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Title Publication Category Date

2018 BCBSGa Provider Town Hall meeting schedule update

June 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 14, 2018

2018 BCBSGa provider Town Hall meeting schedule update

August 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Jul 31, 2018

2019 BCBSGa provider Town Hall meeting schedule

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

2019 BCBSGa provider Town Hall meeting schedule update

February 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Feb 1, 2019

2019 FEP Benefit information available online

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

2020 Federal Employee Program benefit information available online

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jan 1, 2020

2020 Provider Manual

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 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 Administrative Jun 1, 2020

About our Network eUPDATE email tool

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Access requirements for Behavioral Healthcare services

September 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Sep 2, 2019

Additional improvements coming to anthem.com

November 2019 GA Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2019

AIM programs may require additional prior authorization documentation

Anthem June 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Ambulatory Surgery Center Services and Publix Members

June 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 14, 2018

Anthem acquires Beacon Health Options

N/A Administrative Mar 2, 2020

Anthem acquires Beacon Health Options

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Anthem appropriate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of patients’ health

November 2019 GA Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2019

Anthem appropriate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of patients’ health

August 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Suspends Additional Authorization Requirements to Aid GA COVID-19 Response

In addition to the proactive steps Anthem has already taken to support care providers and protect our members, associates and communities against COVID-19, Anthem in Georgia is taking additional measures outlined by Georgia Department of Insurance in Directive 20-EX-7.

COVID-19 Information Administrative Apr 7, 2020

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

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Mar 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 - Georgia Administrative Jul 1, 2019

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

July 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jul 1, 2020

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Reporting Update: 2020 Prospective Program Continues

September 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Sep 1, 2020

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 - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) reporting update: Health Assessment requests for 2019 and alternative reporting engagement

Anthem May 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2019

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Reporting Update: Retrospective Program begins; benefits of direct connection access to your EMR

Anthem June 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) reporting update: Retrospective Program continues

October 2019 Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 2019

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

September 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Sep 2, 2019

Anthem continues focus on updates to our public provider website

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Anthem contracted ambulance providers

Anthem May 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2019

Anthem customizations to MCG care guidelines 23rd edition

August 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Anthem Electronic Attachments - X12 275 5010

August 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Anthem engages Matrix to conduct mobile health clinics and in-home assessments for targeted members

October 2019 Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 2019

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

COVID-19 Information Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com

October 2019 Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com for Q2

Anthem June 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com in March

March 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Anthem provider service location address standardization helpful hint

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2020

Anthem SOAP notes/health assessments for 2019 calendar year are due February 15, 2020

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Feb 1, 2020

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

November 1, 2018 BCBSGa Network eUPDATE Administrative Nov 1, 2018

Anthem to enhance claim edits for outpatient facility claims

February 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Feb 1, 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 Administrative May 29, 2020

Anthem works to simplify payment recovery process for National Accounts membership

July 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Anthem works to simplify payment recovery process for National Accounts membership

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Anthem’s contract with Northeast Georgia Health System set to expire September 30, 2019 if no agreement is reached

September 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Sep 2, 2019

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

August 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Jul 31, 2018

Article title: US Antibiotic Awareness Week is November 11-18, 2019

October 2019 Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Availity EDI Gateway webinars scheduled

October 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Availity is BCBSGa’s designated EDI Gateway

August 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Jul 31, 2018

Availity is now our designated EDI Gateway

June 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 14, 2018

Availity launches changes to our Medical Attachment submission tool

Anthem May 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2019

Availity Portal Notification Center

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Availity providers can now receive and respond to medical record requests for post pay audit on February 10, 2020

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jan 1, 2020

Availity to serve as EDI entry point for electronic submissions

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Availity Webinar Schedule

June 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 14, 2018

BCBSGa and Availity have partnered to operate the EDI Gateway

October 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

BCBSGa engages with Alliant Health Solutions

August 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Jul 31, 2018

BCBSGa is now Anthem

January 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Jan 1, 2019

BCBSGa launches additional changes to bcbsga.com in September

September 1, 2018 BCBSGa Network eUPDATE Administrative Sep 1, 2018

BCBSGa to enhance automated claim edits for professional claims

August 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Jul 31, 2018

Care and Cost Finder – new sort option

August 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Jul 31, 2018

Claim editing update for Excludes1 notes

September 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Sep 2, 2019

Clinical laboratory improvements amendments for Anthem

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Feb 1, 2020

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Clinical Practice and Preventive Health guidelines available on the web

June 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 14, 2018

Clinical Practice and Preventive Health guidelines available on the web

August 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Jul 31, 2018

Clinical Practice and Preventive Health guidelines available on the web

October 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Clinical Practice and Preventive Health guidelines available on the web

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Clinical Practice and Preventive Health guidelines available on the web

January 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Jan 1, 2019

Clinical Practice and Preventive Health guidelines available on the web

February 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Feb 1, 2019

Clinical Practice and Preventive Health guidelines available on the web

March 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Clinical Practice and Preventive Health guidelines available on the web

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

Clinical Practice and Preventive Health guidelines available on the web

July 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Coding tip for psychological and neuropsychological testing

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Coming Soon! Anthem electronic attachments

Anthem June 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Coming soon: Prior authorization, inpatient admission, and discharge notification via electronic and digital self-service for 2020

August 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Company works to simplify payment recovery process for National Accounts membership

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Coordination of Benefits for an FEP® member

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Coordination of benefits for an FEP® member

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Coordination of care

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Coordination of care

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Dec 1, 2019

COVID-19 Information repository for Anthem care providers

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2020

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

We are extending coverage for telehealth and telephone-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 Administrative Jun 9, 2020

Diabetes HbA1c<8 coding tips

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2020

EDI Gateway migration deadline is September 15, 2020

September 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Sep 1, 2020

EDI migration: Let Anthem help you accomplish your 2020 “to do list” early

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jan 1, 2020

Electronic member ID cards: Easy online access on the Availity Portal

Anthem May 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2019

Enhanced medical records submission process to support claims processing

September 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Enhanced search and download options allow easy access to provider information from Anthem

Get the latest critical information from Anthem that impacts providers Administrative Oct 8, 2019

Exact Sciences Laboratories (Cologuard) is out-of-network for HMO and Blue Open Access POS

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

Exact Sciences Laboratories (Cologuard) is out-of-network for HMO and Blue Open Access POS

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jan 1, 2020

Explore new enhancements to the Education and Reference Center

October 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Explore the updates to the Medical Attachment tool

March 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia 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 the crisis. 
COVID-19 Information Administrative Apr 10, 2020

Georgia Anthem provider Town Hall dates in Atlanta and Savannah

November 2019 GA Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2019

HCPCS code A0998 Ambulance response and treatment with no transport is active and available for use

January 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Jan 1, 2019

Health Services must be reported in accordance to Coded Service Identifier guidelines

October 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

HEDIS 2019 Federal Employee Program® medical record request requirements

February 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Feb 1, 2019

HEDIS 2020 Federal Employee Program® medical record request requirements

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2020

HEDIS® 2018 commercial results are in

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018
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