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Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19 (Updated June 4, 2020)

We recently updated FAQs to reflect the extension of coverage for telehealth and telephonic care.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Jun 4, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Guidance for telehealth/telephonic care for Behavioral Health services (Updated June 4, 2020)

We are extending coverage for telehealth and telephone-only care. Through September 30, 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 Administrative Jun 4, 2020

A special thank you to Care Providers

Thank you for your tireless efforts in keeping our country healthy. For all you do, we would like to share a message of our gratitude.
June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jun 1, 2020

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

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Provider contract and fee schedule notifications coming soon

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Availity Portal Notification Center

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jun 1, 2020

Quality Corner: CPT® Category II codes - Collaborating for enhanced patient care

June 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jun 1, 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 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 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 Blue Cross and Blue Shield is introducing our Anthem Health Access Plans for certain large group employers currently enrolled in our commercial lines of business only.
COVID-19 Information Administrative May 26, 2020

Important update and clarity regarding National Medical Funding Services

COVID-19 Information 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 our 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 Administrative May 1, 2020

COVID-19 information repository for Anthem care providers

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

Anthem in Virginia makes mail and fax changes for provider demographics

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

Quality Corner: Diabetes HbA1c<8 HEDIS guidance

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

Reminder about system updates

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

REMINDER: Anthem’s spring webinar takes place on May 13; Register now

May 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia 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 Administrative Apr 10, 2020

Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19

Bookmark Provider News Home for the latest information for Care Providers about COVID-19.
April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Apr 1, 2020

Anthem continues focus on updates to our public provider website

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

Register today for Anthem’s spring webinar scheduled for May 13

April 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Apr 1, 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

Contracting and credentialing nurse practitioners and physician assistants

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative 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

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

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

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

October 8, 2019: Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Oct 8, 2019

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com

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

Reminder from HealthKeepers, Inc.: Use LabCorp for lab services for Anthem HealthKeepers and Anthem HealthKeepers Plus members

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

National Accounts 2020 Pre-certification list

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

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week is November 11-18, 2019

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

Register now for Anthem’s fall webinar scheduled for October 10

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

Receive important email notifications

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

An update about Anthem’s direct contracting effort for NPs and PAs

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

Commercial fee schedule update from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginia

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

PCP after-hours access requirements

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

Misrouted protected health information (PHI)

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

Register today for Anthem’s fall webinar scheduled for October 10

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

Important changes to Commonwealth of Virginia and The Local Choice Anthem member ID cards

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

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com for Provider Manuals

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

Maintaining confidentiality of Fee Schedule information

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

Coding updates

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

Reimbursement policy update: Bundled services - Professional

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

Change to toll-free phone lines for Provider Services: A reminder from Anthem in Virginia

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

Register soon for Anthem’s fall webinar scheduled for October 10

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

Clinical validation: Professional

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

Ethics and Fairness in Carrier Business Practices

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

Telemedicine Services: Expansion of Section 38.2-3418.16 of the Code of Virginia

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

New state legislation prompts changes for reimbursement of services during credentialing process for mental health professionals

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

ICD-10-CM coding guidelines and laterality: Professional

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

Modifier 79 reminder: Professional

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

Modifier 63 reminder: Professional

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

Make the move to the Availity EDI Gateway today

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

Changes coming to Claim Status Inquiry and Secure Messaging on the Availity Portal

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

REMINDER: Change to toll-free phone lines for Provider Services in Virginia

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

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Anthem in Virginia makes change to toll-free phone lines for Provider Services

June 11, 2019: Anthem eUPDATE - Virginia Administrative Jun 11, 2019

AIM programs may require additional pre-service documentation

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

Find A Doctor: New sort option

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

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com for Q2

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

Coming Soon: Anthem electronic attachments

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

Drug screen testing: Professional

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

Update: Sepsis coding

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

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

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

Anthem to mail professional provider contract amendment in late May 2019

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

Anthem contracted ambulance providers

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

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

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

Availity launches changes to our Medical Attachment submission tool

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

Updating your provider information

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

Receive email notifications via our Network eUPDATE

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

CORRECTION: Alpha prefix is “VQW” for Anthem’s Exclusive Provider Organization benefit plans

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

Billing for private room stays

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

How you can help patients adhere to their prescribed treatment plans and medications

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

Anthem’s Commercial Risk Adjustment reporting update: Accurate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of patients’ health and services provided

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

Register now for the Anthem webinar on April 10

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

Anthem’s direct contracting effort for NPs and PAs gets under way in 2019

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

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com in March

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

HEDIS® 2019: Controlling High Blood Pressure (CBP)

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

Explore the updates to the Medical Attachment tool

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

Latest updates to EDI Gateway migration

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

Register today for Anthem webinar on April 10

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