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Provider Communications

Articles Category: Administrative

Title Publication Category Date

2-minute videos to engage patients about preventive care

December 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2020

2021 Affirmative Statement regarding utilization management decisions

May 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative May 1, 2021

6 simple strategies to help increase medication adherence

September 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Sep 1, 2021

A helpful and complete guide to covered well-child visits

May 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative May 1, 2021

A special thank you to Care Providers

Thank you for your tireless efforts in keeping our country healthy. For all you do, we would like to share a message of our gratitude.
June 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Access requirements for Behavioral Healthcare services

September 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Sep 1, 2019

Access to claim denial information is now self-service

December 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Add supporting documents directly to your claims with the new Claims Status Send Attachments feature

August 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Digital Tools Aug 1, 2022

Against medical advice (AMA) discharge physician tracking tool

November 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Digital Tools Nov 1, 2021

AIM programs may require additional pre-certification documentation

June 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Colorado Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Alcohol use disorder has a big cost

May 2022 Anthem Provider News and Update - Colorado Administrative May 1, 2022

Another mark of the pandemic: An increase in childhood obesity

More potato chips, sugary drinks and less physical activity are key contributors

July 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2021

Anthem accepts pre-certification requests for prescription medications online

October 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Anthem accepts pre-certification requests for prescription medications online

August 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Administrative Aug 17, 2018

Anthem acquires Beacon Health Options

April 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Mar 2, 2020

Anthem appropriate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of patients’ health

November 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2019

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

May 2022 Anthem Provider News and Update - Colorado Administrative May 1, 2022

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is transitioning to the Availity Authorization App

Availity Authorization App improvements based on your feedback
Availity Authorization App improvements - CO Digital Tools Dec 28, 2021

Anthem Chat: A fast, easy way to have your questions answered

September 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Program Update: Medical chart collection for ACA members due March 31, 2019 at the latest

March 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Program Update: Retrospective Program Begins; Prospective Program Continues

June 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Prospective Program Update: Assessing Your Patients for Risk Adjustable Conditions

May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative May 1, 2020

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Reporting Update: 2019 Program Year Progression - What’s in it for you and your patients?

July 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Reporting Update: Accurate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of patients’ health and services provided

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Colorado Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Reporting Update: Health Assessment requests for 2019 / Alternative reporting engagement

May 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Colorado Administrative May 1, 2019

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Reporting Update: Retrospective Program begins; benefits of direct connection access to your EMR

June 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Colorado Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Reporting Update: Retrospective Program continues

October 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Reporting Update: Risk Adjustment Data Validation (RADV) Audit happening now

September 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Sep 1, 2019

Anthem continues focus on updates to our public provider website

April 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Anthem contracted Air Ambulance providers in Colorado

December 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Anthem Contracted Ambulance Providers

May 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Colorado Administrative May 1, 2019

Anthem Electronic Attachments -- X12 275 5010

August 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Anthem engages Matrix to conduct mobile health clinics and in-home assessments for targeted members

October 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Anthem has partnered with Availity as our designated EDI Gateway

October 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Anthem has partnered with Availity to become our designated EDI Gateway

August 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Administrative Aug 17, 2018

Anthem introduces lower cost Anthem Health Access Plans on June 1 in response to COVID-19 crisis

June 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com

October 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com for Provider Manuals

August 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com for Q2

June 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Colorado Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com in March

March 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com in October

October 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com in September

September 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Administrative Aug 31, 2018

Anthem launches Sydney on September 1; New app offers better digital health care support to members

September 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Sep 1, 2019

Anthem makes going digital easy with the Provider Digital Engagement Supplement

December 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Anthem SOAP Notes/Health Assessments for 2019 calendar year are due February 15, 2020

February 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Feb 1, 2020

Anthem taps Paul Marchetti to lead company’s overall care transformation strategy

November 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Administrative Nov 1, 2018

Anthem to acquire Beacon Health Options

N/A Administrative Jun 18, 2019

Anthem to enhance automated claim edits for professional claims

August 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Administrative Aug 17, 2018

Anthem to enhance claim edits for outpatient facility claims

February 2019 Anthem Important Updates - CO Administrative Feb 1, 2019

Anthem to retire Blue Precision program at the end of the year

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Anthem waives cost share for COVID-19 treatment (updated May 29, 2020)

Effective April 1, we expanded coverage for our members undergoing treatment related to a COVID-19 diagnosis, which covers the waiver of cost shares for COVID-19 treatment received through December 31, 2020.
COVID-19 Information - Colorado Administrative May 29, 2020

Anthem will no longer accept medical attachments through VYNE Medical effective May 1, 2022

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
February 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Feb 1, 2022

Anthem Works to Simplify Payment Recovery Process for National Accounts Membership

July 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Anthem Works to Simplify Payment Recovery Process for National Accounts Membership

December 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Anthem works to simplify payment recovery process for National Accounts membership

December 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Anthem’s new Digital Provider Enrollment application - now available

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Colorado Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Anthem’s new Digital Provider Enrollment application - now available

Working with Anthem Webinars - April 2019 schedule: new Digital Provider Enrollment Application tool and Provider Maintenance Form - Colorado Administrative Apr 5, 2019

Appointment Scheduler application

Digital online scheduling feature now available in the Availity portal.

May 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative May 1, 2021

Are you talking to ALL of your patients about breast cancer screenings?

African American and Hispanic women have higher risk of death from breast cancer than their White counterparts.1

October 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Oct 1, 2021

Attention facilities: Sending admission, discharge and transfer data to Anthem results in improved care management for patients

April 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Apr 1, 2021

ATTENTION! Availity launches additional changes to the new look to our Medical Attachment submission tool

May 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Colorado Administrative May 1, 2019

Availity Attachment Tools for Anthem and Affiliate Payers -- Live Webinars

November 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Availity Attachment Tools for Anthem and Affiliate Payers -- Live Webinars

January 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Availity EDI Gateway Webinars Scheduled

October 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Availity Portal Notification Center

June 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Availity to serve as EDI entry point for electronic submissions

December 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Availity webinars regarding EDI

August 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Administrative Aug 17, 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 Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Be antibiotics aware: Protect your patient

November 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Behavioral healthcare appointment access requirements

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

CAA: Have you reviewed your online provider directory information lately?

March 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Mar 1, 2022

CAA: Keep your provider directory information current

July 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2022

CAA: Provider directories accuracy is important

June 2022 Anthem Provider News and Updates - Colorado Administrative Jun 1, 2022

CAA: Update your provider directory information

April 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Cancer care navigator

February 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Feb 1, 2022

Case Management Program

December 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Case Management Program

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Catching up on routine vaccines

April 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Apr 1, 2022

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

November 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Change Notification to Provider and Facility Manual effective July 1, 2021 (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
April 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Change Notification to Provider and Facility Manual effective November 1, 2020 (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
August 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Changes coming this month with Anthem’s Provider Newsletter and Important Updates

July 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jun 28, 2019

Chat directly with a Prior Authorization Specialist

April 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Chlamydia is asymptomatic. Only through screening will we know for sure

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Clarification: Anthem’s enhanced claim edits for outpatient facility claims

October 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Oct 1, 2021

Clearing up coding confusion for diabetic retinal screenings

July 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2022

Clearing up-coding confusion for retinal eye exams (DRE)

New language for two-year compliance (3072F).

August 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Aug 1, 2021

Clinical appeals

October 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Oct 1, 2021

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) ID number required for electronic claims submissions

August 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Number -- Additional Information

November 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com

December 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Clinical quality in practice: CME webinar series

July 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2021

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

November 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Coding tips for reporting administration of Spravato®

May 2022 Anthem Provider News and Update - Colorado Administrative May 1, 2022

Coming Soon: Anthem Electronic Attachments

June 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Colorado Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Coming soon: The Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Provider Learning Hub makes Availity learning easier

July 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Digital Tools Jul 1, 2022

Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) 2020 Program Year Progression: What’s in it for you and your patients?

July 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2020

Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Program Update: Medical chart collection for ACA members due March 31, 2020

March 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Reporting Update: 2020 Prospective Program Continues

September 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Sep 1, 2020
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