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Articles Month: June 2020

Title Publication Category Date

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

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

Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19 (Updated June 9, 2020)

We recently updated FAQs to reflect the extension of coverage for telehealth and telephonic care.
COVID-19 Information - Ohio Administrative Jun 9, 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 - Ohio Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Prior Authorization Changes - June 2020

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements.
June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative 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 - Ohio Administrative Jun 1, 2020

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

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

Availity Portal Notification Center

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

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

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Jun 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 - Ohio Behavioral Health Jun 25, 2020

Quality Corner: Follow-Up after Hospitalization for Mental Illness

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

Medical Policy and Clinical Guideline Updates - June 2020*

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

Transition to AIM Rehabilitative Services Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines*

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

REMINDER: AIM Rehabilitative Program Pediatric Exclusions

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

2020 Medicare risk adjustment provider trainings

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

Updates to AIM Sleep Disorder Management Clinical Appropriateness Guideline

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

Modifier use reminders

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

Diabetes HbA1c < 8 HEDIS guidance

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

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

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

Pharmacy information available at anthem.com

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

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

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

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

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