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Articles Category: Administrative

Title Publication Category Date

Update to provider UM reimbursement penalties and corresponding language in Provider Manual

July 2021 Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2021

Blue Precision program to be retired at end of 2021

July 2021 Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2021

New Strategic Provider System launch delayed

July 2021 Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2021

Register now to learn strategies to help your practice improve clinical quality

July 2021 Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2021

Another mark of the pandemic: an increase in childhood obesity

July 2021 Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2021

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

July 2021 Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2021

Timely receipt of primary payer EOB helps avoid timely filing denials for secondary claims

July 2021 Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2021

Interactive Care Reviewer (ICR): New search option for cases submitted through ICR

July 2021 Connecticut Provider News Digital Tools Jul 1, 2021

Electronic claim response files

July 2021 Connecticut Provider News Digital Tools Jul 1, 2021

How to enroll in electronic fund transfer (EFT) for faster remittance

July 2021 Connecticut Provider News Digital Tools Jul 1, 2021

Covered Connecticut Program begins July 1, 2021

Covered Connecticut Program begins July 1, 2021 Administrative Jun 30, 2021

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

System upgrade special notice

System upgrade and billing requirements special notice for Connecticut providers Administrative Jun 10, 2021

Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19 (updated June 9, 2021)

We recently updated information about coverage and cost shares for telephonic-only coverage.
COVID-19 Information - Connecticut Administrative Jun 9, 2021

Let’s Vaccinate

June 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2021

Claim edits enhanced for outpatient facility claims

June 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2021

Update to evaluation and management services correct coding - professional

June 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2021

Physicians and clinical teams: Study finds imaging for lower back pain does not improve outcomes

June 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2021

Keep your demographic and contact information current

June 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2021

Regular check-ins with your clearinghouse could help reduce timely filing denials

June 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jun 1, 2021

Interactive Care Reviewer’s new copy feature decreases time to submit authorization request

June 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Digital Tools Jun 1, 2021

Two great learning resources on one secure portal

June 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Digital Tools Jun 1, 2021

Digital solution options with Availity

June 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Digital Tools Jun 1, 2021

Submit EDI corrected claims via Availity or EDI

June 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Digital Tools Jun 1, 2021

Register for upcoming 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.

5 Strategies to Improve Your Quality Measures - June 10th, 12 p.m. or 3 p.m. ET
7 Ways to Enhance Your Patients’ Experience - June 17th, 12 p.m. or 3 p.m. ET

Register now!

Clinical Quality CME Webinar Series - Connecticut Administrative May 27, 2021

Register today for the In Pursuit of Racial Equity: Deconstructing Bias forum hosted by Anthem and Motivo on June 9, 2021

Join us to hear from a diverse panel of experienced Motivo and Anthem professionals about racial equity and implicit bias. 

Deconstructing Bias Forum Invitation - Connecticut Administrative May 21, 2021

Update to provider UM reimbursement penalties and corresponding language in Provider Manual

N/A Administrative May 10, 2021

A helpful guide to covered well-child visits 

May 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2021

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month

May 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2021

Send larger digital attachments through Availity

May 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2021

Appointment Scheduler application

May 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2021

Provider bulletins for medical and itemized bill attachments

May 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2021

Refer to network DME providers for negative pressure wound therapy to help members save on out-of-pocket costs

May 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2021

Billing for deluxe hearing aids

May 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2021

Resources to support diverse patients and communities

May 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2021

2021 affirmative statement regarding utilization management decisions

May 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2021

Medicare supplemental claim crossover delay for certain members

Medicare Supplemental Claim Crossover Delay for Certain Members - Connecticut Administrative Apr 29, 2021

Keeping up with routine vaccination during COVID-19: Well-child visits and vaccinations are essential services

April 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Update to provider UM reimbursement penalties and corresponding language in Provider Manual

April 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Chat directly with a prior authorization specialist

April 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Interactive bilingual website Taking Action for our Health

Exclusively developed for the Latino Community.
April 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Join Anthem in talking about racism and its impact on health

April 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2021

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

April 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Does your practice offer telehealth services? Let us know!

April 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Payer Spaces update - Education and Reference Center is now the Information Center

April 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Make the change to digital authorization/referral and hospital admission notifications using EDI

April 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Understanding Availity roles for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

April 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Updated Provider Manuals for professional and facility providers available July 1, 2021

April 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2021

MCG care guidelines 25th Edition

April 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Maximizing efficient, high quality COVID-19 screenings

COVID-19 Information - Connecticut Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Updates to Use of a Non-Participating Provider Advance Patient Notice Policy

March 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Mar 1, 2021

2021 appointment access standards for PCPs, specialty care practitioners, and behavioral health practitioners

March 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Mar 1, 2021

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

March 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Mar 1, 2021

Medical attachment capability now includes itemized bills and more

March 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Mar 1, 2021

New provider directory indicator for telehealth services

February 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Feb 1, 2021

Register today for The Road to Allyship Forum hosted by Anthem and Motivo on February 3, 2021

Join us to hear from a diverse panel of experienced Motivo and Anthem professionals about racial equity and the importance of allies. 

The Road to Allyship Forum Invite from Anthem in Connecticut Administrative Jan 21, 2021

Important COVID-19 update: Prior authorization and other policy adjustments (updated January 13, 2021)

We recently updated prior authorization requirements for patient transfers from acute inpatient hospitals to skilled nursing facilities.
COVID-19 Information - Connecticut Administrative Jan 13, 2021

COVID-19 Update: Guidance for telehealth/telephonic care for Behavioral Health services (updated January 8, 2021)

We've updated information about coverage for telephonic-only care.
COVID-19 Information - Connecticut Administrative Jan 8, 2021

New Blue HPN® plans in effect

January 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Emergency Department: Leveling of Evaluation and Management Services

January 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Notice of Evaluation and Management services correct coding and Provider Manual update

January 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Procedure searches in Find Care - new sort option beginning March 1, 2021

January 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2021

New features added to Interactive Care Reviewer

January 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Find out in minutes why your claim denied

January 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Self-service, digital transactions are fast and easy

January 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Evaluation and Management changes for 2021

January 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2021

System updates for 2021 for professional services - professional

January 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2021

System updates for 2021 for outpatient services - facility

January 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Claims editing update for ICD-10-CM Excludes1 notes

January 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2021

It’s almost CAHPS survey time

January 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Availity Attachment tools live webinars

January 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2021

MCG Care Guidelines 24th Edition customization

January 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Annual notice - Compliance with federal law, state law, and Anthem policies and procedures

January 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Anthem and Quest Diagnostics form strategic relationship

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Access to claim denial information is now self-service

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Anthem makes going digital easy with the Provider Digital Engagement Supplement

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Two-minute videos to engage patients about preventive care

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

New Quick Reference Guide for Blue Care Prime Network

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Prior authorization updates for commercial business effective March 1, 2021

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Updated BlueCard® Program Provider Manual available January 1, 2021

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

PCP after-hours access requirements

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Access requirements for behavioral healthcare services

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Anthem expands hospice policy

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Contracted air ambulance providers effective December 1, 2020

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Coordination of care

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Members’ Rights and Responsibilities

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Case Management Program

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Important information about utilization management

December 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Digital transactions cut administrative tasks in half

November 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2020

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

November 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2020

US Antibiotic Awareness Week

November 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Availity attachment tools live webinars

November 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2020

2020 appointment access standards for PCPs, specialty care practitioners and behavioral health practitioners

November 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2020

New reimbursement policy: Documentation Standards for Episodes of Care - professional

November 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Reimbursement policy update: Modifier Rules - professional

November 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Reimbursement policy update:  Bundled Services and Supplies - professional

November 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Anthem Chat: A fast, easy way to have your questions answered

October 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 2020

New Blue HPN network included in plans available for employee open enrollment Fall 2020

October 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 2020

Predictive analytics guide proactive support to patients undergoing chemo, resulting in lowered admissions

October 2020 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 2020
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