Connecticut
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Articles Category: Administrative

Title Publication Category Date

2020 FEP® benefit information available online

January 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 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.
COVID-19 Information - Connecticut Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Additional changes launched to anthem.com

October 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Additional changes launched to anthem.com for Q2

June 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Additional changes to anthem.com launching in September

September 2018 Anthem Connecticut Network eUpdate Administrative Aug 30, 2018

Additional changes to anthem.com to be launched in October

October 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Additional changes to anthem.com to launch in March

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Additional improvements coming to anthem.com

November 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2019

Adult BMI Assessment

June 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Advance patient notice reminder

May 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative May 1, 2019

Anthem acquires Beacon Health Options

N/A Administrative Mar 2, 2020

Anthem acquires Beacon Health Options

April 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Anthem customizations to MCG care guidelines 23rd edition

August 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2019

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

COVID-19 Information - Connecticut Administrative Jun 1, 2020

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

September 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Sep 1, 2019

Anthem Pathway Network consolidation clarifications

December 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Anthem PPACA Exchange Network Consolidations

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Administrative Jun 22, 2018

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

November 2018 Anthem Connecticut Network eUpdate Administrative Nov 1, 2018

Anthem to acquire Beacon Health Options

Anthem to acquire Beacon Health Options Administrative Jun 6, 2019

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 - Connecticut Administrative May 29, 2020

Appointment access standards for PCPs, specialty care and behavioral health practitioners

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Appointment access standards for PCPs, specialty care practitioners, and behavioral health practitioners

March 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Appointment access standards for primary care, specialty care and behavioral health practitioners

September 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Sep 1, 2019

Appropriate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of members’ health

August 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Appropriate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of patients’ health

November 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2019

Are you looking for innovative ways to improve your patients’ experiences and earn CME credits?

October 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Attention! Availity launches changes to the Medical Attachment submission tool

May 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative May 1, 2019

Automated claim edits for professional claims to be enhanced

August 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Aug 1, 2018

Availity EDI Gateway

August 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Aug 1, 2018

Availity EDI Gateway services training webinars scheduled

August 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Aug 1, 2018

Availity EDI Gateway webinars scheduled

October 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Availity Portal Notification Center

June 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Availity to provide EDI Gateway services

October 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Availity to serve as EDI entry point for electronic submissions

December 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Availity’s Custom Learning Center

July 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2020

BlueCare Prime HMO Plans’ PCP referral requirements

September 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Care and Cost Finder - new sort option

August 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Aug 1, 2018

Case Management Program

December 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Case Management Program

December 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Chronic care management and advanced care planning service benefits

April 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Claim edit enhancements for outpatient facility claims

February 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Feb 1, 2019

Claim editing update for Excludes1 notes

September 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Sep 1, 2019

Claim processing update for services requiring AIM pre-service clinical review

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Administrative Jun 19, 2018

Claim Status Inquiry and Secure Messaging changes on the Availity Portal

June 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 1, 2019

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

August 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Administrative Jun 19, 2018

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com

August 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Aug 1, 2018

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com

October 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com

December 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com

April 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com

May 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative May 1, 2019

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com

June 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com

December 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Clinical validation - professional

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Colonoscopy and related anesthesia services billing

August 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Aug 1, 2018

Coming soon - Interactive Care Reviewer Anthem’s self-service online prior authorization tool

August 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2020

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

July 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2020

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

March 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Program update: Retrospective Program begins; Prospective Program continues

June 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Prospective Program update: Assessing patients for risk adjustable conditions

May 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2020

Commercial risk adjustment (CRA) reporting update

April 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Reporting Update: 2019 Program Year Progression

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) reporting update: 2020 prospective program continues

September 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Sep 1, 2020

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

May 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative May 1, 2019

Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) reporting update: Retrospective Program begins; benefits of direct connection access to your EMR

June 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 1, 2019

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

October 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 2019

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

September 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Sep 1, 2019

Commercial Risk Adjustment Program update: Medical chart collection for ACA members due March 31, 2019

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

ConditionCare Program benefits members and physicians

December 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Continued focus on updates to public provider website

April 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Coordination of care

December 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Coordination of care

December 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Coverage change for contraceptives and contraceptive supplies effective January 1, 2019

February 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Feb 1, 2019

COVID-19 Update: Guidance for telehealth/telephonic care for Behavioral Health services (updated June 9, 2020)

We are extending coverage for telehealth and telephonic-only care. Through September 30, 2020, Anthem will waive member cost shares for telehealth visits from in-network providers, including visits for mental health or substance use disorders.
COVID-19 Information - Connecticut Administrative Jun 9, 2020

Digital Provider Enrollment application now available

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Durable medical equipment miscellaneous code E1399 reminder

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Administrative Jun 19, 2018

Durable medical equipment update effective October 14, 2018

October 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

EDI collaboration with Availity effective June 1, 2018

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Administrative Jun 19, 2018

EDI Gateway migration deadline is September 15, 2020

September 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Sep 1, 2020

EDI Gateway migration updates

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Electronic attachments - X12 275 5010

August 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Electronic attachments coming soon

June 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Electronic member ID cards – Easy online access on the Availity portal

May 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative May 1, 2019

Enhanced medical records submission process to support claims processing

September 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Enhanced search and download options allow easy access to information at your fingertips

Enhanced search and download options allow easy access to information at your fingertips - Connecticut Administrative Oct 8, 2019

Explore new enhancements to Availity’s Education and Reference Center

October 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Explore updates to medical attachment tool

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

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 has compiled information on programs we have learned about that could provide additional financial relief during this crisis. 
COVID-19 Information - Connecticut Administrative Apr 10, 2020

Find a Doctor - new sort option

June 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Gestational age required for professional delivery claims effective November 1, 2018

August 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Aug 1, 2018

Grievance and appeal update

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Administrative Jun 22, 2018

Healthsync tiered health benefit plans to be offered January 1, 2019

October 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

HEDIS 2020 Federal Employee Program® medical records request requirements

April 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2020

HEDIS® 2018 commercial results are in

December 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

HEDIS® 2018: provider incentive winners announced

October 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

HEDIS® 2019 starts early February

January 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Jan 1, 2019

HEDIS® 2019: Controlling High Blood Pressure

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

ICD-10-CM coding guidelines and laterality - professional

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Important coding reminder for Walk-in Retail Health Clinics

March 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Mar 1, 2020
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