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Submitting Electronic Claims for Blue Cross Community CentennialSM Members

August 2, 2017

Our May 2017 Blue Review edition announced the implementation of payer ID MC721, which took effect May 20, 2017, for Blue Cross Community Centennial claims submitted electronically. Blue Cross Community Centennial members are identified by alpha-prefix YIF listed on their Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) identification card.

Health care providers who utilize a clearinghouse or practice management system vendor for electronic claim submissions are encouraged to share this new payer ID with their vendors to ensure Blue Cross Community Centennial claims are processed efficiently. If these claims are submitted via direct data entry through the AvailityTM Web portal, providers should utilize the dropdown payer option of "Blue Cross Community Centennial."

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 BCBSNM. BCBSNM makes no endorsement, representations or warranties regarding any products or services offered by third party vendors such as Availity. If you have any questions about the products or services offered by such vendors, you should contact the vendor(s) directly.