Anthem is committed to improve the lives and health of communities and help build a better, more equitable and healthier America. That means doing all we can to ensure those who want to receive the vaccine can get it and to provide appropriate educational information about the vaccine. Anthem’s Chief Health Officer, Dr. Shantanu Agrawal,...
Nowhere to go, no one to talk to. For more than a year now, many seniors have sat at home alone. Loneliness affects more than 2 in 5 seniors and COVID-19 has worsened social isolation. Older adults, a high-risk category for COVID-19, were encouraged to limit exposure to people. Now, vaccines are providing greater protection...
There is a clear connection between behavioral health and chronic health conditions, such as diabetes. Beth L. Braun, Ph. D. shares her experience with diabetes and how Anthem’s partnership with JDRF is impacting the physical and mental health of people with Type 1 Diabetes.
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.
Making a personal connection with our consumers and assessing their whole health is a critical step in Anthem’s mission to improve lives.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, four in ten American adults reported symptoms of anxiety or depression, up from one in 10 in 2019. However, an analysis of 2020 member data shows that there was little change in the rate of behavioral health diagnoses. What accounts for this discrepancy?