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Title Publication Category Date

Anti-VEGF Medical Step Therapy notice

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

Antibiotic dispensing guidelines

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

Appointment access standards

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

Appointment Scheduler application

Digital online scheduling feature now available in the Availity portal.
May 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2021

Appropriate 911 emergency care procedures

February 2023 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Feb 1, 2023

Appropriate 911/emergency care procedures

December 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Appropriate 911/Emergency care procedures

December 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Appropriate 911/Emergency care procedures

December 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Dec 1, 2019

Appropriate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of patients’ health

August 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Appropriate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of patients’ health

November 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2019

April – Defeat diabetes month

April 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Apr 1, 2021

Are you talking to ALL of your patients about breast cancer screenings?

African American and Hispanic women have higher risk of death from breast cancer than their White counterparts.1

October 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2021

Aspire Health for Medicare members in need of palliative care

December 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Dec 1, 2019

Aspire Health for members in need of palliative care

June 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jun 1, 2021

Aspire Telehealth Palliative Care program

October 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Oct 1, 2019

Assisting your patients in managing the Donut Hole

October 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Oct 1, 2019

Attention facilities: Sending admission, discharge and transfer data to Anthem Blue Cross results in improved care management for patients

July 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jul 1, 2021

Attention facilities: Sending admission, discharge and transfer data to Anthem Blue Cross results in improved care management for patients

July 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2021

Attention facilities: Sending admission, discharge and transfer data to Anthem Blue Cross results in improved care management for patients

July 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Jul 1, 2021

Attention facilities: Sending admission, discharge and transfer data to Anthem Blue Cross results in improved care management for patients

April 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Attention lab providers: COVID-19 update regarding reimbursement

April 2023 Provider News - California Administrative Mar 31, 2023

Attention! Availity launches changes to our Medical Attachment submission tool

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

August 2020 Medical Policies and Utilization Management Guidelines update

January 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jan 1, 2021

August 2020 MMP Medical Policies and Utilization Management Guidelines update

January 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Jan 1, 2021

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

Authorizations for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) services for consumers with individual, group retiree solutions (GRS), and dual-eligible plans from Medicare Advantage

April 2023 Provider News - California Administrative Mar 31, 2023

Authorizations for post-acute care services for PPO Medicare Advantage individual, Group Retiree Solutions (GRS), and Dual-Eligible Plan members

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

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

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

Availity attachment tools for Anthem Blue Cross and Affiliate payers – live Webinars

You’re invited!
January 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Availity EDI Gateway Webinars Scheduled

October 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Availity partners with Anthem Blue Cross as their designated EDI Gateway

August 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Aug 16, 2018

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

Availity portal notification center

June 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Availity to serve as EDI entry point for electronic submissions

December 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Avoid claim denials: VYNE medical attachment program has expired

Advise clearinghouses we no longer accept attachments through this vendor to avoid claim denials.

November 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Be antibiotics aware: Protect your patient

November 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Behavioral Health communication update

March 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Mar 1, 2021

Behavioral Health providers serve Individual plans on and off exchange for 2020

December 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Dec 1, 2019

Behavioral Health timely access regulations and language assistance program

December 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Dec 1, 2019

Behavioral health timely access regulations and language assistance program

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

Benefit change for CalPERS PPO Members: Important updates on certain medications‐ bevacizumab (Avastin), epoetin alfa (Epogen and Procrit), filgrastim (Neupogen), pegfilgrastim (Neulasta), rituximab (Rituxan), and trastuzumab (Herceptin)

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California CalPERS Mar 1, 2022

Benefit change for Infliximab for Federal Employee Program

December 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Dec 1, 2018

Benefit plan updates effective January 1, 2022

December 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California CalPERS Dec 1, 2021

Benefit plan updates, effective January 1, 2022

September 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California CalPERS Sep 1, 2021

Benefits to be available for chronic care management and advance care planning services effective February 23, 2019

January 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Products & Programs Jan 1, 2019

Benefits update for Special Supplemental Benefits for the chronically ill

March 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Mar 1, 2020

Bill Medicare Part D for shingles or tetanus vaccination claims

November 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Nov 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

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association mandate about Medicare Advantage care management and provider engagement

November 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Nov 1, 2019

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association mandate about Medicare Advantage care management and provider engagement (APM ID 0037943)

March 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Mar 1, 2020

BlueCard Program quick tips

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

BlueCard program quick tips

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

BlueCard Program quick tips

December 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Dec 1, 2021

BlueCard® program quick tips

July 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Jul 1, 2021

BlueCard® Program quick tips

December 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Behavioral Health Dec 1, 2019

BlueCard® Program quick tips

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

BlueCard® Program quick tips

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

BlueHPN to expand in California for 2022

January 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jan 1, 2022

BlueHPN to expand in California for 2022

November 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Products & Programs Nov 1, 2021

Botox® update for Anthem Blue Cross members

January 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jan 1, 2022

Bright Heart Health medication-assisted treatment program

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

CA Workers’ Compensation formulary in effect

Drug formulary transition for injured workers
August 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Pharmacy Aug 16, 2018

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

CAA: Have you reviewed your online provider directory information lately?

March 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Mar 1, 2022

CAA: Keep your provider directory information current

July 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jul 1, 2022

CAA: Keep your provider directory information up to date

November 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2022

CAA: Maintain your online provider directory information

April 2023 Provider News - California Administrative Mar 31, 2023

CAA: Provider directories accuracy is important

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

CAA: Review your online provider directory information

October 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Oct 1, 2022

CAA: Timely updates help keep our provider directories current

May 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative May 1, 2022

CAA: Timely updates help keep our provider directories current

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

CAA: Update your provider directory information

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2022

CAHPS education for providers

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

CAHPS® survey

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

Cal MediConnect Plans change effective January 1, 2023

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

California 2020 Medicare Advantage plan changes

January 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jan 1, 2020

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

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

California Fires

November 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2019

California Senate Bill 306 Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing

August 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Aug 1, 2022

California Smokers’ Helpline launches dedicated quit Vaping line!

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

California wildfires: help for our members!

California wildfires: help for our members Administrative Sep 7, 2021

California’s Valued Trust offers a Medicare Advantage option

March 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Mar 1, 2020

CalPERS Medicare Advantage plan members to receive new ID cards

October 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare Oct 1, 2018

Cancer Care Navigator

July 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medicare Jul 1, 2022

Cancer care navigator

February 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Feb 1, 2022

Case management program

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

Case Management Program

December 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Case management program

December 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Products & Programs Dec 1, 2018

Case management program

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

Case Management Program

December 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Dec 1, 2019

Catching up on routine vaccines

April 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Certain specialty medication precertification requests may require additional documentation

July 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Pharmacy Jul 1, 2021

Certain specialty medication precertification requests may require additional documentation

July 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Jul 1, 2021

Cervical length measurement by transvaginal ultrasound

October 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medi-Cal Managed Care Oct 1, 2018

CG care guidelines 25th edition

June 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Cal MediConnect Jun 1, 2021

Change in claim and customer service administration for Butte Schools

January 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Jan 1, 2022

Change in coverage for continuous glucose monitors for some fully insured groups

November 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Change to 835 ERA for all D-SNP MA members for 2019

March 2019 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California Medicare Mar 1, 2019
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