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Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19 (Updated May 29, 2020)

We recently updated FAQs to reflect the extension of coverage for telehealth and telephonic care.
COVID-19 Information - Ohio Administrative May 29, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Guidance for telehealth/telephonic care for Behavioral Health services (Updated May 29, 2020)

We are extending coverage for telehealth and telephonic-only care. Through September 13, 2020, Anthem will waive member cost shares for telehealth visits from in-network providers, including visits for mental health or substance use disorders.
COVID-19 Information - Ohio Administrative May 29, 2020

Anthem waives cost share for COVID-19 treatment (Updated May 29, 2020)

Effective April 1, we expanded coverage for our members undergoing treatment related to a COVID-19 diagnosis, which covers the waiver of cost shares for COVID-19 treatment received through December 31, 2020.
COVID-19 Information - Ohio Administrative May 29, 2020

Important COVID-19 update: Prior authorization and other policy adjustments (Updated May 29, 2020)

We’ve updated guidance about prior authorization requirements and other policy adjustments in response to unprecedented demands on health care providers.
COVID-19 Information - Ohio Administrative May 29, 2020

Introducing lower cost Anthem Health Access Plans on June 1 in response to COVID-19 crisis

Beginning June 1, 2020, Anthem is introducing our Anthem Health Access Plans for certain large group employers currently enrolled in our commercial lines of business only.
COVID-19 Information - Ohio Administrative May 26, 2020

Important update and clarity regarding National Medical Funding Services

COVID-19 Information - Ohio Administrative May 8, 2020

Webinar recording now available for network providers on SBA loans and other federal relief programs in response to COVID-19 (Updated May 1, 2020)

Anthem hosted a provider webinar to share information and resources with its network providers regarding opportunities providers have to access loans through the U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) and other federal programs in response to the economic impact of COVID-19. Access the webinar recording using the password “health” to learn more about federal financial relief for providers.
COVID-19 Information - Ohio Administrative May 1, 2020

COVID-19 information repository for Anthem Care Providers

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

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Prior Authorization Changes - May 2020

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements.
May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative May 1, 2020

The 2020 Provider Manual is now available

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

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Prospective Program Update: Assessing Your Patients for Risk Adjustable Conditions

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

Quality Corner: Diabetes HbA1c<8 HEDIS Guidance

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

Federal Resources Available for Care Providers and Employers in the Federal CARES Act

During the COVID-19 crisis, care providers are working to keep the country running while navigating the financial impact it is having on them. To help care providers navigate the resources available to them, Anthem has compiled information on programs we have learned about that could provide additional financial relief during this crisis.
COVID-19 Information - Ohio Administrative Apr 10, 2020

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and/or Prior Authorization Changes - April 2020

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements.

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

Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19

* Please bookmark/add to favorites Provider News Home for the latest information about COVID-19.
April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Anthem continues focus on updates to our public provider website

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

Provider Transparency Update

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

Anthem acquires Beacon Health Options

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Mar 2, 2020

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Prior Authorization Changes - March 2020

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements.
March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Provider News site enhancements

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Program Update: Medical chart collection for ACA members due March 31, 2020

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Patient360 enhancement for medical providers

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Modifier use reminders

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Important coding reminder for walk-in retail health clinics

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Mar 1, 2020

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Prior Authorization Changes - February 2020

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements.
February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Feb 1, 2020

Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments for Anthem*

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Feb 1, 2020

Anthem SOAP Notes/Health Assessments for 2019 calendar year are due February 15, 2020

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Feb 1, 2020

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Prior Authorization Changes -- January 2020

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements (MAC) may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements.
January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Jan 1, 2020

Postponed: Review of professional claims with emergency room level 5 E/M codes

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

Availity: Upcoming retirement planned for legacy Medical Attachment submission tool

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

Let Us Help You Accomplish Your 2020 “To-Do List” Early - EDI Migration

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

The New Year brings New ID Cards for many Anthem members

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

Receive and respond to post pay audit medical record requests via Availity beginning February 10, 2020

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

Verifying and updating your provider information

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Anthem works to simplify payment recovery process for National Accounts membership

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Retrieve your Anthem Patient’s HEDIS® care gaps through Patient360 located on the Availity portal

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Case management program

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Coordination of care

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Important information about utilization management

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Members’ rights and responsibilities

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Prior Authorization Changes -- November 2019

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements.
November 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Nov 1, 2019

Additional improvements coming to anthem.com

November 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Nov 1, 2019

Appropriate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of patients’ health

November 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Nov 1, 2019

Enhanced search and download options allow easy access to information at your fingertips

Oct. 9, 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Oct 9, 2019

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Prior Authorization Changes -- October 2019

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements.
October 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Oct 1, 2019

National Accounts 2020 Pre-certification list*

October 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Anthem engages Matrix to conduct mobile health clinics and in-home assessments for targeted members

October 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com

October 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Prior Authorization Changes -- September 2019

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements.
September 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Sep 1, 2019

Reminder: Changes to timely filing requirements coming in October

September 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Sep 1, 2019

Anthem launches Sydney on September 1; new app offers better digital health care support to members

September 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Sep 1, 2019

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Reporting Update: Risk Adjustment Data Validation (RADV) Audit happening now

September 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Sep 1, 2019

Claims requiring additional documentation facility reimbursement policy update

September 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Sep 1, 2019

PCP after-hours access requirements

September 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Sep 1, 2019

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Prior Authorization Changes -- August 2019

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements.
August 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Aug 1, 2019

New location for Provider Manuals on anthem.com

August 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Update: Sepsis Coding

August 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Prior Authorization Changes -- July 2019

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements.
July 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Reminder to providers: Fee schedule information

July 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Update to Provider UM reimbursement penalties and corresponding update to Provider Manual*

July 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Anthem Works to Simplify Payment Recovery Process for National Accounts Membership

July 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Make the move to the Availity EDI Gateway today

July 2019 Anthem Provider News - Ohio Administrative Jul 1, 2019

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 - Ohio Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Prior Authorization Changes -- June 2019

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements starred (*) below.
June 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative Jun 1, 2019

AIM programs may require additional prior authorization documentation*

June 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative Jun 1, 2019

2019 Ohio Provider Manual -- Correction

June 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative Jun 1, 2019

New ID Cards in Ohio Market

June 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Reporting Update: Retrospective Program begins; benefits of direct connection access to your EMR

June 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Find A Doctor -- New Sort Option

June 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Coming Soon: Anthem Electronic Attachments

June 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative Jun 1, 2019

New ICR Immediate Decision List posted on Availity Payer Spaces

June 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com for Q2

June 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Prior Authorization Changes - May 2019

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements starred (*) below.
May 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative May 1, 2019

Electronic Member ID Cards - Easy online access on the Availity Portal

May 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative May 1, 2019

Review of professional claims with emergency room level 5 E/M codes

May 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative May 1, 2019

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment (CRA) Reporting Update: Health Assessment requests for 2019 / Alternative reporting engagement

May 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative May 1, 2019

Anthem Contracted Ambulance Providers

May 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative May 1, 2019

Attention: Availity launches additional changes to the new look to our Medical Attachment submission tool

May 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative May 1, 2019

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Prior Authorization Changes: April 2019

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements.
April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative Apr 1, 2019

The 2019 Provider Manual is now available for your review

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative Apr 1, 2019

New on Interactive Care Reviewer (ICR): Request Clinical Appeals

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative Apr 1, 2019

UM Process Change: Courtesy approval determination notifications

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative Apr 1, 2019

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 - Ohio Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Why do patients stop taking their prescribed medications and what can you do to help them?

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative Apr 1, 2019

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

March 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com in March

March 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Availity: Explore the updates to the Medical Attachment Tool

March 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Availity: New look to Claim Status and Secure Messaging

March 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Availity: Latest Updates to EDI Gateway Migration

March 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Ohio Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Prior Authorization Changes: February 2019

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements.
February 2019 Anthem Ohio Provider Newsletter Administrative Feb 1, 2019

Reminder: Inpatient commercial claim denials

February 2019 Anthem Ohio Provider Newsletter Administrative Feb 1, 2019

HEDIS® 2019: Controlling High Blood Pressure (CBP)

February 2019 Anthem Ohio Provider Newsletter Administrative Feb 1, 2019

New Year Brings New ID Cards - and New ID Numbers - for Many Anthem Members

Jan. 23, 2019 Anthem Ohio Provider Network eUpdate Administrative Jan 23, 2019

Anthem ePASS® Weekly Webinar Schedule

Sign up for an ePASS® Weekly Webinar!
Jan. 16, 2019 Anthem Ohio Provider Network eUpdate Administrative Jan 16, 2019

Benefits to be available for chronic care management and advance care planning services effective February 23, 2019

January 2019 Anthem Ohio Provider Newsletter Administrative Jan 1, 2019

HEDIS® 2019 starts early February

January 2019 Anthem Ohio Provider Newsletter Administrative Jan 1, 2019

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Prior Authorization Changes - December 2018

Notice of Material Changes/Amendments to Contract and Changes to Prior Authorization Requirements may apply for new or updated reimbursement policies, medical policies, or prior authorization requirements.
December 2018 Anthem Ohio Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018
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