Users' questions

How do I find my BCBS prefix?

How do I find my BCBS prefix?

For all 3 digit BCBS alpha prefix identification number, eligibility can be obtained at 800-676-2583. All you have to do is call this number and provide a 3 digit BCBS prefix to the operator, and then they will transfer the call to the particular member’s plan customer service department.

What BCBS does prefix LWE belong to?

Confirm membership—Lowe’s plan members can be identified by the following BCBS alpha prefixes: LWE, LHN. Verify eligibility and benefits, and complete any other applicable pre-service requirements.

What is the alpha prefix for BCBS Medicare Advantage?

Membership for this product can be nationwide for employer groups that offer the Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO to retirees. These members can be identified by alpha prefix ZZT on their ID Cards. Members will have access to a national Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO network of participating providers.

What is the prefix for BCBS of South Carolina?

Alpha Prefix: YPO​ | BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina.

What is alpha prefix Blue Cross?

The alpha prefix is critical for inquiries regarding the member, including eligibility and benefits, and is necessary for proper claim filing.  Always include the member’s ID number, including the alpha prefix, on any documents pertaining to services to ensure accurate handling by the BCBS Plan.

How do I find my Blue Cross ID?

Your member ID number will also be listed on your welcome letter. If you haven’t received your ID card yet, you can use the ID number and group number from your welcome letter to log into Blue Access for MembersSM to print a temporary ID card.

What are plan specific alpha prefixes?

Plan-specific alpha prefixes are assigned to every Plan and start with X, Y, Z, or Q. The first two positions indicate the Plan to which the member belongs while the third position identifies the product in which the member is enrolled. Account-specific prefixes are assigned to centrally processed national accounts.

What does the suitcase on BCBS card mean?

When you see the “PPO in a suitcase” logo on the front of an ID card, it means that the member has PPO- or EPO-type benefits available for medical services received within or outside of the United States.

What does alpha prefix mean?

alpha prefix. The three characters preceding the subscriber identification number on BCBS member ID cards. It identifies the member’s Blue Cross Blue Shield company or national account in order to properly route the claim.

Is policy number the same as member ID?

What is a policy number? Your health insurance policy number is typically your member ID number. You can also provide this number to your health insurance company so they can look up your information when you have questions about your benefits and any recent claims.

What is Plan Code on insurance card?

The plan code is a combination of the base plan code and the party rate, which are numeric identifiers for the plan. Item.

What are the prefixes for Blue Cross and blue shield?

Below are not the only known BC/BS/Anthem prefixes, but the only ones we’ve verified by calling their 800 number. (If you can’t find what you’re looking for, try the non-verified list of prefixes.) AFY Illinois [Thanks MaryBeth!] AVO Illinois [Thanks Veda!] DVG Illinois [Thanks Veda!]

How to find BCBS address by alpha prefix ID?

Prefix Product Area Billing Address Phone # Employer YBF BCBS Kansas City (Medicare) YCA MO : BC MO, POB 14882 , St Louis , MO , 63178-4882 800-392-8772 YCS Alliance BCBS of Missouri (Medicare Supp) YDB MT : BC MT, POB 5004 , Great Falls , MT , 59403 800-447-7828 BCBS Montana (Medicare Comp) YEP

What does the prefix G stand for in BCBS?

The first two alphabets of the prefix denote the plan and the third alphabet prefix denotes the type of product the insured choose for coverage. 2nd Character “G” Plan Specific (letter assigned to the BCBS Plan) 3rd Character “P” PPO Product (letter assigned by the BCBS Plan to identify product type elected by the member)

What does ZGP stand for in Blue Cross?

ZGP Texas [Thanks “Louisiana”!] ZKR Washington/Alaska (Premera) [Thanks Meesh!] This entry was posted on Wednesday, April 30th, 2008 at 6:57 am and is filed under Access, Billing, Coding, Medical Reception .