December 14, 2012
Administrative Simplification Operating Rules Project Update
The Administrative Simplification provision under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) establishes new requirements for administrative transactions that will improve the utility of the existing HIPAA transactions and reduce administrative costs.
See how this affects health plans and providers.
Illinois Employers with 2 to 150 Employees Will Have Additional Product Options Starting March 1
Employers selecting Illinois Standard Products will be able to choose up to six plans from different product groups, instead of a maximum of three.
Learn how this works.
Health and Wellness
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans Collaborating with Northwestern University to Combat Knee Osteoarthritis Brought on by Obesity
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans in Illinois, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas are participating in an innovative pilot program to help prevent work absenteeism and disability.
How results could help employers.
Be Smart. Be Well.® Encourages Healthy Discussions
Members and the general public can access in-depth information and video interviews on many wellness and prevention topics at the Be Smart. Be Well.® website. Employers can also use Be Smart. Be Well.® WorksSMSMto address issues that affect the workplace.
Find out more about this resource.
Fit Facts: All Washed Up
Germs are everywhere – so decrease the risk of illness by proper hand washing.
Share these tips with employees.
Do We Have Your Correct Contact Information?
If you have a new email address, log in to Blue Access for EmployersSM and click on the User Profile to update your information. Or contact your BCBSIL representative. Want a coworker to receive BlueVISION? Add coworkers here.