Blue High Performance Network plans offer access to providers with a record of delivering high-quality, efficient care. BlueHPN® networks first went live on January 1, 2021, in more than 50 cities across the country. Since then, our national customer base has grown, and again this fall, major employers will offer plans with access to our high performance network for the 2022 benefit year.

Member ID cards and other plan material will feature one small change for 2022: BlueHPN is written as a single word rather than two.

As a reminder, BlueHPN is a national network designed from our local market expertise, deep data, and strong provider relationships, and aligned with local networks across the country. These local networks are connected to the national chassis to form a national BlueHPN network. In Nevada, the Pathway HMO network is our Blue High Performance Network. Providers participating in the Pathway HMO will be in-network for any members with Blue High Performance Network network plans.

If you are not sure whether your practice is part of the Pathway HMO network and therefore the Blue High Performance Network, ask your office manager or business office or contact your Anthem network representative. Blue High Performance Network participation will be displayed in provider profiles in our provider directory on January 1, 2022.

As has been true for 2021, you may see patients accessing this network through either a national employer plan, Blue High Performance Network, or large group employer plans with access to the Pathway HMO network. Under these plans, out-of-network benefits are limited to emergency or urgent care. Members must select a primary care provider, but PCP referrals are not required for specialty care.

Below is a sample ID card for a member from Nevada enrolled in a national employer BlueHPN plan for the 2022 benefit year. Note the new “Blue High Performance Network” logo and “BlueHPN” indicator in the suitcase icon.

Note: The High Performance Network acronym HPN is not used in conjunction or affiliated with any other local organizations known by the same acronym.



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November 2021 Anthem Provider News - Nevada