California
Provider Communications

Articles Month: February 2021

Title Publication Category Date

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com/ca

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Pharmacy Feb 1, 2021

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

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Pharmacy Feb 1, 2021

Reminder: Effective January 2021, all NECA/IBEW have new member ID numbers

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Feb 1, 2021

New provider directory indicator for telehealth services

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Feb 1, 2021

New utilization management tool now available on Availity Payer Spaces: Authorization Rules Lookup tool

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Feb 1, 2021

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

Expansion of both EPO and HMO offerings to new regions.
February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Feb 1, 2021

Anthem Blue Cross provider directory and provider data updates

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Feb 1, 2021

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Feb 1, 2021

Provider Education seminars, webinars, workshops and more!

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Feb 1, 2021

Stay “in the know” at no charge!

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Feb 1, 2021

Network leasing arrangements

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Feb 1, 2021

Reimbursement Policy update – effective May 1, 2021

Preadmission Services for Inpatient Stays

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Feb 1, 2021

CAHPS® survey

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Feb 1, 2021

HEDIS Measurement year 2020: Medi-Cal summary of changes from NCQA

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Feb 1, 2021

Provider notification for Utilization Management Authorization Rule Operations Workgroup Item 1326

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Feb 1, 2021

Update to Clinical Practice Guidelines and Preventive Health Care Guidelines

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Feb 1, 2021

Updated quality performance requirements

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Feb 1, 2021

Prior authorization requirements for 55899

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Feb 1, 2021

Radiotherapies and radioimmunotherapies will require prior authorization

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Feb 1, 2021

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Feb 1, 2021

Availity Portal eligibility and benefits provides both additional benefit notes and digital member ID cards

New additional benefit detail.

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Feb 1, 2021

New specialty pharmacy medical step therapy requirements

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Feb 1, 2021

PN for UM AROW Item 1330

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Feb 1, 2021

IBEW Local 234, CA moves to Medicare Advantage plan under Anthem Blue Cross

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Feb 1, 2021

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Feb 1, 2021

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates – August 2020

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Feb 1, 2021

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates

February 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Feb 1, 2021
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