Anthem, Inc. is on organization within the larger Blue Cross and Blue Shield association that serves over 40 million members across the US. It is the largest managed health care company under the network. Anthem was founded in 2004 after a merger between WellPoint and Anthem. It first assumed the WellPoint brand, but changed to Anthem in 2014.
Because of it is a licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Anthem insurance shares the same reach as the network. Anthem has processed over 670 million claims and paid over $210 billion in benefits.
What are Anthem’s coverage plans?
As a licensee of Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Anthem categorizes their plans according to the network.
- Covers about 60% of medical costs. Offers a low monthly payment and a high deductible.
- Covers about 70% of medical costs. Comes with a slightly higher monthly payment and lower deductibles.
- Covers about 80% of medical costs. Asks for a higher monthly payment and a low deductible.
- Covers about 90% of medical costs. Has the highest monthly payment and the lowest deductible.
Those residing in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, New Hampshire, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Virginia, and Wisconsin are covered by the Anthem insurance plans licensed by Blue Cross and Blue Shield.
If you want to check the specific of your coverage, log in to your Anthem account or your state’s insurance website.
What are the benefits provided by Anthem?
Owing to its link to Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Anthem shares similar benefits for addiction treatment. Among those benefits are acute inpatient hospitalization, intensive outpatient treatment, partial hospitalization, and detox.
Does my Anthem insurance cover treatment?
Your coverage and length of stay in the treatment will depend on a number of factors, including the severity of your addiction and the type of treatment you have chosen. Moreover, the professionals handling your treatment will have an important part to play regarding your stay. They are the ones who will inform Anthem if your recovery requires more time.
I need help with my Anthem policy. Who can I talk to?
We at Resurgence know that addictions can be effectively treated, as we help families to recover every single day in our facility. We offer inpatient and outpatient care for addiction and our aftercare approach ensures that you have the tools you need to maintain sobriety when formal treatment is through.
If you need help with your treatment, call us at 888-700-5053 so we can check with your insurer and determine the right treatment for you.