IPG will handle device coordination, billing, replacement, tracking and other services for BCBSF's statewide ambulatory surgery center network, according to the release. Participation in the new reimbursement model using IPG will be rolled out as a requirement under this new, ground-breaking program.
"IPG is excited to be working with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida to deliver meaningful value to its stakeholders," Jay Ethridge, CEO for IPG, said in the release. "With the increasing complexity of device related claims, IPG is providing needed industry expertise to assist in gaining visibility and managing the overall process."
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IPG Contracts With BCBS of Florida as Its Designated Implantable Device VendorWritten by Staff | February 24, 2010
Atlanta-based Implantable Provider Group has signed a significant agreement with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida to be its designated implantable device management vendor for its extensive provider network, which serves more than four million members in the state, according to an IPG news release