Additional Code Auditing Software Implementation Rescheduled for May 21, 2017

Posted March 20, 2017

On Dec. 21, 2016, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) published a News and Updates notification regarding additional code auditing software that was originally scheduled for implementation as of April 23, 2017. BCBSIL has rescheduled this additional code auditing software implementation for May 21, 2017.  

As noted in the previous announcement, this software will further enhance the auditing of professional and outpatient facility claims for correct coding according to Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines. Upon implementation, providers may use the Claim Inquiry Resolution tool, available on the AvailityTM Web Portal, to research specific claim edits. 

The above notice does not apply to government programs claims.                                                                

CPT copyright 2016 American Medical Association (AMA). All rights reserved. CPT is a registered trademark of the AMA. 

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