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Artists in Nine California Counties Create Original Works to Promote Health for Blue Shield of California Members During COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

"With this art collaboration, we're stepping outside our 'clinical' engagement with members," said Angie Kalousek, director, Mind-Body Medicine at Blue Shield.

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  • "With this art collaboration, we're stepping outside our 'clinical' engagement with members," said Angie Kalousek, director, Mind-Body Medicine at Blue Shield.
  • Blue Shield of California strives to create a healthcare system worthy of its family and friends that is sustainably affordable.
  • Blue Shield of California is a tax paying, nonprofit, independent member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association with over four million members, 6,800 employees and more than $20 billion in annual revenue.
  • The company has contributed more than $500 million to Blue Shield of California Foundation since 2002 to have an impact on California communities.

Jopari Solutions enables medical providers to electronically submit medical claim attachments to Anthem health care plans

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 2:00pm

CONCORD, Calif., Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Jopari Solutions, in collaboration with their industry trading partners, has successfully deployed Jopari's Attach technology to enable medical providers to electronically submit claim attachments and medical records to over 50 Anthem Health Plans that span across Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid, and Federal Employee Plan (FEP) lines of business.Jopari's solution enables medical providers' systems to send required attachments (unsolicited) electronically to Anthem, thus eliminating the expense of paper processing and expediting the revenue cycle time.

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  • CONCORD, Calif., Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Jopari Solutions, in collaboration with their industry trading partners, has successfully deployed Jopari's Attach technology to enable medical providers to electronically submit claim attachments and medical records to over 50 Anthem Health Plans that span across Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid, and Federal Employee Plan (FEP) lines of business.Jopari's solution enables medical providers' systems to send required attachments (unsolicited) electronically to Anthem, thus eliminating the expense of paper processing and expediting the revenue cycle time.
  • "Anthem's initiative to automate the claims attachment workflow is a major industry milestone in healthcare administrative simplification.
  • The underlying costly administrative inefficiencies to support paper claim attachments processing, including medical records, have burdened our industry for too many years,"said Sherry Wilson, EVP & Chief Compliance Officer at Jopari Solutions.
  • For more information, please visit www.jopari.com , email info@jopari.com or call 800.630.3060
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UMOS Receives Nearly $100,000 from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation to Support COVID-19 Response

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 12:30pm

The Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation announced today a donation of nearly $100,000 to the nonprofit UMOS to support ongoing efforts related to COVID-19.

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  • The Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation announced today a donation of nearly $100,000 to the nonprofit UMOS to support ongoing efforts related to COVID-19.
  • Through charitable grant making, the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation LLC, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, promotes Anthems inherent commitment to improving lives and communities.
  • The Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
  • To learn more about the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation, please visit http://www.anthem.foundation and its blog at https://medium.com/anthemfoundation .

Fortify Children’s Health and Anthem HealthKeepers Plus Announce New Partnership to Put Patients at the Center of the Health Care System

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 3:00pm

Fortify Childrens Health, LLC and Anthem HealthKeepers Plus, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginias Medicaid plan, have announced a new partnership to bring value-based health care to more than 25,000 of Anthems pediatric Medicaid members across the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Key Points: 
  • Fortify Childrens Health, LLC and Anthem HealthKeepers Plus, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginias Medicaid plan, have announced a new partnership to bring value-based health care to more than 25,000 of Anthems pediatric Medicaid members across the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • The value-based agreement reflects a national health care shift toward a more coordinated model that emphasizes quality and better patient care experiences.
  • Fortify Childrens Health is Virginias first clinically integrated network (CIN) dedicated to children and the clinicians who care for them.
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and its affiliate HealthKeepers, Inc. are independent licensees of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

Anthem Blue Cross Takes Action Amid Pandemic to Address California Housing Crisis

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 2:00pm

The socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have deepened the California housing crisis, and in response, Anthem Blue Cross has launched enhanced efforts and strengthened supports to address homelessness.

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  • The socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have deepened the California housing crisis, and in response, Anthem Blue Cross has launched enhanced efforts and strengthened supports to address homelessness.
  • California leads the nation in homelessness, and COVID-19 has exacerbated the crisis, said Dr. Barsam Kasravi, President, Anthem Blue Cross CA Medicaid.
  • Anthem Blue Cross is the trade name of Blue Cross of California.
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Anthem Blue Cross Life and Health Insurance Company are independent licensees of the Blue Cross Association.

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Yale New Haven Health System Reach a New Multi-Year Agreement

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 9:35pm

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Yale New Haven Health System announced today that they have reached a new multi-year agreement that will maintain Yale New Haven Health Systems physicians and hospitals in Anthems network.

Key Points: 
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Yale New Haven Health System announced today that they have reached a new multi-year agreement that will maintain Yale New Haven Health Systems physicians and hospitals in Anthems network.
  • We value our partnership with Yale as we work together to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and improve lives and communities here in Connecticut, said Jill Hummel, President of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut.
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the trade name of Anthem Health Plans, Inc.
  • Anthem is a registered trademark of Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. Additional information about Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut is available at www.anthem.com .

Beth Keyser Named President of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 8:00pm

Anthem announced today that Beth Keyser has been named president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana.

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  • Anthem announced today that Beth Keyser has been named president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200721005880/en/
    Healthcare industry veteran Beth Keyser is the new president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana.
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the trade name of Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc., an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
  • The Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

Anthem to Hold Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Second Quarter Results on July 29, 2020

Friday, July 17, 2020 - 9:05pm

The replay will be available from 11:30 a.m. EDT on July 29, 2020, until the end of the day on August 29, 2020.

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  • The replay will be available from 11:30 a.m. EDT on July 29, 2020, until the end of the day on August 29, 2020.
  • The call will also be available through a live webcast at www.antheminc.com under the Investors link.
  • Anthem is a leading health benefits company dedicated to improving lives and communities, and making healthcare simpler.
  • Through its affiliated companies, Anthem serves more than 108 million people, including more than 42 million within its family of health plans.

More Than 23,500 Blue Shield of California Members Reclaim Their Health in First Year of Reimagined Wellvolution Program

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

"Wellvolution puts members at the center of its program and lets them choose the direction they want to take."

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  • "Wellvolution puts members at the center of its program and lets them choose the direction they want to take."
  • Blue Shield of California strives to create a healthcare system worthy of its family and friends that is sustainably affordable.
  • Blue Shield of California is a tax paying, nonprofit, independent member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association with over 4 million members, 6,800 employees and more than $20 billion in annual revenue.
  • The company has contributed more than $500 million to Blue Shield of California Foundation since 2002 to have an impact on California communities.

Anthem to Help Ohio Community Health Centers Increase Access to COVID-19 Testing in Disadvantaged Communities

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 3:21pm

As COVID-19 cases again rise across Ohio, 20 community health centers serving many of the states most challenged communities are receiving much-needed funds to support accelerated COVID-19 testing.

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  • As COVID-19 cases again rise across Ohio, 20 community health centers serving many of the states most challenged communities are receiving much-needed funds to support accelerated COVID-19 testing.
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio is giving $100,000 to the Ohio Association of Community Health Centers , who will disperse the funds to member health centers across the state.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200715005590/en/
    COVID-19 testing centers across Ohio like this one at Columbus' Heart of Ohio Family Health Centers are getting a $100,000 boost from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and the Ohio Association of Community Health Centers.
  • And the allocation of direct resources to support testing infrastructure is crucial to ensuring Ohios community health centers are a safe place for safe care.