Training Opportunities

BCBSMT: Availity® Provider Training

In these webinar sessions, we will present an overview of electronic options available in the Availity Portal for BCBSMT providers.

Participants will learn how:

  • Check real-time eligibility and benefits
  • Conduct pre-service request
  • Verify real-time claim status
  • Complete post-service reconciliation
  • Enroll for electronic remittance and fund transfer

New and existing Availity users are highly encouraged to attend. To register for a complimentary webinar, select a session date & time below.

Availity Authorizations

BCBSMT is hosting one-hour webinar session for you to learn how to electronically submit preauthorization requests handled by BCBSMT using Availity’s new Authorizations tool. To register for session, select your preferred date and time below.

Availity Claim Status Tool

BCBSMT is hosting complimentary webinars for providers to learn how to efficiently verify detailed claim status online using Availity’s Claim Status tool. Select your preferred date and time below to register for an upcoming session.

Behavioral Health – CME/CEU Webinars

BCBSMT is offering free educational behavioral health webinars. Those who attend will earn continuing medical education credits (CMEs) or continuing education units (CEUs). When available, register at the links below.

Webinar Date Time CME/CEU
Depression in a Primary Care Setting  June 18, 2021 8 to 9 a.m. Mountain 1 unit
Opioid Use Disorder  Aug. 20, 2021 8 to 9 a.m. Mountain 1 unit
Comorbid Behavioral Health and Physical Health Conditions  Oct. 29, 2021 8 to 9 a.m. Mountain 1 unit

Remittance Viewer & Reporting On-Demand

These online tools offer providers and billing services a convenient way to view claim detail information from the 835 Electronic Remittance Advice (835 ERA) and the Provider Claim Summary (PCS). Attend a webinar to learn how to gain or grant access, conduct a search, view general and payer specific information, and save or print results.

To register, select a webinar date and time from the list below:

The New Mexico Osteopathic Medical Association (NMOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. NMOMA designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.

Social Work CEUs Approved by NASW-NM. The Licensee must maintain proof of continuing education courses taken for the past four (4) years. The New Mexico Regulations and Licensing Department, Boards and Commissions, Social Work Licensing Board reserves the right to audit a licensee’s continuing education records as it deems necessary. This event has been approved for a total of 1 CEU.

Physicians (MDs) and nurses can use AOA Cat 1-4 credit toward licensure. Psychologists, social workers and mental health counselors (LPC, LCPC, LPCC) can use the Social Work CEU credit toward licensure.

Material presented is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician. Physicians and other health care providers are encouraged to use their own best medical judgment based upon all available information and the condition of the patient in determining the best course of treatment.

Checking eligibility and/or benefit information and/or the fact that a service has been preauthorized is not a guarantee of payment. Benefits will be determined once a claim is received and will be based upon, among other things, the member’s eligibility and the terms of the member’s certificate or contract of coverage applicable on the date services were rendered. If you have any questions, please call the number on the member’s ID card.

Availity is a trademark of Availity, LLC, a separate company that operates a health information network to provide electronic information exchange services to medical professionals. Availity provides administrative services to BCBSMT. BCBSMT makes no endorsement, representations or warranties regarding any products or services provided by third party vendors such as Availity. If you have any questions about the products or services provided by such vendors, you should contact the vendor(s) directly.