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Articles Category: Administrative

Title Publication Category Date

An overview of our medical necessity review process

December 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Dec 1, 2022

Senate Bill 245 addressing abortion, abortion related services, cost sharing and utilization management, including prior authorizations

December 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Dec 1, 2022

CAA: Timely updates help keep our provider directories current

December 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Dec 1, 2022

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com/ca

December 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Dec 1, 2022

Members’ rights and responsibilities

December 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Dec 1, 2022

Member’s assessment of behavioral healthcare after-hours messaging in 2022

December 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Dec 1, 2022

Coordination of care

December 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Dec 1, 2022

Case management program

December 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Dec 1, 2022

Contract compliance with accessibility standards for Appointment Availability and Emergency Care instructions after hours care

December 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Dec 1, 2022

IngenioRx will become CarelonRx on January 1, 2023

December 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Dec 1, 2022

Signature requirements for laboratory orders or requisitions

December 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Dec 1, 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

Elevance Health Administrative Jun 16, 2022

Exploring the Intersection of Race and Disability

Register today for a forum on Exploring the Intersection of Race and Disability hosted by Anthem Blue Cross (Anthem) and Motivo* for Anthem providers on June 22, 2022.

Exploring the Intersection of Race and Disability forum - California Administrative Jun 8, 2022

CAA: Provider directories accuracy is important

June 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jun 1, 2022

Provider outreach to validate your provider data

June 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jun 1, 2022

Understanding status of your application or request

June 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jun 1, 2022

Exploring the Intersection of Race and Disability

Register today for a forum on Exploring the Intersection of Race and Disability hosted by Anthem Blue Cross and Motivo* for Anthem Blue Cross providers on June 22, 2022.
June 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jun 1, 2022

Once-a-year testing is critically important to providing quality diabetes care

June 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jun 1, 2022

Timely access regulations and language assistance program

June 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jun 1, 2022

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

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

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

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

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