Domingo 19 de Agosto 2018

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Adds The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center to All Its Medicare Advantage Plans

Center is Comprised of Seven Hospitals in Columbus Area, Including
Comprehensive Cancer Center

COLUMBUS, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Members of all Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Anthem) Medicare
Advantage (MA) plans in Ohio will now have access to The
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
and its facilities as
in-network providers.

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center includes University
Hospital
, University
Hospital East
, The Ohio
State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer
Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute
, Ross
Heart Hospital
, Brain
and Spine Hospital
, Harding
Hospital
and Dodd
Hall Rehabilitation Hospital
. Together, these hospitals have more
than 1,300 beds serving nearly 59,360 patients annually. Ohio State
Wexner Medical Center has led the region for 24 years in U.S. News &
World Report’s
“America’s Best Hospitals” rankings.

These facilities will now be in network for all Anthem MediBlue MA
plans, including Essential (HMO), Dual Advantage (HMO SNP), Plus (HMO),
Access (PPO), Access Enhanced (PPO), Access Core (Regional PPO) and
Access (Regional PPO).

“Ohio State Wexner Medical Center has a longstanding reputation in the
region for superior patient care, quality outcomes and patient safety,”
said David McNichols, president of Medicare products for Anthem’s
central region. “We are very excited that its facilities are now
available in our network as part of our overall mission of providing our
members with access to affordable, high-quality care.”

For more information about Anthem Medicare plans, visit www.anthem.com
or call (855) 866-4242.

Anthem is a PPO plan, an HMO plan and a PDP plan with a Medicare
contract. Enrollment in Anthem depends on contract renewal. The provider
network may change at any time. You will receive notice when necessary.

This plan is available to anyone who has both Medical Assistance from
the State and Medicare. Premiums, co-pays, co-insurance and deductibles
may vary based on the level of Extra Help you receive. Please contact
the plan for further details.

About Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the trade name of Anthem Insurance
Companies, Inc., an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue
Shield Association. ANTHEM is a registered trademark of Anthem Insurance
Companies, Inc. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and symbols are
registered marks of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Additional
information about Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio is available
at www.anthem.com.
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Contacts

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio
Jeff Blunt
513-336-4033
Jeff.Blunt@anthem.com
or
Doug
Bennett Jr.
502-889-2103
Doug.BennettJr@anthem.com