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Update: Notice of changes to the AIM musculoskeletal program

September 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Sep 1, 2020

Clinical criteria updates

September 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Sep 1, 2019

Keep up with Medicare news

September 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Sep 1, 2020

Digital transactions cut administrative tasks in half

November 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Nov 1, 2020

Town of Manchester and Manchester BOE, CT moves to Anthem Medicare Advantage Plan

October 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Oct 1, 2021

Customizations to the 23rd edition of the MCG Care Guidelines

September 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Sep 1, 2019

Keep up with Medicare news

November 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Nov 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicare news

October 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Oct 1, 2021

Changes to prior authorization requirements effective December 1, 2019

September 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Sep 1, 2019

New medical step therapy requirements

October 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Oct 1, 2021

HEDIS® medical record submission made easier with our Remote EMR Access Service

October 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Oct 1, 2021

Pharmacy benefit manager change to IngenioRx

September 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Sep 1, 2019

Information about 2021 Special Needs Plans

October 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Oct 1, 2021

Keep up with Medicare news

September 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Sep 1, 2019

Get your payments faster when you sign up for electronic funds transfer

October 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Oct 1, 2021

New reimbursement policy effective January 1, 2022 - Sexually Transmitted Infections Testing - professional

October 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Oct 1, 2021

New York City Medicare Advantage announcement

November 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Nov 1, 2021

Anthem offering advance medical directives program for 2022

November 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Nov 1, 2021

Electronic data interchange process

November 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Nov 1, 2021

Attention facilities: Sending admission, discharge and transfer data to Anthem and AMH Health LLC results in improved patient care management

July 2021 Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jul 1, 2021

Updates to AIM Specialty Health Cardiology Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

November 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Nov 1, 2021

Let’s Vaccinate

July 2021 Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jul 1, 2021

Prior authorization requirement changes effective October 1, 2021, for codes A0426 and A0428

July 2021 Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jul 1, 2021

Clinical criteria updates

November 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Nov 1, 2021

Keep up with Medicare news

November 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Nov 1, 2021

Medical drug benefit clinical criteria update

July 2021 Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jul 1, 2021

New Policy - Modifier 90: Reference (Outside) Laboratory and Pass-Through Billing (effective 10/1/21)

July 2021 Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jul 1, 2021

Keep up with Medicare news

July 2021 Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jul 1, 2021

New Medicare Advantage plan will have access to BlueCross BlueShield Medicare Advantage PPO Network Sharing providers nationally

Effective January 1, 2022, approximately 240,000 Medicare-eligible City of New York retirees across the United States will transition to Retiree Health Alliance’s NYC Medicare Advantage Plus plan and have access to BlueCross BlueShield Medicare Advantage PPO Network Sharing. Read important information about this change in the New York City Medicare Advantage announcement.

New 240k member Medicare Advantage Group Retiree PPO plan - Connecticut Medicare Oct 19, 2021

Dual eligible special needs plans: provider training required

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Mar 1, 2019

Change to 835 ERA for all D-SNP MA members for 2019

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Mar 1, 2019

Introducing a new clinical criteria web page for injectable, infused or implanted drugs covered under the medical benefit

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Mar 1, 2019

Clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Mar 1, 2019

Availity Authorization app available to Anthem providers in 2022

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Mar 1, 2019

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

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2022

Professional claims - billing referring provider and NPI for home infusion therapy and ambulatory infusion suite

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2022

Important update on Botox® for Medicare members of Anthem

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2022

Convenient, reliable at-home testing for colorectal cancer and diabetes care

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare May 1, 2022

Medical drug benefit clinical criteria updates

August 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Aug 1, 2020

New MCG Care Guidelines 24th edition

August 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Aug 1, 2020

HEDIS 2022: summary of changes from NCQA

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare May 1, 2022

AIM Musculoskeletal Program expansion

August 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Aug 1, 2020

New specialty pharmacy medical step therapy requirements

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare May 1, 2022

2020 Medicare risk adjustment provider trainings

August 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Aug 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicare news

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield expands specialty pharmacy precertification list
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield expands specialty pharmacy precertification list
  • New specialty pharmacy medical step therapy requirements

 

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare May 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news

August 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Aug 1, 2020

New Medicare Advantage plan will have access to Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO Network Sharing providers nationally

Effective April 1, 2022, approximately 200,000 Medicare-eligible City of New York retirees across the United States will transition to the NYC Medicare Advantage Plus plan and have access to Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO Network Sharing. Read important information about this change in the New York City Medicare Advantage announcement.


Important Update for New 200k Group Retiree PPO Plan - Connecticut Medicare Jan 5, 2022

Electronic claim payment reconsideration

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jul 1, 2019

Sepsis diagnosis coding and billing reminder

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jul 1, 2019

Home health billing guidelines for contracted providers

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jul 1, 2019

Outpatient Rehabilitation Program transitioning to AIM

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jul 1, 2019

Keep up with Medicare news

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jul 1, 2019

Modifier 62 policy update: Co-Surgeons

February 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Feb 1, 2020

2021 Medicare Advantage individual benefits and formularies

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2020

Introducing a new Medicare Advantage special needs plan for 2020

January 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Delegation of functions for Medicare Advantage plans

January 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2020

New CMS requirement: Hospitals must use Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice

February 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Feb 1, 2020

Medicare Advantage Group Retiree member eligibility, alpha prefix FAQs

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2020

Medicare Advantage Group Retiree PPO plans and National Access Plus FAQ

January 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicare news

February 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Feb 1, 2020

Medical policies and clinical utilization management guidelines update

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2020

Cologuard covered for Medicare Advantage members

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Medicare Jun 19, 2018

Medicare preferred continuous glucose monitors

January 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Updated COVID-19 Medicare Information

COVID-19 Information - Connecticut Medicare Mar 25, 2020

Peer-to-peer process can help clarify clinical record

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Medicare Jun 19, 2018

Medical drug benefit clinical criteria updates - August 2019

January 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2020

MA home health network to be delegated to myNEXUS

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Medicare Jun 19, 2018

Medical drug benefit clinical criteria updates - September 2019

January 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Digital transactions cut administrative tasks in half

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2020

Medication adherence incentive offered to EPHC providers

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Medicare Jun 19, 2018

Help protect your patients by providing medical ID protection - best practices

January 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicare news

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2020

Motion Picture Industry Pension and Health Plans Offers Medicare Advantage Option

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Medicare Jun 19, 2018

Reminder: Medicare claims for secondary payer must be submitted after the 30-day Medicare remittance period

January 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Drug Screen Testing policy update - effective March 1, 2022

December 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2021

Connecticut Teachers’ Retirement Board Offers Anthem Medicare Advantage Option

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Medicare Jun 22, 2018

Healthcare Quality Patient Assessment Form and Patient Assessment Form

January 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicare news

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Medicare Jun 19, 2018

Electric Boat offers Medicare Advantage

January 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Updates to AIM Specialty Health Advanced Imaging Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

December 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2021

2022 Medicare Advantage service area and benefit updates

December 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2021

Keep up with Medicare news

January 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Adjudicating claims for COVID-19 vaccines, their administration and COVID-19 monoclonal antibodies

December 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2021

Good news: Non-payment remittance advice enhancements are here

December 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2021

Keep up with Medicare news

  • Updates to AIM Specialty Health musculoskeletal interventional pain management
    clinical appropriateness guideline
  • Medical drug benefit clinical criteria updates
  • Protocol for providers serving members with hearing aid coverage administered by Hearing Care Solutions
  • New York City Medicare Advantage announcement
  • Medical Policies and Clinical Utilization Management Guidelines update
December 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2021

The Anthem, Inc. name is changing

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Implementation update for the NYC Medicare Advantage Plus plan, an alliance between Empire BlueCross BlueShield and EmblemHealth

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Evaluation and management documentation guidelines

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Model of Care required training

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Clinical criteria updates

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Update - Inpatient Readmissions Policy G-13001 effective July 1, 2022

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2022

The impact of listening

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Modifier use reminders

June 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jun 1, 2020

Optum to collect medical records for risk adjustment

June 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jun 1, 2020

Risk adjustment and documentation training offered

January 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Jan 1, 2019

Reminder: Anthem follows Original Medicare policies

February 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Feb 1, 2019

2020 Medicare risk adjustment provider trainings

June 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jun 1, 2020
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