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Title Publication Category Date

Anthem Blue Cross to enhance claim edits for outpatient facility claims

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

Commercial Risk Adjustment, retrospective program begins

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

Commercial risk adjustment reporting update, retrospective program continues

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

Network leasing arrangements

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

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

October 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross provider directory and provider data updates

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

Reminder review of ICD-10 CM coding guidelines - professional

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

Matrix mobile bus

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

Network leasing arrangements

October 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2020

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

August 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Aug 16, 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 other payor “Farmers Insurance Company”

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

Workers’ Compensation Physician Acknowledgments Required by California Code of Regulations

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

Contracted provider claim escalation process

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

Timely access regulations and language assistance program

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

Action Required: 2021 Member Grievance and Appeals Attestation Requirement

Action Required: 2021 Member Grievance and Appeals Attestation Requirement Administrative Nov 17, 2021

Sign-up now for our Network eUPDATE today – it’s free!

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

Anthem Blue Cross launches additional changes to anthem.com/ca in October

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

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

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

Network leasing arrangements

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

Provider Education seminars, webinars, workshops and more!

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

Contracted provider claim escalation process

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

Provider transparency update

November 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Anthem Blue Cross Community Care Coordination expands relationship with Preferred Community Health Partners to support commercial members with complex needs

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

Anthem Blue Cross provider directory and provider data updates

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

Provider Education seminars, webinars, workshops and more!

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

Providers impacted by California Wildfires and Extreme Heat (updated on September 16, 2020)

September 16, 2020: Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 16, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross cost transparency

November 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Integrated medical and behavioral healthcare services

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

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

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

Anthem Blue Cross provider directory and provider data updates

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

Update regarding annual wellness visits for ACA-compliant health plans

November 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Misrouted protected health information (PHI)

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

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

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

Time to prepare for HEDIS® medical record review

November 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Anthem Blue Cross' PERS Select PPO update

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

Sign-up now for our Network eUPDATE today – it’s free!

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

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

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

Reducing the burden of medical record review and improving health outcomes with HEDIS® ECDS reporting

November 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Special Investigations Unit updates

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

Network leasing arrangements

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

Network leasing arrangements

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

CME credits available in 2021 for a variety of clinical quality webinars – register now!

November 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Individual on and off exchange plans – 2019 benefit year update

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

Provider claim payment disputes for Anthem Blue Cross’ Commercial lines of business

November 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Dispute resolution compliance

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

Register for upcoming CME webinars

Join us in a new CME webinar series as we share practices and success stories to overcoming barriers in achieving clinical quality goals, attaining better patient outcomes and improving Stars ratings.

5 Strategies to Improve Your Quality Measures - June 10th, 12 p.m. or 3 p.m. ET
7 Ways to Enhance Your Patients’ Experience - June 17th, 12 p.m. or 3 p.m. ET

Register now!



Clinical Quality CME Webinar Series - California Administrative May 27, 2021

Join Anthem Blue Cross in talking about racism and its impact on health and earn continuing education credits!

November 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Workers’ Compensation Physicians Acknowledgments required by California Code of Regulations

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

Avoid claim denials: VYNE medical attachment program has expired

Advise clearinghouses we no longer accept attachments through this vendor to avoid claim denials.

November 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Availity EDI Gateway Webinars Scheduled

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

Important update: Help for members impacted by wildfires in California

Important update: Help for members impacted by wildfires in California Administrative Aug 12, 2021

Be antibiotics aware: Protect your patient

November 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Who is Availity?

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

Federal Resources Available for Care Providers and Employers in the Federal CARES Act

During the COVID-19 crisis, care providers are working to keep the country running while navigating the financial impact it is having on them. To help care providers navigate the resources available to them Anthem Blue Cross has compiled information on programs we have learned about that could provide additional financial relief during this crisis.
COVID-19 Information - California Administrative Apr 15, 2020

Register today for a Racial Trauma Forum hosted by Anthem Blue Cross and Motivo on October 28, 2020

October 14, 2020: Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 14, 2020

Surprisingly easy ways to help patients quit smoking cigarettes

November 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Anthem Blue Cross fights opioid addiction: Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes and Quality Medication-Assisted Therapy

Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO)
October 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Misrouted protected health information

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

Change in coverage for continuous glucose monitors for some fully insured groups

November 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Tips for billing CPT modifier 33

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

Access patient-specific drug benefit information through EMR

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

Claims system updates for 2019: Professional

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

Anthem Blue Cross announces changes to post-payment audits conducted on our behalf

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2022

Explore new enhancements to the Education and Reference Center

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

Include referring provider name and NPI on home infusion therapy and ambulatory infusion suite professional claims

November 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Coding tips for reporting administration of Spravato®

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2022

Contracted provider claim escalation process

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

CAA: Timely updates help keep our provider directories current

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2022

New Blue HPN plans now in effect

January 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Important update: Help for members impacted by wildfires in California

September 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2021

Resources to support diverse patients and communities

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2022

Coding tip: Claims processed with Modifier 79 should be reported by the same health care professional

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

National accounts 2022 pre-certification list

September 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2021

Anthem Blue Cross’ High-Performance network: Added Santa Clara Unified School District

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2022

Provider training webinars for site of care: Hospital based ambulatory surgical procedures and Endoscopic services (CG-SURG-52) beginning in November 2020

November 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Your participation is required: Timely access regulations and language assistance program

September 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2021

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month: We’ve got this!

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2022

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) number: Additional information

November 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Statin therapy for patients with diabetes

Achieve 90% patient statin therapy adherence with a personalized approach.
September 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2021

Alcohol use disorder has a big cost

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2022

Provider Education seminars, webinars, workshops and more!

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

Anthem Blue Cross launches additional changes to anthem.com/ca in March

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

Availity attachment tools for Anthem Blue Cross and Affiliate Payers – live webinars

November 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Availity attachment tools for Anthem Blue Cross and Affiliate payers – live Webinars

You’re invited!
January 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Anthem Blue Cross provider directory and provider data updates

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

Member grievance process and forms must be made available upon request at provider office

November 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Professional System updates for 2021

January 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

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

Digital transactions cut administrative tasks in half

Introducing the Anthem Blue Cross Provider Digital Engagement Supplement to the provider manual.
November 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Professional Evaluation and Management changes 2021

January 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jan 1, 2021

New look to Claim Status and Secure Messaging on the Availity Portal (for California)

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

Anthem Blue Cross Chat

A fast, easy way to have your questions answered.

November 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Outpatient system updates for 2021 - Facility

January 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Sign-up now for our Network eUPDATE today – it’s free!

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

Now available Anthem Blue Cross’ new Digital Enrollment application

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

Stay “in the know” at no charge!

November 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2020

It is almost CAHPS survey time!

January 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Anthem Blue Cross Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) reporting update: Accurate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of patients’ health and services provided

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