Fair Coverage In The News

Vox

An ER visit, a $12,000 bill — and a health insurer that wouldn’t pay 
 https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/1/29/16906558/anthem-emergency-room-coverage-denials-inappropriate 
(Jan 29, 2018)

 

LA Times

Anthem expands its policy of punishing patients for 'inappropriate' ER visits  

http://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-hiltzik-anthem-er-20180124-story.html   
(Jan 24, 2018)

 

RealClear Health

Denying Payment for ER Visits Can Spell Deathhttps://www.realclearhealth.com/articles/2018/01/18/denying_payment_for_er_visits_can_spell_death_110760.html  
(Jan 18, 2018)

 

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

McCaskill wants Anthem to turn over documents related to restrictive ER policy

http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/mccaskill-wants-anthem-to-turn-over-documents-related-to-restrictive/article_e54646b6-eb8f-5435-bc42-096221046d7f.html  
(Dec 21, 2017)

Health Leaders Media 

Patients Will Die From Anthem's Policy Denying ER Payments, Doctor Says
http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/health-plans/patients-will-die-anthems-policy-denying-er-payments-doctor-says  
(Jan 24, 2018)


Washington Examiner 

Anthem's new policy will scare away patients who need the emergency room
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/anthems-new-policy-will-scare-away-patients-who-need-the-emergency-room/article/2643816  
(Dec 17, 2017)

 

 

Associated Press

Is it an Emergency? Insurer makes patients question ER visit
 https://www.apnews.com/57387afda51e40e5aabe1fa0828d8b49
(November 9, 2017)

 

Modern Healthcare

McCaskill Seeks Answers from Anthem Over its ED Policy
 http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171222/NEWS/171229960/mccaskill-seeks-answers-from-anthem-over-its-ed-policy 
(December 22, 2017)

 

Dayton Daily News

Anthem Criticized Here for Cutting Some Non-Emergency ER Coverage
 http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/anthem-criticized-here-for-cutting-some-non-emergency-coverage/7860ZU3HdAMAZcy4bfzqnJ/
(December 29, 2017)

 

Columbus Dispatch

Anthem To Begin Denying Ohio Customers Coverage for ER Visits it Deems Non-Emergencies
 http://www.dispatch.com/business/20171228/anthem-to-begin-denying-ohio-customers-coverage-for-er-visits-it-deems-non-emergencies 
(December 28, 2017)

 

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