BCBS of Georgia’s Solution to Non-Emergency ER Visits?

BCBS of Georgia held a webinar last week. From what we have been told, BCBS and Anthem are cancelling Emergency Room benefit payments that are not “emergencies.” We have done the same with some of our self-funded clients. Significant savings have been achieved. No longer will Mommy take little Johnny to the ER for a fever and pay a low co-pay. Now when Little Johnny’s mommy gets the bill, her co-pay for non-emergency ER visits will be 100%……………….

Join us for a Webinar!

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
10am – 11am

This is your opportunity to ask questions and get answers! 

This will be a panel discussion with Jimmy Lewis conducting the discussion about recent BCBS decisions to alter coverage on ERs and individual policies both on and off the exchange. You will not want to miss this webinar.  Jeff Fusile, President of BCBS GA will be live to respond to your questions!

Topics will include:

  • BCBS pullout of 74 counties
  • Cancellation of ER services payments
  • Q and A

If you have questions, please send them in advance to Sandy Sage.  We want to make sure you get the answers you need. You will also have the opportunity to ask your questions during the webinar.

Please forward this invitation to all staff involved in claims, authorizations, online services and contract management.