Webinars and Workshops

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) offers free webinars and workshops for the independently contracted providers who work with us. These trainings focus on electronic options and other helpful tools and resources. 

Webinars

To register now for a webinar on the list below, click on your preferred session date. 

DescriptionDatesSession Times
Availity® Authorizations Tool
We are hosting one-hour webinar sessions for providers to learn how to electronically submit inpatient and outpatient benefit preauthorization requests handled by BCBSIL using Availity’s Authorizations tool.

Jan. 19, 2022 
Jan. 26, 2022 
Feb. 2, 2022 
Feb. 9, 2022 
Feb. 16, 2022 
Feb. 23, 2022 

 

11 a.m. to noon

Availity Claim Status and Clinical Claim Appeals
We're hosting complimentary webinars for providers to learn how to verify detailed claim status and submit clinical claim appeals online using Availity’s Claim Status tool.

Jan. 20, 2022 
Jan. 27, 2022 
Feb. 3, 2022 
Feb. 10, 2022 
Feb. 17, 2022 
Feb. 24, 2022 

 

11 a.m. to noon

Availity Remittance Viewer and Reporting
On-Demand
 
These online tools give providers and billing services a convenient way to view claim detail information from the 835 Electronic Remittance Advice (835 ERA) and the Provider Claim Summary (PCS). 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.

Jan. 20, 2022 
Feb. 17, 2022 

 

1 to 2 p.m. 

Availity Orientation: Save Time and Go Online
Join us for a review of electronic transactions, provider tools and helpful online resources.

Jan. 18, 2022 
Jan. 25, 2022 
Feb. 1, 2022 
Feb. 8, 2022 
Feb. 22, 2022 

11 a.m. to noon 
Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO and HMO Provider Orientation
These orientation webinars will give you the opportunity to ask the PNCs questions and will highlight topics such as provider enrollment, eligibility and benefits, claim submission and review and supplemental resources.

Jan. 18, 2022 
Feb. 16, 2022 

10 to 11:30 a.m.
1 to 2:30 p.m.

Claim Editing Enhancements Coming in 2022
Learn more about the enhanced claims edition and review process with Cotiviti, INC.

Jan. 18, 2022 
Jan. 19, 2022 
Jan. 25, 2022 
Jan. 26, 2022 
Feb. 1, 2022 
Feb. 2, 2022 

3 to 4 p.m.
9 to 10 a.m.
3 to 4 p.m.
9 to 10 a.m.
3 to 4 p.m.
9 to 10 a.m.

Monthly Provider Hot Topics Webinar
These monthly webinars will be held through December 2022. They are customized for the BCBSIL contracted provider community. BCBSIL Provider Network Consultants (PNCs) will use this format to share upcoming initiatives, program changes and updates, as well as general network announcements.
Feb. 10, 2022 

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Orientation Webinars for New Commercial Providers
These orientation webinars will give you the opportunity to ask the PNCs questions and will highlight topics such as care coordination, third party vendors, claims, prior authorization and required provider training.

Jan. 19, 2022  
Jan. 27, 2022  
Feb. 9, 2022  
Feb. 24, 2022  


10 to 11:30 a.m.
3 to 4:30 p.m.
3 to 4:30 p.m.
10 to 11:30 a.m.


 

Orientation Webinars for New Blue Cross Community MMAI (Medicare-Medicaid Plan)SM and/or Blue Cross Community Health Plans)SM  (BCCHPSM) Providers
These orientation webinars will give you the opportunity to ask the PNCs questions and will highlight topics such as network participation and benefits, claims, post-processing claim inquiries, supplemental resources, credentialing and contracting.

Jan. 20, 2022 
Feb. 17, 2022 
Feb. 23, 2022 

3 to 4:30 p.m.
10 to 11:30 a.m.
3 to 4:30 p.m.

 

Workshops

To register now for a workshop on the list below, click on your preferred session date.

DescriptionDatesSession Times
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Availity is a trademark of Availity, LLC, a separate company that operates a health information network to provide electronic information exchange services to medical professionals. Availity provides administrative services to BCBSIL. BCBSIL makes no endorsement, representations or warranties regarding any products or services provided by third party vendors such as Availity. If you have any questions about the products or services provided by such vendors, you should contact the vendor(s) directly. 

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