BCBS Medical Claim Form

BCBS Medical Claim Form
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HEALTH INSURANCE CLAIM FORM
Send Completed Claim Form To:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
P.O. Box 805107
CHICAGO, IL 60680-4112
NOTICE TO ALL PARTIES COMPLETING THIS FORM: It is fraudulent to fill out this form with information
you know to be false or to omit important facts. Criminal and/or civil penalties can result from such acts.
PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE CLEARLY
ID NUMBER -- Copy this from your Blue Cross and Blue Shield Identification Card.
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER:
GROUP NUMBER:
PATIENT INFORMATION -- A separate claim form must be completed for each family member.
PATIENT’S FULL LEGAL NAME (Last, First, Middle Initial)
SEX:
DATE OF BIRTH
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER (optional):
Male
Female
PATIENT IS:
Member
Spouse
Child
Month
Day
Year
___ ___ ___/ ___ ___/ ___ ___ ___ ___
OTHER, please explain relationship:
IF CLAIM IS FOR CHILD 19 OR OLDER—IS CHILD:
A full-time student?
Yes
No
Handicapped?
Yes
No
PAYEE:
MAKE PAYMENT TO THE PROVIDER (hospital, doctor etc.), OR
MAKE PAYMENT TO MEMBER, the provider has been paid
MEMBER INFORMATION
MEMBER (POLICY HOLDER) NAME: (As shown on your Blue Cross and Blue Shield
ID Card)
DATE OF BIRTH
Month
Day
Year
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER (optional):
___ ___ ___/ ___ ___/ ___ ___ ___ ___
CURRENT ADDRESS:
HOME PHONE:
(__ __ __)__ __ __-__ __ __ __
IF COVERAGE IS THRU
YOUR EMPLOYER, PROVIDE
GROUP (EMPLOYER) NAME:
WORK PHONE:
(__ __ __)__ __ __-__ __ __ __
CLAIM INFORMATION
IS CLAIM FOR AN ACCIDENTAL INJURY?
Yes
No
IS THIS A WORKERS COMPENSATION CLAIM?
Yes
No
DATE OF ACCIDENT:
BRIEFLY DESCRIBE INJURY:
COMPLETE BELOW IF NON-ACCIDENTAL INJURY OR ILLNESS
DATE FIRST TREATED:
BRIEFLY DESCRIBE THE CONDITION(S) FOR WHICH THE PATIENT RECEIVED THESE SERVICES:
(You can usually copy the diagnosis or description of service from the provider bill.)
OTHER INSURANCE INFORMATION
Are there any OTHER medical benefits available to you, your spouse, or your dependents from OTHER Group Insurance, including OTHER Blue Cross and Blue Shield policies,
OTHER Employer, Labor or Professional Organizations, School, etc.?
Yes (provide below)
No
POLICY HOLDER NAME:
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER (optional):
___ ___ ___/ ___ ___/ ___ ___ ___ ___
POLICY HOLDER IS:
Member
INSURANCE CARRIER NAME:
ADDRESS:
Spouse
Child
OTHER, please explain relationship:
POLICY NUMBER:
EFFECTIVE DATE:
PHONE NUMBER:
(__ __ __)__ __ __-__ __ __ __
RELEASE OF INFORMATION: I certify that the above information is correct and that the bills attached were incurred by the patient
listed above. I understand that Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s use or disclosure of individually identifiable health information, whether
furnished by me or obtained from other sources such as medical providers, shall be in accordance with the federal privacy
regulations under HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996).
Sign
Here _____________________________________________________________________________________________
Signature of Member
20479.0607
Date __________________________
Filing Claims…
can be as easy as 1-2-3
1
Most Hospitals and Doctors will
file a claim directly with us.
Please show your Blue Cross and Blue Shield identification
card to the hospital or doctor. Most providers will file for you.
If you are filing a claim, please fill out the reverse side of this form.
Help us avoid unnecessary delays by answering all questions
completely.
2
Help us process your claims
quickly...Insist on itemized bills.
We want to process your claims quickly, but we can’t do so without
properly itemized bills.
HERE’S WHAT WE URGE YOU TO DO:
1. Show the following instructions to the persons providing for your
health care and ask them for bills that follow these instructions.
2. Attach ORIGINAL BILLS to this claim form. We recommend that
you make copies of each bill for your personal records. The
original bills will not be returned.
Is Medicare Your Primary Health Insurance Payer?
If YES, please be sure to send all bills to Medicare FIRST. (services not
covered by Medicare may be sent directly to BlueCross and BlueShield
FIRST). After you receive an “EXPLANATION OF BENEFITS” form from
Medicare showing what was paid, send a copy of this notification with
your medical bills and completed Health Insurance claim form to us for
processing.
Itemized Bills for Medical Treatment or Surgery
Should Show:
Bill for the Following Services Should Show:
AMBULANCE SERVICE (Check your policy to make sure
you are covered for ambulance service):
• Date(s) when service was used.
• Base rate and mileage.
• Place where patient was picked up and driven to.
If transferred from one location to another, a letter from the
attending physician giving the reason for the transfer must be
attached to the bill.
Rental of Durable Medical Equipment:
A statement from the attending physician stating why the equipment
was necessary must be attached to the bill. Also provide an estimate
of how long the equipment will be used and the purchase price of
the equipment.
If for long term use, please remember RENTAL IS PAID ONLY UP TO
THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE EQUIPMENT.
Private Duty Nursing:
• Bills must show whether the nurse is a registered nurse or a
licensed practical nurse.
• Nurse’s license or registry number.
• Date(s) of service.
• Type of care given.
• Charge for each hour or shift.
A letter from the physician stating why nursing care was
necessary, as well as the nurses progress notes, must be attached
to the nurses bill.
• Physician’s name, address and phone number.
• Physician’s tax identification number.
• Full name of patient, not just name of person to whom bill is
addressed.
• Place where service was received (hospital, office or clinic).
• Diagnosis of illness or injury. If an injury give the date it
happened.
• Description of service received.
• Date of each treatment or surgical procedure.
• Charge for each treatment or surgical procedure.
A Division of Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company, an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
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