Working together to streamline processes through technology is a collaborative effort. We appreciate your feedback as we continue improving to meet your expectations. The enhancements we’ve made to the Availity Essentials* Authorization application make it faster, easier, and more efficient to submit digital authorizations for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield members.


View attachments for authorizations submitted — You can now view the attachments you’ve submitted to support your authorization in the Availity Essentials authorization application.


Servicing and rendering provider — We’ve enhanced the Availity Essentials Authorization Application to enable a group option when selecting the servicing and rendering provider.


View correspondence — Access status and decision letters right from the Authorization Application Dashboard. Letters can also be downloaded or printed if needed.


Enhanced provider status — Out-of-network and in-network provider statuses are now enhanced to return fewer errors associated with provider status.


Expanded search — Search rendering and serving provider by NPI and ZIP code for quicker results.


Procedure code enhancement — Add the procedure code on an outpatient authorization for more accurate submission.


Case update features — You can now update your authorization right from your Authorization Application Dashboard.


Training sessions on the Availity Essentials authorization application are still available

Whether you prefer live training webcasts, on-demand webinar recordings, or a resource guide, we have everything you need to learn more about the Availity Essentials Authorization Application and how to make the most of it. Use this link to access the training option best for you.


The next live webcast is Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at 11 a.m. ET. Register here.

* Availity, LLC is an independent company providing administrative support services on behalf of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.



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November 2022 Provider Newsletter - Maine