August 31, 2012
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois will be closed for Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3.
The Department of Health & Human Services recently provided additional clarification about the Women's Preventive Temporary Safe Harbor enforcement that is part of the Affordable Care Act. Also, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force offers new recommendations that update prior recommendations on adult obesity and behavioral counseling to prevent heart disease.
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HMO Provider Network Change
Effective immediately, West Suburban Health Providers MG #100 has changed its customer service phone number to 708-783-7100. This medical group is part of the HMO Illinois and BlueAdvantageSM HMO networks. This is an administrative change only. We are sending letters to employer groups and affected members this week to inform them of the change. New member ID card(s) with the updated information will be mailed soon.
Health and Wellness
Fit Facts: Nuts About Nutrition
Craving a crunch that is heart-healthy and cholesterol-lowering? BCBSIL is offering weekly health and wellness “Fit Facts” to help your employees make healthy food choices.
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Do We Have Your Correct Contact Information?
If you have a new email or mailing address, phone number or any other contact changes, please log in to Blue Access for EmployersSM and click on the User Profile to provide your updated information. Or contact your BCBSIL representative. Want a coworker to receive BlueVISION? Blue Access for Employers administrators can add coworkers here.