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Coming Soon: OrthonetTM Webinars

December 5, 2013

As published in the October Blue Review,  BCBSIL’s enhanced PPO physical medicine utilization management program will be effective Jan. 1, 2014 for City of Chicago PPO members with the following group numbers*:

P16705, P68263, P68267, P68265, P68268, P17600, P18600, P18601, P20600, P16628, P16642, P16643, P68266, P68269 

The program will be phased in throughout 2014 and providers will be notified of additional member groups joining the program via the Blue Review.

In preparation for these program enhancements, BCBSIL will be hosting a series of webinars in December 2013. These webinars will be presented by Orthonet, and contain a walk-through of preauthorization logistics.

All webinars will be from noon to 1 p.m. Click one of the dates below to register: 

  • Chiropractic Services Providers: Dec. 11, 2013 
  • Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy Providers: Dec. 12, 2013 
  • Combined session for Chiropractic Services and Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy Providers: Dec. 13, 2013 

*The group numbers listed above have been updated since the October Blue Review.

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Please note that the fact that a guideline is available for any given treatment, or that a service has been preauthorized, is not a guarantee of payment. Benefits will be determined once a claim is received and will be based upon, among other things, the member’s eligibility and the terms of the member’s certificate of coverage applicable on the date services were rendered.