Free Tools & Resources Available via Availity® Essentials

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is committed to providing you with a one-stop shop of complimentary tools and resources through our partnership with Availity®.

Availity is a secure, web-based, full-service information exchange that offers a claims clearinghouse and real-time transactions at no charge to our providers. Through one sign on, you can access resources and complete transactions such as:

  • Eligibility and benefits
  • Claim status
  • Claim submission
  • Electronic remittance
  • Submission of BCBSTX prior authorizations and referrals requests as well as links to other prior authorization vendors.
  • Access to prior authorization exemption communications.
  • Message boards about upcoming changes and important information

We would like to take this opportunity, to invite you to sign up now for this free service by going to Availity or contacting Availity Client Services at 1-800-282-4548.

Important! When you access Availity, make sure your administrator adds or edits all providers within your organization using Manage My Organization. If a provider is not added, access to above transactions will not be available to those providers. For more information, refer to Manage My Organization via Availity® Essentials.

Why not take this opportunity to explore all the services that Availity has to offer at no cost to you? For more information on the Availity tools refer Provider Self Service Tools via Availity® Essentials.

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 BCBSTX.

BCBSTX makes no endorsement, representations or warranties regarding third party vendors and the products and services they offer.