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Digital transactions cut administrative tasks in half

Introducing the Anthem Blue Cross Provider Digital Engagement Supplement to the provider manual.
November 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Provider training webinars for site of care: Hospital based ambulatory surgical procedures and Endoscopic services (CG-SURG-52) beginning in November 2020

November 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) number: Additional information

November 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Availity attachment tools for Anthem Blue Cross and Affiliate Payers – live webinars

November 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2020

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

November 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross Chat

A fast, easy way to have your questions answered.

November 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Stay “in the know” at no charge!

November 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross provider directory and provider data updates

November 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

November 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Network leasing arrangements

November 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2020

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

We recently updated FAQs about telehealth and telephonic-only care.

COVID-19 Information Administrative Oct 16, 2020

Register today for a Racial Trauma Forum hosted by Anthem Blue Cross and Motivo on October 28, 2020

October 14, 2020: Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 14, 2020

What matters most: Improving the patient experience

October 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2020

National accounts 2021 pre-certification list

October 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2020

Three $0 office visit co-pay benefit for Self-Insured Schools of California members

October 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2020

New Anthem High Performance/Blue High Performance Network included in plans available for employee open enrollment Fall 2020

October 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2020

For 2021 Anthem continues to offer EPO and HMO individual on and off exchange products

October 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2020

Commercial Risk Adjustment reporting update: New guidance on telephone-only service CPT codes for risk adjustment program

October 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2020

Timely access regulations and language assistance program

October 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2020

Electronic member ID cards available on the Availity Portal

October 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2020

New medical claim attachment webinars: Register today

October 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2020

Provider Education seminars, webinars, workshops and more!

October 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross provider directory and provider data updates

October 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2020

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

October 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2020

Network leasing arrangements

October 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2020

Providers impacted by California Wildfires and Extreme Heat (updated on September 16, 2020)

September 16, 2020: Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 16, 2020

New provider directory indicators for medication assisted treatment (MAT) providers

September 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Enhanced medical records submission process to support claims processing

September 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Receive and respond to medical record requests for post pay audit via Change Healthcare’s Assurance Attach Assist Module

September 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross cost transparency

September 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Provider transparency update

September 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2020

EDI Gateway Migration deadline is September 15, 2020

September 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Patient360 adds Care Gap alert feedback for medical providers

September 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Commercial Risk Adjustment reporting update: 2020 Prospective Program continues

September 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Provider Education seminars, webinars, workshops and more!

September 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Stay “in the know” at no charge!

September 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross provider directory and provider data updates

September 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

September 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Network leasing arrangements

September 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Providers impacted by California Wildfires and Extreme Heat

August 28, 2020: Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 28, 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

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

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

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.
COVID-19 Information Administrative May 29, 2020

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

Beginning June 1, 2020, Anthem Blue Cross (Anthem) is introducing our Anthem Health Access Plans for certain large group employers currently enrolled in our commercial lines of business only.
COVID-19 Information Administrative May 26, 2020

Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19

May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2020

Anthem Worker’s Compensation offering telehealth

May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2020

Where to mail Anthem Blue Cross Stop Loss claims

May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2020

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

May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2020

Diabetes HbA1c testing is essential - coding the CPT II codes correctly can improve HEDIS results

May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2020

Commercial Risk Adjustment prospective program update: Assessing your patients for risk adjustable conditions

May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross provider directory and provider data updates

May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2020

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2020

Network leasing arrangements

May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2020

Webinar recording now available for network providers on SBA loans and other federal relief programs in response to COVID-19 (Updated May 1, 2020)

Anthem hosted a provider webinar to share information and resources with its network providers regarding opportunities providers have to access loans through the U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) and other federal programs in response to the economic impact of COVID-19. Access the webinar recording using the password “health” to learn more about federal financial relief for providers.
COVID-19 Information Administrative May 1, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Guidance for telehealth (audio + video) and telephonic-only care for Behavioral Health services (Updated April 17, 2020)

We’ve updated FAQs with additional details about how behavioral health providers can utilize and be compensated for telehealth (audio + video) and telephonic-only care with their patients.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Apr 17, 2020

Federal Resources Available for Care Providers and Employers in the Federal CARES Act

During the COVID-19 crisis, care providers are working to keep the country running while navigating the financial impact it is having on them. To help care providers navigate the resources available to them Anthem Blue Cross has compiled information on programs we have learned about that could provide additional financial relief during this crisis.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Apr 15, 2020

Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19

Bookmark Provider News Home for the latest information for Care Providers about COVID-19.
April 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Anthem acquires Beacon Health Options

April 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Provider transparency update

April 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross cost transparency

April 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Join today! Subscribe to the Anthem Marketplace for Workers’ Compensation

April 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2020

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

April 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Patient360 Enhancement for medical providers

April 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross continues focus on updates to our public provider website

April 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Provider Education seminars, webinars, workshops and more!

April 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross provider directory and provider data updates

April 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

April 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Contracted provider claim escalation process

April 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Stay “in the know” at no charge!

April 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2020
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