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Anthem Blue Cross is hosting a Digital Provider Enrollment Webinar (excluding Ancillary & Facility)

August 22, 2019: Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 22, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross is hosting a BlueCard (Out of Area) Refresher Webinar

August 14, 2019: Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 14, 2019

Clinical criteria and prior authorization updates for specialty pharmacy are available

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Pharmacy Aug 1, 2019

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com/ca

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Pharmacy Aug 1, 2019

Help with claim issue resolution

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Verify BlueCard member eligibility and coverage

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Workers’ Compensation acknowledgments required

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Contracted provider claim escalation process

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Provider Education seminars, webinars, workshops and more!

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross provider directory and provider data updates

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2019

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

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Network leasing arrangements

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Misrouted protected health information

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Drug screen testing (Policy 19-001, effective 10/01/19)

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2019

New service types added to Availity

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2019

AIM Specialty Health programs may require documentation

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2019

Special needs plans, provider training required

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2019

Emergency department: Level of Evaluation and Management Services

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2019

Prepayment clinical validation review process

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2019

Update to emergency department: Level of E&M services reimbursement policy

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2019

Unspecified diagnosis code update

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2019

Keep up with Medicare news

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Aug 1, 2019

Pharmacy management information

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2019

Use the Provider Maintenance Form to update your information

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2019

Clinical criteria updates

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2019

New reimbursement policy: Drug screen testing

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2019

Unspecified diagnosis code update

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2019

Prior authorization requirements for hyperbaric oxygen and supervision of hyperbaric oxygen therapy

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2019

January 2019 medical policies and clinical utilization management guidelines update

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2019

Prepayment clinical validation review process

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Aug 1, 2019

New service types added to Availity

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Aug 1, 2019

Prepayment clinical validation review process

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Aug 1, 2019

Unspecified diagnosis code update

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Aug 1, 2019

New reimbursement policy: drug screen testing

August 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Aug 1, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross is hosting a Provider Maintenance Form (PMF) Webinar

July 17, 2019: Anthem Blue Cross eUPDATE - California Administrative Jul 17, 2019

UPDATE: new Rehabilitative Program remains temporarily delayed

July UPDATE: new Rehabilitative Program remains temporarily delayed Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jul 16, 2019

UPDATE: New Rehabilitative Program now effective August 1, 2019

July UPDATE: New Rehabilitative Program Now Effective August 1, 2019 – California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jul 3, 2019

Updates to AIM Advanced Imaging clinical appropriates guidelines

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Products & Programs Jul 1, 2019

Stronger together!

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Make the move to the Availity EDI Gateway today

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross Commercial Risk Adjustment reporting update: 2019 program year progression, what’s in it for you and your patients?

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Workers’ Compensation acknowledgments required

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Medical treatment utilization schedule updates for Workers’ Compensation

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Contracted provider claim escalation process

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Provider Education seminars, webinars, workshops and more!

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross provider directory and provider data updates

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Network leasing arrangements

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Changes to timely filing requirements coming in October

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Reimbursement Policies Jul 1, 2019

Modifier 79 reminder (professional)

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Reimbursement Policies Jul 1, 2019

Modifier 63 reminder (professional)

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Reimbursement Policies Jul 1, 2019

ICD-10-CM coding guidelines and Laterality (professional)

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Reimbursement Policies Jul 1, 2019

Sepsis diagnosis coding and billing reminder

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2019

Home health billing guidelines for contracted providers

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2019

Outpatient rehabilitation program transitioning to AIM

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2019

LAPRA to offer Medicare Advantage from Anthem Blue Cross

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2019

Keep up with Medicare news

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2019

Coding spotlight: Hypertension

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jul 1, 2019

New service types added to Availity

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jul 1, 2019

Referring patients to California Smokers’ Helpline

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jul 1, 2019

Home health billing guidelines for contracted providers

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Jul 1, 2019

Sepsis diagnosis coding and billing reminder

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Jul 1, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross is hosting a BlueCard (Out of Area) Refresher Webinar

June 13, 2019: Anthem Blue Cross eUPDATE - California Administrative Jun 13, 2019

Anthem to acquire Beacon Health Options

N/A Administrative Jun 6, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross launches additional changes to anthem.com/ca for Q2

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Timely access regulations and language assistance program

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Products & Programs Jun 1, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross announces changes in medical non-oncology specialty drug reviews effective June 15, 2019

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Pharmacy Jun 1, 2019

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com/ca

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Pharmacy Jun 1, 2019

NEW! Request clinical appeals through Interactive Care Reviewer

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Interactive Care Reviewer – a more efficient way to obtain immediate authorizations

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Commercial Risk Adjustment, retrospective program begins

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

New ICR Immediate Decision list posted on Availity Payer Spaces

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Commercial Risk Adjustment, retrospective program begins

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Coming in September! Electronic attachments

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Workers’ Compensation acknowledgments required

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Medical treatment utilization schedule updates for Workers’ Compensation

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Contracted provider claim escalation process

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Provider Education seminars, webinars, workshops and more!

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross provider directory and provider data updates

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Network leasing arrangements

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available online

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Policy Updates Jun 1, 2019

Update: Sepsis coding

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jun 1, 2019

Reimbursement Policy Update – Scope of License (professional)

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Reimbursement Policies Jun 1, 2019

Why do patients stop taking their prescribed medications and what can you do to help them?

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare Jun 1, 2019

Keep up with Medicare news

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare Jun 1, 2019

Why do patients stop taking their prescribed medications and what can you do to help them?

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jun 1, 2019

Billing instructions of A and B codes for medical supplies

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jun 1, 2019

Complex case management program

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jun 1, 2019

Important information about utilization management

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jun 1, 2019

Members’ rights and responsibilities statement

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jun 1, 2019

2019 Utilization management affirmative statement concerning utilization management decisions

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jun 1, 2019

2019 Utilization management affirmative statement concerning utilization management decisions

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Cal MediConnect Jun 1, 2019

Reimbursement policy update: Professional anesthesia services

Policy 06-019, effective 09/01/2019
June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Cal MediConnect Jun 1, 2019

Partial hospitalization services

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Cal MediConnect Jun 1, 2019

Submitting corrected claims

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Cal MediConnect Jun 1, 2019

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com/ca

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Pharmacy May 1, 2019

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

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative May 1, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross contracted ambulance providers

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative May 1, 2019
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