Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois


October 25, 2013

Legislative Update

New Clinical Trials Flier Available
The clinical trials provision of the Affordable Care Act goes into effect for non-grandfathered plans for plan years beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2014.
What you need to know.

Your Bill and ACA Fees in 2014 (Fully Insured Groups)
Affordable Care Act (ACA) fees that go into effect beginning 2014 include the Health Insurers Fee and the Reinsurance Fee.
View a sample bill.

Important Blue Precision HMOSM Update
If you have purchased our Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) Blue Precision HMO product, please note that your current group number assigned will be changing at your renewal date, beginning with Jan. 1, 2014, renewal dates and beyond. Impacted members will receive a new member ID card as part of this group number transition. Please contact your BCBSIL representative or producer with any questions.

BCBSIL “PREP” Initiative Receives a Top Honor from URAC
Preventing Readmissions Through Effective Partnerships was named “One of 2013 Best Practices.”
Find out more.

Health and Wellness
Fit Facts: Staying Young At Heart
It can be surprising when someone you know dies of a heart attack in their 40s or 50s.
Learn more about the causes and share these prevention tips.

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