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Action required: 2022 member grievance and appeals attestation requirement

Action required: 2022 member grievance and appeals attestation requirement Administrative May 18, 2022

Anthem Blue Cross announces changes to post-payment audits conducted on our behalf

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2022

Coding tips for reporting administration of Spravato®

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2022

CAA: Timely updates help keep our provider directories current

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2022

Resources to support diverse patients and communities

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2022

Anthem Blue Cross’ High-Performance network: Added Santa Clara Unified School District

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2022

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month: We’ve got this!

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2022

Alcohol use disorder has a big cost

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2022

Expedited grievances

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

Screening for alcohol use disorder in high-prevalence demographics

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

Keep up with Medi-Cal news – May 2022

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

Convenient, reliable at-home testing for colorectal cancer and diabetes care

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare May 1, 2022

New Strategic Provider System implementation May 2022

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare May 1, 2022

HEDIS 2022: Summary of changes from NCQA

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare May 1, 2022

New specialty pharmacy medical step therapy requirements

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare May 1, 2022

Southern California Drug Benefit Fund moves to the Anthem Blue Cross Medicare Advantage plan

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare May 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news – May 2022

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare May 1, 2022

New specialty pharmacy medical step therapy requirements

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

Keep up with Cal MediConnect news - May 2022

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

Improving antibiotic use for acute respiratory infections in the outpatient setting

CME Webinar Offers CDC's Best Practices for Safe & Effective Antibiotic Prescribing - California Administrative Apr 5, 2022

The Anthem, Inc. name is changing

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2022

CAA: Update your provider directory information

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Catching up on routine vaccines

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2022

HEDIS 2022: Summary of changes from NCQA

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com/ca

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Pharmacy Apr 1, 2022

Reminder on Botox® for Anthem Blue Cross members

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Pharmacy Apr 1, 2022

Save time by using CPT II codes: Introducing FEP Quality Reimbursement Program for PPO Providers

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Apr 1, 2022

The Anthem, Inc. name is changing

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Apr 1, 2022

Reimbursement policy update: Inpatient Readmissions

Policy G-13001, effective 07/01/22
April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Apr 1, 2022

Disease management/population health program

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Apr 1, 2022

FDA warns about dental problems with buprenorphine medicines

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Apr 1, 2022

Clinical criteria updates

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Apr 1, 2022

Postpartum coverage expansion

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Apr 1, 2022

Keep up with Medi-Cal news – April 2022

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Apr 1, 2022

The Anthem, Inc. name is changing

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Implementation update for the NYC Medicare Advantage Plus plan, an alliance between Empire BlueCross BlueShield and EmblemHealth

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Reimbursement policy update: Inpatient Readmissions

Policy G-13001, effective 07/01/22

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Model of Care required training

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Apr 1, 2022

The impact of listening

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Clinical criteria updates

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news – April 2022

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Apr 1, 2022

The Anthem, Inc. name is changing

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Apr 1, 2022

Reimbursement policy update: Inpatient Readmissions

Policy G-13001, effective 07/01/22

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Apr 1, 2022

Clinical criteria updates

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Apr 1, 2022

Keep up with Cal MediConnect news - April 2022

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Apr 1, 2022

Implementation update for the NYC Medicare Advantage Plus plan, an alliance between Empire BlueCross BlueShield and EmblemHealth

City of New York Retirees will NOT transition to NYC Medicare Advantage Plus on April 1, 2022. Additional updates on a new effective date will be made available at a later date.
Read important information about this change.
Transition to NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Delayed Administrative Mar 15, 2022

The Anthem, Inc. name is changing

Our parent company's name is changing Administrative Mar 14, 2022

Exploring Implicit Bias in Healthcare for Historically Marginalized Communities

Register today for the Exploring Implicit Bias in Healthcare for Historically Marginalized Communities forum hosted by Anthem Blue Cross and Motivo* for Anthem Blue Cross providers on March 16, 2022.

Exploring Implicit Bias in Healthcare - California Administrative Mar 2, 2022

CAA: Have you reviewed your online provider directory information lately?

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Mar 1, 2022

New! Vaccination resource page for providers

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Coastal Foundation no longer provides claims and customer service for SISC

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Simplifying requests for additional information

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Your influence matters: Recommending cancer screenings to your patients

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Understanding your patients’ differences is lifesaving

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Timely access regulations and language assistance program

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Enhancements to the Availity Authorization application are now available

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Digital Tools Mar 1, 2022

Updated preventive care guidance regarding screening colonoscopies

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Mar 1, 2022

Benefit change for CalPERS PPO Members: Important updates on certain medications‐ bevacizumab (Avastin), epoetin alfa (Epogen and Procrit), filgrastim (Neupogen), pegfilgrastim (Neulasta), rituximab (Rituxan), and trastuzumab (Herceptin)

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California CalPERS Mar 1, 2022

Change to the Federal Employee Program® Clinical Grievance and Appeal address

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Mar 1, 2022

HEDIS 2022 Federal Employee Program® medical record request requirements

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Mar 1, 2022

It is CAHPs survey time!

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Mar 1, 2022

Clinical utilization management guidelines update

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Mar 1, 2022

Urinary tract infection toolkits are on the way

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Mar 1, 2022

Keep up with Medi-Cal news – March 2022

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Mar 1, 2022

Annual wellness visits for Medicare Advantage members

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Mar 1, 2022

Pharmacy updates

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Mar 1, 2022

Clinical criteria updates

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Mar 1, 2022

Teamsters Retiree Trust offers Medicare Advantage option

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Mar 1, 2022

Provider notification for utilization management authorization rule operations workgroup item 2662

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Mar 1, 2022

New Strategic Provider System will launch in April 2022

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Mar 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news – March 2022

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Mar 1, 2022

Keep up with Cal MediConnect news - March 2022

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Mar 1, 2022

Payment for COVID-19 testing services and vaccine administration on or after January 1, 2022

COVID-19 Information Administrative Feb 18, 2022

Prepare for the CAA: Keep your provider directory information current

February 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Feb 1, 2022

Heart disease is the number one killer of women

Share information with patients about taking an active role in their heart health.

February 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Feb 1, 2022

For 2022, Anthem continues to offer EPO and HMO individual on and off exchange products, and we are excited to announce our expansion of the EPO offerings to new regions

February 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Feb 1, 2022

Cancer care navigator

February 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Feb 1, 2022

It is CAHPS survey time!

February 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Feb 1, 2022

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com/ca

February 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Feb 1, 2022

Get faster payments with EFT

February 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Feb 1, 2022

Keep up with Medi-Cal news – February 2022

Prior authorization updates for medications billed under the medical benefit.
February 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Feb 1, 2022

Get faster payments with EFT

February 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Feb 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news – February 2022

NYC Medicare Advantage Plus update.
February 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Feb 1, 2022

Get faster payments with EFT

February 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Feb 1, 2022

Information from Anthem for Care Providers About COVID-19 (January 24, 2022)

We recently updated information about COVID-19 covered testing.

COVID-19 Information Administrative Jan 24, 2022

New Medicare Advantage plan will have access to Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO Network Sharing Providers Nationally

Effective April 1, 2022, approximately 200,000 Medicare-eligible City of New York retirees across the United States will transition to the NYC Medicare Advantage Plus plan and have access to Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO Network Sharing. Read important information about this change in the New York City Medicare Advantage announcement.

Important Update for New 200k Group Retiree PPO Plan Administrative Jan 5, 2022

BlueHPN to expand in California for 2022

January 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jan 1, 2022

Well-child visits: Know the numbers

January 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jan 1, 2022

Change in claim and customer service administration for Butte Schools

January 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jan 1, 2022

CLARIFICATION to reimbursement policy updates: Virtual visits – professional and facility

January 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Reimbursement Policies Jan 1, 2022

Reminder: Pharmacy benefit change for CalPERS PPO members, effective January 2022

January 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California CalPERS Jan 1, 2022

2022 Federal Employee Plan® benefit information available online

January 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Jan 1, 2022

Botox® update for Anthem Blue Cross members

January 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jan 1, 2022

2021 CAHPS Survey results

January 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jan 1, 2022

Reducing the burden of medical record review and improving health outcomes with HEDIS ECDS reporting

January 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jan 1, 2022

Keep up with Medi-Cal news – January 2022

January 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jan 1, 2022

Important update on Botox® for Medicare members of Anthem Blue Cross

January 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jan 1, 2022

Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System adds the medical and prescription drug plan

January 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jan 1, 2022

Northern California Cement Masons, California moves to Medicare Advantage plan

January 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jan 1, 2022

Professional claims – billing referring provider and NPI for home infusion therapy and ambulatory infusion suite

January 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jan 1, 2022
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