Georgia
Provider Communications

Articles Category: Policy Updates

Title Publication Category Date

Frequency Editing (Professional)

Anthem June 2019 Provider News - Georgia Reimbursement Policies Jun 1, 2019

New Reimbursement Policy – Ambulance Transportation (Professional)

Anthem June 2019 Provider News - Georgia Reimbursement Policies Jun 1, 2019

GA preapproval list change notification 5/1/2019

Anthem June 2019 Provider News - Georgia Policy Updates Jun 1, 2019

Georgia medical policy and clinical guideline updates 5/1/2019

Anthem June 2019 Provider News - Georgia Policy Updates Jun 1, 2019

Clinical guideline (CG-ANC-07) effective July 1, 2019

Anthem June 2019 Provider News - Georgia Policy Updates Jun 1, 2019

Medical Policy informational notice

Anthem May 2019 Provider News - Georgia Policy Updates May 1, 2019

Reimbursement policy update: Drug Screen Testing (Professional)

Anthem May 2019 Provider News - Georgia Reimbursement Policies May 1, 2019

Notification of preapproval list changes (April 2019)

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Policy Updates Apr 1, 2019

Medical Policy and Clinical Guideline updates 4/1/2019

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Policy Updates Apr 1, 2019

Update to AIM Advanced Imaging of the Head and Neck Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Policy Updates Apr 1, 2019

Update to AIM Advanced Imaging of the Heart Clinical Appropriateness Guideline

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Policy Updates Apr 1, 2019

Update to AIM Sleep Disorder Management Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Policy Updates Apr 1, 2019

Update to AIM Musculoskeletal Joint Surgery Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Policy Updates Apr 1, 2019

New reimbursement policy: Partial Hospitalization Program and Intensive Outpatient Program Services (Facility)

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Policy Updates Apr 1, 2019

Body Mass Index (BMI) Reimbursement Policy (Facility)

February 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Reimbursement Policies Feb 1, 2019

Reminder to review ICD-10-CM coding guidelines (Professional)

February 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Reimbursement Policies Feb 1, 2019

Injectable Substances with Related Injection Services Reimbursement Policy Update (Professional)

February 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Reimbursement Policies Feb 1, 2019

Notification of preapproval list changes (February 2019)

February 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Policy Updates Feb 1, 2019

New Autism codes effective January 1, 2019

January 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Policy Updates Jan 1, 2019

Medical policy and clinical guideline updates

January 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jan 1, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Georgia Medical Policy and Clinical Guideline Updates 1/1/2019

January 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jan 1, 2019

Notification of preapproval list changes (January 2019)

January 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Policy Updates Jan 1, 2019

“Rule of Eight” Reporting Guidelines for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services (Professional)

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Dec 1, 2018

System updates for 2019 (Professional)

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Dec 1, 2018

Coding tip: Claims processed with modifier 79 should be reported by the same health care professional

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Dec 1, 2018

Bundled services and supplies (Professional)

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies Dec 1, 2018

Reimbursement for convenience surgical supply kits (Professional)

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies Dec 1, 2018

Scope of License reimbursement policy update (Professional)

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies Dec 1, 2018

Updates to AIM musculoskeletal surgery clinical appropriateness guidelines

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Dec 1, 2018

Update to AIM clinical appropriateness guidelines

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Dec 1, 2018

Restructure of AIM advanced imaging clinical appropriateness guidelines

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Dec 1, 2018

Notification of preapproval list changes (December 2018)

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Dec 1, 2018

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Georgia Medical Policy and Clinical Guideline Updates 12/1/2018

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Dec 1, 2018

Effective date guidelines change

November 1, 2018 BCBSGa Network eUPDATE Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Nov 1, 2018

Update to AIM Specialty Health radiation oncology clinical appropriateness guidelines

October 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Oct 1, 2018

Update to AIM Specialty Health sleep disorder management clinical appropriateness guidelines

October 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Oct 1, 2018

Update to AIM Specialty Health clinical appropriateness guidelines: advanced imaging appropriate use criteria: imaging of the heart

October 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Oct 1, 2018

Notification of preapproval list changes

October 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Oct 1, 2018

Medical policy and clinical guideline updates 10/1/2018

October 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Oct 1, 2018

Updates to AIM advanced imaging clinical appropriateness guidelines

August 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Jul 31, 2018

Update to AIM radiation oncology clinical appropriateness guidelines

August 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Jul 31, 2018

Archived medical policy

August 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jul 31, 2018

Important billing update for professional delivery claims

August 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Jul 31, 2018

New prior authorization requirement for EGD services begins November 1, 2018

August 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Jul 31, 2018

Professional reimbursement policy updates

August 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies Jul 31, 2018

Notification of preapproval list changes 8/1/18

August 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jul 31, 2018

Medical policy and clinical guideline updates 8/1/2018

August 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jul 31, 2018

Updates to AIM Musculoskeletal Program Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

June 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Jun 14, 2018

Coverage Guideline not implemented - Cervical Cancer Screening Using Cytology and Human Papillomavirus Testing (CG-MED-53)

June 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Jun 14, 2018

BCBSGa Adopts MCG Care Guidelines for Behavioral Health Services

June 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Jun 14, 2018

6/01/18 Notification of Preapproval List Changes (Including Non-AIM and moving to AIM)

June 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Jun 14, 2018

Medical Policy and Clinical Guideline Updates 4/1/2018

June 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Jun 14, 2018

Review of Reimbursement Policies – Professional

June 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Jun 14, 2018

Reimbursement Policy Reminder - Durable Medical Equipment (Professional)

June 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Jun 14, 2018

Reimbursement Policy Update - New Pharmaceutical Waste Facility Reimbursement Policy effective September 1, 2018 – Facility

June 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Jun 14, 2018

Reimbursement Policy Update – Diagnosis-Related Group Newborn Inpatient Stays (Facility)

June 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Jun 14, 2018
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