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Workers’ Compensation Physicians Acknowledgments required by California Code of Regulations §9767.5.1 Medical Provider Networks

December 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Workers’ Compensation Physicians Acknowledgments required by California Code of Regulations

October 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Workers’ Compensation Physicians Acknowledgments required by California Code of Regulations

February 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Feb 1, 2019

Workers’ Compensation Physicians Acknowledgments required by California Code of Regulations

March 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Workers’ Compensation Physicians Acknowledgments required by California Code of Regulations

April 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Workers’ Compensation Physicians Acknowledgments required by California Code of Regulations

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative May 1, 2019

Workers’ Compensation Physician Acknowledgments Required by California Code of Regulations

August 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Aug 16, 2018

Workers’ Compensation Physician Acknowledgments required by California Code of Regulations

January 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jan 1, 2019

Workers’ Compensation other payor “Farmers Insurance Company”

October 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Workers’ Compensation acknowledgments required

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Workers’ Compensation acknowledgments required

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Workers’ Compensation acknowledgments required

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Workers’ Compensation acknowledgments required

September 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2019

Why do patients stop taking their prescribed medications and what can you do to help them?

March 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Why do patients stop taking their prescribed medications and what can you do to help them?

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare Jun 1, 2019

Why do patients stop taking their prescribed medications and what can you do to help them?

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jun 1, 2019

Who is Availity?

October 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Where to mail Anthem Blue Cross Stop Loss claims

May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2020

Where and how to submit BlueCard® claims

December 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Dec 1, 2019

Where and how to submit BlueCard® claims

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

When and how to initiate Medicare Advantage reopenings

December 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare Dec 1, 2018

What matters most online training course: Improving patient experience

September 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Sep 1, 2020

Welcome to the Customer Learning Center in Availity

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2020

Webinar recording now available for network providers on SBA loans and other federal relief programs in response to COVID-19 (Updated May 1, 2020)

Anthem hosted a provider webinar to share information and resources with its network providers regarding opportunities providers have to access loans through the U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) and other federal programs in response to the economic impact of COVID-19. Access the webinar recording using the password “health” to learn more about federal financial relief for providers.
COVID-19 Information Administrative May 1, 2020

Webinar recording now available for network providers on how to leverage telehealth to care for Behavioral Health patients during COVID-19 and beyond

Anthem hosted a provider webinar to share information and resources with Behavioral Health providers to assist with maximizing the telehealth experience.  Access the webinar recording to learn more about leveraging telehealth for behavioral health services.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Jun 25, 2020

Webinar for Availity EDI Gateway services

August 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Aug 16, 2018

Waived copays, deductibles and coinsurance for CCM, complex CCM and TCM

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2020

Verifying and updating your provider information

January 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jan 1, 2020

Verify BlueCard member eligibility and coverage

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Vaginal birth after cesarean shared decision-making aid available

October 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Oct 1, 2018

Vaginal birth after cesarean certified shared decision making aid available on the web

December 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Policy Updates Dec 1, 2018

Vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) aid available on the web

August 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Aug 16, 2018

Use the Provider Maintenance Form to update your information

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2019

Use of imaging studies for Low back Pain (LBP)

April 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Apr 1, 2020

Use grouped CPT codes for AIM Specialty Health authorizations

February 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare Feb 1, 2019

US antibiotic awareness week is November 11-18, 2019!

October 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Updates to AIM Specialty Health advanced imaging clinical appropriateness guidelines

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2020

Updates to AIM Sleep Disorder Management clinical appropriateness guideline

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Jun 1, 2020

Updates to AIM Musculoskeletal Program Joint Surgery Clinical Approrpriateness Guidelines

May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 1, 2020

Updates to AIM musculoskeletal program clinical appropriateness guidelines

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Aug 1, 2020

Updates to AIM Advanced Imaging clinical appropriates guidelines

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Products & Programs Jul 1, 2019

Updated prior authorization form for providers

December 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Dec 1, 2018

Updated COVID-19 Medicare and Medicaid Information

For the latest COVID-19 Medicare and Medicaid information, please check Medicaid Provider News COVID-19 and Medicare Advantage Provider News Archives.
COVID-19 Information State & Federal Mar 25, 2020

Updated Coverage for HIV PrEP medications

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2020

Update: Sepsis coding

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jun 1, 2019

UPDATE: new Rehabilitative Program remains temporarily delayed

July UPDATE: new Rehabilitative Program remains temporarily delayed Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jul 16, 2019

UPDATE: New Rehabilitative Program now effective August 1, 2019

July UPDATE: New Rehabilitative Program Now Effective August 1, 2019 – California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jul 3, 2019

Update: New prior authorization for Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy Services will begin May 1, 2019

April 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Apr 1, 2019

Update: New AIM Rehabilitative Program remains delayed

February 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Feb 1, 2020

Update: evaluation and management with Modifier 25

March 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Mar 1, 2019

Update: Evaluation and management with Modifier 25

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare May 1, 2019

Update: Evaluation and management with Modifier 25

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Cal MediConnect May 1, 2019

Update: Drug Screen Testing (professional)

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Reimbursement Policies May 1, 2019

Update: 2019 risk adjustment provider trainings

October 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Oct 1, 2019

Update to emergency department: Level of E&M services reimbursement policy

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2019

Update to Durable Medical Equipment – effective October 14, 2018

October 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Oct 12, 2018

Update to AIM clinical appropriateness guidelines

December 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Dec 1, 2018

Update regarding HCPCS code A0998 – Ambulance response and treatment with no transport

October 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Update regarding Evaluation and Management with Modifier 25 same day as procedure when a prior E/M for the same or similar service has occurred - professional

February 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Reimbursement Policies Feb 1, 2019

Update regarding evaluation and management with modifier 25 same day as procedure when a prior E/M for the same or similar service has occurred

April 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare Apr 1, 2019

Update regarding drugs not approved by the FDA

January 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Pharmacy Jan 1, 2019

Upcoming retirement planned for legacy Medical Attachment submission tool

January 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jan 1, 2020

Unspecified diagnosis code update

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2019

Unspecified diagnosis code update

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2019

Unspecified diagnosis code update

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Aug 1, 2019

Treatment guidelines for Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule update, effective April 18, 2019

April 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Apr 1, 2019

Transition to AIM Specialty Health rehabilitative services clinical appropriateness guidelines

September 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Sep 1, 2020

Transition to AIM Rehabilitative Services Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jun 1, 2020

Transition to AIM rehabilitative services clinical appropriateness guidelines

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2020

Tobacco cessation requirements update

May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care May 1, 2020

Tobacco cessation requirements for Medi-Cal Managed Care (Medi-Cal) providers

April 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Apr 1, 2019

Tips for billing CPT modifier 33

October 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Timely access regulations and language assistance program

December 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Products & Programs Dec 1, 2018

Timely access regulations and language assistance program

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Products & Programs Jun 1, 2019

Timely access regulations and language assistance program

October 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Timely Access Regulations and Language Assistance Program

March 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Timely access regulations and language assistance program

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2020

The New Year brings new ID cards for many Anthem Blue Cross members

January 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jan 1, 2020

The Anthem Workers’ Compensation Digital Marketplace is the new PPO!

This is a must read for physical therapists and MRI/Radiology providers
August 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Aug 16, 2018

The Anthem Blue Cross Woodland Hills office has relocated

March 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Mar 1, 2020

System updates for 2020 - Professional

December 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Reimbursement Policies Dec 1, 2019

Submitting corrected claims

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Cal MediConnect Jun 1, 2019

Submit PA medication requests electronically; new phone number for MA prescription PAs

August 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare Aug 16, 2018

Submit behavioral health authorizations via our online Interactive Care Reviewer tool

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2020

Submit behavioral health authorizations via our online Interactive Care Reviewer tool

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2020

Submit behavioral health authorizations via our online Interactive Care Reviewer tool

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Aug 1, 2020

Stronger together!

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Streamline workflow with solicited medical attachments

October 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Oct 1, 2018

Stay “in the know” at no charge!

December 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Dec 1, 2019

Stay “in the know” at no charge!

January 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jan 1, 2020

Stay “in the know” at no charge!

March 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Stay “in the know” at no charge!

April 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Stay “in the know” at no charge!

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Stay “in the know” at no charge!

September 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Special needs plans, provider training required

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2019

Special Investigations Unit updates

October 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Some of your patients will begin moving to IngenioRx in Q2 2019

March 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Pharmacy Mar 1, 2019

SOAP Notes/Health Assessments for 2019 calendar year are due February 15th

February 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Feb 1, 2020

Simplifying medication prior authorization process

January 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Pharmacy Jan 1, 2019

Sign-up now for our Provider News today at no charge!

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2019
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