Transparency in Coverage
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) Machine-Readable Files for Self-Insured Plans
Applies to Self-Insured Groups
The Transparency in Coverage Final Rule requires insurers and group health plans to publish machine-readable files starting July 1, 2022.
The link below contains information related to Silver Cross Hospital’s group health plan via its health plan administrator: in-network rates and an out-of-network allowed amounts and billed charges for covered items and services in a machine readable file as required by the Affordable Care Act transparency in coverage rule. These machine-readable files are intended by the Departments of Labor, Treasury, and HHS to promote health insurance literacy, consumerism, and competition by providing this information in a public forum so that industry innovators are able to compile and present this information to consumers and promote transparency.
Click here to view files applicable for our self-insured plans. Files for our fully-insured plans can be found by clicking here. These pages also include implementation and user guides.