New York Customers
An agreement has been reached with the following Network Service Vendors to provide access to the BCBSKS Electronic Network. The vendors below offer many types of services and benefits. Trading Partner's are encouraged to consider using either of these alternatives.
IVANS provides access to the BCBSKS Electronic Network. IVANS will provide you free communication software. With IVANS, you are part of a community of over 30,000 healthcare providers. IVANS offers three options: Secure Dial for low volume users, High Speed Internet for medium volume users, or dedicated frame relay connectivity for larger volume users. With IVANS there are no startup fees or commitments required.
You can reach IVANS directly at 800-548-2675 or visit the Ivans Website for more information.
ABILITY (formerly VisionShare)
ABILITY provides direct, low-cost, high speed, secure network connectivity services for access to Medicare, BCBSKS, and ASK for our Electronic Trading Partners.
The ABILITY Solution is made available through a license and flat-fee unlimited usage agreement. ABILITY'S high-speed connectivity has proven to reduce telephone and long distance charges, increase workflow productivity, and greatly improve the connectivity experience in terms of speed and reliability over traditional dial-up alternatives.
You can reach ABILITY directly at 888-895-2649 or 612-460-4327, or visit the ABILITY website for more information.