Anthem is committed to improving the health of communities by doing all we can to ensure those who want to receive the vaccine can get it. We’re taking measures to help remove obstacles to the potentially lifesaving shot for people with disabilities and older adults.
Over the past year, we have come to understand many of the physical health consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. Though the mental and behavioral health implications are less clear, it is evident that the pandemic has taken—and will continue to take—a toll on individuals’ health and well-being.
Anthem is committed to our important role to support community health and ensure access to care. That’s why we partnered with owner Gaulien “Gee” Smith more than a year ago to support the opening of Gee’s MKE Wellness Clinic in his barbershop, offering health checks and support services.
Improving maternal health outcomes is crucial to improving women’s overall health, and our new research suggests racial disparities impact women of color across all socio-economic levels.
In the premiere of our video series, 3 Questions About, Kimberly Montez, MD, MPH, FAAP, pediatrician and co-author of the Anthem Foundation sponsored report on childhood food insecurity, shares the importance of addressing childhood food insecurity among our most vulnerable communities.
Online screening for mental health concerns during this time has become especially important due to a decrease of in-person visits and inadequate access to care for individuals who are underinsured or uninsured.