The transition from the Anthem Blue Cross ProviderAccess portal to the Availity portal will end on December 8, 2017. Anthem has moved patient eligibility, benefits, and claim status inquiry functions to the new portal, although provider manuals, policies, and procedures, remain accessible through the ProviderAccess portal. To learn more, go to http://www.cmanet.org/news/detail/?article=anthem-blue-cross-to-discontinue.