February 28, 2022
The Availity Provider Data Management (PDM) tool offers professional providers a quick and easy way to update, validate and attest to the accuracy of their information on file with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL). This multi-payer tool in Availity Essentials also allows you to make updates once and have that information sent to all participating payers.
PDM offers two workflows:
- Directory Verification – You must verify and attest to the accuracy of your organization’s directory information every 90 days as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. You’ll receive quarterly notifications within Availity when it’s time to verify your directory information.
- Core PDM – Update your organization’s demographic data, provider directory and key staff information. The Directory Verification workflow must be completed before accessing the full provider profile in Core PDM.
Below is some helpful guidance on PDM updates for BCBSIL.
Accepted via PDM
Not Accepted via PDM
Doing Business As (DBA) name
These updates should be requested by completing the appropriate form on the Verify and Update Your Information page of our Provider website:
PDM is accessible to existing Availity Administrators and users assigned the Provider Data Management role. If you’re not an Availity registered user and would like to use this tool, sign up online today or contact Availity Client Services at 800-282-4548.
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