Electronic Payer IDs

Please use the following Payer IDs for direct electronic claim submission to BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. If you transmit through a clearinghouse, please check with the clearinghouse to see if it requires a different payer ID for claim submission to BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. 

315  Thomas Cooper*
400 State Employee Plan BlueCross
401  BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
402  Federal Employee Plan BlueCross
446 Employee Benefit Services dba Key Benefit Administrators*
481  Preferred Blue® 
886  Planned Administrators, Inc. (PAI)*
922 BlueChoice® HealthPlan
C63 Medicare Preferred Provider Organizations (PPO)

Dental Payer IDs

38520  BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina 
77828  Companion Life* 

Third Party Administrator Payer IDs

Some third party administrators use our PPO network, indicated by the PPO logo on the front of the ID card. Use these payer IDs to submit claims electronically:

315  Thomas Cooper* 
446  Employee Benefit Services (EBS) dba Key Benefit Administrators* 
498  Carolina Benefit Administrators* 

*Because Companion Life is a separate life insurance company from BlueCross, Companion Life will be responsible for all services related to this dental insurance. Thomas Cooper, EBS, PAI and Carolina Benefit Administrators are separate companies that provide third party administration services on behalf of BlueCross.

BlueChoice HealthPlan is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.