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Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19 (Updated June 9, 2021)

We recently updated information about coverage and cost shares for telephonic-only care.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Jun 9, 2021

Physicians and clinical care teams: Imaging for lower back pain does not improve outcomes, study finds

June 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jun 1, 2021

Keep your contact information current

June 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jun 1, 2021

Provider contract and fee schedule notifications via Availity

June 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Jun 1, 2021

Anthem’s new strategic provider system will launch in July

June 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Jun 1, 2021

Interactive Care Reviewer’s new copy feature decreases time to submit authorization request

June 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Jun 1, 2021

Essential information you need to submit EDI corrected claims

June 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Jun 1, 2021

Regular check-ins with your clearinghouse are key to identifying claim errors early

June 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Jun 1, 2021

Custom Learning Center or Availity Learning Center: Two great learning resources on one secure portal

June 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Jun 1, 2021

Digital solution options with Availity

June 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Jun 1, 2021

Register for upcoming CME webinars

Join us in a new CME webinar series as we share practices and success stories to overcoming barriers in achieving clinical quality goals, attaining better patient outcomes and improving Stars ratings.

5 Strategies to Improve Your Quality Measures - June 10th, 12 p.m. or 3 p.m. ET
7 Ways to Enhance Your Patients’ Experience - June 17th, 12 p.m. or 3 p.m. ET

Register now!



Clinical Quality CME Webinar Series - Virginia Administrative May 27, 2021

Register today for the In Pursuit of Racial Equity: Deconstructing Bias forum hosted by Anthem and Motivo on June 9, 2021

Join us to hear from a diverse panel of experienced Motivo and Anthem professionals about racial equity and implicit bias.
Deconstructing Bias Forum Invitation for Virginia providers Administrative May 21, 2021

Send larger digital attachments through Availity

We've expanded the file size to 100 megabytes.
May 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2021

A helpful and complete guide to covered well-child visits

May 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2021

Referring to network DME providers for negative pressure wound therapy helps members save on out-of-pocket costs

May 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2021

Availity's Appointment Scheduler application

Digital online scheduling feature now available in the Availity Portal.
May 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2021

Resources to support diverse patients and communities

May 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2021

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month

A WISEWOMANTM knows that improving blood pressure is good for the heart.
May 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2021

2021 Affirmative statement regarding utilization management decisions

May 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2021

Provider bulletins for medical and itemized bill attachments

Electronic solutions at your fingertips.
May 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2021

Attention facilities: Sending admission, discharge and transfer data to Anthem results in improved care management for patients

April 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Make the change to digital authorization/referral and hospital admission notifications using electronic data interchange

April 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Chat directly with a prior authorization specialist: The fast, easy way to have your questions answered

April 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Information Center replaces Education and Reference Center in Payer Spaces

April 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Understanding Availity roles for electronic data interchange

April 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Keeping up with routine vaccination during COVID-19: Well-child visits and vaccinations are essential services

April 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Does your practice offer telehealth services? Let us know

April 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Join Anthem in talking about racism and its impact on health

April 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Anthem’s spring webinar scheduled for May 6, 2021; register now

April 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Maximizing efficient, high quality COVID-19 screenings

COVID-19 Information Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Attention Anthem providers in Virginia: Supply of COVID-19 rapid antigen tests available at no cost; Drug maker extends expiration date

The Virginia Department of Health offers a significant supply of COVID-19 rapid antigen tests at no cost.  Drug maker Abbott extends expiration dates of product.  Providers in Virginia should take immediate action.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Mar 26, 2021

Medical attachment capability, itemized bill and more

March 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Mar 1, 2021

Register today for Anthem’s spring webinar scheduled for May 6, 2021

March 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Mar 1, 2021

Anthem’s direct contracting effort for Certified Nurse Specialists gets underway in 2021

February 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Feb 1, 2021

New provider directory indicator for telehealth services

February 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Feb 1, 2021

Register today for The Road to Allyship Forum hosted by Anthem and Motivo on February 3, 2021

Join us to hear from a diverse panel of experienced Motivo and Anthem professionals about racial equity and the importance of allies.
The Road to Allyship Forum Invitation Administrative Jan 21, 2021

Important COVID-19 update: Prior authorization and other policy adjustments (Updated January 13, 2021)

We recently updated prior authorization requirements for patient transfers from acute inpatient hospitals to skilled nursing facilities.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Jan 13, 2021

COVID-19 Update: Guidance for telehealth/telephonic care for Behavioral Health services (Updated January 8, 2021)

We’ve updated information about coverage for telephonic-only care.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Jan 8, 2021

Procedure searches in Find Care: New sort option

January 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jan 1, 2021

New Blue HPN® plans in effect

January 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jan 1, 2021

New features added to Interactive Care Reviewer

January 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Find out in minutes why your claim denied; Introducing self-service claim denial review on our secure provider portal

January 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Self-service, digital transactions are fast and easy

January 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jan 1, 2021

MCG Care Guidelines 24th Edition Customization

January 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jan 1, 2021

It is almost CAHPS survey time

January 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Attachment tools for Anthem and affiliate payers: Live webinars

January 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jan 1, 2021

Balance Billing legislation prompts changes to provider directory information

December 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2020

New Blue HPN® plans go live January 1, 2021

December 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Access to claim denial information is now self-service

December 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Anthem makes going digital easy with the Provider Digital Engagement Supplement

December 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Anthem in Virginia contracted air ambulance providers

December 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2020

PCP after-hours access requirements

December 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Two-minute videos to engage patients about preventive care

December 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Updated BlueCard® Program Provider Manual available on anthem.com January 1, 2021

December 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Case Management Program

December 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Coordination of care

December 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Important information about utilization management

December 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Members’ rights and responsibilities

December 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2020

Digital transactions cut administrative tasks in half

November 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Electronic claims submission: Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments

November 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments number: Additional information

November 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Vaccine administration

November 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Point of Care secure portal being retired November 30, 2020

November 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Availity attachment tools for Anthem and affiliate payers: Live webinars

November 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Nov 1, 2020

New utilization management tool now available on Availity Payer Spaces: Authorization Rules Lookup tool

November 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Dental Anesthesia: Correct coding guidelines

November 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Nov 1, 2020

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week

November 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Time is running out so register today: Anthem to host fall webinar on November 12

November 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Nov 1, 2020

Anthem Chat: A fast, easy way to have your questions answered

October 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Oct 1, 2020

Prior authorization update for commercial business

October 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Oct 1, 2020

New Blue HPN® network included in plans available for employee open enrollment fall 2020

October 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Oct 1, 2020

New medical claim attachment webinars: Register today

October 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Oct 1, 2020

Electronic member ID cards available on the Availity Portal

October 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Oct 1, 2020

National Accounts 2021 pre-certification list

October 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Oct 1, 2020

What Matters Most: Improving the patient experience

October 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Oct 1, 2020

Register today for Anthem’s fall webinar scheduled for November 12

October 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Oct 1, 2020

Attention Professional Providers: Contract amendment changes effective October 1, 2020; View upcoming contract changes online via Availity

September 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Sep 1, 2020

New state legislation prompts changes for reimbursement of services during credentialing process for providers

September 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Sep 1, 2020

New provider directory indicators for medication assisted treatment providers

September 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Sep 1, 2020

EDI Gateway migration deadline is September 15, 2020

September 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Patient360 adds care gap alert feedback for medical providers

September 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Enhanced medical records submission process to support claims processing

September 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Interactive Care Reviewer: Anthem’s online prior authorization tool targeting September 12 launch for our Commercial membership; Available now for Federal Employee Program members

September 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Providers can now receive and respond to medical record requests for postpay audits via Change Healthcare’s Assurance Attach Assist Module

September 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Anthem’s fall webinar takes place on November 12: Register now

September 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Sep 1, 2020

Anthem electronic attachments: X12 275 5010

August 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Migrate your EDI transactions to Availity today

August 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Resources to support diverse patients and communities

August 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Interactive Care Reviewer: Anthem’s online prior authorization tool targeting August launch for Federal Employee Program and September launch for Anthem’s Commercial membership

August 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Anthem’s fall webinar scheduled for November 12; Register soon

August 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Aug 1, 2020

Clinical nurse specialist contracting

July 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jul 1, 2020

Welcome to the Custom Learning Center in Availity

July 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jul 1, 2020

Targeting August to launch Interactive Care Reviewer, Anthem’s online prior authorization tool for Federal Employee Program

July 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jul 1, 2020

Register for Anthem’s fall webinar scheduled for November 12

July 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jul 1, 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
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