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Presentations

Please refer to these helpful presentations.

Benefit Update Meetings

2017 Benefit Update Meeting Presentation – An overview of the 2017 benefit changes, procedures and new initiatives. 

2016 Benefit Update Meeting Presentation – A review of important benefit updates for 2016.

2015 Benefit Update Meeting Presentation – A review of important benefit updates for 2015, provider self-help tools and new initiatives.

2014 Benefit Update Meeting Presentation – A review of our current products and services.

Avalon Healthcare Solutions Benefits Management Program

Learn about our partnership with Avalon Healthcare Solutions for lab services. Avalon is an independent company that provides benefit management services on behalf of BlueChoice HealthPlan. Effective January 1, 2016, BlueCross® BlueShield® of South Carolina and BlueChoice® will require Avalon Healthcare Solutions to precertify certain lab procedures when performed in an office, outpatient or independent lab location.

Avalon Healthcare Solutions Claim Editor and Claim Trial Tool

This Avalon Laboratory Network Education presentation discusses the Claim Editor and how it provides consistent application of our medical policy to lab tests being performed to ensure that our members are receiving the highest quality of care at the most affordable cost. You'll also learn about the Trial Claim Tool. 

BlueCard® Program

Learn about how the BlueCard program works, how to identify members and how to use the alpha prefix, as well as how to file claims. 

BlueExclusiveSM Upstate 1 and BusinessADVANTAGE Select Upstate 1 Network

Learn about our 2016 BlueExclusive Upstate 1 and BusinessADVANTAGE Select Upstate 1 network products. We offer these exclusive provider organization (EPO) products to small employers with two to 50 employees in six Upstate counties. 

Credentialing Process

This presentation will give you an overview of the steps in the credentialing process to validate practitioners' qualifications. 

Durable Medical Equipment

Learn about durable medical equipment claims filing procedures, precertification requirements and using our Web tools, as well as information on CPAPs and more. 

ICD-10 Webinar

This webinar discusses how to successfully submit claims after the compliance date and manage pre-authorizations. It also reviews frequently asked questions about ICD-10. You'll find information on the support we offer you and identify resources if you still need help.

Maternity Initiatives

Learn about our maternity initiatives programs. We adopted these programs and efforts in order to reduce health disparities among newborns and improve the overall health of mothers and babies. Learn the benefits of these programs and how to receive additional reimbursement.

Mental Health Webinar

Learn about Companion Benefit Alternatives (CBA). CBA is a separate company that administers mental health and substance abuse benefits on behalf of BlueChoice. Also learn about the health coaching process, the benefits of this program and important mental health plan tools.

Musculoskeletal (MSK) Care Management Program

The MSK presentation outlines prior authorization for two components of non-emergent MSK care: outpatient, interventional spine pain management services, and inpatient and outpatient lumbar and cervical spine surgeries. 

Quality Initiatives

Learn about our quality initiatives. Learn about programs to improve birth outcomes, techniques to closing gaps in care and benefits of becoming a patient-centered medical home. You will also get information about the importance of patient satisfaction and HEDIS quality measures.

South Carolina Reporting & Identification Tracking System (SCRIPTS)

Learn more about SCRIPTS, a database providers use to help monitor inappropriate use of prescription drugs, particularly opioids. Learn why SCRIPTS should be a part of every patient’s initial evaluation and subsequent monitoring, and is considered a standard of care. 

Specialty Drug Medical Benefit Management

Learn about the new specialty drug requirements for medical pharmacy benefits. This webinar provides an overview of the requirements as well as how to create a prior  authorization through NovoLogix, CVS/caremark’s medical prior authorization system, with single sign-on access through My Insurance ManagerSM. CVS/specialty is a division of CVS Health, an independent company that provides pharmacy services on behalf of our health plans.

Web Tools Presentation 

Learn about the web tools available to help you get the information you need faster. 

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.