Colorado
Provider Communications

Articles Month: June 2020

Title Publication Category Date

Webinar recording now available for network providers on how to leverage telehealth to care for Behavioral Health patients during COVID-19 and beyond.

Anthem hosted a provider webinar to share information and resources with Behavioral Health providers to assist with maximizing the telehealth experience.  Access the webinar recording to learn more about leveraging telehealth for behavioral health services.
COVID-19 Information - Colorado Behavioral Health Jun 25, 2020

Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19 (Updated June 9, 2020)

We recently updated FAQs to reflect the extension of coverage for telehealth and telephonic care.
COVID-19 Information - Colorado Administrative Jun 9, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Guidance for telehealth/telephonic care for Behavioral Health services (Updated June 9, 2020)

We are extending coverage for telehealth and telephone-only care. Through September 30, 2020, Anthem will waive member cost shares for telehealth visits from in-network providers, including visits for mental health or substance use disorders.
COVID-19 Information - Colorado Administrative Jun 9, 2020

Important COVID-19 update: Prior authorization and other policy adjustments (Updated June 3, 2020)

We’ve updated guidance about prior authorization requirements and other policy adjustments in response to unprecedented demands on health care providers.
COVID-19 Information - Colorado Administrative Jun 3, 2020

A special thank you to Care Providers

Thank you for your tireless efforts in keeping our country healthy. For all you do, we would like to share a message of our gratitude.
June 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Anthem enhances process for submitting Behavioral Health Authorizations

June 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Quality Corner: Follow-Up after Hospitalization for Mental Illness

June 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

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

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

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Program Update: Retrospective Program Begins; Prospective Program Continues

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

Availity Portal Notification Center

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

Quality Corner: CPT® Category II codes – Collaborating for enhanced patient care

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

Modifier use reminders

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

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Anthem) working with Optum to collect medical records for risk adjustment

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

2020 Medicare risk adjustment provider trainings

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

Diabetes HbA1c < 8 HEDIS guidance

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

Updates to AIM Sleep Disorder Management Clinical Appropriateness Guideline

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

Keep up with Medicare news

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

UPDATE: New Level of Care Medical Necessity Review of Upper and Lower Endoscopy procedures is delayed

June 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Products & Programs Jun 1, 2020

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

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

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com

June 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Pharmacy Jun 1, 2020

Working with Anthem Webinars -- June 2020 schedule: Anthem onboarding for physical health and behavioral health providers

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

Reminder: CU Health Plan and UCHealth changes effective July 1, 2020

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

Updated Escalation Contact List -- Colorado

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

Transition to AIM Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines -- Rehabilitative Services (MAC)

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

Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Service (Professional Reimbursement Policy) -- New (MAC)

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