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October 2022

  • Wellmark provider directory information must be validated
  • Filing claim corrections electronically
  • Annual Enrollment Period has begun
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Past issues

August 2022 PDF File
  • New billing requirements for COVID-19 testing-related services
  • More documents are now required for cosmetic and reconstructive services
  • Age criteria has changed for colorectal cancer screenings

June 2022 PDF File
  • Changes to the Wellmark Drug List beginning July 1, 2022
  • Orthognathic surgery will require prior approval
  • Understanding the importance of recredentialing

April 2022 PDF File
  • Wellmark's annual payment update
  • Updated public provider experience
  • Understanding Wellmark's remittance information

February 2022 PDF File
  • Three services are moving from post service to preservice

December 2021 PDF File
  • New Wellmark provider directory process requires provider verification
  • Reminder: Wellmark Medicare Advantage plans begin Jan. 1, 2022

October 2021 PDF File
  • 2021 Blue Distinction Center Designations
  • Resources for the new Wellmark Medicare Advantage plan

August 2021 PDF File
  • EDI and claims portal processing to Availity
  • Medicare Advantage resources available soon on

June 2021 PDF File
  • Wellmark intends to offer Medicare Advantage product beginning Jan. 1, 2021
  • Wellmark is moving its EDI and claims portal processing to Availity

April 2021 PDF File
  • EFT requirements go into effect July 1, 2021

February 2021 PDF File
  • Tips and resources available for Jiva
  • New Blue Distinction Center designations announced

December 2020 PDF File
  • Employees' overall health and well-being
  • Resources available for new medical authorization tool, JIVA

October 2020 PDF File
  • New medical authorization tool, Jiva, launches Nov. 16

August 2020 PDF File
  • 2020 Blue Distinction® Center Designations

June 2020 PDF File
  • Understanding Wellmark's credentialing criteria and application process