Treatment involving prescription of opioids
Please note, this communication applies to Anthem HealthKeepers Plus, Medallion and Anthem HealthKeepers Plus, Commonwealth Coordinated Care Plus (Anthem CCC Plus offered by HealthKeepers, Inc.
Effective as of July 1, 2022, providers accepting Medicaid reimbursement may not request or require a Medicaid member to pay any out-of-pocket cost for the provision of opiates for pain management or medications approved for the treatment of opioid addiction. Providers not accepting Medicaid must inform their Medicaid members via writing that they do not participate with Medicaid, but that in-network Medicaid providers do not charge for the provision of opiates for pain management or medications approved for the treatment of opioid addiction.
Additional information is available.
If you have any questions about this communication, call Anthem HealthKeepers Plus, Medallion Provider Services at 800‑901‑0020 or Anthem CCC Plus Provider Services at 855‑323‑4687.
August 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia