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Title Publication Category Date

2-minute videos to engage patients about preventive care

December 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Dec 1, 2020

2018 BCBSGa Provider Town Hall meeting schedule update

June 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 14, 2018

2018 BCBSGa provider Town Hall meeting schedule update

August 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Jul 31, 2018

2019 BCBSGa provider Town Hall meeting schedule

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

2019 BCBSGa provider Town Hall meeting schedule update

February 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Administrative Feb 1, 2019

2019 FEP Benefit information available online

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

2019 Medicare Advantage individual benefits and formularies

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Medicare Dec 1, 2018

2020 Federal Employee Program benefit information available online

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

2020 Medicare risk adjustment provider training

August 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Aug 1, 2020

2020 Medicare risk adjustment provider trainings

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

2020 Medicare risk adjustment provider trainings

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

2020 Medicare risk adjustment provider trainings

January 2021 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jan 1, 2021

2020 Provider Manual

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

2020 Special Needs Plans

July 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Jul 1, 2020

2021 Affirmative statement regarding utilization management decisions

May 2021 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2021

2021 Anthem Individual Health Plans

December 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Products & Programs Dec 1, 2020

2021 FEP® Benefit information available online

January 2021 Anthem Provider News - Georgia State & Federal Jan 1, 2021

2021 Medicare Advantage individual benefits and formularies

December 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Dec 1, 2020

2022 FEP® Benefit information available online

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

2022 Medicare Advantage service area and benefit updates

Medicare Advantage
December 2021 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Dec 1, 2021

6 SIMPLE strategies to help increase medication adherence

September 2021 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Sep 1, 2021

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

A helpful and complete guide to covered well-child visits

May 2021 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2021

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

About our Network eUPDATE email tool

December 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Access patient-specific drug benefit information through EMR

October 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Pharmacy Oct 1, 2018

Access requirements for behavioral healthcare services

December 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Access requirements for Behavioral Healthcare services

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

Access to claim denial information is now self-service

December 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Access to more claim denial information is now self-service

Medicare Advantage
March 2021 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Mar 1, 2021

Add supporting documents directly to your claims with the new Claims Status Send Attachments feature

August 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Digital Tools Aug 1, 2022

Additional improvements coming to anthem.com

November 2019 GA Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2019

Additional information about Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) number

November 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Additional support available for members with rare conditions

August 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Products & Programs Jul 31, 2018

Adjudicating claims for COVID-19 vaccines, their administration and COVID-19 monoclonal antibodies

Medicare Advantage
December 2021 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Dec 1, 2021

Admission review process for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Federal Employee Program® (FEP) members

July 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia State & Federal Jul 1, 2020

Against medical advice (AMA) discharge physician tracking tool

November 2021 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Digital Tools Nov 1, 2021

AIM IVR changes for non-oncology medical specialty drug reviews effective on January 1, 2021

December 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Dec 1, 2020

AIM Musculoskeletal program expansion

August 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Aug 1, 2020

AIM programs may require additional prior authorization documentation

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

AIM Specialty Health Outpatient Rehabilitative and Habilitative Services clinical appropriateness guidelines updates (MAC)

Material adverse change (MAC)
March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Mar 1, 2022

AIM Specialty Health programs may require documentation

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

Alcohol use disorder has a big cost

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2022

Ambulatory Surgery Center Services and Publix Members

June 2018 BCBSGa Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 14, 2018

Annual wellness visits for Medicare Advantage members

Medicare Advantage
March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Mar 1, 2022

Another mark of the pandemic: an increase in childhood obesity

More potato chips, sugary drinks and less physical activity are key contributors.
July 2021 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jul 1, 2021

Anthem acquires Beacon Health Options

N/A Administrative Mar 2, 2020

Anthem acquires Beacon Health Options

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

Anthem announces changes in medical non-oncology specialty drug reviews effective June 15, 2019

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

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

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative May 1, 2022

Anthem announces early launch of IngenioRx

N/A Pharmacy Jan 30, 2019

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

November 2019 GA Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2019

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

August 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Anthem) provider claims dispute process

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Anthem) provider claims dispute process Administrative Sep 20, 2022

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Anthem) provider claims dispute process

October 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Oct 1, 2022

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

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

December 2021 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Dec 1, 2021

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Expands Specialty Pharmacy Precertification List

Medicare Advantage
September 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Sep 1, 2022

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield expands specialty pharmacy precertification list (MAC)

Medicare Advantage

Material adverse change (MAC)

October 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Oct 1, 2022

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield expands specialty pharmacy precertification list (MAC)

Medicare Advantage

Material adverse change (MAC)

October 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Oct 1, 2022

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

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

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

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

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicare Advantage plan available to City of Atlanta retirees

February 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Medicare Feb 1, 2019

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield offering Advance Medical Directives program for 2022

Medicare Advantage
November 2021 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Medicare Nov 1, 2021

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield to accept Hospital in Home services

This communication applies to the Commercial and Medicare Advantage programs from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Anthem).
September 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Digital Tools Sep 1, 2022

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

November 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Anthem clinical criteria and prior authorization updates for specialty pharmacy are available

November 2019 GA Provider News Pharmacy Nov 1, 2019

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

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

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Mar 1, 2022

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

May 2021 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy May 1, 2021

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

December 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Dec 1, 2020

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

June 2021 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Jun 1, 2021

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

November 2021 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Nov 1, 2021

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

June 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Jun 1, 2022

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

February 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Feb 1, 2022

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

November 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Nov 1, 2020

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

February 2021 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Feb 1, 2021

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy May 1, 2022

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

August 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Aug 1, 2020

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

April 2021 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Apr 1, 2021

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

August 2021 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Aug 1, 2021

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

September 2022 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Pharmacy Sep 1, 2022

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Program update: Medical chart collection for ACA members due March 31, 2019 at the latest

March 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Georgia Products & Programs Mar 1, 2019

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

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 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

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

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Reporting Update: 2020 Program Year Progression - What’s in it for you and your patients?

July 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Jul 1, 2020

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Reporting Update: 2020 Prospective Program Continues

September 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Sep 1, 2020

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

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

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) reporting update: New guidance on telephone-only service CPT codes for risk adjustment program

October 2020 Anthem Provider News - Georgia Administrative Oct 1, 2020

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

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

October 2019 Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 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 continues focus on updates to our public provider website

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

Anthem contracted ambulance providers

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