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Information from Anthem for Care Providers about COVID-19 – RETIRED as of November 8, 2022

As of November 8, 2022, THIS DOCUMENT WILL NO LONGER BE UPDATED.  Future updates regarding COVID-19 will appear in the monthly Provider News publication.

COVID-19 Information – Publication RETIRED as of November 8, 2022 Administrative Oct 13, 2022

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

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

November 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Nov 1, 2022

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 – RETIRED as of November 8, 2022

As of November 8, 2022, THIS DOCUMENT WILL NO LONGER BE UPDATED. Future updates regarding COVID-19 will appear in the monthly Provider News publication.
COVID-19 Information – Publication RETIRED as of November 8, 2022 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 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

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

Coding tips for reporting administration of Spravato®

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2022

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 – Publication RETIRED as of November 8, 2022 Administrative Apr 1, 2021

Anthem announces changes to post-payment audits conducted on our behalf

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2022

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

Resources to support diverse patients and communities

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2022

Primary care physician searches in Find Care

Primary care physician searches in Find Care - Virginia Administrative Nov 2, 2022

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

Primary care appointment access and open panels

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2022

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

Consolidation Appropriations Act: Timely updates help keep our provider directories current

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2022

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

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month: We’ve got this

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2022

Register for our upcoming CME webinar about low back pain management

CME webinar about low back pain management - Virginia Administrative Oct 7, 2022

Understanding Availity roles for electronic data interchange

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

Alcohol use disorder has a big cost

May 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative May 1, 2022

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

Does your practice offer telehealth services? Let us know

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

Avastin – Intravitreal treatment for retinal vascular conditions: Report using HCPCS code C9257

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

Join Anthem in talking about racism and its impact on health

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

Anthem to enhance automated claim edits for professional claims

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

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

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

Important information about billing colonoscopy and related anesthesia services

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

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

The Anthem, Inc. name is changing

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Apr 1, 2022

AIM Specialty Health will transition to Carelon Medical Benefits Management Inc.

February 2023 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Feb 1, 2023

HEDIS 2022: Summary of changes from National Committee for Quality Assurance

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Access standards for PCPs, specialists and behavioral health practitioners in 2018

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

Let’s play catch-up on routine vaccines

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Consolidated Appropriations Act: Update your provider directory information

April 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Apr 1, 2022

Vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) certified shared decision making aid available on the Web

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

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on the Web

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

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

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

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

Refer to anthem.com for information about health care reform and the exchange

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

Exploring the Intersection of Race and Disability

Register today for a forum on Exploring the Intersection of Race and Disability hosted by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Motivo for Anthem providers on June 22, 2022.

Exploring the Intersection of Race and Disability forum - Virginia Administrative Jun 8, 2022

Prepare for the Consolidated Appropriations Act: Keep your provider directory information current

February 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Feb 1, 2022

MCG Care Guidelines 24th Edition Customization

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

It is CAHPS survey time

February 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Feb 1, 2022

It is almost CAHPS survey time

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

Heart disease is the number one killer of women

Share information with patients about taking an active role in their heart health.

February 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Feb 1, 2022

Attachment tools for Anthem and affiliate payers: Live webinars

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

Update to Durable Medical Equipment – effective October 14, 2018

October 2018 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia Administrative Oct 12, 2018

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

Welcome to the Custom Learning Center in Availity

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

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

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

Introducing Elevance Health — Focusing on whole health and its most powerful drivers

Elevance Health Administrative Jun 16, 2022

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

Outpatient system updates for 2023

January 2023 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 30, 2022

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

Register for Anthem’s fall webinar scheduled for November 12

July 2020 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Jul 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

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

CAA: Timely updates help keep our provider directories current

December 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2022

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on anthem.com

December 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2022

Prior authorization update for commercial business

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

Member assessment of PCP after-hours messaging in 2022

December 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2022

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

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

Members’ rights and responsibilities

December 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2022

Join us for our next clinical quality in practice webinar

Join us for our next clinical quality in practice webinar - Virginia Administrative Jul 20, 2022

Member’s assessment of behavioral healthcare after-hours messaging in 2022

December 2022 Anthem Provider News - Virginia Administrative Dec 1, 2022

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

Clinical validation: Professional

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

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

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