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Anthem to acquire Beacon Health Options

Anthem to acquire Beacon Health Options Administrative Jun 6, 2019

Register for upcoming CME webinars

Join us in a new CME webinar series as we share practices and success stories to overcoming barriers in achieving clinical quality goals, attaining better patient outcomes and improving Stars ratings.

5 Strategies to Improve Your Quality Measures - June 10th, 12 p.m. or 3 p.m. ET
7 Ways to Enhance Your Patients’ Experience - June 17th, 12 p.m. or 3 p.m. ET

Register now!

Clinical Quality CME Webinar Series - Connecticut Administrative May 27, 2021

New for July 1, 2020: Anthem to administer health benefits for new members covered under the Connecticut Partnership Plan - additional membership to transition October 1

Anthem to administer benefits for new Connecticut Partnership Plan members effective July 1, 2020 Administrative May 14, 2020

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

Beginning June 1, 2020, Anthem is introducing our Anthem Health Access Plans for certain large group employers currently enrolled in our commercial lines of business only.
N/A Administrative May 26, 2020

Join the American Heart Association for a CME webinar on hypertension and diabetes disease management


Chronic disease management strategies for your patients with hypertension and diabetes

Date: Friday, October 8, 2021

Time: 12:00 p.m. ET

Clinical Quality CME Webinar Series Continues - Connecticut Administrative Oct 5, 2021

Sign up today for provider eUpdates

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Pathway Network Clarifications

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Additional changes to anthem.com to launch in March

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 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

Anthem acquires Beacon Health Options

N/A Administrative Mar 2, 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

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

Digital Provider Enrollment application now available

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Explore updates to medical attachment tool

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Patient360 adds care gap alert feedback for medical providers

September 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Submit claims with complete and correct data to avoid claim denials

Submit claims with complete data to avoid claim denials - Connecticut Administrative Oct 8, 2021

EDI Gateway migration updates

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Please be sure to notify us of changes to your practice

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19 (updated April 25, 2022)

We recently updated information about codes for telehealth and telemedicine care.
COVID-19 Information - Connecticut Administrative Apr 25, 2022

System upgrade special notice

System upgrade and billing requirements special notice for Connecticut providers Administrative Jun 10, 2021

Anthem announces changes to post-payment audits conducted on our behalf

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2022

Join The Fenway Institute for a CME webinar about improving your LGBTQIA+ patient interactions

Join a live webinar, “LGBTQIA+ Care: Delivering Trust and Belonging with Every Interaction", presented by the National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute. 

Gain LGBTQIA+ Patient Interaction Knowledge - Connecticut Administrative Oct 21, 2021

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month: We’ve got this!

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2022

Correction to Connecticut Provider Manual

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2022

Alcohol use disorder has a big cost

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2022

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

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Well-child visits: Know the numbers

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2022

Resources to support diverse patients and communities

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2022

HEDIS® 2019: Controlling High Blood Pressure

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Coding tips for reporting administration of Spravato®

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2022

CAA: Timely updates help keep our provider directories current

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2022

Access standards for PCPs, specialist, and behavioral health practitioners

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2022

Primary care appointment access and open panels

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2022

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com

March 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Anthem and Quest Diagnostics form strategic relationship

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Access to claim denial information is now self-service

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

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

August 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Evaluation and management services correct coding reminder - professional

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Mar 1, 2022

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

New! Vaccination resource page for providers

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Migrate your EDI transactions to Availity today

August 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA): Have you reviewed your online provider directory information lately?

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Mar 1, 2022

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

August 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Electronic attachments - X12 275 5010

August 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Anthem makes going digital easy with the Provider Digital Engagement Supplement

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Prior Authorization/Referral Request and Inpatient Admission/Discharge Notification transactions coming soon

August 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Updated preventive care guidance regarding screening colonoscopies

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Medical record standards

August 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Resources to support diverse patients and communities

August 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Appropriate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of members’ health

August 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Understanding your patients’ differences is lifesaving

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Two-minute videos to engage patients about preventive care

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Update use of modifier 25 when billing for visits that include preventive services and problem-oriented evaluation and management services

June 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2022

Evaluation and management services for COVID testing - professional

June 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2022

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

New Quick Reference Guide for Blue Care Prime Network

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Provider outreach to validate your provider data

June 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2022

Once-a-year testing is critically important to providing quality diabetes care

June 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2022

CAA: Provider directories accuracy is important

June 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2022

Exploring the Intersection of Race and Disability forum

June 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2022

COVID-19 Update: Guidance for telehealth/telephonic care for Behavioral Health services (updated January 8, 2021)

We've updated information about coverage for telephonic-only care.
COVID-19 Information - Connecticut Administrative Jan 8, 2021

Update to provider/facility UM reimbursement penalties and corresponding update to Provider/Facility Manual

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Clinical validation - professional

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Payment recovery process simplified for National Accounts membership

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Prior authorization updates for commercial business effective March 1, 2021

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

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

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Sign up today for provider eUpdates

December 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Make the move to the Availity EDI Gateway today

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Updated BlueCard® Program Provider Manual available January 1, 2021

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

State-supplied vaccines reminder - professional

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Voluntary recall of Philips Respironics CPAP machine, BiPAP machine, and ventilators

Voluntary recall of Philips Respironics CPAP machine, BiPAP machine, and ventilators Administrative Jun 25, 2021

Modifier 79 reminder - professional

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Your influence matters: Recommending cancer screenings to your patients

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Modifier 63 reminder - professional

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Anthem Pathway Network consolidation clarifications

December 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

ICD-10-CM coding guidelines and laterality - professional

July 2019 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Sign-up today for Network eUPDATE – it’s free!

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Administrative Jun 19, 2018

Payment recovery process simplified for National Accounts membership

December 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

PCP after-hours access requirements

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Member identification cards streamlined

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Administrative Jun 19, 2018

Access requirements for behavioral healthcare services

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Receive direct deposit of patient payments with Healthcare Bill Payments

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Administrative Jun 19, 2018

Anthem PPACA Exchange Network Consolidations

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Administrative Jun 22, 2018

Availity to serve as EDI entry point for electronic submissions

December 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Anthem expands hospice policy

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

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

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Administrative Jun 19, 2018

Medicare supplemental claim crossover delay for certain members

Medicare Supplemental Claim Crossover Delay for Certain Members - Connecticut Administrative Apr 29, 2021

Pre-service clinical review drug list changes effective September 1, 2018

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Administrative Jun 19, 2018

Level of care pre-service clinical review drug list changes effective September 1, 2018

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Administrative Jun 19, 2018

Contracted air ambulance providers effective December 1, 2020

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Verifying eligibility for expanded hospice benefits

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Administrative Jun 19, 2018

Durable medical equipment miscellaneous code E1399 reminder

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Administrative Jun 19, 2018

Grievance and appeal update

June 2018 Connecticut newsletter Administrative Jun 22, 2018

Misrouted protected health information (PHI)

December 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Shine Light on Depression school-based suicide prevention initiative

February 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Feb 1, 2020

HEDIS® 2018 commercial results are in

December 2018 Anthem Connecticut Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Outpatient facility edit implementation effective April 26, 2020

January 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2020

State of Connecticut Network of Distinction

February 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Feb 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

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

February 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Feb 1, 2020
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