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Provider Communications

Articles Month: October 2021

Title Publication Category Date

Important COVID-19 update: Prior authorization and other policy adjustments (updated October 20, 2021)

We recently updated prior authorization requirements for patient transfers from acute in-patient hospitals to skilled nursing facilities.
COVID-19 Information - Kentucky Administrative Oct 20, 2021

Looking to earn CME credits? Register for these on-demand webinars!

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Administrative Oct 1, 2021

Federal Price Transparency and Consolidated Appropriations Act phase in new mandates beginning January 1, 2022

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Administrative Oct 1, 2021

Your recommendation is key to encouraging cancer screenings for your female patients

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Administrative Oct 1, 2021

Are you talking to ALL of your patients about breast cancer screenings?

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Administrative Oct 1, 2021

Clarification: Anthem’s enhanced claim edits for outpatient facility claims

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Administrative Oct 1, 2021

Good news! Non-payment remittance advice enhancements coming soon

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Administrative Oct 1, 2021

Clinical appeals

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Administrative Oct 1, 2021

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 - Kentucky Administrative Oct 5, 2021

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 - Kentucky Administrative Oct 21, 2021

Reminder: EnrollSafe, the new EFT enrollment portal for Anthem providers replacing CAQH Enrollhub effective November 1, 2021

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Digital Tools Oct 1, 2021

Procedure searches in Find Care

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Digital Tools Oct 1, 2021

May 2021 medical policies and utilization management guidelines update

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Medicaid Oct 1, 2021

2021 affirmative statement concerning utilization management decisions

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Medicaid Oct 1, 2021

Appointment availability and after-hours access requirements

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Medicaid Oct 1, 2021

Medical policy and clinical guideline updates - October 2021

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Oct 1, 2021

Keep up with Medicare news - October 2021

View these Medicare articles:
- 2021 affirmative statement concerning utilization management decisions
- May 2021 Medical Policies and Utilization Management Guidelines update
October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Medicare Oct 1, 2021

New reimbursement policy: Sexually transmitted infections testing (Professional)

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Medicare Oct 1, 2021

Information about 2021 Special Needs Plans

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Medicare Oct 1, 2021

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

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Medicare Oct 1, 2021

New medical step therapy requirements

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Medicare Oct 1, 2021

New Medicare Advantage plan will have access to BlueCross BlueShield Medicare Advantage PPO Network Sharing providers nationally

Effective January 1, 2022, approximately 240,000 Medicare-eligible City of New York retirees across the United States will transition to Retiree Health Alliance’s NYC Medicare Advantage Plus plan and have access to BlueCross BlueShield Medicare Advantage PPO Network Sharing. Read important information about this change in the New York City Medicare Advantage announcement.

New 240k member Medicare Advantage Group Retiree PPO plan Medicare Oct 19, 2021

Specialty pharmacy updates are available - October 2021

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Pharmacy Oct 1, 2021

Pharmacy information available at anthem.com

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Pharmacy Oct 1, 2021

Reminder: Updated AIM Musculoskeletal Program site of care reviews effective November 1, 2021

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Products & Programs Oct 1, 2021

Reimbursement policy clarification: Claims requiring additional documentation - Facility

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Reimbursement Policies Oct 1, 2021

Clarification to reimbursement policy update: Virtual Visits - Professional and Facility

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky Reimbursement Policies Oct 1, 2021
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