Availity Claim Research Tool: Enriched Status Results

December 20, 2016

The Availity® Claim Research Tool (CRT) now returns more detailed information than ever before. With recent enhancements, providers have the ability to view added claim status data via the search results page all within a few clicks lessening the need to speak with a Customer Advocate.

Utilizing an electronic process, such as the CRT, is the most convenient, efficient and secure method of requesting claim status. This free online tool allows you to search for claims by member ID, group number and date of service or by the provider NPI and specific claim number, also known as a Document Control Number (DCN). Moreover, CRT enables you to check the status of multiple claims in one view.

Not only does CRT remain a real-time claim status tool, with easy-to-read denial descriptions, the search sesults now delivers the rendering provider ID and name submitted on the claim. Additionally, the claim status service line break-down, provides:

  • Diagnosis Code
  • Copay
  • Coinsurance
  • Deductible
  • Modifier
  • Unit or Time or Mile

This necessary information is available within a few clicks, lessening the need to speak with a Customer Advocate. For additional information, refer to the CRT Tip Sheet in the Education and Reference Center/Provider Tools section of our website at

You must be registered with Availity to utilize the CRT. For registration information visit, or contact Availity Client Services at 800-282-4548.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma (BCBSOK) will host complimentary Back to Basics: Availity 101 Webinars for providers to learn how to use the electronic tools to their fullest potential. You are invited to register for upcoming webinars under the Education and Reference Center/Provider Training section of our website at

Availity is a trademark of Availity, L.L.C., a separate company that operates a health information network to provide electronic information exchange services to medical professionals. Availity provides administrative services to BCBSOK. BCBSOK makes no endorsement, representations or warranties regarding any products or services offered by third party vendors such as Availity. If you have any questions about the products or services offered by such vendors, you should contact the vendor(s) directly.