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Articles Category: Administrative

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Introducing Elevance Health: Focusing on whole health and its most powerful drivers

July 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2022

CAA: Keep your provider directory information current

July 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2022

Updates to edits associated with implants

July 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2022

Update to facility editing: HCPCS code G0463

July 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2022

Help patients heal from the comfort of home with Hospital in Home care

July 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2022

Non-participating lab referrals

July 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2022

More potato chips, sugary drinks, and less physical activity are key contributors to childhood obesity

July 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2022

Clearing up coding confusion for diabetic retinal screenings

July 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2022

Working with Anthem webinars – July 2022 schedule: Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield networks overview

July 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2022

Enhancing claims attachment processes through digital applications: Add attachments through Claims Status Inquiry

July 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Digital Tools Jul 1, 2022

Coming soon: The Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Provider Learning Hub makes Availity learning easier

July 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Digital Tools Jul 1, 2022

Working with Anthem webinars – June 2022 schedule: Availity Attachments tool

Working with Anthem webinars – June 2022 schedule: Availity Attachments tool - Colorado Administrative Jun 16, 2022

Introducing Elevance Health — Focusing on whole health and its most powerful drivers

Elevance Health Administrative Jun 15, 2022

Exploring the Intersection of Race and Disability

Register today for a forum on Exploring the Intersection of Race and Disability hosted by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Anthem) and Motivo* for Anthem providers on June 22, 2022.

Exploring the Intersection of Race and Disability forum - Colorado Administrative Jun 8, 2022

Exploring the Intersection of Race and Disability

Register today for a forum on Exploring the Intersection of Race and Disability hosted by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Motivo* for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield providers on June 22, 2022.
June 2022 Anthem Provider News and Updates - Colorado Administrative Jun 1, 2022

CAA: Provider directories accuracy is important

June 2022 Anthem Provider News and Updates - Colorado Administrative Jun 1, 2022

Provider outreach to validate your provider data

June 2022 Anthem Provider News and Updates - Colorado Administrative Jun 1, 2022

Once-a-year testing is critically important to providing quality diabetes care

June 2022 Anthem Provider News and Updates - Colorado Administrative Jun 1, 2022

Working with Anthem webinars – June 2022 schedule: Availity Attachments tool

June 2022 Anthem Provider News and Updates - Colorado Administrative Jun 1, 2022

Updated escalation contact list

June 2022 Anthem Provider News and Updates - Colorado Administrative Jun 1, 2022

CORRECTION: Working with Anthem Webinars -- May 2022 schedule: Colorado Public Option HB 21-1232 (the “Public Option Law”) for Anthem Plans

NEW Registration link as of May 9, 2022, re-registration required.
CORRECTION: Working with Anthem Webinars -- May 2022 schedule: Colorado Public Option HB 21-1232 (the “Public Option Law”) for Anthem Plans Administrative May 10, 2022

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield announces changes to post-payment audits conducted on our behalf

May 2022 Anthem Provider News and Update - Colorado Administrative May 1, 2022

Coding tips for reporting administration of Spravato®

May 2022 Anthem Provider News and Update - Colorado Administrative May 1, 2022

Timely updates help keep our provider directories current

May 2022 Anthem Provider News and Update - Colorado Administrative May 1, 2022

Primary care appointment access and open panels

May 2022 Anthem Provider News and Update - Colorado Administrative May 1, 2022

Non-participating lab referrals

May 2022 Anthem Provider News and Update - Colorado Administrative May 1, 2022

Working with Anthem webinars May 2022 schedule: Colorado Public Option HB 21-1232 (the “Public Option Law”) for Anthem plans

May 2022 Anthem Provider News and Update - Colorado Administrative May 1, 2022

Resources to support diverse patients and communities

May 2022 Anthem Provider News and Update - Colorado Administrative May 1, 2022

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month: We’ve got this!

May 2022 Anthem Provider News and Update - Colorado Administrative May 1, 2022

Alcohol use disorder has a big cost

May 2022 Anthem Provider News and Update - Colorado Administrative May 1, 2022

Member benefit lookup by procedure code

May 2022 Anthem Provider News and Update - Colorado Digital Tools May 1, 2022

Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19 (Updated April 15, 2022)

We recently updated information about coverage dates for telephonic-only care.

COVID-19 Information - Colorado Administrative Apr 15, 2022

Working with Anthem Webinars – April 2022 schedule: Provider Enrollment Application (new providers joining an existing group)

Working with Anthem Webinars April 2022 schedule: Provider Enrollment Application (new providers joining an existing group) Administrative Apr 15, 2022

Improving antibiotic use for acute respiratory infections in the outpatient setting

CME Webinar Offers CDC's Best Practices for Safe & Effective Antibiotic Prescribing - Colorado Administrative Apr 5, 2022

The Anthem, Inc. name is changing

April 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Apr 1, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccine - Adverse Reactions

April 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Apr 1, 2022

CAA: Update your provider directory information

April 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Catching up on routine vaccines

April 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Apr 1, 2022

HEDIS® 2022: Summary of changes from NCQA

April 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Importance of behavioral healthcare after-hours messaging

April 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Working with Anthem Webinars – April 2022 schedule: Provider Enrollment Application (new providers joining an existing group)

April 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Working with Anthem Webinars -- March 2022 schedule: Provider orientation for physical health and behavioral health providers

Working with Anthem Webinars -- March 2022 schedule: Provider orientation for physical health and behavioral health providers Administrative Mar 15, 2022

Implementation update for the NYC Medicare Advantage Plus plan, an alliance between Empire BlueCross BlueShield and EmblemHealth

City of New York Retirees will NOT transition to NYC Medicare Advantage Plus on April 1, 2022. Additional updates on a new effective date will be made available at a later date.
Read important information about this change.
Transition to NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Delayed Administrative Mar 15, 2022

The Anthem, Inc. name is changing

Our parent company's name is changing Administrative Mar 14, 2022

Exploring Implicit Bias in Healthcare for Historically Marginalized Communities

Register today for the Exploring Implicit Bias in Healthcare for Historically Marginalized Communities forum hosted by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Motivo* for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield providers on March 16, 2022.

Exploring Implicit Bias in Healthcare - Colorado Administrative Mar 2, 2022

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

March 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Mar 1, 2022

New! Vaccination resource page for providers

March 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Simplifying requests for additional information

March 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Working with Anthem Webinars -- March 2022 schedule: Provider orientation for physical health and behavioral health providers

March 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Your influence matters: Recommending cancer screenings to your patients

March 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Understanding your patients’ differences is lifesaving

March 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Enhancements to the Availity Authorization application are now available

March 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Digital Tools Mar 1, 2022

Prepare for the CAA: Keep your provider directory information current

February 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Feb 1, 2022

Heart disease is the number one killer of women

Share information with patients about taking an active role in their heart health.
February 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Feb 1, 2022

Working with Anthem Webinars – February 2022 schedule: Anthem.com Overview

February 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Feb 1, 2022

Cancer care navigator

February 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Feb 1, 2022

It is CAHPS survey time!

February 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Feb 1, 2022

Anthem will no longer accept medical attachments through VYNE Medical effective May 1, 2022

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
February 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Feb 1, 2022

New Medicare Advantage plan will have access to Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO Network Sharing Providers Nationally

Effective April 1, 2022, approximately 200,000 Medicare-eligible City of New York retirees across the United States will transition to the NYC Medicare Advantage Plus plan and have access to Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO Network Sharing. Read important information about this change in the New York City Medicare Advantage announcement.
Important Update for New 200k Group Retiree PPO Plan - CO Administrative Jan 5, 2022

Well-child visits: Know the numbers

January 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jan 1, 2022

Working with Anthem webinars – January 2022 schedule: What’s new in 2022

January 2022 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jan 1, 2022

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is transitioning to the Availity Authorization App

Availity Authorization App improvements based on your feedback
Availity Authorization App improvements - CO Digital Tools Dec 28, 2021

Non-par lab referrals

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Update: Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield to implement provider claim payment dispute process for Commercial lines of business has been delayed

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Professional system updates for 2022

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Outpatient system updates for 2022

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Prepare for the Consolidated Appropriations Act: Keep your provider directory information up to date

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Anthem to retire Blue Precision program at the end of the year

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Behavioral healthcare appointment access requirements

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Importance of PCP after-hours messaging

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Chlamydia is asymptomatic. Only through screening will we know for sure

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Case Management Program

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Member rights and responsibilities

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Coordination of care

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Submitting prior authorizations is getting easier

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is transitioning to the Availity Authorization app

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Important information about utilization management

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Is prior authorization required?

Answering your questions about the new Availity Authorization App
December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Digital Tools Dec 1, 2021

Reminder: EnrollSafe is available – electronic funds transfer enrollment portal for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield providers

EnrollSafe replaced CAQH Enrollhub effective November 1, 2021

December 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Digital Tools Dec 1, 2021

Grief and Loss Forum - Colorado

Join us to hear from a diverse panel of experienced Motivo and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield professionals about the disproportionate impact of the pandemic on communities of color.
Grief and Loss Forum - Colorado Administrative Nov 29, 2021

Working with Anthem webinars – November 2021 schedule: New Availity multi-payer Authorization tool

Working with Anthem webinars November 2021 schedule: New Availity multi-payer Authorization tool Administrative Nov 17, 2021

Providers claim payment disputes for Anthem’s Commercial lines of business

November 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Include referring provider name and NPI on home infusion therapy and ambulatory infusion suite professional claims

November 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Update regarding annual wellness visits for ACA-compliant health plans

November 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Time to prepare for HEDIS® medical record review

November 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Reducing the burden of medical record review and improving health outcomes with HEDIS® ECDS reporting

November 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2021

CME credits available in 2021 for a variety of clinical quality webinars – register now!

November 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Join Anthem in talking about racism and its impact on health and earn continuing education credits!

November 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2021

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 Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Be antibiotics aware: Protect your patient

November 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Working with Anthem webinars – November 2021 schedule: New claim dispute tool on Availity for Commercial business

November 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Surprisingly easy ways to help patients quit smoking cigarettes

November 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2021

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

November 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Against medical advice (AMA) discharge physician tracking tool

November 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Digital Tools Nov 1, 2021

EnrollSafe is available: Our new electronic funds transfer enrollment portal for Anthem providers

EnrollSafe replaces CAQH Enrollhub effective November 1, 2021

November 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Digital Tools Nov 1, 2021

Join The Fenway Institute for a CME webinar about improving your LGBTQIA+ patient interactions

Join a live webinar, “LGBTQIA+ Care: Delivering Trust and Belonging with Every Interaction,” presented by the National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute. 

Gain LGBTQIA+ Patient Interaction Knowledge - Colorado Administrative Oct 21, 2021

Working with Anthem webinars – October 2021 schedule: Blue High Performance Network (HPN)

Working with Anthem Webinars - October 2021 schedule: Blue High Performance Network (HPN) Administrative Oct 20, 2021

Join the American Heart Association for a CME webinar on hypertension and diabetes disease management


Chronic disease management strategies for your patients with hypertension and diabetes
Date: Friday, October 8, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. ET

Clinical Quality CME Webinar Series Continues - Colorado Administrative Oct 5, 2021

Federal Price Transparency and Consolidated Appropriations Act phase in new mandates beginning January 1, 2022

October 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Oct 1, 2021

Clarification: Anthem’s enhanced claim edits for outpatient facility claims

October 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Oct 1, 2021
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