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Provider Communications

Articles Month: May 2020

Title Publication Category Date

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

Now available Anthem Blue Cross’ new Digital Enrollment application for Behavioral Health

May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health May 1, 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

Reminder about System Update

May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Reimbursement Policies May 1, 2020

Updates to AIM Musculoskeletal Program Joint Surgery Clinical Approrpriateness Guidelines

May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 1, 2020

Reimbursement policy update: unlisted, unspecified or miscellaneous codes

Policy 06-004, effective 08/01/20
May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare May 1, 2020

New behavioral health Medicare Advantage individual and group retiree solutions provider fax

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

Prior authorization requirements

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

Multi-dose packaging

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

Reimbursement policy update: Unlisted, unspecified or miscellaneous codes

Policy 06-004, effective 08/01/20
May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care May 1, 2020

Health education and cultural & linguistics update

May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care May 1, 2020

Tobacco cessation requirements update

May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care May 1, 2020

Electronic stay healthy assessment tool update

May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care May 1, 2020

Diabetes prevention program

May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care May 1, 2020

Reimbursement policy update: Unlisted, unspecified or miscellaneous codes

Policy 06-004, effective 08/01/20
May 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect 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
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