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Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19 (updated August 8, 2022)

We recently updated information about coverage dates for telephonic-only care.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Aug 8, 2022

CORRECTION: Georgia Medical Policy and Clinical Guideline updates July 1, 2022

CORRECTION: Georgia Medical Policy and Clinical Guideline updates July 1, 2022 Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Aug 4, 2022

New patient evaluation and management services when reported for the same patient within the last three years

August 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Aug 1, 2022

Preapproval list change notification August 1, 2022 (MAC)

Material adverse change (MAC)
August 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Aug 1, 2022

Timely updates help keep our provider directories current

August 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Aug 1, 2022

Reminder: inpatient/outpatient commercial claim denials

August 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Aug 1, 2022

Update: outpatient prepay itemized bill review program

August 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Aug 1, 2022

Introducing the Provider Learning Hub

August 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Digital Tools Aug 1, 2022

Add supporting documents directly to your claims with the new Claims Status Send Attachments feature

August 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Digital Tools Aug 1, 2022

Telehealth visits can impact after-hospitalization follow-up care for mental illness

August 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Behavioral Health Aug 1, 2022

Clinical Criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

August 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Aug 1, 2022

Pharmacy information available on the provider website

August 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Aug 1, 2022

Specialty pharmacy updates (MAC)

Material adverse change (MAC)
August 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Aug 1, 2022

Georgia Medical Policy and Clinical Guideline updates July 1, 2022

August 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Aug 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news

Medicare Advantage

MCG care guidelines 26th edition

August 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Aug 1, 2022

Join us for our next clinical quality in practice webinar

Join us for our next clinical quality in practice webinar - Georgia Administrative Jul 20, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news

Medicare Advantage 

New specialty pharmacy medical step therapy requirements
July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jul 1, 2022

Introducing Elevance Health — Focusing on whole health and its most powerful drivers

July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jul 1, 2022

Provider manual updated effective October 1, 2022

July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jul 1, 2022

More potato chips, sugary drinks, and less physical activity are key contributors to childhood obesity

July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jul 1, 2022

Clearing up coding confusion for diabetic retinal screenings

July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jul 1, 2022

Update to facility editing: HCPCS code G0463

July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jul 1, 2022

Updates to edits associated with implants

July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jul 1, 2022

CAA: Keep your provider directory information current

July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jul 1, 2022

Coming soon: The Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Provider Learning Hub makes Availity learning easier

July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Digital Tools Jul 1, 2022

Enhancing claims attachment processes through digital applications

Add attachments through Claims Status Inquiry
July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Digital Tools Jul 1, 2022

Clinical criteria updates are available for specialty pharmacy

July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Jul 1, 2022

Pharmacy information available online

July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Jul 1, 2022

Enhanced reimbursement for voluntary Cancer Care Quality program to be discontinued effective December 31, 2022

July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jul 1, 2022

Help patients heal from the comfort of home with Hospital in Home care

July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jul 1, 2022

Reimbursement policy update: Place of Service (Facility)(MAC)

Material adverse change (MAC)
July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Reimbursement Policies Jul 1, 2022

New reimbursement policy: Transitional Care Management (Professional)

July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Reimbursement Policies Jul 1, 2022

Reimbursement policy update: Distinct Procedural Service, Modifiers 59 and XE, XP, XS, and XU (Professional)(MAC)

Material adverse change (MAC)
July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Reimbursement Policies Jul 1, 2022

Retraction for reimbursement policy: Sexually Transmitted Infections (Professional)

July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Reimbursement Policies Jul 1, 2022

New reimbursement policy: Modifier FB (Professional & Facility)(MAC)

Material adverse change (MAC)
July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Reimbursement Policies Jul 1, 2022

Reimbursement policy update: Laboratory and Venipuncture Services (Professional & Facility)(MAC)

Material adverse change (MAC)
July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Reimbursement Policies Jul 1, 2022

Reimbursement policy update: Modifier Rules (Professional)(MAC)

Material adverse change (MAC)
July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Reimbursement Policies Jul 1, 2022

New! Concierge Cancer Care program for Georgia Federal Employee Program members

July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Jul 1, 2022

Cancer Care Navigator

Medicare Advantage
July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jul 1, 2022

Help patients heal from the comfort of home with Hospital in Home care

Medicare Advantage
July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jul 1, 2022

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

Medicare Advantage
July 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jul 1, 2022

Introducing Elevance Health - Focusing on whole health and its most powerful drivers

Elevance Health Administrative Jun 17, 2022

Exploring the Intersection of Race and Disability

Register today for a forum on Exploring the Intersection of Race and Disability hosted by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (“Anthem”) and Motivo* for Anthem providers on June 22, 2022.
Exploring the Intersection of Race and Disability forum - Georgia Administrative Jun 1, 2022

Provider outreach to validate your provider data

June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jun 1, 2022

CAA: Provider directories accuracy is important

June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jun 1, 2022

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

June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jun 1, 2022

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

June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jun 1, 2022

Updated AIM Musculoskeletal Program effective October 1, 2022: Monitored Anesthesia Care Reviews (MAC)

Material adverse change (MAC)
June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Products & Programs Jun 1, 2022

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Jun 1, 2022

Opioid overdose deaths: What can we do?

June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2022

June 2022 specialty pharmacy updates (MAC)

Material adverse change (MAC)
June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Jun 1, 2022

Updates to AIM Specialty Health musculoskeletal clinical appropriateness guidelines (MAC)

Material adverse change (MAC)
June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jun 1, 2022

Updates to AIM Specialty Health advanced imaging clinical appropriateness guidelines (MAC)

Material adverse change (MAC)
June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jun 1, 2022

Updates to AIM Specialty Health sleep disorder management clinical appropriateness guidelines (MAC)

Material adverse change (MAC)

June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jun 1, 2022

Process change for Federal Employee Program® third-party correspondence requests

June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Jun 1, 2022

Reimbursement policy update: Treatment Rooms with Office Evaluation and Management Services (Facility) (MAC)

Material adverse change (MAC)
June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Reimbursement Policies Jun 1, 2022

Authorizations for post-acute care services for Medicare Advantage individual, Group Retiree Solutions (GRS), and Dual-Eligible Plan members

Medicare Advantage
June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jun 1, 2022

Updates to AIM Specialty Health Advanced Imaging Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

Medicare Advantage

June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jun 1, 2022

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates

Medicare Advantage
June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jun 1, 2022

Provider notice for COVID-19 testing

Medicare Advantage
June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jun 1, 2022

Medical Policies and Clinical Utilization Management Guidelines update

Medicare Advantage
June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jun 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news

Medicare Advantage

June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jun 1, 2022

Resources to support diverse patients and communities

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2022

Coding tips for reporting administration of Spravato®

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2022

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

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2022

CAA: Timely updates help keep our provider directories current

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2022

Primary care appointment access and open panels

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2022

May is National High Blood Pressure Education month: we’ve got this!

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2022

Evaluation and management services for COVID testing: professional (MAC)

Material adverse change (MAC)
May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2022

Alcohol use disorder has a big cost

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2022

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy May 1, 2022

May 2022 Specialty pharmacy updates (MAC)

Material adverse change (MAC)

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy May 1, 2022

CORRECTION: Save time tomorrow by using CPT II codes today: Introducing the FEP® Quality Reimbursement Program for PPO providers

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Federal Employee Plan (FEP) May 1, 2022

Join us for an FEP Quality Learning Program Live Webinar

Everything you need to know about using CPT II Codes
May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Federal Employee Plan (FEP) May 1, 2022

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

Medicare Advantage
May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare May 1, 2022

HEDIS 2022: summary of changes from NCQA

Medicare Advantage
May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare May 1, 2022

New specialty pharmacy medical step therapy requirements

Medicare Advantage
May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare May 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news

Medicare Advantage
May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare May 1, 2022

Improving antibiotic use for acute respiratory infections in the outpatient setting

CME Webinar Offers CDC's Best Practices for Safe & Effective Antibiotic Prescribing - Georgia Administrative Apr 5, 2022

The Anthem, Inc. name is changing

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Anthem correspondence address change reminder

New Address:
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
740 W. Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Georgia Anthem preapproval list change notification 4/1/2022

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2022

HEDIS 2022: Summary of changes from NCQA

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Importance of behavioral healthcare after-hours messaging

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Reminder on Botox® for Anthem members

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Catching up on routine vaccines

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2022

CAA: Update your provider directory information

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Procedure searches in Find Care

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Digital Tools Apr 1, 2022

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Apr 1, 2022

April 2022 specialty pharmacy updates (MAC)

Material adverse change (MAC)
April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Apr 1, 2022

Designated specialty pharmacy network updates (MAC)

Material adverse change (MAC)
April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Apr 1, 2022

Georgia medical policy and clinical guideline updates 4/1/2021

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Apr 1, 2022

Save time by using CPT II codes: Introducing FEP Quality Reimbursement Program for PPO providers

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Apr 1, 2022

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

Medicare Advantage
April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Policy Update: Inpatient Readmissions

Medicare Advantage
April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Apr 1, 2022

The impact of listening

Medicare Advantage
April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Clinical Criteria updates

Medicare Advantage
April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Apr 1, 2022

The Anthem, Inc. name is changing

Medicare Advantage
April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Model of Care required training

Medicare Advantage
April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news

Medicare Advantage
April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Apr 1, 2022
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