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Provider - Health Care Reform Articles

The following articles were published in BlueInk magazine. The links will take you to the Health Care Reform articles. Subscribe to BlueInk now.


April 2014

"ACA changes: A quick reference guide for providers"
"Effects of health care reform on breastfeeding support"

February 2014

"Avoid claims denial and reconciliation of claims payments"
"EFT and ERA enrollment just got easier"
"PCPs may see more preventive visits and a new form"

"Process patient information more smoothly"
"Some ACA plans will affect business"

December 2013

"ACA to Usher in New Process"


October 2013

"New ACA-compliant Products Launch"

"The Affordable Care Act and Commercial Risk Adjustment"

"Three Key Affordable Care Act-related Changes"


August 2013

"Effects of health care reform on breastfeeding support"

"Wellmark launches new Affordable Care Act-compliant products"


June 2013

"Changes ahead: How the Affordable Care Act could impact business"


June 2012,  page 5

“Affordable Care Act (ACA) Mandates”


April 2012, page 9

“Wellmark’s ICD-10 Implementation to Continue”


February 2012, page 3 and page 4

“Stay Updated with ICD-10”

“Upcoming Removal of Health Condition Riders Affects Member Coverage”


December 2011, page 8

“First Dollar Coverage for Women’s Preventive Services Added to ACA”


October 2011, page 6 and page 17
“Need Help Understanding Health Care Reform? Ask Blue!”

“Preparing for ICD-10 Codes: Two Years and Counting”


April 2011, page 3

“Keeping Up With Health Care Reform”


February 2011, page 3

“Find Health Care Reform Information Online”


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