Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois


January 25, 2013

Legislative Update: Update Regarding the PCORI Final Rule
The IRS released its final rule on the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Fee, which reflects few changes from the proposed rule.
Review the highlights.

Blue Access for EmployersSM Help Center
It’s easier than ever to navigate through the online tools and functions on our secure employer portal, Blue Access for Employers.  
Learn about the Help Center.

Rx Health AdvisorSM Program Is Minimizing Medication-Related Problems
Results for 2012 (Pilot Year) Are Encouraging
In January 2012, we launched the Rx Health Advisor Program in an effort to improve the quality of medication management for our members. To date, the program is posting encouraging results, including cost savings.
See how it’s working.

2012 Blue Star Hospital ReportSM and HMO HEDIS® Report Available
Quality Measures Help Assess Hospital Providers and Medical Groups
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) reports these annual quality measures. Results help identify opportunities for improvement.
Review the 2012 reports.

Health and Wellness
Fit Facts: Not So Hot
All across the country people are fighting the flu, and sometimes symptoms like a fever can be frightening. These tips can help battle a child’s fever.
Share these tips with your employees.

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