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2019 Enhanced Personal Health Care Program releases myFHR

November 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Nov 1, 2019

2019 Medicare Advantage individual benefits and formularies

December 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Dec 1, 2018

2020 Medicare Advantage individual benefits and formularies

December 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2019

2020 Medicare risk adjustment provider trainings

August 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Aug 1, 2020

2020 Medicare risk adjustment provider trainings

June 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jun 1, 2020

2020 Medicare risk adjustment provider trainings

April 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2020

2020 Medicare risk adjustment provider trainings

January 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2021

2020 Special Needs Plans

July 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jul 1, 2020

2021 Medicare Advantage individual benefits and formularies

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2020

2022 Medicare Advantage service area and benefit updates

December 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2021

Access to more claim denial information is now self-service

March 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Mar 1, 2021

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

December 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2021

AIM Musculoskeletal Program expansion

August 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Aug 1, 2020

AIM Specialty Health programs may require documentation

August 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Aug 1, 2019

Annual wellness visits for Medicare Advantage members

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Mar 1, 2022

Anthem offering advance medical directives program for 2022

November 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Nov 1, 2021

Aspire Health telephonic palliative care program for Medicare members

October 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Oct 1, 2019

Assisting your patients in managing the Donut Hole

October 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Oct 1, 2019

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

Availity Authorization app available to Anthem providers in 2022

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2022

Bill Medicare Part D for shingles or tetanus vaccination claims

November 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Nov 1, 2019

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association mandate about Medicare Advantage care management and provider engagement

November 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Nov 1, 2019

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association mandate about Medicare Advantage care management and provider engagement

December 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2019

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

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Mar 1, 2019

Changes to prior authorization requirements effective December 1, 2019

September 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Sep 1, 2019

City of New Haven moves to Anthem Medicare Advantage Plan

December 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Dec 1, 2018

Clinical criteria updates

September 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Sep 1, 2019

Clinical criteria updates

November 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Nov 1, 2021

Clinical criteria updates

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Clinical criteria updates

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Mar 1, 2022

Clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Mar 1, 2019

Clinical laboratory improvement amendments

October 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Oct 1, 2019

CMS issues regulatory changes for short- and long-acting narcotics; days’ supply limits effective January 1, 2019

August 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Aug 1, 2018

CMS Medicare Preclusion List effective April 1, 2019

December 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Dec 1, 2018

CMS reminder: expedited/urgent requests

November 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Nov 1, 2019

CMS reminder: expedited/urgent requests

December 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2019

Cologuard covered for Medicare Advantage members

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Medicare Jun 19, 2018

Connecticut Teachers’ Retirement Board Offers Anthem Medicare Advantage Option

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Medicare Jun 22, 2018

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

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare May 1, 2022

Customizations to the 23rd edition of the MCG Care Guidelines

September 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Sep 1, 2019

Delegation of functions for Medicare Advantage plans

January 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Delegation of functions under Anthem Medicare Advantage Plans effective July 1, 2018

August 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Aug 1, 2018

Diabetes HbA1c HEDIS guidance

June 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jun 1, 2020

Digital transactions cut administrative tasks in half

November 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Nov 1, 2020

Digital transactions cut administrative tasks in half

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2020

Does your practice offer telehealth services? Let us know!

April 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2021

Drug Screen Testing policy update - effective March 1, 2022

December 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2021

Dual eligible special needs plans: provider training required

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Mar 1, 2019

Electric Boat offers Medicare Advantage

January 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Electronic attachments coming soon

September 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Sep 1, 2019

Electronic claim payment reconsideration

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jul 1, 2019

Electronic data interchange process

November 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Nov 1, 2021

Evaluation and management documentation guidelines

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Evaluation and management services correct coding reminder - professional

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Mar 1, 2022

Eye refraction and routine eye exam billing information

February 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Feb 1, 2019

Fall prevention tips

May 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare May 1, 2019

FDA approvals and expedited pathways used - new molecular entities

November 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Nov 1, 2020

Genetic testing prior authorization by ordering physician helps ensure accurate lab payment

October 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Oct 1, 2018

Get faster payments with EFT

February 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Feb 1, 2022

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

October 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Oct 1, 2021

Global 3M19 Medical Policy and Technology Assessment Committee prior authorization updates

December 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2019

Good news: Non-payment remittance advice enhancements are here

December 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2021

Group Retiree PPO plans

December 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2019

Healthcare Quality Patient Assessment Form and Patient Assessment Form

January 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2020

HEDIS 2022: summary of changes from NCQA

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare May 1, 2022

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

October 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Oct 1, 2021

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

January 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Home health billing guidelines for contracted providers

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jul 1, 2019

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

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

City of New York Retirees will NOT transition to NYC Medicare Advantage Plus on April 1, 2022. Additional updates on a new effective date will be made available at a later date. Read important information about this change here.
Transition to NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Delayed - Connecticut Medicare Mar 15, 2022

Important update on Botox® for Medicare members of Anthem

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2022

In-office assessment program

July 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jul 1, 2020

In-Office Assessment program

April 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2021

Individual Medicare plans move compound drugs off formulary beginning January 1, 2019

December 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Dec 1, 2018

Information about 2021 Special Needs Plans

October 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Oct 1, 2021

Inpatient readmissions policy reminder

June 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jun 1, 2021

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

Introducing a new Medicare Advantage special needs plan for 2020

January 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2020

June 2019 Medical Policies and Clinical Utilization Management Guidelines update

October 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Oct 1, 2019

Keep up with Medicare news

September 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Sep 1, 2020

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

Keep up with Medicare news

September 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Sep 1, 2019

Keep up with Medicare news

November 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Nov 1, 2021

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July 2021 Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jul 1, 2021

Keep up with Medicare news

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Mar 1, 2019

Keep up with Medicare news

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2022

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  • 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

Keep up with Medicare news

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jul 1, 2019

Keep up with Medicare news

February 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Feb 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicare news

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Dec 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicare news

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Medicare Jun 19, 2018

Keep up with Medicare news

January 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2020

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

Keep up with Medicare news

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news

January 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Jan 1, 2019

Keep up with Medicare news

June 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jun 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicare news

February 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Medicare Feb 1, 2019

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  • Phone number change for AIM in Connecticut and New Hampshire
  • Medical step therapy updates
March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Mar 1, 2022
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