Letter From Anthem Delaying a Cut in Vaccine Administration Codes

Dear Provider:

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and our affiliate HealthKeepers, Inc. appreciate your participation in one or more of our provider networks.

You recently received an amendment to your Professional Provider contract, effective October 1, 2020, which included an update to Vaccine Administration, AMA CPT procedure codes 90460-90461, 90471-90474. We are writing to inform you that we have made a business decision to delay implementation of this change until January 1, 2021.

The rate(s) currently in effect for these services will remain in effect until January 1, 2021. All other changes in the amendment will go into effect on October 1, 2020. This update is applicable to all of the Virginia Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Commercial networks. 

If you have questions about this change, please call your Anthem network manager at the number listed below.

  • Central Region – (804) 354-4126
  • Eastern Region – (757) 326-5158
  • Northern Region- (804) 354-4441
  • Western Region – (540) 853-5077

We look forward to your continued participation in our networks.



Andrew A. Randazzo

Regional Vice President, Provider Solutions

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