With SecureTransport, BCBSKC
is able to cost-effectively share eligibility and membership information over the Internet with its network of 830,000 members and several thousand healthcare providers.
American Healthways has consistently provided quality support services to our members and the physicians in our network," said BCBSKC
Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President Frank J.
We are pleased that BCBSKC
has recognized the importance and benefits of imaging and workflow within their operations.
provides health coverage to more than 865,000 residents in the greater Kansas City community, offering a number of benefit programs that can be included in group health plans for area employers.
The network of clinicians at BCBSKC
now has quick and easy access to fully annotated, evidence-based references.
We originally selected American Healthways because we felt they could provide the highest quality support services to our members and the physicians in our network," said John Kennedy, executive vice president at BCBSKC
must comply with the privacy and security regulations of HIPAA, which require health plans and hospitals to ensure the confidentiality and security of all electronic PHI.
The mission of Blue Access is to create a community culture within BCBSKC
by providing tools and information that foster an effective work environment for its employees.
The company's initial focus is on the improvement of its customer-focused processes, including streamlining of procedures in the BCBSKC
member services, customer service, claims and central operations divisions.
The implementation phase of this contract started on March 6, 2000 and BCBSKC
members are already being visited by AirLogix home respiratory therapists.
BCBSNC and BCBSKC
believe that the solutions offered by Topaz will be attractive to other Blue plans in the future.
, the largest health plan provider in a 32-county area, serving greater Kansas City and Northwest Missouri, will offer online billing to BCBSKC
's entire market, including individual, small and large groups.