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Anthem Blue Cross : Behavioral Health Provider Resources

Behavioral Health Provider Resources

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Our extensive provider network includes psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners, psychiatric nurses, marriage and family therapists and professional clinical counselors. The facility network includes hospital inpatient units, residential treatment centers, partial hospitalization programs, and intensive outpatient services and programs. 
If you are an Anthem Blue Cross member, please call the toll-free Customer Service phone number on the back of your ID card for assistance. Thank you. If you are an Anthem Blue Cross member, please call the toll-free Customer Service phone number on the back of your ID card for assistance. Thank you. 
This site is a “one-stop shop” comprehensive Web page information center for behavioral health. You have access to online information - announcements, tools and resources, forms, guidelines and more. Have the information center at your fingertips by saving it to your Internet “Favorites” on your computer. All you need for behavioral health specific information is just a click away! 
Our Behavioral Health Network Relations team is available to assist contracted providers with questions about your fee schedule, contract (Agreement) language or requirements as specified in the Anthem Blue Cross Professional Manual. They can be reached by e-mail BHNetworks@anthem.com.  
NOTE: Member benefits will vary based on Plan and Product. It’s important that eligibility, benefits and authorization requirements are verified before starting treatment. 
 
Announcements 
Behavioral Health Network Update (Newsletter) is a great way to stay current on Anthem Blue Cross news and information
A notice was mailed on March 29 regarding Behavioral Health related Medical Policies and Clinical UM
Guidelines Summary of Changes to all contracted Behavioral Health providers regarding adopted and revised Anthem Blue Cross Behavioral Health related Medical Policies and Clinical UM Guidelines. The information in this summary highlights material changes effective July 1, 2016, and is not intended to contain all changes to the Clinical UM Guidelines. View the complete list of Anthem Blue Cross Medical Policies and Clinical UM Guidelines online at anthem.com/ca. 
Resources  
Behavioral Health Guides for Contracted Providers
Anthem BlueCross Department Contacts Listing
Provider Network Education
Electronic Data Interchange(EDI)
Availity Web Portal(Availity)
 
Plans, Programs and Benefits 
Applied Behavior Analysis(ABA)
Blue Card Program Provider Manual
Medi-Cal Behavioral Health
 
Policies, Guidelines and Tool Kits 
Behavioral Health Clinical Practice Guidelines
Behavioral Health Clinical UM Guidelines
Behavioral Health Follow Up Program (FUAH)
Provider Tool Kits
 
Communications and Updates  
Network Update (Newsletter)
Network eUPDATEs
Health Insurance Exchange Information
Health Care Reform Updates and Notifications
ICD-10 Updates
 
Contact Us 
California Behavioral Health Provider Relations: BHNetworks@anthem.com 
If you are an Anthem Blue Cross member, please call the toll-free phone number on the back of your ID card for assistance. Thank you.  
TaxForm1099: Send an e-mail to 1099 dept@anthem.com or phone at 1-888-246-4893.  

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