Driving Affordability and Access
At Anthem, we have a relentless focus on delivering more affordable and more accessible care. Motivated and inspired by a tremendous responsibility, this challenge of driving more affordable and accessible care requires collaborating with partners across the healthcare system and engaging with consumers to meet their diverse and holistic needs – when, where and how it makes sense for them.
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.
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.
COVID-19 vaccines are becoming more widely available across the country and millions are rolling up their sleeves to get the potentially lifesaving shot. But many others are not getting the vaccine due to a lack of access to a vaccination site, or lack of trust.
As a managed care organization serving Tennessee’s Medicaid population, we are dedicated to closing the gap in rural health disparities for residents across the state.
Taking action to improve pre-natal care among women and tackle the disturbing trend of racial disparities impacting pregnant women, The Anthem Foundation issued a grant to the March of Dimes, the leader in the fight for the health of all moms and babies.
Anthem’s recently published fourth edition of the biennial “Integrated Health Care Report” shows the growing trend towards integrating healthcare benefits is now being adopted by a majority of employers surveyed.
Academic research has revealed that more than half of undergraduates have food access problems, which include disrupted eating patterns and a decline in food intake. As part of our commitment to help these students and to address food insecurity across our communities, Anthem and the Anthem Foundation are taking action.
Anthem is on a mission to simplify healthcare and improve lives and communities. That’s why we recently launched an initiative dedicated to increasing flu vaccinations in communities with the greatest need.