Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) provides complimentary training opportunities for providers, billing services, clinical and administrative staff members who are new or already participating in the BCBSTX network. You're invited to join us for informal, in-person workshops, or participate in convenient online training sessions. For complete course descriptions and prerequisites, please select any of the courses below.
Note: All times indicated are Central Time (CT).
AIM ProviderPortalSM Training for Prior Authorizations
- Advanced Imaging & Cardiology
- Genetic Testing
- Joint/Spine Surgery & Pain Management
- Medical Oncology
- Radiation Therapy
- Sleep Medicine
For more information on AIM prior authorizations, refer to the AIM Specialty Health® page.
Availity® Essentials Authorization and Referral Tools
BCBSTX hosts one-hour webinar sessions for you to learn how to electronically submit prior authorization and referral requests handled by BCBSTX Medical Management using Availity Essentials Authorizations & Referrals tool. To register for session, select your preferred date and time below.
Availity Essentials Claim Status, Clinical Claim Appeals & Message This Payor Availity Essentials
BCBSTX is hosting complimentary webinars for providers to learn how to efficiently verify detailed claim status, submit clinical claim appeals and send secure messages to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) for claim management questions online using the Availity Essentials Claim Status tool. Select your preferred date and time below to register for an upcoming session.
- January 26, 2023 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- February 02, 2023 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- February 09, 2023 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- February 16, 2023 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- February 23, 2023 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- March 02, 2023 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- March 09, 2023 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- March 16, 2023 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- March 23, 2023 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- March 30, 2023 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Availity Essentials Orientation - Save Time and Go Online
Join us for a review of electronic transactions, provider tools and helpful online resources.
Behavioral Health — Free CME/CEU Webinars
eviCore Healthcare Training
eviCore and BCBSTX periodically will be hosting orientation sessions for providers for various care categories. In addition, eviCore provides ongoing training on the . Refer to the page to register and the select the menu bar symbol located on the left-side of the webpage and select "Webex Training". The "Live Sessions" page will display. Please retain the confirmation email. Use the link and toll-free phone number to access your training.
Physician Efficiency, Appropriateness and Quality (PEAQ) Reports and Training
The PEAQ reporting team periodically offers PEAQ 101 sessions where they will provide a brief overview of the Provider Performance Insights score cards and address pre-submitted questions. When available, register for these sessions below and submit questions here.
- No sessions currently available
For more information, visit the BCBSTX PEAQ page.
Remittance Viewer & Reporting On-Demand via Availity Essentials
These online tools give 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 now, select a webinar date and time from the list below:
AIM Specialty Health is an independent medical benefits management company that provides utilization management services for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX).
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 any products or services provided by third-party vendors.