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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

Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19 (Updated December 30, 2021)

We recently updated information about coverage dates for telephonic-only care.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Dec 30, 2021

Prepare for the Consolidated Appropriations Act: Keep your provider directory information up to date

December 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Professional system updates for 2022

December 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Outpatient system updates for 2022

December 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Chlamydia is asymptomatic; Only through screening will we know for sure

December 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Importance of primary care physician after-hours messaging

December 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Important information about utilization management

December 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Case Management Program

December 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Coordination of care

December 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Member rights and responsibilities

December 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2021

Reminder: EnrollSafe is available – electronic funds transfer enrollment portal for Anthem providers

EnrollSafe replaced CAQH Enrollhub effective November 1, 2021
December 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Dec 1, 2021

Register today for a forum on Grief and Loss: The disproportionate impact of the pandemic on communities of color

Join us to hear from a diverse panel of experienced Motivo and Anthem professionals about the disproportionate impact of the pandemic on communities of color.
Grief and Loss Forum - Virginia Administrative Nov 29, 2021

Include referring provider name and NPI on home infusion therapy and ambulatory infusion suite professional claims

November 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Change in coverage for continuous glucose monitors for some fully insured groups

November 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Time to prepare for HEDIS® medical record review

November 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Reducing the burden of medical record review and improving health outcomes with HEDIS® Electronic Clinical Data Systems reporting

November 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Be Antibiotics Aware: Protect your patients

November 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Surprisingly easy ways to help patients quit smoking cigarettes

November 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Join Anthem in talking about racism and its impact on health and earn continuing education credits

November 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Nov 1, 2021

Continuing medical education credits available in 2021 for a variety of clinical quality webinars: Register now

November 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Nov 1, 2021

EnrollSafe is available: Our new electronic funds transfer enrollment portal for Anthem providers

EnrollSafe replaces CAQH Enrollhub effective November 1, 2021
November 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Nov 1, 2021

Against medical advice discharge physician tracking tool

November 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Nov 1, 2021

Join The Fenway Institute for a CME webinar about improving your LGBTQIA+ patient interactions

Join a live webinar, “LGBTQIA+ Care: Delivering Trust and Belonging with Every Interaction,” presented by the National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute. 

Gain LGBTQIA+ Patient Interaction Knowledge - Virginia Administrative Oct 21, 2021

Submit claims with complete and correct data to avoid claim denials

Submit claims with complete and correct data to avoid claim denials Administrative Oct 8, 2021

Join the American Heart Association for a CME webinar on hypertension and diabetes disease management


Chronic disease management strategies for your patients with hypertension and diabetes

Date: Friday, October 8, 2021

Time: 12:00 p.m. ET

Clinical Quality CME Webinar Series Continues - Virginia Administrative Oct 5, 2021

Important COVID-19 update: Prior authorization and other policy adjustments (Updated October 1, 2021)

We recently updated prior authorization requirements for patient transfers from acute inpatient hospitals to skilled nursing facilities.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Oct 1, 2021

Federal Price Transparency and Consolidated Appropriations Act phase in new mandates beginning January 1, 2022

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Oct 1, 2021

Your recommendation is key to encouraging cancer screenings for your female patients

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Oct 1, 2021

Are you talking to ALL of your patients about breast cancer screenings?

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Oct 1, 2021

Looking to earn continuing medical education credits? Register for these on-demand webinars

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Oct 1, 2021

Clinical appeals

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Oct 1, 2021

Good news: Non-payment remittance advice enhancements coming soon

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Oct 1, 2021

Procedure searches in Find Care

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Oct 1, 2021

REMINDER: EnrollSafe, the new electronic funds transfer enrollment portal for Anthem providers - replacing CAQH Enrollhub effective November 1, 2021

October 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Oct 1, 2021

Important COVID-19 Update: Prior authorization and other policy adjustments (Updated September 23, 2021)

We recently updated prior authorization requirements for patient transfers from acute inpatient hospitals to skilled nursing facilities.
COVID-19 Information Administrative Sep 23, 2021

Register today for the Exploring the Impact of Racial Trauma on the Health and Wellbeing of Children forum on September 29, 2021

Join us to hear from a diverse panel of experienced Motivo and Anthem professionals about the impact of racial trauma on the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents.

Racial Trauma and Children Administrative Sep 15, 2021

UPDATE: Company to implement provider claim payment dispute process for Commercial lines of business on September 21

September 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Sep 1, 2021

National Accounts 2022 Pre-certification list

September 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Sep 1, 2021

Statin therapy for patients with diabetes

Achieve 90% patient statin therapy adherence with a personalized approach
September 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Sep 1, 2021

Six SIMPLE strategies to help increase medication adherence

September 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Sep 1, 2021

Cure for the common cold: Rest, fluids and this free prescription pad

Be Antibiotic Aware campaign offers a prescription solution to antibiotics.

 

September 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Sep 1, 2021

Register now for our September CME webinars

September 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Sep 1, 2021

Get your payments faster when you sign up for electronic funds transfer

Introducing EnrollSafe, the new electronic funds transfer enrollment portal for Anthem providers - replacing CAQH Enrollhub effective November 1, 2021.
September 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Sep 1, 2021

HEDIS® medical record submission made easier with Anthem’s Remote Electronic Medical Record Access Service

September 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Sep 1, 2021

Provider claim payment disputes for Anthem’s Commercial lines of business

August 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Aug 1, 2021

Strategic Provider System to be implemented in August 2021

August 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Aug 1, 2021

Clearing up coding confusion for retinal eye exams

August 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Aug 1, 2021

Register now for our August CME webinars

August 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Aug 1, 2021

New! Schedule appointments online through Availity

August 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Aug 1, 2021

Register for upcoming August 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.

Motivating Patients to Adhere to Cervical Cancer Prevention and Screening Recommendations
Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 12:00 p.m. ET

10 Best Practices for Improving Pharmacy Quality Measures
Thursday, August 12, 2021, 1:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. ET

6 Ways to Improve Risk Adjustment Documentation Accuracy
Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 12:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. ET

Register Now!


Clinical Quality CME Webinar Series Continues - Virginia Administrative Jul 29, 2021

Proper coding for in-home monitoring can make a measurable difference for international normalized ratio blood test

July 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jul 1, 2021

Timely receipt of primary payer’s explanation of benefits can help reduce timely filing denials for secondary claims

July 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jul 1, 2021

LabCorp is the exclusive laboratory for HealthKeepers, Inc.

July 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jul 1, 2021

Another mark of the pandemic: An increase in childhood obesity

More potato chips, sugary drinks and less physical activity are key contributors
July 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jul 1, 2021

New Strategic Provider System launch delayed

July 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Jul 1, 2021

New search option for cases submitted through Interactive Care Reviewer

July 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Jul 1, 2021

Electronic claims response files

July 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Jul 1, 2021

Clinical quality in practice webinar series

July 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Jul 1, 2021

How to enroll in electronic funds transfer for faster remittance

July 2021 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Digital Tools Jul 1, 2021

Voluntary recall of Philips Respironics CPAP machine, BiPAP machine, and ventilators

Voluntary recall of Philips Respironics CPAP machine, BiPAP machine, and ventilators Administrative Jun 25, 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
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