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Title Publication Category Date

Anthem to acquire Beacon Health Options

N/A Administrative Jun 6, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New provider directory indicator for telehealth services

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

Dental Anesthesia: Correct coding guidelines

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

Billing for private room stays

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

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com

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

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

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week

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

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

April 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia Administrative Apr 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

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

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’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

National Accounts 2020 Pre-certification list

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

Register now for the Anthem webinar on April 10

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

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

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

Receive email notifications via our Network eUPDATE

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

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

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

Anthem acquires Beacon Health Options

N/A Administrative Mar 2, 2020

Receive important email notifications

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

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

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

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

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

Contracting and credentialing nurse practitioners and physician assistants

February 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Feb 1, 2020

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com in March

March 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia Administrative Mar 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

HEDIS® 2019: Controlling High Blood Pressure (CBP)

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

Availity to serve as EDI entry point for electronic submissions

December 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia Administrative Nov 30, 2018

Explore new enhancements to the Education and Reference Center

December 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia Administrative Nov 30, 2018

Claims system updates for 2019: Professional

December 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia Administrative Nov 30, 2018

Modifier 79: Unrelated procedure or service by the same physician or other qualified health care professional during the postoperative period - Professional

December 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia Administrative Nov 30, 2018

Explore the updates to the Medical Attachment tool

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

Misrouted protected health information (PHI)

December 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia Administrative Nov 30, 2018

Latest updates to EDI Gateway migration

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

Receive e-mail notifications via our Network eUPDATE

December 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia Administrative Nov 30, 2018

Anthem to enhance claim edits for outpatient facility claims

February 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia Administrative Feb 1, 2019

Register today for Anthem webinar on April 10

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

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

Update regarding evaluation and management with modifier 25 same day as procedure when a prior E/M for the same or similar service has occurred: Professional

February 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia Administrative Feb 1, 2019

Receive email notifications via our Network eUPDATE

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

Physician office lab list update effective January 1, 2019

February 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia Administrative Feb 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

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

Review ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines: Professional

February 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia Administrative Feb 1, 2019

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 soon for the first Anthem webinar for 2019: Scheduled April 10

February 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia Administrative Feb 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

Procedure searches in Find Care: New sort option

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

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

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

Clinical nurse specialist contracting

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

New Blue HPN® plans in effect

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

AIM programs may require additional pre-service documentation

June 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia Administrative Jun 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

Find A Doctor: New sort option

June 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia Administrative Jun 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

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

New features added to Interactive Care Reviewer

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

PCP after-hours access requirements

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

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

Anthem launches additional changes to anthem.com for Q2

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

Reimbursement policy update: Bundled services - Professional

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

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

Self-service, digital transactions are fast and easy

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

Coming Soon: Anthem electronic attachments

June 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia Administrative Jun 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

Misrouted protected health information (PHI)

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

Misrouted protected health information (PHI)

February 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia Administrative Feb 1, 2019

Drug screen testing: Professional

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

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

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

Update: Sepsis coding

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

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

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

Receive important email notifications

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

Receive email notifications via our Network eUPDATE

February 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia Administrative Feb 1, 2019

Receive important email notifications

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

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

August 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter -- Virginia Administrative Aug 17, 2018

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

Important Message: A new look is coming to provider communications

August 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter -- Virginia Administrative Aug 17, 2018

Register soon for the last Anthem webinar for 2018 – Scheduled October 10

August 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter -- Virginia Administrative Aug 17, 2018

Maximizing efficient, high quality COVID-19 screenings

COVID-19 Information Administrative Apr 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

Member explanation of benefits gets a makeover

August 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter -- Virginia Administrative Aug 17, 2018

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

Anthem streamlines member identification cards – Use Availity to verify members’ cost shares and benefits at time of service

August 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter -- Virginia Administrative Aug 17, 2018

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

Important billing update for professional delivery claims

August 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter -- Virginia Administrative Aug 17, 2018

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
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