Archived News Updates

New Blue KC Electronic Claim (837) Edit – Effective Monday, January 18, 2016

Availity and Electronic Fund Transfers (EFT) Announcement

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Availity and Electronic Fund Transfers (EFT) Announcement

ICD-10 Testing Results with General Question and Answer Section

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ICD-10 Testing Results with General Question and Answer Section

ICD-10 General Information and End to End Testing

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ICD-10 General Information and End to End Testing

Missouri State Medical Association, Kansas Medical Society, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services sponsor free ICD-10 teleconference.

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ICD-10 "ROAD TO 10": ICD-10 Implementation Guidance

Update for the December 22, 2014 Dental Payment Issue

This issue has been resolved and all claims have completed the final payment process. Please see below for expected delivery of the following payment methods:

  • Electronic Fund Transfers (EFT) delivered to your bank by Friday, December 26, 2014
  • Paper checks should be received by Tuesday, December 30, 2014.

Federal Employee Program (FEP)—September 8, 2014 Payment Issue:

Blue KC experienced an issue with our FEP claims payment process. A portion of FEP claims that were marked for payment did not make it to the final payment process. This may be reflected by your FEP payment and remittance advice being lower than normal. Please note that Blue KC has resolved this issue and all remaining claims impacted by this issue will be paid on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.

Please see below for expected delivery of the following payment and remittance methods:

  • Electronic Remittance Advice (835) delivered to your clearinghouse by Thursday, September 11, 2014
  • Electronic Fund Transfers (EFT) delivered to your bank by Thursday, September 11, 2014
  • Paper checks and paper remittances should be received by Monday, September 15, 2014

Update on General Motors active employees—Posted 07/18/2014

General Motors Active Hourly (UAW) employees will have access to the Preferred-Care Blue network effective Aug. 1st. Members will receive their new identification cards with a new alpha prefix GMQ and the Preferred-Care Blue network logo, in late July. Keep in mind, the member must be referred to a Preferred-Care Blue network provider to receive the highest benefit level under the plan.

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