Beginning with dates of service on or after January 1, 2019, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Anthem) will include readmissions for psychiatric diagnoses as readmissions that are not be eligible for reimbursement when the readmission is within 30 days from discharge of the original admission for the same, similar or related diagnosis or for a complication arising out of the first admission. For more information, review the policy dated January 1, 2019 by visiting the Ohio facility reimbursement policy page at


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October 2018 Anthem Ohio Provider Newsletter