Please complete a separate claim form for each patient, and remember to ﬁle all claims by December 31 of the calendar year after the one in which the
covered care or service was provided. Since most of the information requested on this form is self-explanatory, we did not include speciﬁc instructions for each item. However,
please complete each item. If the information requested does not apply to the patient, indicate N/A (NOT APPLICABLE).
Special care should be taken when completing the following items:
1A and 2E These spaces are for the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Service Beneﬁt Plan Enrollment Code and Identiﬁcation Number (Item 1A) and other Health Insurance
Identiﬁcation Number (Item 2E). When completing these items, please ensure that these numbers and letters are exactly as they appear on your identiﬁcation
3A, B and C Medicare covers persons age 65 and over and persons who qualify because of disabling conditions such as End-Stage Renal Disease. THEREFORE,
PLEASE COMPLETE ITEMS 3A AND B REGARDLESS OF THE PATIENT’S AGE. Item C should be completed if applicable.
ITEMIZED BILLS FOR COVERED SERVICES OR SUPPLIES MUST BE ATTACHED TO THIS FORM AND MUST INCLUDE THE
● Name and address of the provider of the service or supply. ● Date and type of service or supply. ● Diagnosis.
● Full name of the patient. ● Charge for each service or supply. ● Provider Identiﬁcation Number
Personal itemizations, cash register receipts and cancelled checks are not acceptable. Since itemized bills cannot be returned,
please be sure to make copies for your records. In addition, bills for home nursing care must show the professional status, such as R. N. (Registered
Nurse). Bills for all drugs and medicines dispensed by a physician, the outpatient department of a hospital or any other non-retail-pharmacy provider must show the name
of each drug or medicine.
RETAIL PHARMACY PROGRAM
Prescription drugs and supplies purchased on and after January 1, 1994, from a Preferred retail pharmacy in the U.S. or Puerto Rico will be ﬁled for the member. Preferred
pharmacies will not ﬁle claims for drugs requiring prior approval. Claims for drugs not ﬁled by a retail pharmacy must be submitted to the Retail Pharmacy Program by the
member on the Retail Prescription Drug Claim Form. This form can be downloaded from www.fepblue.org.
You can also call 1-800-624-5060 for more information, claim forms and customer service assistance. The claim form provides detailed instructions for submission of the
form and should be mailed to: Service Beneﬁt Plan Retail Pharmacy Program, P.O. Box 52057, Phoenix, AZ 85072-2057.
Certain services such as physical, speech and occupational therapy, durable medical equipment, home nursing care and dental care resulting from an accidental injury may
require additional information along with this claim form. Call your local Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield Plan before submitting your claim for such services; they will send
you additional forms, if needed.
FOR PATIENTS COVERED BY MEDICARE
When the patient is covered by Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and/or Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) and incurs expenses which are covered by Medicare, if
Medicare is primary (it pays ﬁrst), your claim must be submitted to Medicare ﬁrst (See Note Below). After the Medicare payment has been made, a claim for the expenses
not paid by Medicare, to include a copy of your Itemized bill, can be submitted to your local Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield Plan, along with the appropriate forms from
Medicare. For retail pharmacy prescription drug expenses, see the instructions above.
1. For Medicare Part A inpatient services, attach the “Explanation of Beneﬁts” form from Medicare.
2. For Medicare Part B services, attach the “Explanation of Medicare Beneﬁts” and/or the “Your Record of Part B Medicare Beneﬁts Used” form furnished by the Medicare
Carrier or Intermediary. Also, a copy of your itemized bill should be sent along with the Medicare Information.
NOTE: If the following conditions are met, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Service Beneﬁt Plan is primary (it pays ﬁrst).
·If you are 65 or over and employed by the Federal Government and have Medicare Part A (or Parts A and B);
·If you or your spouse are employed by the Federal Government and your covered spouse is 65 or over and has Medicare Part A (or Parts A and B);
·If the patient (you or a covered family member) is under 65, eligible for Medicare beneﬁts only because of End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) and is within the ﬁrst 18 months
of eligibility to receive Medicare Part A beneﬁts; or
· If the patient (you or a covered family member) is under age 65 and eligible for Medicare solely on the basis of disability, and you are employed by the Federal Government
FOR PATIENTS COVERED BY OTHER HEALTH INSURANCE
When submitting charges for services or supplies that have been partially paid by other group health insurance, attach a copy of the Notice of Payment or
Explanation of Payment from the other health care insurer.
THIS COMPLETED FORM, TOGETHER WITH ITEMIZED BILLS AND SUPPORTING MATERIAL, SHOULD BE SUBMITTED TO YOUR
LOCAL BLUE CROSS AND/OR BLUE SHIELD PLAN.
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Service Beneﬁt Plan
NAME OF THE PERSON
PROVIDING THE SERVICES
CHARGE FOR EACH
PLEASE CROSS OUT THOSE CHARGES THAT WERE
INCLUDED ON A PREVIOUS CLAIM
For Professional Services Rendered To:
Virginia E. Warowes
Chest X Ray
2/5/94 Ofﬁce Visit
DATE EACH SERVICE
OR SUPPLY WAS PROVIDED
DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES
OR SUPPLIES PROVIDED
NAME OF THE PATIENT
RECEIVING THE SERVICES
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Dayton Pendridge, M.D.
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