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UPDATE: New Rehabilitative Program now effective August 1, 2019

July UPDATE: New Rehabilitative Program Now Effective August 1, 2019 – California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jul 3, 2019

Updates to AIM Advanced Imaging clinical appropriates guidelines

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Products & Programs Jul 1, 2019

Stronger together!

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Make the move to the Availity EDI Gateway today

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross Commercial Risk Adjustment reporting update: 2019 program year progression, what’s in it for you and your patients?

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Workers’ Compensation acknowledgments required

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Medical treatment utilization schedule updates for Workers’ Compensation

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Contracted provider claim escalation process

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Provider Education seminars, webinars, workshops and more!

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross provider directory and provider data updates

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Network leasing arrangements

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Changes to timely filing requirements coming in October

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Reimbursement Policies Jul 1, 2019

Modifier 79 reminder (professional)

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Reimbursement Policies Jul 1, 2019

Modifier 63 reminder (professional)

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Reimbursement Policies Jul 1, 2019

ICD-10-CM coding guidelines and Laterality (professional)

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Reimbursement Policies Jul 1, 2019

Sepsis diagnosis coding and billing reminder

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2019

Home health billing guidelines for contracted providers

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2019

Outpatient rehabilitation program transitioning to AIM

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2019

LAPRA to offer Medicare Advantage from Anthem Blue Cross

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2019

Keep up with Medicare news

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2019

Coding spotlight: Hypertension

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jul 1, 2019

New service types added to Availity

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jul 1, 2019

Referring patients to California Smokers’ Helpline

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jul 1, 2019

Home health billing guidelines for contracted providers

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Jul 1, 2019

Sepsis diagnosis coding and billing reminder

July 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Jul 1, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross is hosting a BlueCard (Out of Area) Refresher Webinar

June 13, 2019: Anthem Blue Cross eUPDATE - California Administrative Jun 13, 2019

Anthem to acquire Beacon Health Options

N/A Administrative Jun 6, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross launches additional changes to anthem.com/ca for Q2

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Timely access regulations and language assistance program

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Products & Programs Jun 1, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross announces changes in medical non-oncology specialty drug reviews effective June 15, 2019

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Pharmacy Jun 1, 2019

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com/ca

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Pharmacy Jun 1, 2019

NEW! Request clinical appeals through Interactive Care Reviewer

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Interactive Care Reviewer – a more efficient way to obtain immediate authorizations

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Commercial Risk Adjustment, retrospective program begins

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

New ICR Immediate Decision list posted on Availity Payer Spaces

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Commercial Risk Adjustment, retrospective program begins

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Coming in September! Electronic attachments

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Workers’ Compensation acknowledgments required

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Medical treatment utilization schedule updates for Workers’ Compensation

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Contracted provider claim escalation process

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Provider Education seminars, webinars, workshops and more!

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross provider directory and provider data updates

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Network leasing arrangements

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available online

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Policy Updates Jun 1, 2019

Update: Sepsis coding

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jun 1, 2019

Reimbursement Policy Update – Scope of License (professional)

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Reimbursement Policies Jun 1, 2019

Why do patients stop taking their prescribed medications and what can you do to help them?

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare Jun 1, 2019

Keep up with Medicare news

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare Jun 1, 2019

Why do patients stop taking their prescribed medications and what can you do to help them?

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jun 1, 2019

Billing instructions of A and B codes for medical supplies

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jun 1, 2019

Complex case management program

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jun 1, 2019

Important information about utilization management

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jun 1, 2019

Members’ rights and responsibilities statement

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jun 1, 2019

2019 Utilization management affirmative statement concerning utilization management decisions

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jun 1, 2019

2019 Utilization management affirmative statement concerning utilization management decisions

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Cal MediConnect Jun 1, 2019

Reimbursement policy update: Professional anesthesia services

Policy 06-019, effective 09/01/2019
June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Cal MediConnect Jun 1, 2019

Partial hospitalization services

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Cal MediConnect Jun 1, 2019

Submitting corrected claims

June 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Cal MediConnect Jun 1, 2019

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com/ca

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Pharmacy May 1, 2019

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

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative May 1, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross contracted ambulance providers

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative May 1, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross Commercial Risk Adjustment reporting update: Health Assessment requests for 2019: Alternative reporting engagement

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative May 1, 2019

Electronic Member ID Cards – Easy online access on the Availity Portal

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative May 1, 2019

Service type expansion – what’s new

New Service Types added in Eligibility and Benefits
May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative May 1, 2019

Attention! Availity launches changes to our Medical Attachment submission tool

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative May 1, 2019

Let’s Vaccinate

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative May 1, 2019

Workers’ Compensation Physicians Acknowledgments required by California Code of Regulations

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative May 1, 2019

Expedited grievances

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative May 1, 2019

Contracted provider claim escalation process

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative May 1, 2019

Provider Education seminars, webinars, workshops and more!

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative May 1, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross provider directory and provider data updates

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative May 1, 2019

Easily update provider demographics with the online Provider Maintenance Form

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative May 1, 2019

Sign-up now for our Network eUPDATE today – it’s free!

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative May 1, 2019

Network leasing arrangements

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative May 1, 2019

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available online

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Policy Updates May 1, 2019

Update: Drug Screen Testing (professional)

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Reimbursement Policies May 1, 2019

Fall prevention tips

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare May 1, 2019

Medical records request for risk adjustment

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare May 1, 2019

Medicare Advantage reimbursement policy provider bulletin

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare May 1, 2019

Partial hospitalization services

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare May 1, 2019

New incentive program reimbursement for select CPT Category II codes

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare May 1, 2019

Prior authorization requirements for DME repair and portable oxygen concentrator

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare May 1, 2019

Update: Evaluation and management with Modifier 25

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare May 1, 2019

Keep up with Medicare news

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare May 1, 2019

Clinical criteria updates

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care May 1, 2019

Electronic claim payment reconsideration

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care May 1, 2019

Latest updates to Electronic Data Interchange Gateway migration

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care May 1, 2019

Medical records request for risk adjustment

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Cal MediConnect May 1, 2019

Update: Evaluation and management with Modifier 25

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Cal MediConnect May 1, 2019

MMP Prior authorization requirements for DME repair and portable oxygen concentrator

May 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Cal MediConnect May 1, 2019

Measles Telebriefing for Healthcare Community

Briefing Invitation : Please join the call today at 3:00 p.m. Public Health leadership and subject matter experts will discuss what happens when exposures occur, measles immunization efforts, and preventive measures.
April 29, 2019: Anthem Blue Cross eUPDATE - California Administrative Apr 29, 2019

Member Grievance Forms Availability Requirements for Providers

April 8, 2019: Anthem Blue Cross eUPDATE - California Administrative Apr 8, 2019

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com/ca

April 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Pharmacy Apr 1, 2019

New look to Claim Status and Secure Messaging on the Availity Portal (for California)

April 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Now available Anthem Blue Cross’ new Digital Enrollment application

April 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) reporting update: Accurate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of patients’ health and services provided

April 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Workers’ Compensation Physicians Acknowledgments required by California Code of Regulations

April 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Contracted provider claim escalation process

April 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Apr 1, 2019
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