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Articles Category: Administrative

Title Publication Category Date

2020 Network Changes

December 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Announcing a New Network - Connection

December 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Blue Access Expands to Include Large Groups

December 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2019

New - Individual Network

December 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Verifying and updating your provider information

December 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Coding Tip for Psychological and Neuropsychological Testing

December 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Empire Works to Simplify Payment Recovery Process for National Accounts Membership

December 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Empire BCBS HealthPlus to be removed from Availity’s Payer Menu

December 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Retrieve your Empire Patient’s HEDIS® care gaps through Patient360 located on the Availity Portal

December 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Coordination of Care

December 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Important Information about Utilization Management

December 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Members’ Rights and Responsibilities

December 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available on empireblue.com/provider

December 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Dec 1, 2019

Changes to timely filing requirements for Commercial plans for all claims submitted to plan on or after October 1, 2019

November 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2019

Additional improvements coming to empireblue.com

November 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2019

Appropriate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of patients’ health

November 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Nov 1, 2019

Get the latest critical information from Empire that impacts you; View Provider News for easy access at your fingertips

Critical information from Empire Administrative Oct 8, 2019

Empire launches additional changes to empireblue.com/provider

October 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 2019

National Accounts 2020 Pre-certification list

October 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Empire CRA Reporting Update: Retrospective Program continues

October 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Empire engages Matrix to conduct mobile health clinics and in-home assessments for targeted members

October 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Oct 1, 2019

Reminder: Changes to timely filing requirements for Medicare Advantage

September 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Sep 1, 2019

PCP after-hours access requirements

September 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Sep 1, 2019

Empire launches Sydney on September 1; New app offers better digital health care support to members

September 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Sep 1, 2019

Reminder about lab services for Suffolk County members

September 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Sep 1, 2019

Empire CRA Reporting Update: Risk Adjustment Data Validation (RADV) Audit happening now

September 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Sep 1, 2019

Provider Transparency Update

September 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Sep 1, 2019

Empire customization's to MCG care guidelines 23rd edition

August 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2019

New online Provider Manual page

August 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Aug 1, 2019

Clinical Validation - Professional

July 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Changes to timely filing requirements for Medicare Advantage

July 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Make the move to the Availity EDI Gateway today

July 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2019

CRA Reporting Update: 2019 Program Year Progression - What’s in it for you and your patients?

July 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Empire Works to Simplify Payment Recovery Process for National Accounts Membership

July 2019 Empire Provider News Administrative Jul 1, 2019

Anthem, Inc. to acquire Beacon Health Options

N/A Administrative Jun 6, 2019

Updated Provider Manual now available

June 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Empire launches additional changes to empireblue.com for Q2

June 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Find A Doctor: New Sort Option

June 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Coming Soon: Empire Electronic Attachments

June 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Change coming to Claim Status Inquiry and Secure Messaging on the Availity Portal

June 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Empire CRA Reporting Update: Retrospective Program begins

June 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Update: Sepsis Coding

June 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Lab services reminder for Employee Health Plan of Suffolk County

June 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available online

June 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Jun 1, 2019

Electronic Member ID Cards: Easy online access on the Availity Portal

May 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative May 1, 2019

Review of professional claims with emergency room level 5 E/M codes

May 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative May 1, 2019

Be sure to verify your demographic information

May 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative May 1, 2019

MCG care guidelines 23rd Edition

May 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative May 1, 2019

Empire CRA Reporting Update: Health Assessment requests for 2019 / Alternative reporting engagement

May 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative May 1, 2019

ATTENTION! Availity launches additional changes to the new look to our Medical Attachment submission tool

May 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative May 1, 2019

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available online

May 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative May 1, 2019

Empire Contracted Ambulance Providers

May 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative May 1, 2019

Empire CRA Reporting Update: Accurate coding helps provide a comprehensive picture of patients’ health and services provided

April 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Apr 1, 2019

New on Interactive Care Reviewer: Request Clinical Appeals

April 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available online

April 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Why do patients stop taking their prescribed medications and what can you do to help them?

April 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Apr 1, 2019

Revised New York State Department of Health Clauses for Managed Care Provider/IPA/ACO Contracts and Amendment

March 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Attention: Updated or New Fee Schedules for Commercial products

March 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Site of Service Update

March 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Empire launches additional changes to empireblue.com in March

March 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Latest Updates to EDI Gateway Migration

March 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Explore the updates to the Medical Attachment Tool

March 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Provider Transparency Update

March 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

HEDIS 2019: Controlling High Blood Pressure

March 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available online

March 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Mar 1, 2019

Empire to enhance claim edits for outpatient facility claims

February 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Feb 1, 2019

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available online

February 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Feb 1, 2019

New Year Brings New ID Cards - and New ID Numbers - for Many Empire Members

January Empire Network eUPDATE Administrative Jan 25, 2019

Attention: Updated or New Fee Schedules for Commercial products

January 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Jan 1, 2019

Final Notice: Empire Facility and Physician Portal Retirement - January 9, 2019

January 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Jan 1, 2019

Streamline Workflow with Medical Attachments Tool

January 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Jan 1, 2019

Reminder: HCPCS code A0998 Ambulance response and treatment with no transport is active and available for use

January 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Jan 1, 2019

Benefits to be available for chronic care management and advance care planning services effective February 23, 2019

January 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Jan 1, 2019

HEDIS 2019 starts early February

January 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Jan 1, 2019

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available online

January 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Jan 1, 2019

Empire announces a new network - Blue Access

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Empire announces changes to the Individual Health Benefit Plans

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Prepare NOW for Empire Facility and Physician Portal Retirement

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Availity to serve as EDI entry point for electronic submissions

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Explore new enhancements to the Education and Reference Center

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Company works to simplify payment recovery process for National Accounts membership

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

HEDIS® 2018 Commercial Results Are In

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Case Management Program

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

ConditionCare Program Benefits Patients and Physicians

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Integrated Care Model for plans purchased on the Health Insurance Marketplace benefits patients and physicians

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Coordination of Care

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Important Information about Utilization Management

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Members’ Rights and Responsibilities

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC) Certified Shared Decision Making Aid Available on the Web

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Clinical practice and preventive health guidelines available online

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Dec 1, 2018

Anthem, Inc., Empire's parent company, has tapped Paul Marchetti to lead company’s overall care transformation strategy

November 2018 Empire Network eUpdate Administrative Nov 1, 2018

Update to Durable Medical Equipment – effective October 14, 2018

October 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 12, 2018

Attention: Updated or New Fee Schedules for Commercial products - REVISED DATE

October 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Empire launches additional changes to empireblue.com in October

October 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Electronic Member ID Cards: Online option available on Availity

October 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

What Matters Most: Improving the Patient Experience

October 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Special Investigations Unit Updates

October 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

HEDIS® 2018: Provider Incentive Winners Announced!

October 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Integrated Medical and Behavioral Healthcare Services

October 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018

Availity as Empire’s EDI Gateway

October 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Administrative Oct 1, 2018
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