Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is proud to offer complimentary educational webinars to our provider community.
These online training sessions will give you the flexibility to attend live sessions via desktop instead of incurring travel costs attending a workshop hosted in another facility. Provider billers, utilization areas, administrative departments, etc will all benefit from these webinars. They have been separated into specific topics of interest and will give you the opportunity to decide what best fits your needs. These topics are suggested for new contracting providers, however all providers are welcome to attend.


Participating providers may enroll in any of the available webinars by simply selecting the course of choice and completing the registration process. 


For complete course description and prerequisite, please select any of the courses below.

Don’t miss our last professional PPO provider training of 2014!


This specialized webinar session will include a discussion about health care reform-related initiatives, as well as a chance to ask questions to address individual concerns or areas of interest. You’ll also learn more about electronic options that help make doing business with BCBSIL faster and easier, including demonstrations of our Electronic Refund Management (eRM) tool and the Claim Inquiry Resolution Tool.  


Registration is not required. Please click on the link below to join! 


No dates scheduled at this time

EPA is a new tool that will enable providers to initiate online pre-service reviews for out-of-area Blue Plan members. BCBSIL is hosting introductory webinars to provide an overview of the EPA tool -- where to find it and how to use it.


To register now, select your preferred date and time from the list below:


No dates scheduled at this time

March 11, 2015 – 2 p.m., CT 

March 25, 2015 – 2 p.m., CT 

April 8, 2015 –10 a.m., CT  

April 22, 2015 – 2 p.m., CT


Custom Training Available

If your organization requires training on topics not listed above, custom training is available upon request. Please email us and include the following information with your request:

  • Contact name
  • Phone number
  • Organization name
  • iExchange ID (if applicable)
  • NPI and Tax ID
  • Training topic
  • Number of attendees

For more information about iExchange, including how to register if you are not a current user, visit the iExchange page.


Please note that the fact that a service has been preauthorized/pre-certified 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.

Person Centered Practice and the Interdisciplinary Care Team (ICT)

Blue Cross Community MMAI (Medicare-Medicaid Plan)SM

Blue Cross Community ICPSM



BCBSIL Provider Network Relations invites you to Person Centered Practice and the Interdisciplinary Care Team (ICT) for Blue Cross Community MMAI and Blue Cross Community ICP.


It’s time to go beyond the basics and delve deep into care coordination, health risk assessments and the annual wellness visit. This one hour webinar gives you the tips and strategies of expert health care professionals to help you provide and promote person centered care planning with your MMAI and ICP enrollees.


In this training webinar, you will learn:

  • How the Interdisciplinary Care Team (ICT) will coordinate care for the MMAI and ICP enrollee with providers, care givers, families and community.
  • The role of the Interdisciplinary Care Team in the successful achievement of the MMAI and ICP enrollee’s health goals.
  • ICT and the Wellness Program – including Health Risk Assessment, Care Plan Development, and the Annual Wellness Visit.
  • And much more!

To ensure you receive credit for attending this webinar, please provide the following identifying information during registration:

  • First name and last name
  • Email address
  • Job title
  • Company name

Select a date to register:

No dates scheduled at this time

This online tool offers providers and billing services a convenient way to view claim detail information from the 835 Electronic Remittance Advice (835 ERA). Attend a webinar to learn how to gain or grant access, conduct a search, view general and payer-specific information, and save or print results.


To register now, select a webinar date and time from the list below.


March 18, 2015 – 11 a.m. to noon, CT 

April 15, 2015 – 11 a.m. to noon, CT 

May 20, 2015 – 11 a.m. to noon, CT 
June 17, 2015 – 11 a.m. to noon, CT 
July 22, 2015 – 11 a.m. to noon, CT