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Jun 2, 2020

Webinar: How to Leverage Telehealth to Care for Behavioral Health Patients During COVID-19 and Beyond

Attend this free webinar to assist Behavioral Health providers in maximizing the telehealth experience.

Jun 1, 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.

Jun 1, 2020

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


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Webinar: How to Leverage Telehealth to Care for Behavioral Health Patients During COVID-19 and Beyond

Attend this free webinar to assist Behavioral Health providers in maximizing the telehealth experience.
COVID-19 Information Behavioral Health Jun 2, 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.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Jun 1, 2020

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

COVID-19 Information Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Availity Portal Notification Center

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jun 1, 2020

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

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) program update: retrospective program begins; prospective program continues

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Products & Programs Jun 1, 2020

Anthem prior authorization updates for specialty pharmacy are available - June 2020

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Jun 1, 2020

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Jun 1, 2020

Follow-up after hospitalization for mental illness

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Anthem enhances process for submitting Behavioral Health authorizations - now available

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Behavioral Health Jun 1, 2020

Anthem Georgia preapproval list change notification 6/1/2020

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Policy Updates Jun 1, 2020

Georgia Medical Policy and Clinical Guideline Updates 6/1/2020

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Policy Updates Jun 1, 2020

Transition to AIM Rehabilitative Services clinical appropriateness guidelines

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Policy Updates Jun 1, 2020

New Reimbursement Policies: Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Services (Professional)

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Reimbursement Policies Jun 1, 2020

Modifier use reminders

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jun 1, 2020

Diabetes HbA1c < 8 HEDIS guidance

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jun 1, 2020

2020 Medicare risk adjustment provider trainings

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia 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 - Georgia Medicare Jun 1, 2020

Updates to AIM Sleep Disorder Management Clinical Appropriateness Guideline

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jun 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicare news

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jun 1, 2020

Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19 (Updated May 29, 2020)

We recently updated FAQs to reflect the extension of coverage for telehealth and telephonic care.
COVID-19 Information Administrative May 29, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Guidance for telehealth/telephonic care for Behavioral Health services (Updated May 29, 2020)

We are extending coverage for telehealth and telephone-only care. Through September 13, 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 Administrative May 29, 2020

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 Administrative May 29, 2020

Important COVID-19 update: Prior authorization and other policy adjustments (Updated May 29, 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 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 Administrative May 26, 2020

Important update and clarity regarding National Medical Funding Services

COVID-19 Information Administrative May 8, 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 Administrative May 1, 2020

COVID-19 Information repository for Anthem care providers

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2020

Diabetes HbA1c<8 coding tips

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2020

Reminder about system updates

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2020

Anthem provider service location address standardization helpful hint

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2020

2020 Provider Manual

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2020

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) prospective program update: Assessing your patients for risk adjustable conditions

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Products & Programs May 1, 2020

Updates to AIM Advanced Imaging clinical appropriateness guideline

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Products & Programs May 1, 2020

Updates to AIM Sleep Disorder Management clinical appropriateness guideline

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Products & Programs May 1, 2020

Updates to AIM MSK Interventional Pain Management Clinical Appropriateness Guideline

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Products & Programs May 1, 2020

Updates to AIM Musculoskeletal Program Joint Surgery clinical appropriateness guidelines

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Products & Programs May 1, 2020

Anthem prior authorization updates for specialty pharmacy are available

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy May 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Georgia preapproval list change notification 5/1/2020

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Policy Updates May 1, 2020

Reimbursement policy update: Claims requiring additional documentation (Facility)

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Policy Updates May 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Georgia Medical Policy and Clinical Guideline Updates 04/1/2020

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Policy Updates May 1, 2020

Reimbursement policy: policy update-unlisted, unspecified or miscellaneous codes

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare May 1, 2020

Multi-dose packaging

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare May 1, 2020

Federal Resources Available for Care Providers and Employers in the Federal CARES Act

During the COVID-19 crisis, care providers are working to keep the country running while navigating the financial impact it is having on them. To help care providers navigate the resources available to them. Anthem has compiled information on programs we have learned about that could provide additional financial relief during the crisis. 
COVID-19 Information Administrative Apr 10, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Suspends Additional Authorization Requirements to Aid GA COVID-19 Response

In addition to the proactive steps Anthem has already taken to support care providers and protect our members, associates and communities against COVID-19, Anthem in Georgia is taking additional measures outlined by Georgia Department of Insurance in Directive 20-EX-7.

COVID-19 Information Administrative Apr 7, 2020

Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19

Bookmark Provider News Home for the latest information for Care Providers about COVID-19.

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Provider transparency update

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2020

HEDIS 2020 Federal Employee Program® medical record request requirements

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Anthem acquires Beacon Health Options

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Anthem continues focus on updates to our public provider website

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Anthem to delay most 4/1/2020 formulary list updates for commercial health plan pharmacy benefit

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Apr 1, 2020

MCG care guidelines 24th edition

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Policy Updates Apr 1, 2020

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates November 2019

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Apr 1, 2020

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates December 2019

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Apr 1, 2020

Provider COVID-19 Update: State Health Benefit Plan

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia State Health Benefit Plan Mar 27, 2020

Updated COVID-19 Medicare Information

For the latest COVID-19 Medicare information, please check Important Medicare Advantage Updates.
COVID-19 Information Medicare Mar 25, 2020

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Program Update: Medical chart collection for ACA members due March 31, 2020

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Provider News site enhancements

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Patient360 enhancement for medical providers

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Important coding reminder for Walk-In Retail Health Clinics

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Outpatient Rehabilitation Program transition: new prior authorization requirements

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Mar 1, 2020

Personal Home Helper benefit

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Mar 1, 2020

Reminder: Mid-level practitioners are required to file using their NPI

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Mar 1, 2020

Nonpreferred products and corresponding preferred alternatives

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Mar 1, 2020

Anthem SOAP notes/health assessments for 2019 calendar year are due February 15, 2020

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Feb 1, 2020

Shine Light on Depression

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Feb 1, 2020

Clinical laboratory improvements amendments for Anthem

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Feb 1, 2020

Updates to AIM Musculoskeletal Program clinical appropriateness guidelines

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Products & Programs Feb 1, 2020

Updates to AIM Advanced Imaging clinical appropriateness guidelines

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Products & Programs Feb 1, 2020

Anthem to update formulary lists for commercial health plan pharmacy benefit

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Feb 1, 2020

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Feb 1, 2020

Georgia medical policy and clinical guideline updates 2/1/2020

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Policy Updates Feb 1, 2020

Georgia preapproval list change notification 2/1/2020

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Policy Updates Feb 1, 2020

New CMS requirement: Hospitals must use Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Feb 1, 2020

Reimbursement policy update: Modifier 62: Co-surgeons

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Feb 1, 2020

2020 Federal Employee Program benefit information available online

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jan 1, 2020

Exact Sciences Laboratories (Cologuard) is out-of-network for HMO and Blue Open Access POS

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jan 1, 2020

Upcoming retirement planned for legacy Medical Attachment submission tool on Availity

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jan 1, 2020

Availity providers can now receive and respond to medical record requests for post pay audit on February 10, 2020

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jan 1, 2020

EDI migration: Let Anthem help you accomplish your 2020 “to do list” early

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jan 1, 2020

The New Year brings new ID cards for many Anthem members

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jan 1, 2020

New Musculoskeletal and Pain Management Solution effective for select national ASO accounts January 1, 2020

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Products & Programs Jan 1, 2020

Pelvic Organ Prolapse Repair clinical guideline update

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Policy Updates Jan 1, 2020

Outpatient facility edit implementation

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Policy Updates Jan 1, 2020

Medicare Advantage Group Retiree PPO plans and National Access Plus FAQ

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Medicare preferred continuous glucose monitors

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Best practices to help protect your patients by providing medical ID protection

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Reminder: Medicare claims for secondary payer must be submitted after the 30-day Medicare remittance period

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jan 1, 2020
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