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May 20, 2022

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Webinars on tap in advance of new Rehabilitation program that begins August 1, 2022

Register today for webinar sessions starting in June.
Anthem to offer provider webinars for new Rehabilitation program - Virginia Products & Programs May 20, 2022

Coding tips for reporting administration of Spravato®

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2022

Anthem announces changes to post-payment audits conducted on our behalf

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2022

Resources to support diverse patients and communities

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2022

Primary care appointment access and open panels

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2022

Consolidation Appropriations Act: Timely updates help keep our provider directories current

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2022

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month: We’ve got this

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2022

Alcohol use disorder has a big cost

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2022

Coding update effective August 1, 2022

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Coverage and Clinical Guidelines May 1, 2022

New Rehabilitation program effective August 1, 2022

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Products & Programs May 1, 2022

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Pharmacy May 1, 2022

Specialty pharmacy updates effective August 1, 2022

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Pharmacy May 1, 2022

Federal Employee Program® AIM radiology prior authorization review reminder

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Federal Employee Plan (FEP) May 1, 2022

CORRECTION: Save time by using CPT II codes: Introducing FEP® Quality Reimbursement Program for PPO providers

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Federal Employee Plan (FEP) May 1, 2022

Join us for a FEP® Quality Learning Program live webinar

Everything you need to know about using CPT II Codes
May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Federal Employee Plan (FEP) May 1, 2022

Screening for alcohol use disorder in high-prevalence demographics

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid May 1, 2022

Personal care services prior authorization change

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid May 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicaid news: May 2022

  • DMAS MEMO: Medicaid Enterprise System
  • Prior authorization requirement change for HCPCS code K1022
  • New specialty pharmacy medical step therapy requirements
May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid May 1, 2022

Convenient, reliable at-home testing for colorectal cancer and diabetes care

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare May 1, 2022

HEDIS 2022: Summary of changes from the National Committee for Quality Assurance

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare May 1, 2022

New specialty pharmacy medical step therapy requirements

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare May 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news: May 2022

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield expands specialty pharmacy precertification list effective July 1, 2022
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield expands specialty pharmacy precertification list
  • New specialty pharmacy medical step therapy requirements effective June 1, 2022
May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare May 1, 2022

Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19 (Updated April 20, 2022)

We recently updated information about coverage dates and codes for telephonic-only care.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Apr 20, 2022

Improving antibiotic use for acute respiratory infections in the outpatient setting

CME Webinar Offers CDC's Best Practices for Safe and Effective Antibiotic Prescribing - Virginia Administrative Apr 5, 2022

The Anthem, Inc. name is changing

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Apr 1, 2022

HEDIS 2022: Summary of changes from National Committee for Quality Assurance

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Let’s play catch-up on routine vaccines

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Consolidated Appropriations Act: Update your provider directory information

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Procedure searches in Find Care

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Apr 1, 2022

Coverage guidelines effective July 1, 2022

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Coverage and Clinical Guidelines Apr 1, 2022

Importance of behavioral healthcare after-hours messaging

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Behavioral Health Apr 1, 2022

Specialty pharmacy updates effective July 1, 2022

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Pharmacy Apr 1, 2022

Reminder on Botox® for Anthem members

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Pharmacy Apr 1, 2022

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Pharmacy Apr 1, 2022

Save time by using CPT II codes: Introducing FEP Quality Reimbursement Program for PPO providers

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Apr 1, 2022

The Anthem, Inc. name is changing

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Apr 1, 2022

Claims reprocessing update for home- and community-based services

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Apr 1, 2022

Reminder: Provider orientations are available

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Apr 1, 2022

Disease Management/Population Health program

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Apr 1, 2022

Clinical Criteria updates

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Apr 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicaid news: April 2022

  • Prior authorization updates for medications billed under the medical benefit
  • Medical drug benefit Clinical Criteria updates
  • Improving the lives of our members: Social drivers of health
  • Medical Policies and Clinical Utilization Management Guidelines update
April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Apr 1, 2022

The Anthem, Inc. name is changing

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Model of Care required training

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Apr 1, 2022

The impact of listening

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Clinical Criteria updates

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Implementation update for the NYC Medicare Advantage Plus plan, an alliance between Empire BlueCross BlueShield and EmblemHealth

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news: April 2022

  • Medical Policies and Clinical Utilization Management Guidelines update
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield expands specialty pharmacy precertification list
  • AIM Specialty Health Outpatient Rehabilitative and Habilitative Services Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines updates
April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Apr 1, 2022

Implementation update for the NYC Medicare Advantage Plus plan, an alliance between Empire BlueCross BlueShield and EmblemHealth

City of New York Retirees will NOT transition to NYC Medicare Advantage Plus on April 1, 2022. Additional updates on a new effective date will be made available at a later date.  Read important information about this change.

Transition to NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Delayed Medicare Mar 15, 2022

The Anthem, Inc. name is changing

Our parent company's name is changing Administrative Mar 14, 2022

Exploring Implicit Bias in Healthcare for Historically Marginalized Communities

Register today for a forum on Exploring Implicit Bias in Healthcare for Historically Marginalized Communities hosted by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Motivo for Anthem providers on March 16, 2022.
Exploring Implicit Bias in Healthcare - Virginia Administrative Mar 2, 2022

Your influence matters: Recommending cancer screenings to your patients

March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Understanding your patients’ differences is lifesaving

March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Simplifying requests for additional information

March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Mar 1, 2022

Virtual Visits: New CMS place of service code (professional and facility)

March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Reimbursement Policies Mar 1, 2022

Updated Preventive Care Guidance regarding screening colonoscopies

March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Products & Programs Mar 1, 2022

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available effective for dates of service on and after June 1, 2022

March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Pharmacy Mar 1, 2022

Specialty pharmacy updates

March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Pharmacy Mar 1, 2022

Correction to February 2022 specialty pharmacy updates

March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Pharmacy Mar 1, 2022

Change to the Federal Employee Program® clinical grievance and appeal address

March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Mar 1, 2022

HEDIS 2022 Federal Employee Program® medical record request requirements

March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Mar 1, 2022

Urinary tract infection toolkits are on the way

March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Mar 1, 2022

It is CAHPS survey time

March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Mar 1, 2022

Annual wellness visits for Medicare Advantage members

March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Mar 1, 2022

Pharmacy newsletter

March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Mar 1, 2022

Clinical Criteria updates

March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Mar 1, 2022

Prior authorization requirement changes effective June 1, 2022

March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Mar 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news: March 2022

  • Medical step therapy updates
March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Mar 1, 2022

New: Vaccination resource page for providers

March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Consolidated Appropriations Act: Have you reviewed your online provider directory information lately?

March 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Mar 1, 2022

Prepare for the Consolidated Appropriations Act: Keep your provider directory information current

February 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Feb 1, 2022

It is CAHPS survey time

February 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Feb 1, 2022

Heart disease is the number one killer of women

Share information with patients about taking an active role in their heart health.

February 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Feb 1, 2022

Cancer Care Navigator

February 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Products & Programs Feb 1, 2022

Specialty pharmacy updates effective for dates of service on and after May 1, 2022

February 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Pharmacy Feb 1, 2022

Anthem clinical criteria updates for specialty pharmacy are available effective for dates of service on and after May 1, 2022

February 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Pharmacy Feb 1, 2022

Pharmacy information available on anthem.com

February 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Pharmacy Feb 1, 2022

Notice of Regulatory Amendment related to Medicaid participating providers and facilities

February 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Feb 1, 2022

Reminder: Provider orientations are available

February 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Feb 1, 2022

The Behavioral Health Areas of Expertise Profile improves the referral process

February 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Feb 1, 2022

Get faster payments with electronic funds transfer

February 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Feb 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicaid news: February 2022

  • Provider Services Solution (PRSS)
  • Enrollment and maintenance changes starting April 2022
  • State Memo: December 1, 2021, Behavioral Health Enhancement (BHE) Licensed Services
  • State memo: Important changes to emergency services licenses
  • Cancer Care Navigator
February 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Feb 1, 2022

Get faster payments with electronic funds transfer

February 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Feb 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news: February 2022

  • NYC Medicare Advantage Plus update
  • Cancer Care Navigator
February 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Feb 1, 2022

Important COVID-19 update: Prior authorization and other policy adjustments (Updated January 18, 2022)

We recently updated prior authorization requirements for patient transfers from acute inpatient hospitals to skilled nursing and acute rehabilitation facilities.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Jan 18, 2022

New Medicare Advantage plan will have access to Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO Network Sharing Providers Nationally

Effective April 1, 2022, approximately 200,000 Medicare-eligible City of New York retirees across the United States will transition to the NYC Medicare Advantage Plus plan and have access to Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO Network Sharing. Read important information about this change in the New York City Medicare Advantage announcement.

 

Important Update for New 200k Group Retiree PPO Plan - Virginia Administrative Jan 5, 2022

Well-child visits: Know the numbers

January 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jan 1, 2022

Is prior authorization required? Use the Availity Authorization app

Answering your questions about the new Availity Authorization App
January 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Jan 1, 2022

Submitting prior authorizations is getting easier

Anthem is transitioning to the Availity Authorization app
January 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Jan 1, 2022

Coverage guidelines effective April 1, 2022

January 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Coverage and Clinical Guidelines Jan 1, 2022

2022 FEP® Benefit information available online

January 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Federal Employee Plan (FEP) Jan 1, 2022

Botox® update for Anthem HealthKeepers Plus members

January 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Jan 1, 2022

Reducing the burden of medical record review and improving health outcomes with HEDIS ECDS reporting

January 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Jan 1, 2022

2021 CAHPS Survey results

January 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Jan 1, 2022

Submitting prior authorizations is getting easier

January 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Jan 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicaid news: January 2022

  • Provider orientations and training
  • Prior authorization updates for medications billed under the medical benefit effective March 1, 2022
  • Prior authorization updates for medications billed under the medical benefit
  • AIM Specialty Health Radiation Oncology Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines update
  • Change to durable medical equipment wheelchair benefit limits
  • HEDIS Guide for retinal exam using fundoscopic photograph
January 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicaid Jan 1, 2022

Reducing the burden of medical record review and improving health outcomes with HEDIS ECDS reporting

January 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Jan 1, 2022

Important update on Botox® for Medicare members of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

January 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Jan 1, 2022

Volvo Group North American offers Medicare Advantage option

January 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Jan 1, 2022

Availity authorization app available to Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield providers in 2022

January 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Jan 1, 2022

Keep up with Medicare news: January 2022

  • Medical step therapy updates
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield expands specialty pharmacy precertification list
  • AIM Specialty Health Radiation Oncology Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines update
January 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Medicare Jan 1, 2022
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