Any release of information, outside of treatment, payment or health care operations, requires our member's authorization.
We have implemented a number of physical, administrative and technical safeguards for protecting our member's oral, written and electronic protected health information, including but not limited to, the securing of all physical facilities, the securing of systems that maintain information, the execution of confidentiality and busines associate agreements with vendors with whom we share information, encryption of information and verification procedures to ensure information is only released to individuals who have the authority to receive information.
This statement summarizes and discloses the information collecting and disseminating practices of BCNEPA relative to this website.
This section includes our notice of Privacy Practices, member authorization forms, and various group forms.
The October 1, 2014 ICD-10 compliance date is not far off. Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania is planning for implementation of ICD-10 regulations. You should be aware of these regulations and the impact they will have on claims submissions and electronic transactions with payers. Be sure to visit this site often, as it will be updated regularly with information, changes, and timeframes essential for compliance with ICD-10.