News & Commentary

News & Commentary

We’re bringing together expert voices from across the country to explore important issues facing the health care system. Check out the latest news, insights, articles and interviews from ThinkAnthem and our partners.

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States are increasingly looking to Medicare Advantage dual-eligible special needs plans as a partner in better integrating benefits and improving care for individuals who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid benefits (also known as “dual eligibles”).

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Anthem's Jeff Spahr explains integrated population health management,  an employee benefits strategy and an approach to care that’s growing in popularity and demand in the United States.

Expert Opinion

The piece below was originally published on AHIP.org

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Increased reimbursement to doctors who offer group prenatal care improves birth outcomes and significantly reduces Medicaid plan costs, according to a new study co-authored by Anthem, Inc, BlueChoice Health Plan South Carolina Medicaid, Greenville Health System and the Department of Obstetrics an

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Dr. Craig Samitt, Anthem’s executive vice president and Chief Clinical Officer, recently contributed to  Health Evolution Summit’s “rEvolution Outlook” report that sought to answer one big question: How can health care stakeholders unlock the value of telehealth?

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America is facing a public health crisis. Since 1999, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that the number of overdose deaths involving opioids (prescription opioids and heroin) quadrupled. An estimated 91 Americans die each day from opioid-related overdoses.

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There are still many unknowns in the health care space as we head into 2017 with a new administration and new priorities for the year, but trends in emerging technologies and interoperability will continue to drive the landscape. Here’s what we’re reading about what’s to come in the space:

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Tim Skeen, Vice President of Marketplace Solutions at Anthem, discusses how interoperability will help advance the successful adoption and implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act

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Dr. Craig Samitt, EVP and Chief Clinical Officer at Anthem, was recently interviewed by The Pulse, Wharton's student-run Healthcare Journal.

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Health care delivery reform continues to gain momentum in the United States and isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. As new care delivery and payment models are developed and implemented, what role can physicians play to shape the future of health policy research?

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