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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

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

FAQs include the latest information about COVID-19 testing, cost share waivers, telehealth and telephonic care, coding guidelines, and more.
COVID-19 Information Administrative May 19, 2020

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

COVID-19 Information Administrative May 19, 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

Important COVID-19 update: Prior authorization and other policy adjustments (Updated April 17, 2020)

Anthem previously announced the suspension of select prior authorization requirements and other policy adjustments in response to unprecedented demands on health care providers. We've updated information about peer to peer reviews, self-funded customers, and Federal Employee Program (FEP®) membership.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Apr 17, 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

Anthem Waives Cost Share for COVID-19 Treatment

During these challenging times, Anthem remains committed to living our values and supporting those we serve, which includes making it as easy as possible for care providers to focus on what’s important right now, keeping the country healthy. 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 announced, effective April 1, that we will expand coverage for our members undergoing treatment related to COVID-19 diagnosis.

COVID-19 Information Administrative Apr 1, 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 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

Modifier use reminders

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

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

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

Verifying and updating your provider information

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Coding tip for psychological and neuropsychological testing

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Coordination of benefits for an FEP® member

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Anthem works to simplify payment recovery process for National Accounts membership

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Dec 1, 2019

System updates for 2020 (Professional)

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Coordination of care

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Important Information about utilization management

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Members’ Rights and Responsibilities

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Dec 1, 2019

New Digital Provider Enrollment tool added to Availity for Georgia

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Retrieve your Anthem Patient’s HEDIS® care gaps through Patient360 located on the Availity Portal

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Georgia Anthem provider Town Hall dates in Atlanta and Savannah

November 2019 GA Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2019

Additional improvements coming to anthem.com

November 2019 GA Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2019

Anthem appropriate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of patients’ health

November 2019 GA Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2019

Enhanced search and download options allow easy access to provider information from Anthem

Get the latest critical information from Anthem that impacts providers Administrative Oct 8, 2019

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com

October 2019 Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Article title: US Antibiotic Awareness Week is November 11-18, 2019

October 2019 Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Precertification request turnaround times for the Federal Employee Program

October 2019 Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 2019

National Accounts 2020 precertification list

October 2019 Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) reporting update: Retrospective Program continues

October 2019 Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Anthem engages Matrix to conduct mobile health clinics and in-home assessments for targeted members

October 2019 Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Reminder: Changes to timely filing requirements coming in October

September 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Sep 2, 2019

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Reporting Update: Risk Adjustment Data Validation (RADV) audit happening now

September 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Sep 2, 2019

Anthem’s contract with Northeast Georgia Health System set to expire September 30, 2019 if no agreement is reached

September 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Sep 2, 2019

Access requirements for Behavioral Healthcare services

September 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Sep 2, 2019

Primary care provider after-hours access requirements

September 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Sep 2, 2019

New app offers better digital health care support to members on September 1st

September 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Sep 2, 2019

Claim editing update for Excludes1 notes

September 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Sep 2, 2019

WellStar is out-of-network for Anthem Pathway members

September 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Sep 2, 2019

Provider Manuals on anthem.com

August 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Anthem customizations to MCG care guidelines 23rd edition

August 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Update: Provider Town Hall dates

July 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Make the move to the Availity EDI Gateway today

July 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jul 1, 2019

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 - Georgia Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Clinical Practice and Preventive Health guidelines available on the web

July 2019 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Update: Sepsis coding

Anthem June 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Reporting Update: Retrospective Program begins; benefits of direct connection access to your EMR

Anthem June 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Coming Soon! Anthem electronic attachments

Anthem June 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com for Q2

Anthem June 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jun 1, 2019

AIM programs may require additional prior authorization documentation

Anthem June 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jun 1, 2019

New “Find A Doctor” tool sort option

Anthem June 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jun 1, 2019

New ICR Immediate Decision List posted on Availity Payer Spaces

Anthem June 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Electronic member ID cards: Easy online access on the Availity Portal

Anthem May 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2019

Update regarding evaluation and management with modifier 25 same day as procedure when a prior E/M for the same or similar service has occurred (Professional)

Anthem May 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2019

Anthem contracted ambulance providers

Anthem May 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2019

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) reporting update: Health Assessment requests for 2019 and alternative reporting engagement

Anthem May 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2019

MCG care guidelines 23rd edition

Anthem May 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2019

New Service Types added in Eligibility and Benefits on Availity

Anthem May 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2019

Availity launches changes to our Medical Attachment submission tool

Anthem May 2019 Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2019

Provider manual update

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Provider Town Hall schedule 2019

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2019

New for Publix members: Applied Behavioral Analysis Therapy benefits effective January 1, 2019

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Reporting Update: Accurate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of patients’ health and services provided

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Why do patients stop taking their prescribed medications and what can you do to help them?

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2019

New on Interactive Care Reviewer: Request Clinical Appeals

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Use the Provider Maintenance Form to update your practice information

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com in March

March 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Reminder to use in-network laboratory

March 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Latest updates to EDI Gateway migration

March 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Explore the updates to the Medical Attachment tool

March 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Mar 1, 2019

New look to Claim Status and Secure Messaging on the Availity Portal

March 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Mar 1, 2019
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