Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois


October 18, 2013

Legislative Update

Find out more about:
Affordable Care Act (ACA) Question of the Week: Clinical Trials

News and Updates
Coming in the Mail … Annual Member Notices
Illinois law requires us to communicate several Public Acts to members of HMO groups, non-HMO insured groups, and certain ASO groups.
Review member communications.

Blue Choice SelectSM Is Changing on Jan. 1, 2014
A new network name ― Blue Choice PPOSM ― with a smaller provider network is coming.
Learn about the changes and options available.

October Worksite Wellness Webinar: The ondemand Portal: A Closer Look at Reporting and Online Challenges
Attend the Oct. 22 webinar.

Pharmacy Program Changes Effective Jan. 1, 2014
See the dispensing limit and prior authorization changes.

Reminder: Members to Be Notified of Upcoming Self-Administered Specialty Drug Claims Processing System Edit
On Jan. 1, system edits will redirect claims for fertility, oral oncology and other specialty drugs.
Get the details.

Beware! Health Care Reform Law Scammers Are on the Prowl  
Some scam artists are using the new health care reform law to take consumers’ money and/or commit identity theft.
Help your employees by sharing these tips to avoid the scams.

Health and Wellness
Fit Facts: The Perils of Perfectionism
Placing impossibly high expectations on your own performance or others can take a toll on your mental and physical health.
Share these tips for dialing down perfectionism.

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