March  2018

Customer Service Quote of the month:  

"Q:  What business are you in?
A:  The PEOPLE business - let's show it."

- J. DiJulius

ACCURATE DATA

For years and years, some of our insurance partners have accepted slight data discrepancies like 'Suzanne' is submitted as 'Sue' or 'Johnson' is submitted as 'JohnsEn', etc. 

However, moving forward, most insurance companies will not accept these data errors and will now start denying those member's reimbursements after all these years.  As a club, please be advised that it's very important (it always has been) to type and correct member data that you are submitting for reimbursement.  It is the club responsibility to check your monthly Reimbursement History Reports each and every month so you can stay on top of the corrections needed.  Let your members know that they need to enter their information as it appears on their insurance card.  It needs to be accurate data going forward.

Spring NIHCA Conference
Wednesday, May 16
New Brighton Community Center
8am - 3:30pm

NIHCA is only having one conference this year.  The Spring NIHCA conference will be Wednesday, May 16 th, 2018 at the New Brighton Community Center in New Brighton, MN from 8am-3:30pm.  An amazing keynote speaker, the choice of 6 break-out sessions for you and your other staff, breakfast, lunch, roundtable networking, free door prizes and more!  Look for sign up and agenda information to follow.

Fitness Business Trends for 2018
by Sara Kooperman

FREE Webinar for all fitness staff.  Another opportunity to learn...     REGISTER HERE

Automatic Resubmits

BCBS of North Dakota will do an automatic resubmit of Nov & Dec 2017 workouts on the March file.  If you had BCBSND members that error-ed out because they hadn't completed their 2018 Authorization, then these will now be captured.  On the March file, we will automatically resubmit Nov, Dec and Jan workouts.  So the past THREE months will automatically resubmit for those clubs who specifically have BCBSND members that 
error-ed out. 

Hint of the Month:  
Before you submit monthly workouts, check your Pending Approval folder   FIRST !  If you have members sitting in your Pending Approval folder, go into each members profile and check the
VERIFIED box and then click  Save and Approve for each member BEFORE you submit.

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