Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois


September 20, 2013

Editor’s Tip: Our Monthly Wellness Focus features national health observances such as American Heart Month and Sleep Awareness Month. We post information and campaigns on our Facebook and Twitter pages for members and the public to learn more about these topics. We invite you to share the articles with your employees and post them on your Facebook and Twitter pages. Just click the icons at the top of the article to easily post online. See the September Wellness Focus article below. 

Legislative Update
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News and Updates
September Worksite Wellness Webinar: Reframing the Well-Being Value Proposition for Sustainable Results
Join the Sept. 26 webinar.

Rx Update: System Edit to Redirect Claims Processing for Self-Administered Specialty Drugs to Be Expanded Jan. 1, 2014
Specialty medications are generally prescribed to treat chronic or complex medical conditions, and are usually covered through a member’s prescription drug benefit.
See what’s changing.

Upcoming Name Change for ACS|BNY Mellon HSA Solution Effective Oct. 1, 2013
We are working closely with ACS|BNY Mellon to ensure a smooth transition for members. 
Read more.

Coming Soon: New Employer Forms for Regulated and Non-Regulated Small Group Business for Jan. 1, 2014 Effective Dates
To comply with new market segment definitions as defined under the Affordable Care Act, we are introducing new Benefit Program Application and Benefit Plan Selection forms.
Learn more.

Health and Wellness
September Wellness Focus: Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
Check out our website and social media pages.

Fit Facts: Understanding Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Learn more about this common cancer and share with employees.

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