Introduction for New Providers
As a new independently contracted Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) Medicaid provider (or a new employee of a provider's office), we encourage you to take advantage of the online information and other reference material available to you.
See below for an overview of key resources you will find on the BCBSIL Provider website.
- News and Updates — Check this section often for the latest news and updates to help keep your office up to date.
- Blue Review — Our monthly newsletter is available in our Education and Reference Center and includes articles about new products, programs and important initiatives.
- BCBSIL Provider Manuals — Located in the Standards and Requirements section, these manuals include detailed policies, procedures and requirements necessary for participation in the BCBSIL contracting provider networks.
- Provider Finder® — You can use the following tools to help locate in-network providers for your patients.
Workshops and Webinars — Complimentary training opportunities on a variety of topics are available for providers, billing services, clinical and administrative staff members. For upcoming session dates, times and online registration, refer to Workshops/Webinars page in the Education and Reference Center section.