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COVID-19 Update: Guidance for telehealth/telephonic care for Behavioral Health services

Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19 - Virginia Administrative Mar 27, 2020

Important COVID-19 update: Prior authorization and other policy adjustments

Important COVID-19 update: Prior authorization and other policy adjustments - Virginia Administrative Mar 26, 2020

Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19 (Updated March 26, 2020)

* We recently updated FAQs about telehealth coding and COVID-19 testing.
Important COVID-19 update: Prior authorization and other policy adjustments - Virginia Administrative Mar 26, 2020

Updated COVID-19 Medicare and Medicaid Information

For the latest COVID-19 Medicare and Medicaid information, please check Medicaid Provider News & Announcements and Important Medicare Advantage Updates .
N/A State & Federal Mar 25, 2020

Anthem acquires Beacon Health Options

N/A Administrative Mar 2, 2020

New enhancements with Provider News

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

Modifier user reminders

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

Patient360 enhancement for medical providers

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

Important coding reminder for Walk-In Retail Health Clinics

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

Anthem Commercial Risk Adjustment Program Update: Medical chart collection for certain Anthem members due March 31, 2020

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Products & Programs Mar 1, 2020

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Pharmacy Mar 1, 2020

Federal Employee Program membership transitioning in April to Interactive Care Reviewer, Anthem’s online prior authorization tool

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Mar 1, 2020

Coding tip for psychological and neuropsychological testing

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Mar 1, 2020

Attention community service boards: Update regarding Targeted Case Management registrations

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Mar 1, 2020

Antibiotic dispensing guidelines

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Mar 1, 2020

Upcoming educational opportunities

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Mar 1, 2020

Coding spotlight: HIV and AIDS

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Mar 1, 2020

Default enrollment to the Anthem MediBlue Dual Advantage: (HMO D-SNP) Plan

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Mar 1, 2020

Reminder: Mid-level practitioners are required to file using their NPI

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Mar 1, 2020

Improving the lives of our members: Social Determinants of Health

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Mar 1, 2020

Services requiring prior authorization: Certain physical therapy services

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Mar 1, 2020

Low back pain

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Mar 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicaid news

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Mar 1, 2020

Outpatient Rehabilitation Program transition: New prior authorization requirements

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Mar 1, 2020

Personal home helper benefit

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Mar 1, 2020

Reminder: Mid-level practitioners are required to file using their NPI

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Mar 1, 2020

Non-preferred products and corresponding preferred alternatives

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Mar 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicare news

March 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Mar 1, 2020

Contracting and credentialing nurse practitioners and physician assistants

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

Updates to AIM Musculoskeletal Program Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Guideline Updates Feb 1, 2020

Updates to AIM Advanced Imaging Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Guideline Updates Feb 1, 2020

Anthem SOAP notes/health assessments for 2019 calendar year are due February 15, 2020

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Products & Programs Feb 1, 2020

Anthem supports new initiative to tackle issue of teen depression and suicide

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Behavioral Health Feb 1, 2020

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Pharmacy Feb 1, 2020

Anthem to update formulary lists for commercial health plan pharmacy benefit

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Pharmacy Feb 1, 2020

Resources to support your diverse patient panel

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Feb 1, 2020

Taxonomy codes

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Feb 1, 2020

Reimbursement policy update: Split-Care Surgical Modifiers

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Feb 1, 2020

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

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Feb 1, 2020

Services requiring prior authorization

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Feb 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicaid news

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Feb 1, 2020

New CMS requirement: Hospitals must use Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Feb 1, 2020

Reimbursement policy: Modifier 62 Co-Surgeons

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Feb 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicare news

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Feb 1, 2020

New year brings new ID cards for many Anthem members

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

Let us help you accomplish your 2020 “To Do List” early: EDI Migration

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

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

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

Upcoming retirement planned for legacy Medical Attachment submission tool

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

Coverage guidelines effective April 1, 2020

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Coverage and Clinical Guidelines Jan 1, 2020

Important update: Milliman Care Guideline (MCG), 23rd Edition; ORG: W0163 Pelvic Organ Prolapse Repair

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Guideline Updates Jan 1, 2020

New Musculoskeletal and Pain Management Solution effective for select National ASO Accounts January 1, 2020

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Products & Programs Jan 1, 2020

2020 FEP® benefit information available online

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Jan 1, 2020

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Jan 1, 2020

Coding spotlight: Provider’s guide to coding respiratory diseases

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Jan 1, 2020

Inmate Services Program

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Jan 1, 2020

Verifying and updating your provider information

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Jan 1, 2020

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Jan 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicaid news

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Jan 1, 2020

Introducing a new Medicare Advantage special needs plan for 2020

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Medicare Advantage Group Retiree PPO plans and National Access Plus FAQ

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Medicare preferred continuous glucose monitors

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Help protect your patients by providing medical ID protection: Best practices

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Reminder: Medicare claims for secondary payer must be submitted after the 30-day Medicare remittance period

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Healthcare Quality Patient Assessment Form and Patient Assessment Form

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Electric Boat offers Medicare Advantage options

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Keep up with Medicare news

January 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Jan 1, 2020

Anthem works to simplify payment recovery process for National Accounts membership

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

Verifying and updating your provider information

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

Anthem makes improvements to interactive voice response system

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

Accessibility standards for services provided by primary care physicians, specialists and behavioral health practitioners

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

Retrieve your Anthem patient’s HEDIS® care gaps through Patient360 located on the Availity Portal

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

Important information about utilization management

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

Case Management Program

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

Coordination of Care

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

Members’ Rights and Responsibilities

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

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Guideline Updates Dec 1, 2019

System updates for 2020: Professional

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Reimbursement Policies Dec 1, 2019

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Pharmacy Dec 1, 2019

Coding tips for Psychological and Neuropsychological Testing

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Behavioral Health Dec 1, 2019

Coordination of benefits for members enrolled in the Federal Employee Program®

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Dec 1, 2019

Coding spotlight: Provider’s guide to coding behavioral and emotional disorders

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Dec 1, 2019

Global 3M19 Medical Policy and Technology Assessment Committee prior authorization requirement updates

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Dec 1, 2019

Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Dec 1, 2019

Keep up with Medicaid news

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Dec 1, 2019

Direct contracting for nurse practitioners and physician assistants in 2019

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Dec 1, 2019

Medical drug Clinical Criteria updates

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Dec 1, 2019

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association mandate about Medicare Advantage care management and provider engagement (APM ID 0037943)

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Dec 1, 2019

Reminder to Medicare Advantage providers: Refer patients to contracted network specialists

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Dec 1, 2019

Keep up with Medicare news

December 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Dec 1, 2019

Attention Professional Providers: Important update regarding timely filing requirement for Anthem’s commercial and Medicare Advantage plans

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

Additional improvements coming to anthem.com

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

Updates to AIM Advanced Imaging of the Abdomen and Pelvis Clinical Appropriateness Guideline

November 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Guideline Updates Nov 1, 2019

Updates to AIM Radiation Therapy Clinical Appropriateness Guideline

November 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Guideline Updates Nov 1, 2019

Updates to AIM Sleep Disorder Management Clinical Appropriateness Guideline

November 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Guideline Updates Nov 1, 2019

Updates to AIM Spine Surgery Clinical Appropriateness Guideline

November 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Guideline Updates Nov 1, 2019

Appropriate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of patients’ health

November 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Products & Programs Nov 1, 2019

Anthem’s prior authorization and clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

November 2019 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Pharmacy Nov 1, 2019
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