Colorado
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Title Publication Category Date

2019 Medicare Advantage individual benefits and formularies

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

2020 FEP® Benefit information available online

January 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Jan 1, 2020

2020 Medicare risk adjustment provider trainings

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

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 patient-specific drug benefit information through EMR

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

Access requirements for Behavioral Healthcare services

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

Additional improvements coming to anthem.com regarding Medical Policies and Clinical Guidelines

November 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Nov 1, 2019

Additional Support Available for Members with Rare Conditions

August 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Products & Programs Aug 17, 2018

AIM programs may require additional pre-certification documentation

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

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines update -- Advanced Imaging (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 1, 2020

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines update -- Advanced Imaging of the Abdomen and Pelvis (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
November 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Nov 1, 2019

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines update -- Advanced Imaging: Vascular Imaging (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
February 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Feb 1, 2020

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines update -- MSK Interventional Pain Management (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 1, 2020

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines update -- Musculoskeletal Program Spine Surgery (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
November 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Nov 1, 2019

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines update -- Musculoskeletal Program: Joint Surgery and Spine Surgery (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
February 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Feb 1, 2020

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines update -- Radiation Therapy (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
November 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Nov 1, 2019

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines update -- Sleep Disorder Management (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 1, 2020

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Guidelines update - Advanced Imaging (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
July 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jul 1, 2019

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Guidelines update - Advanced Imaging of the Heart

October 2018 Anthem Important Updates - CO Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Oct 1, 2018

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Guidelines update - Musculoskeletal Program

February 2019 Anthem Important Updates - CO Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Feb 1, 2019

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Guidelines update - Sleep Disorder Management

October 2018 Anthem Important Updates - CO Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Oct 1, 2018

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Guidelines update -- Advanced Imaging of the Head and Neck

April 2019 Anthem Important Updates - Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Apr 1, 2019

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Guidelines update -- Advanced Imaging of the Heart

April 2019 Anthem Important Updates - Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Apr 1, 2019

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Guidelines update -- Musculoskeletal Joint Surgery

April 2019 Anthem Important Updates - Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Apr 1, 2019

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Guidelines update -- Sleep Disorder Management

April 2019 Anthem Important Updates - Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Apr 1, 2019

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Guidelines update – Radiation Oncology

October 2018 Anthem Important Updates - CO Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Oct 1, 2018

AIM Specialty Health programs may require documentation

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

Ambulance Transportation (Professional Reimbursement Policy - New)

June 2019 Anthem Important Updates - Colorado Reimbursement Policies Jun 1, 2019

Anthem accepts electronic prior authorization requests for prescription medications online

December 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Pharmacy Dec 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 Announces Changes in Medical Non-Oncology Specialty Drug Reviews Effective June 15, 2019

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

Anthem Announces Early Launch of IngenioRx

Anthem Announces Early Launch of IngenioRx Pharmacy Jan 30, 2019

Anthem applies daily morphine equivalent dosing limit

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

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 (Anthem) working with Optum to collect medical records for risk adjustment

June 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Medicare Jun 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 Community Care Coordination expands relationship with Innovative Health Delivery to support commercial members with complex needs

August 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Products & Programs Aug 17, 2018

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 Ambulance Providers

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

Anthem customizations to MCG care guidelines 23rd edition (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
August 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Aug 1, 2019

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 enhances process for submitting Behavioral Health Authorizations

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

Anthem expands Specialty Pharmacy Clinical Site of Care (Level of Care) drug list

August 2018 Anthem Important Updates - CO Pharmacy Aug 17, 2018

Anthem expands specialty pharmacy clinically equivalent drug list

October 2018 Anthem Important Updates - CO Pharmacy Oct 1, 2018

Anthem expands specialty pharmacy level of care (clinical site of care) drug list

October 2018 Anthem Important Updates - CO Pharmacy Oct 1, 2018

Anthem expands specialty pharmacy medical step therapy drug list

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

Anthem expands specialty pharmacy pre-certification list

August 2018 Anthem Important Updates - CO Pharmacy Aug 17, 2018

Anthem expands specialty pharmacy prior authorization list

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

Anthem expands specialty pharmacy prior authorization list (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
September 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Pharmacy Sep 1, 2019

Anthem eye refraction and routine eye exam billing information

February 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Medicare Feb 1, 2019

Anthem Federal Employee Health Benefit Program® (FEP) PPO Members will now require prior approval for specific Specialty Drugs and Site of Care

July 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Jul 1, 2019

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

October 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Products & Programs Oct 1, 2018

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 offers risk adjustment and documentation training

January 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Medicare Jan 1, 2019

Anthem prior authorization updates for specialty pharmacy are available (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
April 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Pharmacy Apr 1, 2020

Anthem removes drugs from specialty pharmacy clinical site of care (level of care) drug list

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

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 specialty pharmacy medical step therapy drug list clarification about non-oncology colony stimulating factor agents

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

Anthem specialty pharmacy medical step therapy drug list- clarification

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

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

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

Anthem to delay most April 1, 2020 formulary list updates for commercial health plan pharmacy benefit

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

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 update drug lists supporting commercial health plans

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

Anthem to update formulary lists for commercial health plan pharmacy benefit

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

Anthem transitions MA back pain management and cardiology UM programs from OrthoNet to AIM

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

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 works to simplify payment recovery process for National Accounts membership

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

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’s Individualized Care Program supports palliative care for commercial members

August 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Products & Programs Aug 17, 2018

Anthem’s new Digital Provider Enrollment application - now available

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