As we advised you in the April 2018 Network Update and September 2018 Network eUpdate, in our efforts to improve payment accuracy and reduce post-payment recoveries, beginning with dates of service on or after July 13, 2018, we updated our Claims Requiring Additional Documentation policy to include the following requirement: 

  • Inpatient stay claims reimbursed at a percent of charge with billed charges above $40,000 require an itemized bill to be submitted with the claim.

We continue to receive claims without the required itemized bill causing the claims to be returned for the itemization. To help ensure accuracy and eliminate delays in the adjudication of your claims, the itemized bill must be included with qualifying claim submissions


For more information about this policy, visit the facility reimbursement page on our provider website for your state: Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin.


In addition, visit our provider website to view the instructions on how to submit your itemized bill to Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.


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September 2019 Anthem Provider News - Indiana