422 KB) 4
Diabetic Insulin Infusion Pumps and Pump Supplies September 2001(346 KB PDF) 3
Diagnosis Codes: Use of 4th & 5th Digits June 2007(316 KB) 11
Diagnosis Codes: Use of 4th and 5th Digits March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 19
Digital Mammography June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 5
Digital Mammography September 2003(1 MB PDF) 4
Digital Mammography March 2005(788 KB PDF) 9
Directive on Services Billed by Provider Type December 2007(623 KB PDF) 20
Display of Adjustments on BlueCard Remittance Advice September 2006(758 KB PDF) 10
DME Procedure Codes December 2006(647 KB) 16
DME suppliers par requirements March 2013420 KB 9
DME: Durable Medical Equipment Billing June 2008(267 KB) 9
DME: Electronic Submission of DME Claims October 2000(227 KB PDF) 4
DME: Fee Schedule Updated September 2007(331 KB PDF) 6
Do not use out-of-network laboratories March 2014(389 KB) 6
Don’t be a victim of identity theft! June 2013(1209 KB) 2
Dry Hydrotherapy September 2007(331 KB PDF) 21
Durable Medical Equipment December 2008(301 KB) 20
Edgepark Surgical - New Mail Order Supplier March 2003(1 MB PDF) 8
EDI online enrollment March 2014(389 KB) 3
EDI Services - FTP Changes June 2010(320 KB) 4
EFT requirement June 2012(805 KB) 9
EFT requirement September 2011(512 KB) 6
EFT Requirement December 2011(379 KB) 2
EFT requirement September 2012(488 KB) 6
EFT requirement March 2012(267 KB) 4
EFT requirement December 2012523 KB 7
EFT: Electronic Funds Transfer June 2008(267 KB) 8
Electronic corrected claims are accepted March 2012(267 KB) 4
Electronic Payment Option June 2003(792 KB PDF) 1
Electronic Remittance Advice (ANSI 835) March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 22
Electronic Remittance Advice (ANSI 835’s) September 2006(758 KB PDF) 7
Emergency Services Billing September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 5
End Stage Renal Disease Services March 2004(111 KB PDF) 3
EPO and Darbepoetin March 2008(530 KB) 14
EPO versus Aranesp September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 15
Evaluation & Management Billing by Radiologist June 2005(661 KB PDF) 12
Fax Numbers Needed March 2003(1 MB PDF) 3
Faxing Implant Invoices June 2004(876 KB PDF) 3
Faxing Medical Records June 2003(792 KB PDF) 9
Faxing Medical Records March 2004(111 KB PDF) 4
Fee schedule additions and updates December 2013(945 KB) 18
Fee schedule: additions and updates September 2013(2868 KB) 22
Fee Schedule: Additions and Updates June 2011(371KB) 14
Fee schedule: additions and updates September 2012(488 KB) 46
fee schedule: additions and updates December 2012523 KB 18
fee schedule: additions and updates September 2011(512 KB) 60
fee schedule: additions and updates September 2010(324 KB) 14
fee schedule: additions and updates June 2010(320 KB) 11
fee schedule: additions and updates March 2010(298 KB) 20
fee schedule: additions and updates December 2009(459 KB) 26
fee schedule: additions and updates September 2002(481 KB PDF) 14
fee schedule: additions and updates December 2001(400 KB PDF) 6
fee schedule: additions and updates March 2005(788 KB PDF) 12
fee schedule: additions and updates March 2005(788 KB PDF) 12
fee schedule: additions and updates September 2005(736 KB PDF) 31
fee schedule: additions and updates September 2006(758 KB PDF) 55
fee schedule: additions and updates June 2006(316 KB PDF) 26
Fee Schedule: Additions and Updates June 2006(316 KB PDF) 29-30
fee schedule: additions and updates March 2006(910 KB PDF) 29
fee schedule: additions and updates March 2006(910 KB PDF) 37
fee schedule: additions and updates December 2007(623 KB PDF) 26
fee schedule: additions and updates June 2007(316 KB) 35
fee schedule: additions and updates March 2009(569 KB) 22
fee schedule: additions and updates March 2009(569 KB) 15
fee schedule: additions and updates June 2009(187 KB) 13
fee schedule: additions and updates March 2013420 KB 50
Fee Schedule: Additions and updates June 2013(1209 KB) 16
Fee schedule: additions and updates March 2014(389 KB) 16
Fee schedule: additions and updates March 2012(267 KB) 14
Fee Schedule: Additions and Updates March 2011(422 KB) 13
fee schedule: additions and updates December 2010(514 KB) 27
fee schedule: additions and updates September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 20
fee schedule: additions and updates December 2006(647 KB) 26
fee schedule: additions and updates December 2005(905 KB PDF) 28
fee schedule: additions and updates March 2008(530 KB) 15
fee schedule: additions and updates March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 23
fee schedule: additions and updates September 2008(368 KB) 39
fee schedule: additions and updates June 2008(267 KB) 17
fee schedule: additions and updates September 2009(354 KB) 21
Fee schedule: additions and updates June 2012(805 KB) 22
fee schedule: additions and updates September 2009(354 KB) 20
fee schedule: additions and updates September 2003(1 MB PDF) 12
fee schedule: additions and updates June 2004(876 KB PDF) 14
fee schedule: additions and updates December 2004(848 KB PDF) 18
fee schedule: additions and updates September 2007(331 KB PDF) 26
fee schedule: additions and updates December 2008(301 KB) 12
Fee schedule: Anesthesia conversion factor December 2013(945 KB) 19
Fee Schedule: Changes - MRIs and MRAs June 2001(196 KB PDF) 3
Fee Schedule: Changes/Updates Effective March 26, 2003 June 2003(792 KB PDF) 20
Fee Schedule: Corrections October 2000(227 KB PDF) 8
Fee Schedule: Corrections — RBRVS Corrections March 2005(788 KB PDF) 9
Fee Schedule: Corrections and Updates March 2000(480 KB PDF) 1
Fee Schedule: Corrections and Updates June 2000(556 KB PDF) 1
fee schedule: durable medical equipment September 2011(512 KB) 39
Fee Schedule: Fee Schedule Additions and Updates December 2011(379 KB) 23
Fee Schedule: fee schedule: additions and updates December 2003(815 KB PDF) 1
Fee Schedule: Genetic Testing codes June 2013(1209 KB) 15
fee schedule: Home Health Agency June 2010(320 KB) 14
fee schedule: Home Health Agency March 2009(569 KB) 14
fee schedule: home health agency September 2011(512 KB) 38
fee schedule: Home health agency September 2010(324 KB) 13
Fee Schedule: Home Health Agency Code Updates September 2008(368 KB) 34
Fee Schedule: Home Health Agency Fee Schedule December 2011(379 KB) 18
Fee Schedule: Home Infusion Therapy June 2003(792 KB PDF) 21
Fee Schedule: Home Infusion Therapy Services September 2008(368 KB) 32
fee schedule: Home Infusion Therapy Services (HITS) December 2003(815 KB PDF) 16
Fee Schedule: Immunization & Injection Codes March 2005(788 KB PDF) 13-15
fee schedule: Injection Code Updates March 2008(530 KB) 15
fee schedule: Injection Code Updates March 2004(111 KB PDF) 12
fee schedule: Injection code updates September 2010(324 KB) 16
fee schedule: Injection Code Updates June 2010(320 KB) 15
fee schedule: Injection Code Updates March 2011(422 KB) 22
Fee schedule: Injection code updates June 2012(805 KB) 24
Fee schedule: injection code updates September 2013(2868 KB) 24
Fee schedule: Injection code updates December 2013(945 KB) 19
fee schedule: Injection Code Updates March 2009(569 KB) 16
fee schedule: Injection Code Updates June 2009(187 KB) 14
Fee Schedule: Injection Code Updates December 2011(379 KB) 19
Fee Schedule: Injection Code Updates December 2012523 KB 19
Fee Schedule: Injection Code Updates June 2011(371KB) 16
Fee Schedule: Injection code updates June 2013(1209 KB) 19
Fee schedule: injection code updates March 2014(389 KB) 27
Fee Schedule: Injection Code Updates March 2013420 KB 47
Fee Schedule: Injection Codes December 2007(623 KB PDF) 29
fee schedule: Injection Codes Update December 2008(301 KB) 23
Fee Schedule: Ostomy Code Updates March 2013420 KB 46
Fee Schedule: Physician Fee Schedule Available on AHIN December 2002(540 KB PDF) 8
Fee schedule: surgical codes March 2014(389 KB) 26
Fee Schedule: Updated Fee Schedule on AHIN March 2005(788 KB PDF) 8
FEP Edit in AHIN on Subscriber Loop June 2010(320 KB) 8
FEP to implement Claim Check Plus March 2012(267 KB) 13
FEP Will Pay Additional Radiation Therapy Procedure Codes March 2010(298 KB) 8
FEP: 2004 Benefit Changes - Basic Option Benefit Changes December 2003(815 KB PDF) 12
FEP: 2004 Benefit Changes - Standard and Basic Option Benefit Changes December 2003(815 KB PDF) 12
FEP: 2004 Benefit Changes - Standard Option Benefit Changes December 2003(815 KB PDF) 13
FEP: 2006 Benefit Changes December 2005(905 KB PDF) 11
FEP: 2007 FEP Dental Fee Schedule March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 14
FEP: 2009 Federal Employee Program Benefit Changes December 2008(301 KB) 7
FEP: 2010 Benefit Changes December 2009(459 KB) 16
FEP: 2011 benefit changes December 2010(514 KB) 21
FEP: 2012 Benefit Changes December 2011(379 KB) 8
FEP: 2013 Benefit changes December 2012523 KB 11
FEP: AHIN Submitted UB-92 Claims Field 46 March 2003(1 MB PDF) 13
FEP: Basic and Standard Option Updates June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 5
FEP: Basic Consumer Option December 2007(623 KB PDF) 9
FEP: Basic Option Benefits December 2001(400 KB PDF) 4
FEP: Basic Option Dental Fee Schedule for 2005 December 2004(848 KB PDF) 25
FEP: Basic Option Dental Network Fee Schedule March 2003(1 MB PDF) 18
FEP: Basic Option Drug Copayment Level December 2001(400 KB PDF) 13
FEP: Basic Option Now Covers Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy Billed From an Arkansas’ FirstSource Preferred Chiropractor December 2003(815 KB PDF) 11
FEP: Beginning in August 2004, Durable Medical Equipment Claims for FEP Patients Automatically Being Received and Processed from Palmetto June 2004(876 KB PDF) 4
FEP: Benefit Changes Effective January 01, 2003 December 2002(540 KB PDF) 5
FEP: Benefit changes for 2014 December 2013(945 KB) 8
FEP: Benefit Changes: Basic Option Only for 2005 December 2004(848 KB PDF) 22
FEP: Benefit Changes: Standard Option Only for 2005 December 2004(848 KB PDF) 21
FEP: Blue Quality Center for Transplant (BQCT) Correction March 2003(1 MB PDF) 10
FEP: Blue Quality Center for Transplants (BQCT) December 2002(540 KB PDF) 6
FEP: Cardiac Rehabilitation Services December 2002(540 KB PDF) 6
FEP: Changes to How Providers Receive FEP Denied Claims Explanation of Benefits March 2003(1 MB PDF) 11
FEP: Claims Payment October 2000(227 KB PDF) 3
FEP: Clarification of Offset Guidelines December 2004(848 KB PDF) 23
FEP: CMS 1450 Hospital Claim Form December 2003(815 KB PDF) 8
FEP: CMS 1500 Paper Anesthesia Time Guidelines December 2004(848 KB PDF) 24
FEP: CMS 1500 Physician Claim Form December 2003(815 KB PDF) 7
FEP: Coordination of Benefits March 2003(1 MB PDF) 10
FEP: Corrected Bill Submission Form December 2004(848 KB PDF) 23
FEP: Customer Service - Office Relocating March 2003(1 MB PDF) 13
FEP: Data Required on Professional Claims Submitted Electronically for Secondary Payment to the Federal Employee Program March 2008(530 KB) 13
FEP: Dental - Standard and Basic Option March 2003(1 MB PDF) 11
FEP: Dental Changes December 2004(848 KB PDF) 24
FEP: Dental Claims December 2003(815 KB PDF) 9
FEP: Dental Claims - Helpful Hints & New Billing Requirements Effective August 1, 2008 June 2008(267 KB) 14
FEP: Dental Claims Update December 2006(647 KB) 18
FEP: Dental Fee Schedule Corrections June 2003(792 KB PDF) 19
FEP: Dental Fee Schedule Update September 2008(368 KB) 35
FEP: Directory Update - Dental Fee Schedule December 2002(540 KB PDF) 6
FEP: Durable Medical Equipment Claims December 2004(848 KB PDF) 24
FEP: Electronic Funds Transfer March 2009(569 KB) 7
FEP: Eligibility Claim Status and Benefit Information Available Through AHIN and My BlueLine September 2007(331 KB PDF) 11
FEP: Eligibility of FEP Members Now Available Through AHIN June 2004(876 KB PDF) 4
FEP: Eye Exams March 2003(1 MB PDF) 10
FEP: Facility Claims September 2002(481 KB PDF) 5
FEP: Federal Employee Program Benefit Changes for 2007 December 2006(647 KB) 17
FEP: Federal Employee Program Benefits and Guidelines for Colonoscopy and Sigmoidoscopy June 2007(316 KB) 25
FEP: Federal Employee Program Guidelines on How to File Dental Claims & 2007 FEP Dental Fee Schedule March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 13
FEP: Federal Employee Program Reminders September 2006(758 KB PDF) 43
FEP: generic dispensing rate September 2011(512 KB) 8
FEP: Guidelines - How to Bill Same Procedure When Billed Multiple Times on Same Day December 2003(815 KB PDF) 13
FEP: Guidelines in Filing Claims when Medicare is Primary September 2007(331 KB PDF) 12
FEP: Guidelines in Filing Claims when Other Insurance is Primary September 2007(331 KB PDF) 12
FEP: HCFA Claim Form March 2003(1 MB PDF) 13
FEP: Helpful Hints on Submitting Dental Claims for FEP June 2004(876 KB PDF) 4
FEP: Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy December 2011(379 KB) 8
FEP: Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy March 2010(298 KB) 8
FEP: Mental Health & Substance Abuse Benefits September 2002(481 KB PDF) 5
FEP: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatments March 2010(298 KB) 8
FEP: Mental Health/Substance Abuse March 2003(1 MB PDF) 12
FEP: New Wellness Initiatives Under the Service Benefit Plan December 2009(459 KB) 19
FEP: Overview of Benefit Changes December 2001(400 KB PDF) 4
FEP: Pre-Service Review December 2003(815 KB PDF) 8
FEP: Precertification Guidelines March 2003(1 MB PDF) 12
FEP: Prior Approval September 2002(481 KB PDF) 6
FEP: Renal Dialysis Claims March 2009(569 KB) 7
FEP: Revised Standard Option Dental Fee Schedule December 2003(815 KB PDF) 13
FEP: Sample Certificate for Annual Physical Exam or Individual Preventive Counseling December 2009(459 KB) 20
FEP: Sample Certificate for Nutritional Counseling Visits December 2009(459 KB) 21
FEP: SKilled Nursing Facilities Benefits September 2007(331 KB PDF) 10
FEP: Standard and Basic Option - Mail Order Pharmacy December 2004(848 KB PDF) 22
FEP: Standard Option - Guidelines for Submitting Skilled Nursing Facility Claims June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 6
FEP: Standard Option Benefit Changes 2002 December 2001(400 KB PDF) 5
FEP: Standard Option Dental Fee Schedule September 2008(368 KB) 36
FEP: Standard Option Dental Fee Schedule (Updated) December 2003(815 KB PDF) 14
FEP: Standard Option Dental Fee Schedule for 2005 December 2004(848 KB PDF) 26-27
FEP: Standard Option Dental Network Fee Schedule March 2003(1 MB PDF) 16
FEP: Standard Option Now Covers Physical or Occupational Therapy Billed From a Chiropractor December 2003(815 KB PDF) 10
FEP: Summary of Benefits - 2002 Standard and Basic Option December 2001(400 KB PDF) 10
FEP: Timely Filing Guidelines for Preferred and Participating Providers December 2007(623 KB PDF) 11
FEP: UB-92 Claim Form March 2003(1 MB PDF) 13
FEP: Using AHIN to check benefits for physical therapy March 2012(267 KB) 12
FEP:Basic Option Dental Fee Schedule September 2008(368 KB) 38
Flow Cytometry June 2008(267 KB) 16
Flu vaccine billing for 2013-2014 September 2013(2868 KB) 2
Flu Vaccine Supply December 2005(905 KB PDF) 7
FluMist — Coverage Guidelines December 2003(815 KB PDF) 7
FluMist—Coverage Guidelines September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 17
Focused REview June 2010(320 KB) 6
Forms: A Guide to the HCFA 1500 Claim Form December 2000(455 KB PDF) A-1
Forms: A Guide to the HCFA 1500 Claim Form Including Rule and Regulation 43 Information March 2001(629 KB PDF) 8
Forms: Corrected Bill Submission Form March 2002(1 MB PDF) 11
Forms: Guide to the HCFA 1500 Claim Form June 2000(556 KB PDF) 7
Forms: Health Advantage - Explanation of Payment March 2001(629 KB PDF) 6
Fort Smith Choice: A New Health Benefit Plan for West Central Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma March 2003(1 MB PDF) 7
Fraud Alert from the Special Investigations Unit — Identity Theft Scam December 2004(848 KB PDF) 2
Gefitinib (Iressa) September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 6
Genetic Testing for Cystic Fibrosis June 2003(792 KB PDF) 11
GI Endoscopy and Anesthesia September 2009(354 KB) 4
GI Endoscopy and Anesthesia June 2009(187 KB) 2
GI Endoscopy and Anesthesia December 2003(815 KB PDF) 4
Got E-Mail? Let's Bridge the Communication Gap! June 2004(876 KB PDF) 5
Guidelines for Advanced Imaging Centers March 2009(569 KB) 4
Handwritten Claims Not Acceptable March 2005(788 KB PDF) 3
HbA1c for the Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes March 2010(298 KB) 3
HCPCS Code S8950 June 2009(187 KB) 5
HCPCS Codes not Accepted March 2008(530 KB) 13
HCPCS Codes not Accepted March 2008(530 KB) 13
HCPCS Codes: 2003 Codes for Home Infusion Therapy March 2003(1 MB PDF) 32
HCPCS Codes: 2003 HCPCS Code Deletions March 2003(1 MB PDF) 35
HCPCS Codes: A4570 September 2003(1 MB PDF) 8
HCPCS Codes: Additions for 2001 March 2001(629 KB PDF) 24
HCPCS Codes: Ambulance Codes December 2001(400 KB PDF) 6
HCPCS Codes: Correction to 2003 Deleted HCPCS Codes June 2003(792 KB PDF) 10
HCPCS Codes: Deleted Codes Effective April 01, 2002 March 2002(1 MB PDF) 12
HCPCS Codes: J9217 & J9202 September 2002(481 KB PDF) 5
HCPCS Codes: New Codes Effective January 01, 2002 March 2002(1 MB PDF) 19
HCPCS Codes: New HCPCS / DMERC Codes Effective April 1, 2002 September 2002(481 KB PDF) 15
HCPCS Codes: Reminder for Home Infusion Therapy Flushes March 2009(569 KB) 5
HCPCS Codes: S0302 & S0310 June 2003(792 KB PDF) 10
HCPCS Codes: Updates Effective January 01, 2003 March 2003(1 MB PDF) 23
HCPCS: K Codes December 2013(945 KB) 14
Health Advantage & Medi-Pak HMO: Provider Manuals March 2001(629 KB PDF) 2
Health Advantage & the BlueCard Program October 2000(227 KB PDF) 3
Health Advantage Laboratory Rates June 2007(316 KB) 12
Health Advantage: 2002 Update - Preventive Health Guidelines September 2002(481 KB PDF) 7
Health Advantage: Allergy Services March 2002(1 MB PDF) 8
Health Advantage: BlueChoice - Open Access Point of Service December 2001(400 KB PDF) 2
Health Advantage: Converting Remaining Members IDs September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 9
Health Advantage: Copy ID Cards March 2002(1 MB PDF) 8
Health Advantage: CPAP Machines March 2002(1 MB PDF) 8
Health Advantage: Denial Codes June 2003(792 KB PDF) 14
Health Advantage: EOP (Explanation of Payment) March 2001(629 KB PDF) 5
Health Advantage: HealthConnect Blue, 24 Hour Health Information Resource March 2004(111 KB PDF) 3
Health Advantage: Home Health June 2003(792 KB PDF) 14
Health Advantage: Improves Breast Biopsy Referral Process September 2003(1 MB PDF) 2
Health Advantage: Incorrect Denials March 2002(1 MB PDF) 8
Health Advantage: Injectable Medications June 2003(792 KB PDF) 15
Health Advantage: Lunelle Contraceptive Injection December 2000(455 KB PDF) 2
Health Advantage: Member Satisfaction Survey for 2004 December 2004(848 KB PDF) 7
Health Advantage: Mental Health Reminder March 2010(298 KB) 9
Health Advantage: Modifiers June 2003(792 KB PDF) 15
Health Advantage: Multiple Claims Status Checks June 2003(792 KB PDF) 14
Health Advantage: New Member ID's Numbers March 2004(111 KB PDF) 2
Health Advantage: New Open Access POS Plan June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 6
Health Advantage: Open Access Plan December 2002(540 KB PDF) 7
Health Advantage: Open Access Plan March 2002(1 MB PDF) 8
Health Advantage: Open Access Point of Service Plan Referrals March 2004(111 KB PDF) 9
Health Advantage: Oral Contraceptives March 2002(1 MB PDF) 8
Health Advantage: Pended Claims - Waiting for Information From a Provider March 2002(1 MB PDF) 9
Health Advantage: POS vs. Open Access POS June 2003(792 KB PDF) 15
Health Advantage: POS vs. Open Access POS June 2003(792 KB PDF) 15
Health Advantage: Pre-Certification June 2003(792 KB PDF) 15
Health Advantage: Provider Appeals Procedures December 2004(848 KB PDF) 6
Health Advantage: Referral Reminder March 2001(629 KB PDF) 1
Health Advantage: Referral Reminder December 2000(455 KB PDF) 1
Health Advantage: Referral Reminder June 2000(556 KB PDF) 2
Health Advantage: Referral Reminder March 2000(480 KB PDF) 3
Health Advantage: Referral Reminder October 2000(227 KB PDF) 1
Health Advantage: RS - Invalid Procedure Code Claim Denials March 2002(1 MB PDF) 9
Health Advantage: Update for Routine Gynecology Diagnosis December 2004(848 KB PDF) 7
Health Advantage: Withhold September 2007(331 KB PDF) 10
Health Advantage: Women's Health Services March 2000(480 KB PDF) 3
Health and Behavior Assessment/Intervention December 2008(301 KB) 9
Health Care Fraud: Top 10 Things to Know September 2002(481 KB PDF) 12
Health care reform impacts member policies differently September 2010(324 KB) 2
Health Education Program: Low Back Pain December 2002(540 KB PDF) 5
Health Education Program: Respiratory March 2001(629 KB PDF) 4
Health Education Program: Respiratory September 2001(346 KB PDF) 4
Health Insurance Marketplace: ACA redefines out-of-pocket cost for health plan members September 2013(2868 KB) 12
Health Insurance Marketplace: Arkansas leads way in addressing the uninsured population September 2013(2868 KB) 16
Health Insurance Marketplace: Essential health benefits at the core of new health plans September 2013(2868 KB) 11
Health Insurance Marketplace: FAQ's about the health care law September 2013(2868 KB) 14
Health Insurance Marketplace: FAQs December 2013(945 KB) 9
Health Insurance Marketplace: Health care providers can take advantage of Arkansas Blue Cross program to help Arkansans find free or low-cost health insurance September 2013(2868 KB) 13
Health Insurance Marketplace: Helpful telephone numbers for health insurance information September 2013(2868 KB) 18
Health Insurance Marketplace: Helpful websites for health care law information September 2013(2868 KB) 19
Health Insurance Marketplace: Helpful websites for health care law information September 2013(2868 KB) 19
Health Insurance Marketplace: How does the Arkansas Medicaid Expansion affect health care providers? September 2013(2868 KB) 10
Health Insurance Marketplace: Important dates regarding the new Health Insurance Marketplace September 2013(2868 KB) 18
Health Insurance Marketplace: Metallic benefits requiring an authorization September 2013(2868 KB) 15
Health Insurance Marketplace: Provider workshops September 2013(2868 KB) 19
Health Insurance Marketplace: Providing care under the health care law September 2013(2868 KB) 10
Health Insurance Marketplace: update on enrollment for federal health insurance marketplace and state of Arkansas private option update March 2014(389 KB) 12
Health Insurance Marketplace: What is the Health Insurance Marketplace? September 2013(2868 KB) 9
HealthConnect Blue - Your 24-Hour Health Information Resource June 2004(876 KB PDF) 5
Hearing Aid Billing March 2010(298 KB) 4
Hello! Hola! December 2004(848 KB PDF) 3
Helpful Telephone Numbers October 2000(227 KB PDF) 2
Hepatitis A VAccine June 2010(320 KB) 3
High Tech Radiology Procedure Code List June 2007(316 KB) 37
High Tech Radiology Procedures March 2010(298 KB) 12
High-Tech Radiology Billing Requirements September 2006(758 KB PDF) 5
High-tech radiology billing requirements September 2013(2868 KB) 4
High-Tech Radiology Services September 2007(331 KB PDF) 15
HIPAA December 2002(540 KB PDF) 7
HIPAA 5010 January Compliance Deadline December 2011(379 KB) 5
HIPAA changes requiring ICD-10 procedure and diagnosis codes September 2010(324 KB) 4
HIPAA Contingency Plan March 2004(111 KB PDF) 5
HIPAA: Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield is ready for your HIPAA 5010 transactions September 2011(512 KB) 4
HIPAA: Claims Submission Quick Survey June 2003(792 KB PDF) 18
HIPAA: Compliant Claims Software December 2002(540 KB PDF) 7
HIPAA: Confidentiality June 2003(792 KB PDF) 18
HIPAA: Most Frequent Claims Billing Errors December 2003(815 KB PDF) 5
HIPAA: Most Frequent Testing Errors June 2003(792 KB PDF) 19
HIPAA: private business HIPAA 5010 testing process September 2011(512 KB) 5
HIPAA: Providers are Encouraged to Test HIPAA 5010 Transactions Early March 2011(422 KB) 5
HIPAA: Request for Medical Records June 2003(792 KB PDF) 17
HIPAA: Special Alert on Transaction Issue - ANSI 278 Referral Certification & Authorization Transaction September 2002(481 KB PDF) 7
HIPAA: What You Need To Do September 2002(481 KB PDF) 8
HIPAA: Will Your Claims Be Paid After October 16, 2003? June 2003(792 KB PDF) 16
HITS: Home Infusion Therapy Services June 2008(267 KB) 18
Home Health Agency Claims Filing June 2005(661 KB PDF) 11
Home Health Code Revisions September 2003(1 MB PDF) 9
Home Health: Allowance Update December 2001(400 KB PDF) 6
Home Health: Billing June 2001(196 KB PDF) 3
Home Health: Modifications to type of bill codes for home health claims December 2013(945 KB) 3
Home Infusion Therapy Services December 2009(459 KB) 24
Home Infusion Therapy Services (HITS): Coding Additions and Deletions December 2003(815 KB PDF) 4
Home Infusion Therapy: Contracts September 2002(481 KB PDF) 9
Home Infusion Therapy: New Contracts December 2002(540 KB PDF) 7
Home Sleep Studies June 2010(320 KB) 1
Home Sleep Studies June 2011(371KB) 4
Homocysteine Measurement, CPT Code 83090 September 2006(758 KB PDF) 18
Hospital Revenue Code Requirements March 2006(910 KB PDF) 4
Hospital Room Rates September 2003(1 MB PDF) 10
Hospital Room Rates March 2010(298 KB) 5
HPV Testing with Additional Genetic Tests June 2007(316 KB) 10
HSA Blue PPO and HSA Blue PPO Plus Now Available September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 14
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy June 2013(1209 KB) 3
Ibritumomab Tiuxetan (Zevalin) June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 7
ICD-10 countdown December 2013(945 KB) 1
ICD-10 countdown December 2012523 KB 1
ICD-10 Countdown September 2013(2868 KB) 1
ICD-10 Countdown June 2013(1209 KB) 1
ICD-10 countdown March 2014(389 KB) 1
ICD-10 Countdown March 2013420 KB 1
ICD-10: Final ruling released on compliance date for ICD-10 December 2012523 KB 3
ID Card Prefix Change December 2004(848 KB PDF) 4
Imaging Center Provider Assessment Update December 2008(301 KB) 3
Imaging centers purchased by hospitals June 2012(805 KB) 16
Immunization / Vaccine Coverage March 2010(298 KB) 5
implant invoices: changes to process September 2011(512 KB) 3
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator March 2005(788 KB PDF) 4
Important Information Regarding the New Drug Administration Codes G0345-G0362 September 2005(736 KB PDF) 15
Improved Prior Authorization Program - Issues Being Resolved March 2006(910 KB PDF) 17
In-network laboratories should be used September 2010(324 KB) 4
Incorrect Address — Do Not Use P O Box 1416 June 2005(661 KB PDF) 18
Incorrect Billing Practices for Computed Tomography Angiograph March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 10
Influenza Vaccine - Correct Coding December 2001(400 KB PDF) 7
Information: Office Managers and Insurance Coordinators June 2001(196 KB PDF) 4
Initial hospital visits billed by multiple physicians March 2012(267 KB) 7
Initial hospital visits billed by multiple physicians March 2013420 KB 2
Injectable Drug Allowances March 2005(788 KB PDF) 6
Injectable Drug Pricing for Hospital Outpatient Department March 2011(422 KB) 6
Injectable Drug Pricing for Hospital Outpatient Departments June 2011(371KB) 6
Injections Administered in the Physician's Office January 2012 - ASE/PSE Special Issue(842 KB) 2
Injections: Allowance Changes December 2001(400 KB PDF) 7
Injections: Allowance Changes March 2002(1 MB PDF) 5
Injections: Depo Provera Injections March 2003(1 MB PDF) 2
Inpatient admission precertification for Walmart & Tyson June 2013(1209 KB) 8
Inpatient claims financial responsibility policy revision March 2014(389 KB) 9
Inpatient claims financial responsibility policy revision March 2013420 KB 4
Inpatient claims financial responsibility policy revision December 2013(945 KB) 6
Inpatient claims financial responsibility policy revision June 2013(1209 KB) 3
Inpatient Hospital Copayment Option to be Available to Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Groups September 2009(354 KB) 11
Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy December 2007(623 KB PDF) 16
Intensity modulated radiation therapy December 2010(514 KB) 1
Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) June 2009(187 KB) 4
Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) September 2005(736 KB PDF) 3
Intensity-modulated radiation therapy records request June 2013(1209 KB) 2
Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy: Medical Review December 2011(379 KB) 2
Interactive Voice Response (IVR) System — Your Questions Answered 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days Per Week December 2003(815 KB PDF) 2
Interim and Adjustment Bill Type Processing Changes March 2006(910 KB PDF) 6
Intermediate Layered Closure December 2006(647 KB) 16
Internal Disc Decompression Therapy March 2010(298 KB) 1
Internal Disc Decompression Therapy (IDD) June 2005(661 KB PDF) 14
International "CIO-100 Award" For Technology and Process Integration September 2002(481 KB PDF) 9
Introducing ARHealth December 2005(905 KB PDF) 22
IVR Option Available for Providers to Check NIA Authorization Status March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 9
Knee Braces December 2004(848 KB PDF) 3
Knee Braces September 2003(1 MB PDF) 8
Lab: Health Advantage Laboratory Reimbursement Changes December 2007(623 KB PDF) 3
Laboratory Fee Schedule September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 21-31
Licensed Physical Therapy Assistants September 2006(758 KB PDF) 2
Low Osmolar Contrast Media (LOCM) March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 19
Mail Alert December 2001(400 KB PDF) 7
Mammography December 2006(647 KB) 20
Marvin Named Associate Medical Director December 2002(540 KB PDF) 8
Maternity Benefits December 2000(455 KB PDF) 2
Maternity Benefits June 2005(661 KB PDF) 5
Maternity Benefits: Corrections March 2001(629 KB PDF) 1
Medi-Pak advantage (PFFS) changes for 2011 December 2010(514 KB) 24
Medi-Pak Advantage claims processing tips for facility owned clinics March 2012(267 KB) 11
Medi-Pak Advantage Deeming Process and Terms and Conditions of Provider Participation September 2006(758 KB PDF) 20
Medi-Pak Advantage Eligibility Inquiries & Claims Submission September 2006(758 KB PDF) 28
Medi-Pak Advantage is Changing September 2009(354 KB) 12
Medi-Pak advantage private fee-for-service (PFFS) 2011 variable benefits - in-network December 2010(514 KB) 25
Medi-Pak Advantage Provider Network Agreements December 2008(301 KB) 2
Medi-Pak Advantage: 2011 pharmacy formularies - four-tier standard & four-tier enhanced December 2010(514 KB) 24
Medi-Pak Advantage: 2013 pharmacy formularies December 2012523 KB 12
Medi-Pak Advantage: changes for 2013 December 2012523 KB 12
Medi-Pak Advantage: Deeming Process December 2006(647 KB) 8
Medi-Pak Advantage: Frequently Asked Questions September 2006(758 KB PDF) 30
Medi-Pak Advantage: Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) December 2006(647 KB) 12
Medi-Pak Advantage: In-home personal health check-ups for members September 2013(2868 KB) 8
Medi-Pak Advantage: New Disease Management Program Offered to Medi-Pak Advantage Members March 2011(422 KB) 11
Medi-Pak Advantage: New rule for paper claims June 2012(805 KB) 18
Medi-Pak Advantage: Offsets and Overpayments December 2006(647 KB) 13
Medi-Pak Advantage: PFFS 2012 Variable Benefits: In-Network December 2011(379 KB) 13
Medi-Pak Advantage: PFFS Changes for 2012 December 2011(379 KB) 12
Medi-Pak Advantage: Physician Scarcity Areas December 2006(647 KB) 13
Medi-Pak Advantage: Reimbursement Methodology September 2006(758 KB PDF) 23
Medi-Pak Advantage: Revised Notice of Medicare Non-Coverage (NOMNC) and Detailed Explanation of Non-Coverage (DENC) June 2012(805 KB) 18
Medi-Pak Advantage: Voluntary Overpayment Refund December 2006(647 KB) 14
Medi-Pak and Medi-Pak Advantage Members Have Access to Silver- Sneakers June 2007(316 KB) 21
Medi-Pak HMO: Non-Renewal March 2002(1 MB PDF) 6
Medi-Pak HMO: Non-Renewal September 2001(346 KB PDF) 4
Medi-Pak HMO: Non-Renewal December 2001(400 KB PDF) 7
Medi-Pak payments combined based on NPI June 2012(805 KB) 17
Medi-Pak Remittance Advice December 2009(459 KB) 16
Medi-Pak: 2012 Pharmacy Formularies December 2011(379 KB) 12
Medi-Pak: Arkansas Blue Cross Offers New Medi-Pak Supplement Plans March 2010(298 KB) 9
Medi-Pak: Medicare compliance guidelines June 2013(1209 KB) 10
Medi-Pak: Paper Claims Not Necessary March 2002(1 MB PDF) 5
Medi-Pak: Paper Remittance Advice Revisions December 2008(301 KB) 12
Medi-Pak: proton pump inhibitors & hypnotics: quantity limit changes December 2010(514 KB) 25
Medi-Pak: Timely Filing Period for Medi-Pak Claims June 2001(196 KB PDF) 3
Medi-Pak: Timely Filing Rules for Medi-Pak Claims June 2003(792 KB PDF) 9
Medicaid Billing Issues March 2010(298 KB) 2
Medically unlikely edits (MUE’s) March 2013420 KB 3
Medicare 4.4% Reduction in Payment Reversal Adjustments June 2006(316 KB PDF) 23
Medicare Advantage PFFS September 2006(758 KB PDF) 19
Medicare Ceritification Required for Facilities September 2009(354 KB) 1
Medicare Part D pharmacy changes for 2014 December 2013(945 KB) 4
Medicare PFFS Advantage June 2006(316 KB PDF) 23
Medicare Prior Authorization Forms March 2011(422 KB) 5
Medicare Supplement Claim Submission December 2001(400 KB PDF) 7
Medicare Update: Impact of CR 5047 June 2006(316 KB PDF) 25
Member and Provider Appeals or Request for Re-Review for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Health Advantage, and BlueCard June 2011(371KB) 2
Member and Provider Appeals or Requests for Re-Review for Arkansas Blue Cross and BlueCard June 2009(187 KB) 3
Member and Provider Appeals or Requests for Reviews June 2006(316 KB PDF) 8
Members Can Now Compare Hospital Measures Through My BluePrint June 2005(661 KB PDF) 3
Mental Health Parity Reminder December 2009(459 KB) 4
Modifier 24 June 2004(876 KB PDF) 6
Modifier 52 June 2004(876 KB PDF) 6
Modifier 59 Billing Instructions September 2006(758 KB PDF) 8
Modifier 59 Billing Instructions June 2005(661 KB PDF) 20
Modifier 59 billing instructions September 2010(324 KB) 8
Modifier 80: Assistant Surgeon October 2000(227 KB PDF) 4
Modifier Billings with Claim Check Plus June 2011(371KB) 7
Modifier PT versus modifier 33 March 2013420 KB 3
Modifier Usage March 2008(530 KB) 9
Modifiers 54, 55, and 56 September 2007(331 KB PDF) 12
Modifiers that Impact Pricing September 2009(354 KB) 10
Molecular Diagnostic Testing (CPT Codes 83890-83914 and HCPCS Codes S3800-S3862) September 2009(354 KB) 5
MRI: Low Field Strength Magnet Coding (0.3—0.7) December 2008(301 KB) 3
MRR: 60 Day Follow-Up Phone Calls for Medical Records Request Letters March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 10
MRR: Follow Up Letters for Medical Records Requests June 2011(371KB) 5
MRR: Medical record fax number updates September 2013(2868 KB) 3
MRR: Medical record vendors June 2012(805 KB) 6
MRR: Medical Record Vendors March 2002(1 MB PDF) 5
MRR: Medical records attached to claim and/or corrected bills December 2010(514 KB) 4
MRR: Medical Records Request Letter on AHIN March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 11
MRR: Medical Records Request Letters March 2005(788 KB PDF) 5
MRR: Medical Records Requests March 2005(788 KB PDF) 5
MSA Blue December 2002(540 KB PDF) 3
Multiple / Assistant / Team Surgery June 2003(792 KB PDF) 8
Multiple GI Endoscopies March 2009(569 KB) 9
Multiple GI Endoscopies September 2003(1 MB PDF) 4
Multiple Radiology Reduction June 2007(316 KB) 13
Multiple Surgery Payment Policy September 2002(481 KB PDF) 10
My BlueLine—Interactive Voice Response System September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 2-4
MyChoice Blue December 2002(540 KB PDF) 2
Myocardial Perfusion Imaging December 2009(459 KB) 16
Myocardial Perfusion Studies September 2003(1 MB PDF) 4
Myocardial Perfusion Study Add On - CPT Codes 78478 & 78480 June 2004(876 KB PDF) 16
National Accounts: General Electric March 2000(480 KB PDF) 4
NDC Number on Claims March 2005(788 KB PDF) 6
NDC: National Drug Codes on Claims June 2005(661 KB PDF) 8
Nerve Conduction Studies June 2007(316 KB) 9
Network Access for BlueAdvantage Members September 2005(736 KB PDF) 2
Neulasta Reimbursement June 2003(792 KB PDF) 11
Never Events Policy Reminders September 2009(354 KB) 2
Never Events Policy Reminders December 2009(459 KB) 2
New Accounts Receivable Reconciliation System (ARRS) June 2003(792 KB PDF) 11
New Arkansas Blue Cross Health Plans Replace “Medical Necessity” with “Primary Coverage Criteria” September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 12
New BlueChoice Policy Now Available September 2006(758 KB PDF) 51
New claims editing software to be implemented September 2010(324 KB) 6
New health care electronic transaction formats December 2010(514 KB) 20
New Health Education Program Coming in 2008: On The Level Youth Diabetes Program December 2007(623 KB PDF) 5
New Healthy Initiative at Wal-Mart December 2008(301 KB) 10
New Look for Checks and Remittance Notices June 2001(196 KB PDF) 5
New Member ID's for All Members of Health Advantage and BlueAvantage Administrators of Arkansas June 2004(876 KB PDF) 2
New member ID’s for All Members of Health Advantage and BlueAdvantage Administrators of Arkansas December 2004(848 KB PDF) 6
New Name For Out-Of-Arkansas Network September 2003(1 MB PDF) 10
New Online Tool Designed To Help Patients Estimate Medical Costs March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 12
New Pharmacy Vendor, New ID Cards for Members March 2004(111 KB PDF) 2
New Vaccines, Toxoids — CPT Code 90714 March 2005(788 KB PDF) 7
NIA Authorization Reminder June 2010(320 KB) 7
NIA: Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Radiology Provider Assessment Guidelines September 2008(368 KB) 2
NIA: Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield Radiology Provider Assessment Guidelines (updated November 2007) June 2008(267 KB) 2
NIA: High Tech Radiology Imaging Centers Provider Assessment December 2007(623 KB PDF) 3
NIA: High-Tech Radiology Provider Assessment June 2008(267 KB) 5
NIA: High-Tech Radiology Provider Assessment September 2008(368 KB) 5
NIA: Imaging Provider Assessment Postponed March 2006(910 KB PDF) 12
NIA: National Imaging Associates March 2006(910 KB PDF) 16
NIA: National Imaging Associates December 2005(905 KB PDF) 14
NIA: RadExpress Program to Pilot with Physicians September 2008(368 KB) 6
NIA: Raidology Assessment Guidelines September 2007(331 KB PDF) 16
NIA: RBRVS Effective May 1, 2008 — High-Tech Radiology June 2008(267 KB) 5
No Need to Phone—Use AHIN to Obtain Eligibility and Claims Status Information For Other Blue Plans September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 6
Non-Physician Providers December 2005(905 KB PDF) 4
Not otherwise classified/unlisted procedure codes December 2010(514 KB) 4
Notice of Payer Policies and Procedures and Terms and Conditions Applicable to all Individual Network Participants and Applicants for Arkansas’ FirstSource® PPO, Health Advantage HMO, and True Blue PPO Networks September 2005(736 KB PDF) 18
Novel H1N1 Influenza Testing September 2009(354 KB) 5
November is national hospice month September 2012(488 KB) 7
NPI and Paper Claims June 2007(316 KB) 4
NPI Contingency Period to End May 23, 2008 March 2008(530 KB) 3
NPI Implementation June 2006(316 KB PDF) 3
NPI Required on Customer Service Emails September 2008(368 KB) 19
NPI requirements updated December 2012523 KB 2
NPI: ABCBS - NPI Mandate (updated September 2007) September 2007(331 KB PDF) 2
NPI: ABCBS Evaluates NPI Adoption Rate & End of Contigency September 2007(331 KB PDF) 18
NPI: ABCBS Needs Your NPI! September 2007(331 KB PDF) 3
NPI: Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Ended the NPI Contingency Period on May 23, 2008 June 2008(267 KB) 6
NPI: Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Implements NPI Functionality December 2006(647 KB) 3
NPI: Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Implements NPI Functionality March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 3
NPI: Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Needs Your NPI! June 2006(316 KB PDF) 2
NPI: Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Needs Your NPI! March 2006(910 KB PDF) 11
NPI: Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield: NPI Mandate - Updated May 2007 June 2007(316 KB) 2
NPI: Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield: NPI Position and Contingency Plan June 2007(316 KB) 3
NPI: Arkansas Blue Cross Needs Your NPI September 2006(758 KB PDF) 2
NPI: Arkansas Blue Cross to Implement NPI Functionality September 2006(758 KB PDF) 3
NPI: COBA Alert - Professional Claims without a National Provider Identifier March 2008(530 KB) 3
NPI: Contingency Period For Institutional Claims December 2007(623 KB PDF) 2
NPI: Countdown to NPI! March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 2
NPI: Hospital Subparts and NPI March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 5
NPI: National Provider Identifier December 2005(905 KB PDF) 3
NPI: National Provider Identifier June 2005(661 KB PDF) 2
NPI: National Provider Identifier Final Ruling March 2004(111 KB PDF) 4
NPI: National Provider Identifier Implementation March 2006(910 KB PDF) 10
NPI: Summary of Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s NPI Guidelines December 2006(647 KB) 4
NPI: Summary of Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s NPI Guidelines March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 4
Nurse Practitioners: Services Provided March 2000(480 KB PDF) 2
Observation Bed Place of Service Code – Physician Services December 2006(647 KB) 14
Observation bed place of service code – physician services September 2010(324 KB) 1
Observation Beds September 2006(758 KB PDF) 38
Observation Beds March 2010(298 KB) 5
Organ or Disease-Oriented Panel Pricing March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 5
Orthotic/Prosthetic Reinbursement September 2007(331 KB PDF) 7
Osteoarthritis Injection Medications No Longer Need Prior Authorization September 2007(331 KB PDF) 8
Osteochondral Autograft Transfer March 2001(629 KB PDF) 2
Out of the Scope of Practice of the Provider June 2005(661 KB PDF) 7
Outpatient diagnostic imaging procedures for Walmart & Tyson June 2013(1209 KB) 8
Outpatient Facility Fee Schedules: Upcoming Changes in Outpatient Facility Fee Schedule June 2011(371KB) 1
Outpatient Services December 2007(623 KB PDF) 6
Paper Remittance Advice Revisions September 2008(368 KB) 17
Participating Provider Agreements for Pharmacists December 2008(301 KB) 6
Password Requirements for NetX Gateway Users September 2007(331 KB PDF) 13
Patient Reviews of Physicians Coming Soon December 2011(379 KB) 4
Payment for Multiple Prostate Biopsies March 2006(910 KB PDF) 12
Payment for PT, OT and SP claims September 2013(2868 KB) 3
Payment reduction for multiple therapy services performed on same day September 2013(2868 KB) 5
PCIP: New federal “pre-existing condition insurance plan” policyholders to access True Blue PPO provider network September 2010(324 KB) 2
Pegfilgrastim (Neulasta) June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 7
Percutaneous Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale September 2009(354 KB) 19
Personal Health Statements Now Available to Members March 2010(298 KB) 2
PET Scan Code Changes June 2005(661 KB PDF) 19
Pharmacy: 2006 Formulary Changes December 2005(905 KB PDF) 8
Pharmacy: 2007 Formulary Changes December 2006(647 KB) 22
Pharmacy: 2008 Formulary Changes December 2007(623 KB PDF) 4
Pharmacy: 2010 Formulary Changes December 2009(459 KB) 6
Pharmacy: AdvancePCS SpecialtyRxTM June 2003(792 KB PDF) 6
Pharmacy: Copay Changes in Three-Tier Plans June 2003(792 KB PDF) 7
Pharmacy: Coverage Changes to Xolair® September 2009(354 KB) 4
Pharmacy: Coverage Changes to Xolair® December 2009(459 KB) 7
Pharmacy: DAW 1 Code December 2005(905 KB PDF) 10
Pharmacy: Dose Titration December 2005(905 KB PDF) 9
Pharmacy: Drug Tier Changes September 2003(1 MB PDF) 6
Pharmacy: Drug Tier Changes December 2004(848 KB PDF) 4
Pharmacy: For commercial members who have prescription drug coverage with Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Health Advantage, Blue Advantage, USAble Administrators or USAble Life Group Health. March 2013420 KB 8
Pharmacy: Formulary Changes for 2009 December 2008(301 KB) 4
Pharmacy: Important Information Regarding Drug Coverage—Nexium® Replaces Protonix® September 2005(736 KB PDF) 10
Pharmacy: Important Prior Authorization Changes June 2003(792 KB PDF) 6
Pharmacy: Lupron DEPOT and Sandostatin LAR September 2008(368 KB) 13
Pharmacy: Medicare Part D December 2005(905 KB PDF) 9
Pharmacy: Medication Changes Effective October 15, 2002 September 2002(481 KB PDF) 11
Pharmacy: Multi-Source Ortho Products No Longer Covered December 2005(905 KB PDF) 7
Pharmacy: NBI MEDIC prescriber prescription verification requests September 2012(488 KB) 10
Pharmacy: Prescription Drug Benefit to Change for Individual Health Plan Members March 2011(422 KB) 10
pharmacy: prior authorizations for oral and self-administered prescription drugs September 2011(512 KB) 8
Pharmacy: Proton Pump Inhibitor Changes December 2003(815 KB PDF) 3
Pharmacy: Provider Administered Medications March 2011(422 KB) 10
Pharmacy: Raptiva® - Coverage Policy, and Claims Filing Policies and Procedures December 2003(815 KB PDF) 3
Pharmacy: Specialty Medications - Use of One-Source Prescription Supplier March 2002(1 MB PDF) 6
Pharmacy: Synthroid, Lanoxin, and Dilantin Moving to Third Tier December 2008(301 KB) 5
Pharmacy: Three Tier Formulary Changes December 2004(848 KB PDF) 4
Pharmacy: Three Tier Formulary Changes October 2000(227 KB PDF) 3
Pharmacy: Three-Tier Formulary Changes September 2002(481 KB PDF) 11
Pharmacy: Three-Tier Formulary Changes September 2003(1 MB PDF) 6
Pharmacy: Transition Changes in June 2007 June 2007(316 KB) 9
Pharmacy: Update Effective March 15, 2003 March 2003(1 MB PDF) 9
Pharmacy: Value Formulary Available to Large Groups Beginning May 1, 2012 March 2011(422 KB) 8
PHR: Getting personal health information on patients is now even easier June 2013(1209 KB) 7
PHR: Got PHR? (personal health record) June 2012(805 KB) 8
PHR: Personal health record March 2013420 KB 4
PHR: Personal Health Records Now Available September 2008(368 KB) 18
PHR: Personal Health Records Now Available! March 2008(530 KB) 4
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Reimbursement Changes June 2007(316 KB) 8
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reimbursement Changes September 2007(331 KB PDF) 2
Physical Therapy & Modifier 59 June 2006(316 KB PDF) 4
Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy September 2002(481 KB PDF) 11
Physical therapy assistants & physical therapy aides March 2014(389 KB) 11
Physical Therapy Services March 2004(111 KB PDF) 11
Physical Therapy Treatment on the Same Day as Chiropractic Manipulation Therapy September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 10
Physician Alert September 2009(354 KB) 3
Physician Assistants June 2007(316 KB) 8
Physician Connection December 2007(623 KB PDF) 12
Physician Connection Cost Comparison and Physician Quality Measure Reports September 2008(368 KB) 7
Physicians See Meaningful Differences Among Health Insurers June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 8
Pinnacle Medicare Services Electronic Data Interchange June 2006(316 KB PDF) 24
Platelet Derived Growth Factors December 2002(540 KB PDF) 9
Please Keep Us Informed September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 32
Policy requiring timely response to medical records requests December 2010(514 KB) 2
Policyholder's Benefit Certificate: Article XII - Benefits and Services Not Included October 2000(227 KB PDF) 6
Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scans March 2005(788 KB PDF) 10-11
Postoperative Global Period June 2001(196 KB PDF) 3
PPACA: coding guidelines for PPACA other preventive services September 2011(512 KB) 32
PPACA: coding guidelines for PPACA preventive benefits plans September 2011(512 KB) 14
PPACA: Coding guidelines for PPACA preventive benefits plans September 2012(488 KB) 18
PPACA: Coding guidelines for PPACA preventive benefits plans March 2013420 KB 12
PPACA: Coding guidelines for PPACA: other preventive services March 2013420 KB 40
PPACA: Coding guidelines for PPACA: other preventive services September 2012(488 KB) 15
PPACA: Correction to preventive services chart under the health care law regarding HPV September 2013(2868 KB) 7
PPACA: preventive care services summary - non-grandfathered/PPACA wellness September 2011(512 KB) 12
PPACA: preventive care services update - non-grandfathered (PPACA wellness summary) September 2012(488 KB) 15
PPACA: Preventive care services update non-grandfathered/PPACA wellness summary March 2013, Version 2, 2013-03-01 March 2013420 KB 9
Pre-Certification Information June 2001(196 KB PDF) 5
Prenatal Benefit Amended September 2001(346 KB PDF) 4
Presbyopia correcting intraocular lens June 2012(805 KB) 12
Presbyopia- Correcting Intraocular Lens December 2005(905 KB PDF) 4
Present on Admission (POA) Modifier Required on Facility Claims for Private Business March 2008(530 KB) 2
Present On Admission (POA) Modifier Required on Facility Claims for Private Business September 2008(368 KB) 12
Present on Admission Modifer Required on Facility Claims for Private Business September 2009(354 KB) 5
Present On Admission Modifier Required on Facility Claims for Private Business March 2009(569 KB) 7
Present On Admission Modifiers December 2007(623 KB PDF) 17
Preventative Services Covered Under the Affordable Care Act June 2011(371KB) 2
Preventive Services January 2012 - ASE/PSE Special Issue(842 KB) 2
Promotion of Dr. Jim Adamson to Corporate Vice President June 2003(792 KB PDF) 3
Proof of Timely Filing June 2008(267 KB) 6
Proof of Timely Filing June 2005(661 KB PDF) 15
Proper Billing of Immunoassay for Analytes June 2010(320 KB) 3
Proper Billing of Molecular Diagnostics and Cytogenetic Testing March 2010(298 KB) 3
Proper coding for members in clinical trials June 2012(805 KB) 13
Provider “Third Party Liability” or “Subrogation” Activities and Member Claims September 2008(368 KB) 14
Provider Contracts Updates: Contract Deadline June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 7
Provider Contracts Updates: Updated Contracts March 2002(1 MB PDF) 2
Provider Contracts Updates: Waivers June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 7
Provider Education Workshop Schedule - Spring 2004 March 2004(111 KB PDF) 10
Provider Enhancements on Web Site September 2003(1 MB PDF) 3
Provider Inquiries March 2004(111 KB PDF) 9
Provider Network Access for Workers’ Compensation March 2005(788 KB PDF) 6
Provider Service Number and My BlueLine June 2005(661 KB PDF) 4
Provider Service Number and My BlueLine September 2005(736 KB PDF) 12
Provider Service Number and My BlueLine March 2005(788 KB PDF) 2
Provider Workshop Schedule for Radiological Services December 2005(905 KB PDF) 15
Provider Workshops - Fall 2006 September 2006(758 KB PDF) 16
Provider Workshops - Fall 2007 September 2007(331 KB PDF) 20
Provider Workshops - Spring 2009 March 2009(569 KB) 11
Provider Workshops - Spring Schedule March 2006(910 KB PDF) 25
Provider Workshops - Statewide March 2006(910 KB PDF) 24
Provider Workshops—Spring 2008 March 2008(530 KB) 14
Providers Considered Specialists March 2006(910 KB PDF) 15
PSE: Benefit Changes Effective October 01, 2001 December 2001(400 KB PDF) 8
PSE: Benefit Changes Effective October 1, 2000 October 2000(227 KB PDF) 2
PSE: Dental Claims Submission March 2002(1 MB PDF) 4
PSE: HealthConnect Blue, 24-Hour Health Information Resource September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 13
PSE: Significant Changes for Member of the PSE Group September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 18
Pulmonary Function Testing: (CPT Codes 94375 & 94200) September 2003(1 MB PDF) 9
Pulmonary Rehabilitation March 2000(480 KB PDF) 3
Qualifications For Designation of Pain Management Subspecialty September 2006(758 KB PDF) 12
Quantitative Evaluation of Coronary Calcium March 2011(422 KB) 4
Radiofrequency Ablation of Refluxing Saphenous Veins September 2003(1 MB PDF) 2
Radiological Supervision and Interpretation for Diskography (72285 and 72295) September 2006(758 KB PDF) 18
Radiology Authorizations Available Online Through RadMD.com June 2007(316 KB) 10
Radiology Management Reference Guide December 2005(905 KB PDF) 16
Radiology Management Reference Guide June 2006(316 KB PDF) 17
Radiology Management Reference Guidelines (updated February 2006) March 2006(910 KB PDF) 18
Radiology Prior Authorization Updates June 2007(316 KB) 11
Radiology Services Authorization Began September 1st September 2006(758 KB PDF) 4
Radiopharmaceutical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Imaging Agents June 2004(876 KB PDF) 18
RBRVS: Arkansas Blue Cross Adopts RBRVS for 2006 December 2005(905 KB PDF) 4
RBRVS: Arkansas Blue Cross Adopts RBRVS for 2009 December 2008(301 KB) 12
RBRVS: Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Adopts RBRVS for 2007 December 2006(647 KB) 22
Regional Office Information March 2000(480 KB PDF) 5
Reimbursement to Critical Access Hospitals for Medi-Pak® Advantage March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 22
Reminder: clinic visits billed by a facility December 2010(514 KB) 4
Reminder: Clinic Visits Billed by a Facility September 2008(368 KB) 22
Reminders from the Medical Review Area March 2001(629 KB PDF) 4
Remittance Advice Notices March 2001(629 KB PDF) 3
Rendering Services to Family Members March 2008(530 KB) 11
Reorganization of Network Development Representatives March 2004(111 KB PDF) 8
Reporting fraud, waste and abuse September 2013(2868 KB) 1
reporting fraud, waste and abuse September 2011(512 KB) 1
Reporting fraud, waste and abuse September 2012(488 KB) 1
Reporting fraud, waste and abuse December 2013(945 KB) 1
Reporting fraud, waste and abuse June 2012(805 KB) 1
Reporting Fraud, Waste and Abuse December 2011(379 KB) 1
Reporting fraud, waste and abuse March 2012(267 KB) 1
Reporting fraud, waste and abuse March 2013420 KB 1
Reporting fraud, waste and abuse June 2013(1209 KB) 1
Reporting fraud, waste and abuse December 2012523 KB 1
Reporting fraud, waste and abuse March 2014(389 KB) 1
Reporting of E&M Services on the Same Date as Services Represented by Other CPT Codes - Use Modifier 24 or 25 September 2009(354 KB) 14
Request for Medical Information June 2001(196 KB PDF) 3
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) September 2005(736 KB PDF) 14
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Season September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 7
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Season September 2002(481 KB PDF) 11
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Season September 2003(1 MB PDF) 5
Restore® Orthobiologic Implant September 2003(1 MB PDF) 2
Revenue code claims filing changes December 2010(514 KB) 6
Revised Referral Forms June 2007(316 KB) 20
Revision to Payer Policies and Procedures and Terms and Conditions Applicable for Arkansas’ Firstsource® PPO, True Blue PPO and Health Advantage HMO Provider Networks – Publication of Utilization, Quality and Other Practice Data December 2011(379 KB) 3
Revisions to Terms and Conditions of Participation - True Blue & Health Advantage September 2008(368 KB) 11
Robert Griffi n, M.D., named senior vice president and chief medical offi cer for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield September 2010(324 KB) 7
Rotavirus and HPV Vaccine September 2006(758 KB PDF) 15
Routine Eye Exam and Preventive Dental Services September 2001(346 KB PDF) 5
RSV Season: Pre-Payment Post-Service Review for Synagis September 2007(331 KB PDF) 8
RVU: Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Moves to the 2005 Medicare Relative Value Units December 2004(848 KB PDF) 9
RVU: Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield moves to the 2008 Medicare Relative Value Units January 2008 - Special Issue(137 KB PDF) 1
RVU: Arkansas Blue Cross Moves to the 2005 Medicare Relative Value Units October 2004 (special issue)(324 KB PDF) 2
Salivary Estroil as Risk Predictor for Preterm Labor June 2009(187 KB) 4
Scope of Practice December 2005(905 KB PDF) 2
Secondary paper claims submission December 2010(514 KB) 4
Sedation for Routine Gastrointestinal Endoscopy March 2011(422 KB) 1
Select Quality Care March 2006(910 KB PDF) 3
Sending Medical Records June 2005(661 KB PDF) 7
Seniors, Beware of Medicare Fraud December 2011(379 KB) 5
Short-Term Blue—New Product for the Temporarily Uninsured September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 15
Sign Up Now For Electronic Payment Option December 2005(905 KB PDF) 6
Signatures Go High Tech March 2008(530 KB) 8
Sildenafil for Pulmonary Hypertension March 2003(1 MB PDF) 3
Site of Service March 2004(111 KB PDF) 11
Skin and soft tissue substitutes March 2012(267 KB) 2
Sleep Apnea / Hypopnea September 2005(736 KB PDF) 10
Sleep Study Coverage June 2001(196 KB PDF) 3
Sleep study supplies December 2010(514 KB) 8
Social Security Number Based Member Identification to be Eliminated in 2004 December 2003(815 KB PDF) 2
Special Investigations Unit Fraud Alert — Identity Theft Scam March 2005(788 KB PDF) 2
Special Investigations Unit Fraud Alert — Provider Identity Theft Scam Update! March 2005(788 KB PDF) 3
Splitting claims December 2010(514 KB) 5
Spotlight on Mental Health Parity September 2009(354 KB) 19
Stereotactic radiosurgery/stereotactic body radiation therapy December 2010(514 KB) 8
strapping codes by chiropractors September 2011(512 KB) 4
Submission of Claims: Electronic Claims for Medi-Pak® Advantage (Correction) December 2006(647 KB) 12
Submitting online request to AIM December 2012523 KB 9
Subrogation Simplification September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 4
Telemedicine coverage policy pilot March 2014(389 KB) 7
Telemedicine Credentialing September 2008(368 KB) 7
Telemedicine Services March 2006(910 KB PDF) 6
Telemedicine Services March 2010(298 KB) 4
Therapeutic Services & Equipment Billing Procedures March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 10
Timely Claims Filing March 2004(111 KB PDF) 10
Timely Filing June 2004(876 KB PDF) 17
Timely Filing for Adjustments and Additional Information September 2004(3.2 MB PDF) 11
Timely Filing Guidelines December 2004(848 KB PDF) 2
Timely Filing of Corrected Claims March 2009(569 KB) 4
Timely Filing: Corrected Claim Filing & Adjustment Requests June 2007(316 KB) 4
Tips to Avoid Delays in Claims Payment March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 22
Total Hip Resurfacing September 2007(331 KB PDF) 3
Transition from EDI gateway to Moveit DMZ March 2013420 KB 3
Transition to CMS-1500 (02/12) claim form March 2014(389 KB) 2
Transitional care management code amendment March 2014(389 KB) 6
Transitional care management services December 2013(945 KB) 5
Transplant Network September 2001(346 KB PDF) 5
Transplant Network: Correction December 2001(400 KB PDF) 1
Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease March 2004(111 KB PDF) 3
Treatment of Family Members Ineligible for Coverage September 2003(1 MB PDF) 1
Treatment of Family Members Ineligible for Coverage June 2002(257.2 KB PDF) 8
True Blue PPO—Our Newest Network September 2005(736 KB PDF) 2
Type of Service Codes - 2000 June 2000(556 KB PDF) 15
Type of Service Codes - 2000 March 2000(480 KB PDF) 6
Type of Service Codes: Updates for 2000 March 2001(629 KB PDF) 16
Type of Service Codes: Updates for 2000 December 2000(455 KB PDF) A-9
Type of Service: Corrections June 2000(556 KB PDF) 3
Tysabri — Allowance, Coverage Policy, and Claims Filing Policies & Procedures December 2004(848 KB PDF) 5
UB-04: New UB-04 Claim Form December 2006(647 KB) 6
UB-04: New UB-04 Claim Form June 2007(316 KB) 19
UB-04: New UB-04 Claim Form March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 16
UB-04: New UB-04 Claim Form Implementation Schedule December 2006(647 KB) 7
UB-04: New UB-04 Implementation Schedule March 2007(1659 KB PDF) 17
UB-92 Claims Filing Requirements December 2000(455 KB PDF) A-17
Ultrasound Studies of Pelvic Anatomy December 2004(848 KB PDF) 8
Unsolicited Medical Records June 2005(661 KB PDF) 6
Unsolicited Refunds Reminder March 2009(569 KB) 8
Updated Radiology Authorization Program June 2006(316 KB PDF) 16
Updated radiology authorization program for Tyson members September 2013(2868 KB) 6
Updated radiology authorization program for Tyson members December 2013(945 KB) 2
Updated tool helps members calculate out-of-pocket costs December 2013(945 KB) 5
Updates to the notice of network terms and conditions March 2014(389 KB) 4
UPIN of the Referring Physician Required June 2004(876 KB PDF) 3
USAble Administrators: Adopts New "Blue" Name December 2002(540 KB PDF) 9
USAble Administrators: Adopts New "Blue" Name September 2002(481 KB PDF) 13
USAble Administrators: Update December 2000(455 KB PDF) 2
USAble Administrators: USAbleAdminArkansas.com Goes Live March 2002(1 MB PDF) 7
USAble Corporation and Health Advantage Suspends Use of Utilization Standards Applicable to Certain Non-Physician Disciplines March 2008(530 KB) 7
USAble Life: Assumption of First Pyramid Life Business December 2002(540 KB PDF) 9
Vaccine administration code billing September 2013(2868 KB) 2
View EOB's On www.ArkansasBlueCross.com June 2004(876 KB PDF) 20
Waiver of Health Plan Liability June 2006(316 KB PDF) 14
Wal-Mart Health Plans For 2006 March 2006(910 KB PDF) 7
Wal-Mart Improves the Value Plan December 2007(623 KB PDF) 7
Walmart December 2009(459 KB) 5
Walmart health plan changes for 2011 December 2010(514 KB) 5
Website Search Improvements September 2005(736 KB PDF) 5
Wellness Benefit Information: Arkansas FirstSource PPO Group December 2001(400 KB PDF) 8
Wellness Benefit Information: Correction - Arkansas FirstSource Benefits March 2002(1 MB PDF) 1
Wellness Benefit Information: Overview of Arkansas FirstSource Benefits December 2001(400 KB PDF) 17
Wellness Benefit Information: Pap Smear Coding March 2001(629 KB PDF) 2
Wellness Benefits For Arkansas’ FirstSource® PPO Group March 2005(788 KB PDF) 8
What Customer Service Needs, to Help You… June 2005(661 KB PDF) 15



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