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Updates to AIM Specialty Health Advanced Imaging Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

June 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jun 1, 2022

Updates to AIM Specialty Health Sleep Disorder Management Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

Notice of material change/amendment to contract
June 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jun 1, 2022

Updated AIM Musculoskeletal Program effective September 1, 2022 - site of care reviews

June 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Products & Programs Jun 1, 2022

Updated AIM Musculoskeletal Program effective October 1, 2022

June 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Products & Programs Jun 1, 2022

Opioid overdose deaths: What can we do?

June 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2022

Specialty pharmacy updates - June 2022

June 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Pharmacy Jun 1, 2022

Process change for Federal Employee Program® third-party correspondence requests

June 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Jun 1, 2022

Updates to AIM Specialty Health Advanced Imaging Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

June 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jun 1, 2022

Authorizations for post-acute care services for Medicare Advantage individual, Group Retiree Solutions (GRS), and Dual-Eligible Plan members

June 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jun 1, 2022

Evaluation and management services for COVID testing - professional

June 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jun 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news

  • Updates to AIM Specialty Health Sleep Disorder Management Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines
  • New specialty pharmacy medical step therapy requirements
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield expands specialty pharmacy precertification list
  • Updates to AIM Specialty Health Musculoskeletal Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines
June 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jun 1, 2022

Access standards for PCPs, specialist, and behavioral health practitioners

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2022

Primary care appointment access and open panels

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2022

CORRECTION: Save time tomorrow by using CPT II codes today: Introducing the FEP® Quality Reimbursement Program for PPO providers

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Federal Employee Plan (FEP) May 1, 2022

Anthem announces changes to post-payment audits conducted on our behalf

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2022

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

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2022

Alcohol use disorder has a big cost

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2022

Resources to support diverse patients and communities

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2022

Coding tips for reporting administration of Spravato®

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2022

CAA: Timely updates help keep our provider directories current

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative May 1, 2022

Medical policy and clinical guideline updates available on anthem.com

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 1, 2022

Clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Pharmacy May 1, 2022

Specialty pharmacy updates - May 2022

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Pharmacy May 1, 2022

Join us for an FEP Quality Learning Program live webinar

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Federal Employee Plan (FEP) May 1, 2022

Convenient, reliable at-home testing for colorectal cancer and diabetes care

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare May 1, 2022

HEDIS 2022: summary of changes from NCQA

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare May 1, 2022

New specialty pharmacy medical step therapy requirements

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare May 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield expands specialty pharmacy precertification list
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield expands specialty pharmacy precertification list
  • New specialty pharmacy medical step therapy requirements

 

May 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare May 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 - Connecticut - Publication RETIRED as of November 8, 2022 Administrative Apr 25, 2022

Rebounding from the Pandemic

Information about our efforts to assist and support our providers along with claims resources available.
Rebounding from the Pandemic Administrative Apr 8, 2022

Improving antibiotic use for acute respiratory infections in the outpatient setting

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

The Anthem, Inc. name is changing

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2022

HEDIS 2022: Summary of changes from NCQA

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Catching up on routine vaccines

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Reminder on Botox® for Anthem members

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2022

CAA: Update your provider directory information

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Procedure searches in Find Care

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Digital Tools Apr 1, 2022

Importance of behavioral healthcare after-hours messaging

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Behavioral Health Apr 1, 2022

Specialty pharmacy updates - April 2022

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Pharmacy Apr 1, 2022

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Pharmacy Apr 1, 2022

Save time by using CPT II codes: Introducing FEP Quality Reimbursement Program for PPO providers

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Apr 1, 2022

The Anthem, Inc. name is changing

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2022

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

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Clinical criteria updates

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Update - Inpatient Readmissions Policy G-13001 effective July 1, 2022

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2022

The impact of listening

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Updated Provider Manuals for professional and facility providers effective July 1, 2022

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Evaluation and management documentation guidelines

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Evaluation and management documentation guidelines

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Model of Care required training

April 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Apr 1, 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 here.
Transition to NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Delayed - Connecticut Medicare 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 Body:
Register today for Exploring Implicit Bias Forum on March 16, 2022 - Connecticut Administrative Mar 2, 2022

Evaluation and management services correct coding reminder - professional

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA): Have you reviewed your online provider directory information lately?

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Correction to February 2022 specialty pharmacy updates

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Pharmacy Mar 1, 2022

New address for Federal Employee Program® clinical grievances and appeals

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Mar 1, 2022

Evaluation and management services correct coding reminder - professional

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Mar 1, 2022

New! Vaccination resource page for providers

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Updated preventive care guidance regarding screening colonoscopies

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Understanding your patients’ differences is lifesaving

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Your influence matters: Recommending cancer screenings to your patients

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Simplifying requests for additional information

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Digital Tools Mar 1, 2022

AIM Specialty Health Outpatient Rehabilitative and Habilitative Services Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines updates

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Mar 1, 2022

Clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Pharmacy Mar 1, 2022

Specialty pharmacy updates - March 2022

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Pharmacy Mar 1, 2022

HEDIS 2022 Federal Employee Program® medical record request requirements

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Mar 1, 2022

Prior authorization requirement change effective June 1, 2022

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Mar 1, 2022

Clinical criteria updates

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Mar 1, 2022

Annual wellness visits for Medicare Advantage members

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Mar 1, 2022

Medication adherence

March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Mar 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news

  • Phone number change for AIM in Connecticut and New Hampshire
  • Medical step therapy updates
March 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Mar 1, 2022

Prepare for the CAA: Keep your provider directory information current

February 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Feb 1, 2022

Cancer Care Navigator

February 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Feb 1, 2022

It is CAHPS survey time!

February 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Feb 1, 2022

Heart disease is the number one killer of women

February 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Feb 1, 2022

Clarification to reimbursement policy update: Virtual Visits - Professional and Facility

February 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Reimbursement Policies Feb 1, 2022

Member ID cards include coverage funding type effective January 1, 2022

February 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Products & Programs Feb 1, 2022

Specialty pharmacy updates - February 2022

February 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Pharmacy Feb 1, 2022

Clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy

February 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Pharmacy Feb 1, 2022

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com

February 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Pharmacy Feb 1, 2022

Get faster payments with EFT

February 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Feb 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news

NYC Medicare Advantage Plus update
February 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Feb 1, 2022

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 - Connecticut - Publication RETIRED as of November 8, 2022 Administrative Jan 18, 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 - Connecticut Medicare Jan 5, 2022

Well-child visits: Know the numbers

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2022

Correction to Connecticut Provider Manual

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Administrative Jan 1, 2022

Submitting prior authorizations is getting easier

Anthem is transitioning to the Availity Authorization app
January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Digital Tools Jan 1, 2022

Is prior authorization required?

Answering your questions about the new Availity Authorization App
January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Digital Tools Jan 1, 2022

Reimbursement policy update: Professional Anesthesia Services

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Reimbursement Policies Jan 1, 2022

Medical policy and clinical guideline updates

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jan 1, 2022

Blue High Performance Network name changing for 2022

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Products & Programs Jan 1, 2022

2022 FEP® benefit information available online

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Jan 1, 2022

Availity Authorization app available to Anthem providers in 2022

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2022

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

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2022

Professional claims - billing referring provider and NPI for home infusion therapy and ambulatory infusion suite

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2022

Important update on Botox® for Medicare members of Anthem

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news

January 2022 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medicare Jan 1, 2022

Updates to AIM Specialty Health Musculoskeletal Interventional Pain Management Clinical Appropriateness Guideline

December 2021 Anthem Connecticut Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Dec 1, 2021
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