835 ERA Delivery Timeline Update

Posted May 1, 2014

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) has made significant enhancements to the processing of Electronic Remittance Advice (835 ERA) files. 

  • Prior to Dec. 12, 2013, 835 ERA files were scheduled for delivery to Receiver mailboxes by approximately 10 a.m., CT.
  • With the recent enhancements, 835 ERA files are now being delivered between the hours of 1 and 3 p.m., CT. 

This update is being provided for your convenience. If you use a billing service or clearinghouse to receive ERA files on your behalf, please let them know about the above-referenced change. 

If you have any questions regarding this notification, please contact the BCBSIL Electronic Commerce Center at 800-746-4614.