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Continuing to Explore the Intersection of Race and Disability

Continuing to Explore the Intersection of Race and Disability forum - Colorado Administrative Sep 9, 2022

COVID-19 Update: Guidance for telehealth/telephonic care for Behavioral Health services – RETIRED as of November 8, 2022

As of November 8, 2022, THIS DOCUMENT WILL NO LONGER BE UPDATED.

Future updates regarding COVID-19 will appear in the monthly Provider News publication.

COVID-19 Information – Colorado – Publication RETIRED as of November 8, 2022 Administrative Jan 8, 2021

The Anthem, Inc. name is changing

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

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

Working with Anthem Webinars -- September 2022 schedule: Colorado Public Option for Anthem Plans Administrative Sep 15, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccine - Adverse Reactions

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

Working with Anthem Webinars -- August 2020 schedule: Quick Tips for adding, changing, terming a provider using the Provider Maintenance Form

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

CAA: Update your provider directory information

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

Quick Tips: adding, changing, terming a provider using the Provider Maintenance Form

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

Catching up on routine vaccines

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

Change Notification to Provider and Facility Manual effective November 1, 2020 (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
August 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Aug 1, 2020

HEDIS® 2022: Summary of changes from NCQA

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

Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19 – RETIRED as of November 8, 2022

As of November 8, 2022, THIS DOCUMENT WILL NO LONGER BE UPDATED.

Future updates regarding COVID-19 will appear in the monthly Provider News publication.

COVID-19 Information – Colorado – Publication RETIRED as of November 8, 2022 Administrative Oct 13, 2022

Importance of behavioral healthcare after-hours messaging

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

Expansion of AIM Musculoskeletal Program Effective November 1, 2020 (MAC)

Material Adverse Change (MAC)
August 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado Administrative Aug 1, 2020

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

Voluntary recall of Philips Respironics CPAP machine, BiPAP machine, and ventilators

Voluntary recall of Philips Respironics CPAP machine, BiPAP machine, and ventilators Administrative Jun 25, 2021

Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA): Appropriate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of patients’ health

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

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

New Autism Codes Effective January 1, 2019 - CO

New Autism Codes Effective January 1, 2019 - CO Administrative Dec 12, 2018

Non-participating lab referrals

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

Working with Anthem Webinars -- July 2020 schedule: Anthem Networks Overview

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

Drug fee schedule update

July 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2021

Provider claim questions/issue resolution process flow for Colorado -- Commercial members

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

Resources to support diverse patients and communities

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

Timely receipt of the primary payer’s EOB can help reduce timely filing denials for secondary claims

July 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2021

Drug fee schedule update

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

Migrate Your EDI Transactions to Availity Today

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

Proper coding for in-home monitoring can make a measurable difference for INR

July 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2021

Register for our upcoming CME webinar about low back pain management

CME webinar about low back pain management - Colorado Administrative Oct 7, 2022

Welcome to the Custom Learning Center in Availity

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

Anthem Electronic Attachments -- X12 275 5010

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

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

July 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2021

Working with Anthem webinars – Anthem networks overview

July 2021 webinar schedule.
Working with Anthem Webinars: July 2021 Schedule: Anthem Networks Overview - Colorado Administrative Jul 15, 2021

Working with Anthem webinars November 2022 schedule: Requests for Additional Information (RFAI) program

Working with Anthem webinars November 2022 schedule: Requests for Additional Information (RFAI) program - Colorado Administrative Nov 15, 2022

Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) 2020 Program Year Progression: What’s in it for you and your patients?

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

Prior Authorization/Referral Request and Inpatient Admission/Discharge Notification transactions coming soon

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

Non-participating lab referrals

August 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Updated Prefix Reference List -- Colorado

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

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) ID number required for electronic claims submissions

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

Register for upcoming August CME webinars

Join us in a new CME webinar series as we share practices and success stories to overcoming barriers in achieving clinical quality goals, attaining better patient outcomes and improving Stars ratings.

Motivating Patients to Adhere to Cervical Cancer Prevention and Screening Recommendations
Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 12:00 p.m. ET

10 Best Practices for Improving Pharmacy Quality Measures
Thursday, August 12, 2021, 1:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. ET

6 Ways to Improve Risk Adjustment Documentation Accuracy
Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 12:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. ET

Register Now!


Clinical Quality CME Webinar Series Continues - Colorado Administrative Jul 29, 2021

Another mark of the pandemic: An increase in childhood obesity

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

July 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2021

Correction: Change notification to Provider and Facility Manual effective December 1, 2022

December 2022 Anthem Provider News - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2022

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com for Provider Manuals

August 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Updated Escalation Contact List -- Colorado

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

Working with Anthem Webinars - August 2019 schedule: Anthem 101/Provider Orientation for Behavioral Health Providers

August 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Provider and Facility identified Overpayments (aka “voluntary” or “unsolicited”)

August 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Important COVID-19 update: Prior authorization and other policy adjustments – RETIRED as of November 8, 2022

As of November 8, 2022, THIS DOCUMENT WILL NO LONGER BE UPDATED.

Future updates regarding COVID-19 will appear in the monthly Provider News publication.

COVID-19 Information – Colorado – Publication RETIRED as of November 8, 2022 Administrative Sep 10, 2021

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Reporting Update: 2019 Program Year Progression - What’s in it for you and your patients?

July 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Working with Anthem Webinars -- January 2021 schedule: What’s new in 2021

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

Anthem makes going digital easy with the Provider Digital Engagement Supplement

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

CAA: Current provider directory information is key for members and providers to engage with you seamlessly

September 2022 Anthem Provider News and Updates - Colorado Administrative Sep 1, 2022

Access to claim denial information is now self-service

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

Coordination of care

December 2022 Anthem Provider News - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2022

New Blue HPN® plans go live on January 1, 2021

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

Correction: New patient evaluation and management services when reported for the same patient within the last three years

September 2022 Anthem Provider News and Updates - Colorado Administrative Sep 1, 2022

Working with Anthem Webinars -- January 2019 schedule: Pathway PPO Overview

December 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Anthem contracted Air Ambulance providers in Colorado

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

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

Monkeypox resources and recommendations for our care providers

September 2022 Anthem Provider News and Updates - Colorado Administrative Sep 1, 2022

New utilization management tool now available on Availity Payer Spaces: Authorization Rules Lookup tool

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

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

Case management program

December 2022 Anthem Provider News - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2022

Verifying and updating your provider information

December 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Medical Access Standards

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

Working with Anthem Webinars -- October 2019 schedule: Provider Enrollment Application tool on Availity

October Working with Anthem Webinar: New Provider Enrollment Application tool overview - Colorado Administrative Oct 10, 2019

Change notification to Provider and Facility Manual, effective December 1, 2022

September 2022 Anthem Provider News and Updates - Colorado Administrative Sep 1, 2022

Working with Anthem webinars – October 2022 schedule: Availity Essentials applications and functionality overview

Working with Anthem webinars October 2022 schedule: Availity Essentials applications and functionality overview - Colorado Administrative Oct 14, 2022

Working with Anthem Webinars -- November 2020 schedule: Blue High Performance Network (HPN)

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

Coordination of Care

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

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

Elevance Health Administrative Jun 15, 2022

Important information about utilization management

December 2022 Anthem Provider News - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2022

Enhanced search and download options allow easy access to information at your fingertips

Get the latest critical information from Anthem that impacts you; View Provider News for easy access at your fingertips - Colorado Administrative Oct 25, 2019

Availity Attachment Tools for Anthem and Affiliate Payers -- Live Webinars

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

Members’ Rights and Responsibilities

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

Important information about women’s preventive care visits

September 2022 Anthem Provider News and Updates - Colorado Administrative Sep 1, 2022

Get the full picture of your patient’s health through their smartphone

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

Important Information about Utilization Management

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

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

Working with Anthem webinars – September 2022 schedule: Colorado Public Option HB 21-1232 (the “Public Option Law”) for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans

September 2022 Anthem Provider News and Updates - Colorado Administrative Sep 1, 2022

Digital transactions cut administrative tasks in half

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

Drug code billing reminder

September 2022 Anthem Provider News and Updates - Colorado Administrative Sep 1, 2022

Participating lab referrals help our members most

November 2022 Anthem Provider News - Colorado Administrative Nov 1, 2022

Update: Temporarily retracting roll out of Availity Claim Payment dispute tool for Commercial claims - Colorado

Update: Temporarily retracting roll out of Availity Claim Payment dispute tool for Commercial claims - Colorado Administrative Apr 5, 2019

Non-participating lab referrals

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

2-minute videos to engage patients about preventive care

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

Continuing to Explore the Intersection of Race and Disability

September 2022 Anthem Provider News and Updates - Colorado Administrative Sep 1, 2022

PCP after-hours access requirements

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

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield to accept Hospital in Home services

September 2022 Anthem Provider News and Updates - Colorado Administrative Sep 1, 2022

Update to Durable Medical Equipment - effective October 14, 2018

October 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - CO Administrative Oct 12, 2018

Working with Anthem Webinars - April 2019 schedule: new Digital Provider Enrollment Application tool and Provider Maintenance Form

Working with Anthem Webinars - April 2019 schedule: new Digital Provider Enrollment Application tool and Provider Maintenance Form - Colorado Administrative Apr 5, 2019

Anthem Works to Simplify Payment Recovery Process for National Accounts Membership

December 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Number -- Additional Information

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

Anthem’s new Digital Provider Enrollment application - now available

Working with Anthem Webinars - April 2019 schedule: new Digital Provider Enrollment Application tool and Provider Maintenance Form - Colorado Administrative Apr 5, 2019

Important billing update for professional delivery claims

August 2018 Anthem Important Updates - CO Administrative Aug 17, 2018

IngenioRx will become CarelonRx on January 1, 2023

December 2022 Anthem Provider News - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2022

New pre-certification requirement for EGD services begins November 1, 2018

August 2018 Anthem Important Updates - CO Administrative Aug 17, 2018

Non-participating lab referrals

December 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Working with Anthem Webinars -- February 2020 schedule: Anthem.com Overview (legacy pages retiring March 31, 2020)

February Working with Anthem webinar: Anthem.com Overview (legacy pages retiring March 31, 2020) - Colorado Administrative Feb 10, 2020

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

Working with Anthem webinars — July 2022 schedule: Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield networks overview - Colorado Administrative Jul 15, 2022

Case Management Program

December 2019 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates - Colorado Administrative Dec 1, 2019
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