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Jul 16, 2020

Information from Anthem for Care Providers About COVID-19 (Updated July 16, 2020)

We recently updated FAQs with recommendations for locating the latest information for COVID-19 preventive health and clinical guidance.

Jun 25, 2020

Webinar recording now available for network 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.

May 29, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross 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.


Articles Recent

Title Publication Category Date

Anthem Blue Cross to update formulary lists for commercial health plan pharmacy benefit

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Pharmacy Aug 1, 2020

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com/ca

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Pharmacy Aug 1, 2020

Did you know? Referral requirements for students with University of California Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP) coverage

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Electronic claims submission: Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Provider Contract and Fee Schedule Notifications coming soon!

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Resources to support diverse patients and communities

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Migrate your EDI transactions to Availity today

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Appropriate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of patients’ health

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Coming soon: Enhance your prior authorization and inpatient admission and discharge notification via electronic and digital self-service for 2020

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross electronic attachments - X12 275 5010

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Medical Provider Network: Physician Acknowledgements for Workers’ Compensation required by California

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Provider Education seminars, webinars, workshops and more!

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross provider directory and provider data updates

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Network leasing arrangements

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Medical record standards

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Aug 1, 2020

Facility Reimbursement Policy Update – claims requiring additional documentation

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Reimbursement Policies Aug 1, 2020

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2020

Regulatory updates

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2020

Submit behavioral health authorizations via our online Interactive Care Reviewer tool

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2020

New MCG Care Guidelines 24th edition

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2020

Provider data update

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2020

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2020

2020 Medicare risk adjustment provider trainings

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2020

Submit behavioral health authorizations via our online Interactive Care Reviewer tool

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2020

New MCG Care Guidelines 24th edition

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2020

AIM Musculoskeletal program expansion

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2020

Waived copays, deductibles and coinsurance for CCM, complex CCM and TCM

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2020

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Aug 1, 2020

Submit behavioral health authorizations via our online Interactive Care Reviewer tool

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Aug 1, 2020

New MCG Care Guidelines 24th edition

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Aug 1, 2020

Updates to AIM musculoskeletal program clinical appropriateness guidelines

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Aug 1, 2020

Information from Anthem for Care Providers About COVID-19 (Updated July 16, 2020)

We recently updated FAQs with recommendations for locating the latest information for COVID-19 preventive health and clinical guidance.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Jul 16, 2020

Claims status listing and remittance inquiry updates for Atypical providers

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2020

Updated Coverage for HIV PrEP medications

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2020

Welcome to the Customer Learning Center in Availity

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2020

Commercial Risk Adjustment reporting update: 2020 program year progression; what’s in it for you and your patients?

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2020

Timely access regulations and language assistance program

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross provider directory and provider data updates

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2020

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2020

Network leasing arrangements

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2020

New MCG 24th Edition Guidelines

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jul 1, 2020

Medical policies and clinical utilization management guidelines update

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jul 1, 2020

2020 affirmative statement concerning utilization management decisions

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jul 1, 2020

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jul 1, 2020

Coding spotlight: Provider guide to coding for cardiovascular conditions

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jul 1, 2020

Access to care standards

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jul 1, 2020

Modifier use reminders

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jul 1, 2020

Prior authorization requirements for angiographic evaluation of stenotic or thrombosed

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jul 1, 2020

Now caring for Medi-Cal Managed Care members under Anthem Blue Cross for Adventist Health Tulare

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jul 1, 2020

Now caring for Medi-Cal Managed Care members under Anthem Blue Cross for Palmdale Regional

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jul 1, 2020

Medical policies and clinical utilization management guidelines update

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2020

Updates to AIM Specialty Health advanced imaging clinical appropriateness guidelines

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2020

Transition to AIM rehabilitative services clinical appropriateness guidelines

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2020

2020 affirmative statement concerning utilization management decisions

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2020

2020 special needs plans

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross expanded HMO network guidance

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2020

Medical drug benefit clinical criteria updates

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2020

Prior authorization codes moving from AIM Specialty Health to Anthem Blue Cross

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2020

Modifier use reminders

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2020

Medical policies and clinical utilization management guidelines update

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Jul 1, 2020

Medical drug benefit clinical criteria updates

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Jul 1, 2020

Modifier use reminders

July 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Jul 1, 2020

Webinar recording now available for network 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 Administrative Jun 25, 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.
June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jun 1, 2020

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

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Availity portal notification center

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Commercial Risk Adjustment program update: Retrospective program begins; prospective program continues

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jun 1, 2020

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

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Contracted provider claim escalation process

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross provider directory and provider data updates

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Provider Education seminars, webinars, workshops and more!

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Sign-up now for our Provider News today at no charge!

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Network leasing arrangements

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Follow-up after hospitalization for Mental Illness

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross enhances process for submitting behavioral health authorizations now available

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Contracted provider dispute resolution

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Network relations teams aren’t the same, where to go with questions

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Commercial behavioral health provider data updates

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Practice status: Open or closed

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Forms make practice changes easy

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Network leasing arrangements are online

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Stay “in the know” at no charge!

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Misrouted protected health information

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Behavioral health timely access regulations and language assistance program

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on the web

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross’ member rights and responsibilities

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Release of medical records

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Pharmacy information available online

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross’ Language Assistance Program: No interpreter? No problem!

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Member grievance process and forms must be made available upon request at behavioral health provider offices

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

New digital provider enrollment application for behavioral health

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Overlapping service areas

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Where and how to submit BlueCard® claims

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

BlueCard® Program quick tips

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

CVS Specialty, Anthem’s designated specialty pharmacy

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Pharmacy Jun 1, 2020

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com/ca

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Pharmacy Jun 1, 2020

Transition to AIM Rehabilitative Services Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jun 1, 2020

Medical policies and clinical utilization management guidelines update

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jun 1, 2020
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