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Support documentation for AIM prior authorization requests

November 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2022

Regulatory HMO Contract Amendment – HMO Provider Agreement with Anthem Blue Cross

November 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2022

2022 Provider satisfaction survey

November 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2022

CAA: Keep your provider directory information up to date

November 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2022

Claims status message enhancements: Providing clear descriptions and actionable next steps

November 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Digital Tools Nov 1, 2022

Authorization application enhancements: Faster, easier, and more efficient

Join our webcast on Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at 11 a.m. ET. Register here.

November 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Digital Tools Nov 1, 2022

Submit digital attachments within seven-calendar days for claims filed with a PWK segment indicator

November 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Digital Tools Nov 1, 2022

RETRACTION - You can now submit one electronic claim dispute for multiple claims and access correspondence digitally, too

November 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Digital Tools Nov 1, 2022

Visit the Provider Learning Hub to view our latest learning opportunities

November 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Digital Tools Nov 1, 2022

Remote EMR access service for HEDIS

November 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Digital Tools Nov 1, 2022

Transition to AIM Specialty Health Perirectal Hydrogel Spacer for Prostate Radiotherapy Clinical Appropriateness Guideline

November 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Nov 1, 2022

Important information about utilization management

November 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Nov 1, 2022

Alcohol use disorders often coexist with psychiatric disorders

November 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Nov 1, 2022

Keep up with Medi-Cal news - November 2022

  • Prior authorization requirement changes effective November 1, 2022
  • Diabetes Prevention Program
  • Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates
  • No Wrong Door policy
November 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Nov 1, 2022

New Plan Announcement

November 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Nov 1, 2022

Personalized Match

November 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Nov 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news - November 2022

  • Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates
  • Anthem Blue Cross expands specialty pharmacy precertification list
  • New specialty pharmacy medical step therapy requirements (Avastin, Mvasi)
  • New specialty pharmacy medical step therapy requirements (Zarxio)
November 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Nov 1, 2022

Keep up with Cal MediConnect news - November 2022

  • Anthem Blue Cross expands specialty pharmacy precertification list
  • New specialty pharmacy medical step therapy requirement (Avastin, Mvasi)
  • New specialty pharmacy medical step therapy requirement (Zarxio)
  • Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates
November 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Nov 1, 2022

Register for our upcoming CME webinar about low back pain management

CME webinar about low back pain management - California Administrative Oct 7, 2022

Action Required: 2022 Member Grievance and Appeals Attestation Requirement

Action Required: 2022 Member Grievance and Appeals Attestation Requirement - California Administrative Oct 5, 2022

Help for members impacted by wildfires

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2022

Monkeypox and smallpox vaccines: Product code on claims

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2022

CAA: Review your online provider directory information

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2022

The Provider Learning Hub is here

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2022

We want to hear from you – 2022 Provider Satisfaction Survey

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2022

National Accounts 2023 pre-certification list

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2022

Member benefit lookup by procedure code

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Digital Tools Oct 1, 2022

IngenioRx will become CarelonRx on January 1, 2023

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Pharmacy Oct 1, 2022

Pharmacy information available on provider website

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Pharmacy Oct 1, 2022

Members’ Rights and Responsibilities section

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Oct 1, 2022

Reimbursement Policy RETRACTION: Sexually transmitted infections testing – professional

Policy 21-001, effective 01/01/2022
October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Oct 1, 2022

Monkeypox resources and recommendations for our care providers

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Oct 1, 2022

New specialty pharmacy medical step therapy requirements

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Oct 1, 2022

Keep up with Medi-Cal news – October 2022

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Oct 1, 2022

Medicare telehealth services during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency (PHE) FAQ

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Oct 1, 2022

Courtesy notification of specialty pharmacy medical step therapy updates

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Oct 1, 2022

Reimbursement Policy RETRACTION: Sexually transmitted infections testing – professional

Policy 21-001, effective 01/01/2022

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Oct 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news – October 2022

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Oct 1, 2022

Courtesy notification of specialty pharmacy medical step therapy updates

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Oct 1, 2022

Reimbursement Policy RETRACTION: Sexually transmitted infections testing – professional

Policy 21-001, effective 01/01/2022
October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Oct 1, 2022

Keep up with Cal MediConnect news - October 2022

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Oct 1, 2022

Monkeypox resources and recommendations for our care providers

Monkeypox resources and recommendations for our care providers Administrative Sep 16, 2022

Continuing to Explore the Intersection of Race and Disability

Continuing to Explore the Intersection of Race and Disability forum - California Administrative Sep 9, 2022

Help for members impacted by wildfires in California

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2022

CAA: Current provider directory information is key for members and providers to engage with you seamlessly

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2022

California Department of Managed Health Care All Plan Letter 22-017 on the coverage of COVID-19 therapeutics

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2022

California Department of Managed Health Care All Plan Letters mid-year 2022 and 2021

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2022

Continuing to Explore the Intersection of Race and Disability

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2022

Important information about women’s preventive care visits

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2022

Drug code billing reminder

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2022

Timely Access Regulations and Language Assistance program

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2022

Anthem Blue Cross to accept Hospital in Home services

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2022

New Back Pain Management program

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2022

Updates to the Claim Attachment workflow

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Digital Tools Sep 1, 2022

Timely Access Regulations and Language Assistance program

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Sep 1, 2022

Update to formulary lists for Commercial health plan pharmacy benefit

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Pharmacy Sep 1, 2022

Alcohol use disorders linked to chronic diseases

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Sep 1, 2022

Reimbursement policy update – Modifiers 25 and 57: Evaluation and Management with Global Procedures

Policy G- 06003 Informational Only
September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Sep 1, 2022

Complex Case Management program

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Sep 1, 2022

Enhancing claims attachment processes through digital applications

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Sep 1, 2022

Prior authorization updates for medications billed under the medical benefit

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Sep 1, 2022

New specialty pharmacy medical step therapy requirements

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Sep 1, 2022

Keep up with Medi-Cal news – September 2022

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Sep 1, 2022

Reimbursement policy update – Modifiers 25 and 57: Evaluation and Management with Global Procedures

Policy G- 06003 Informational Only
September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Sep 1, 2022

Reminder: AIM Prior authorization phone number change for Medicare

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Sep 1, 2022

Enhancing claims attachment processes through digital applications

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Sep 1, 2022

Anthem Blue Cross Expands Specialty Pharmacy Precertification list

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Sep 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news – September 2022

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Sep 1, 2022

Prior authorization requirement changes effective date December 1, 2022

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Sep 1, 2022

Reimbursement policy update – Modifiers 25 and 57: Evaluation and Management with Global Procedures

Policy G-06003 Informational only
September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Sep 1, 2022

Anthem Blue Cross Expands Specialty Pharmacy Precertification list

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Sep 1, 2022

Keep up with Cal MediConnect news - September 2022

September 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Sep 1, 2022

Help for members impacted by wildfires in California

Help for members impacted by wildfires in California Administrative Aug 2, 2022

Update: Outpatient prepay itemized bill review program

August 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2022

Timely updates help keep our provider directories current

August 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2022

California Senate Bill 306 Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing

August 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2022

Reminder: Inpatient/outpatient commercial claim denials

August 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2022

Performance enhancements to the authorization application on Availity Essentials

August 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Digital Tools Aug 1, 2022

Introducing the Provider Learning Hub

August 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Digital Tools Aug 1, 2022

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

August 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Digital Tools Aug 1, 2022

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

August 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Aug 1, 2022

Pharmacy information available online

August 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Pharmacy Aug 1, 2022

HEDIS 2022: Summary of changes from NCQA

August 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2022

Chlamydia screening

August 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2022

Using SBIRT to address opioid and substance use disorders

August 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2022

Updated quality performance requirements

August 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2022

The cost of alcohol use disorder

August 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2022

Prior authorization requirement changes updated effective date November 1, 2022

August 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2022

Join us for our next clinical quality in practice webinar

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

California Department of Managed Health Care All Plan Letter 22 017 on the coverage of COVID-19 therapeutics

COVID-19 Information - California – Publication RETIRED as of November 8, 2022 Administrative Jul 15, 2022

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

Please note that the important message below from Bryony Winn – President, Health Solutions – applies to our Commercial, Medicaid and Medicare Advantage programs from Anthem Blue Cross.

July 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2022

CAA: Keep your provider directory information current

July 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2022

Action required: 2022-member grievance and appeals attestation requirement

July 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2022

Anthem Blue Cross cost transparency

July 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2022

Provider transparency update

July 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2022

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

July 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2022

Clearing up coding confusion for diabetic retinal screenings

July 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2022

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

July 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2022

Enhancing claims attachment processes through digital applications: Add attachments through Claims Status Inquiry

July 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Digital Tools Jul 1, 2022

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

July 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Digital Tools Jul 1, 2022
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