Colorado
Provider Communications

Articles Month: May 2020

Title Publication Category Date

Anthem 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 - Colorado Administrative May 29, 2020

Introducing lower cost Anthem Health Access Plans on June 1 in response to COVID-19 crisis

Beginning June 1, 2020, 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 - Colorado Administrative May 26, 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 - Colorado Administrative May 1, 2020

Quality Corner: Diabetes HbA1c<8 HEDIS Guidance

May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative May 1, 2020

Reminder about System Updates

May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Reimbursement Policies May 1, 2020

Reimbursement Policy: Policy Update-Unlisted, Unspecified or Miscellaneous Codes

May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Medicare May 1, 2020

Multi-dose packaging

May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Medicare May 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicare news

May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Medicare May 1, 2020

Anthem prior authorization updates for specialty pharmacy are available (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Pharmacy May 1, 2020

COVID-19 information repository for Anthem care Providers

May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative May 1, 2020

CU Health Plan and UCHealth changes effective July 1, 2020

May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative May 1, 2020

Working with Anthem Webinars -- May 2020 schedule: CU Health Plan and UCHealth changes effective July 1, 2020

May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative May 1, 2020

Updated Escalation Contact List -- Colorado

May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative May 1, 2020

Non-participating lab referrals

May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative May 1, 2020

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Prospective Program Update: Assessing Your Patients for Risk Adjustable Conditions

May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative May 1, 2020

Medical Policy and Clinical UM Guidelines notification letter (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 1, 2020

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines update -- Advanced Imaging (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 1, 2020

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines update -- Sleep Disorder Management (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 1, 2020

AIM Specialty Health Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines update -- MSK Interventional Pain Management (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 1, 2020

Updates to AIM Musculoskeletal Program Joint Surgery Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 1, 2020

Claims requiring additional documentation (Facility Reimbursement Policy -- Update for Outpatient) (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
May 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Reimbursement Policies May 1, 2020
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