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Provider Communications

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Title Publication Category Date

In-Office Assessment Program

July 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare Jul 1, 2020

2020 Special Needs Plans

July 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare Jul 1, 2020

Webinar recording now available for providers on how to leverage telehealth to care for Behavioral Health patients during COVID-19 and beyond

Anthem hosted a provider webinar to share information and resources with Behavioral Health providers to assist with maximizing the telehealth experience.  Access the webinar recording to learn more about leveraging telehealth for behavioral health services.
COVID-19 Information - Indiana Behavioral Health Jun 25, 2020

Notice of Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements - June 2020

New prior authorization requirements for providers may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements.
June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Administrative Jun 1, 2020

UPDATE: New Level of Care Medical Necessity Review of Upper and Lower Endoscopy procedures is delayed

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Products & Programs Jun 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 - Indiana Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Anthem enhances process for submitting behavioral health authorizations - now available

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Quality Corner: Follow-Up after Hospitalization for Mental Illness

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Anthem prior authorization updates for specialty pharmacy are available - June 2020*

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Pharmacy Jun 1, 2020

Reminder: Anthem requires National Drug Code for professional and facility outpatient claims effective June 15, 2020*

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Pharmacy Jun 1, 2020

Pharmacy information available at anthem.com

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Pharmacy Jun 1, 2020

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

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

Updated Provider Manual posted to anthem.com

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

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Program Update: Retrospective Program Begins; Prospective Program Continues

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

Availity Portal Notification Center

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

Quality Corner: CPT® Category II Codes - Collaborating for enhanced patient care

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

Medical Policy and Clinical Guideline Updates - June 2020*

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jun 1, 2020

Transition to AIM Rehabilitative Services Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines*

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jun 1, 2020

REMINDER: AIM Rehabilitative Program Pediatric Exclusions

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jun 1, 2020

New Reimbursement Policies: Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Services (Professional)*

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Reimbursement Policies Jun 1, 2020

Resources supporting our providers during COVID-19

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicaid Jun 1, 2020

Acquisition of Beacon Health Options

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicaid Jun 1, 2020

Reminder: Mid-level practitioners NPI reporting requirements

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicaid Jun 1, 2020

HPV Vaccinations for Adolescents

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicaid Jun 1, 2020

Medicare News - June 2020

View these Medicare articles:
- Acquisition of Beacon Health Options
- MCG care guidelines – 24th edition
June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare Jun 1, 2020

2020 Medicare risk adjustment provider trainings

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare Jun 1, 2020

Updates to AIM Sleep Disorder Management Clinical Appropriateness Guideline

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare Jun 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Anthem) working with Optum to collect medical records for risk adjustment

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare Jun 1, 2020

Modifier use reminders

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare Jun 1, 2020

Diabetes HbA1c < 8 HEDIS guidance

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare Jun 1, 2020

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 - Indiana Administrative May 29, 2020

Important COVID-19 update: Prior authorization and other policy adjustments (Updated May 29, 2020)

We’ve updated guidance about prior authorization requirements and other policy adjustments in response to unprecedented demands on health care providers.
COVID-19 Information - Indiana Administrative May 29, 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.
COVID-19 Information - Indiana Administrative May 26, 2020

Webinar recording now available for network providers on SBA loans and other federal relief programs in response to COVID-19 (Updated May 1, 2020)

Anthem hosted a provider webinar to share information and resources with its network providers regarding opportunities providers have to access loans through the U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) and other federal programs in response to the economic impact of COVID-19. Access the webinar recording using the password “health” to learn more about federal financial relief for providers.
COVID-19 Information - Indiana Administrative May 1, 2020

Anthem prior authorization updates for specialty pharmacy are available - May 2020*

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Pharmacy May 1, 2020

COVID-19 information repository for Anthem Care Providers

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

Notice of Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements - May 2020

New prior authorization requirements for providers may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements.
May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Administrative May 1, 2020

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Prospective Program Update: Assessing Your Patients for Risk Adjustable Conditions

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

Quality Corner: Diabetes HbA1c<8 HEDIS Guidance

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

Updates to AIM Advanced Imaging Clinical Appropriateness Guideline*

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 1, 2020

Updates to AIM Sleep Disorder Management Clinical Appropriateness Guideline*

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 1, 2020

Updates to AIM MSK Interventional Pain Management Clinical Appropriateness Guideline*

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 1, 2020

Updates to AIM Musculoskeletal Program Joint Surgery Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines*

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 1, 2020

Reimbursement Policy Update: Claims requiring additional documentation (Facility)*

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Reimbursement Policies May 1, 2020

Reminder about system updates

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Reimbursement Policies May 1, 2020

Normal newborn diagnosis-related group (DRG) claims processing update

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicaid May 1, 2020

Reimbursement Policy Update: Unlisted, Unspecified or Miscellaneous Codes

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicaid May 1, 2020

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates - November 2019

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicaid May 1, 2020

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates - December 2019

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicaid May 1, 2020

Disease Management can help you care for patients with chronic health care needs

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicaid May 1, 2020

Right Choices Program update

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicaid May 1, 2020

Specialty pharmacy level of care

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicaid May 1, 2020

Use of Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain (LBP)

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicaid May 1, 2020

Medicare News - May 2020

View these Medicare articles:
- Prior Authorization requirements
- New behavioral health Medicare Advantage individual and Group Retiree Solutions provider fax
May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare May 1, 2020

Reimbursement Policy Update: Unlisted, Unspecified or Miscellaneous Codes

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare May 1, 2020

Multi-dose packaging

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare May 1, 2020

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 - Indiana Administrative Apr 10, 2020

Notice of Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements - April 2020

New prior authorization requirements for providers may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements.

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

Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19

*Please bookmark/add to favorites Provider News Home for the latest information about COVID-19.
April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Anthem continues focus on updates to our public provider website

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

Provider Transparency Update

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

Anthem prior authorization updates for specialty pharmacy are available - April 2020*

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Pharmacy Apr 1, 2020

MCG Care Guidelines 24th Edition*

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Apr 1, 2020

UPDATE: Notice of changes to the AIM Musculoskeletal Program prior authorization requirements*

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Apr 1, 2020

Anthem to delay most April 1, 2020 formulary list updates for commercial health plan pharmacy benefit

COVID-19 Information - Indiana Pharmacy Apr 1, 2020

HEDIS 2020 Federal Employee Program® medical record request requirements

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Apr 1, 2020

COVID-19 information from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare Apr 1, 2020

Medicare News - April 2020

View these Medicare notices:
- Coding tip for psychological and neuropsychological testing
- Medical Policies and Clinical Utilization Management Guidelines update
- New Medicare Advantage opioid treatment Program benefit
- Prior authorization requirements: new 2020 codes for coverage and precertification
April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare Apr 1, 2020

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates - November 2019

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare Apr 1, 2020

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates - December 2019

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare Apr 1, 2020

2020 Medicare risk adjustment provider trainings

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare Apr 1, 2020

COVID-19 information from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicaid Apr 1, 2020

Medicaid News - April 2020

View these Medicaid notices:
- False Claims Act awareness
- Coding tip for psychological and neuropsychological testing
April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicaid Apr 1, 2020

Antibiotic prescribing guidelines

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicaid Apr 1, 2020

Coding spotlight: HIV and AIDS

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicaid Apr 1, 2020

Updated COVID-19 Medicare and Medicaid Information

For the latest COVID-19 Medicaid and Medicare information, please check Medicaid Provider News - COVID-19 and Medicare Advantage Provider News Archives.
COVID-19 Information - Indiana State & Federal Mar 25, 2020

Anthem acquires Beacon Health Options

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Administrative Mar 2, 2020

Notice of Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements - March 2020

New prior authorization requirements for providers may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements.
March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Provider News site enhancements

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Administrative Mar 1, 2020

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

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Patient360 enhancement for medical providers

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Modifier use reminders

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Important coding reminder for walk-in retail health clinics

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Level of Care medical necessity reviews for upper and lower endoscopy procedures begin June 1, 2020*

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Products & Programs Mar 1, 2020

National Drug Code requirement on outpatient claims*

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Pharmacy Mar 1, 2020

Pharmacy information available at anthem.com

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Pharmacy Mar 1, 2020

Medicare News - March 2020

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare Mar 1, 2020

Outpatient Rehabilitation Program transition: new prior authorization requirements

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare Mar 1, 2020

Complex discharge planning

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare Mar 1, 2020

Personal Home Helper benefit

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare Mar 1, 2020

Reminder: Mid-level practitioners are required to file using their NPI

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare Mar 1, 2020

Non-preferred products and corresponding preferred alternatives

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicare Mar 1, 2020

Medicaid News - March 2020

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medicaid Mar 1, 2020

Notice of Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements - February 2020

New prior authorization requirements for providers may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements.
February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Administrative Feb 1, 2020

Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments for Anthem*

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

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

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

Shine Light on Depression

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Behavioral Health Feb 1, 2020

Anthem to update formulary lists for commercial health plan pharmacy benefit

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Pharmacy Feb 1, 2020

Medical Policy and Clinical Guideline Updates - February 2020*

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Feb 1, 2020

Updates to AIM Advanced Imaging Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines*

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Indiana Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Feb 1, 2020
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