Anthem said it has seen a drop in unnecessary ER visits in Kentucky since it started its review there and has rejected only around 1 percent of all claims as avoidable. The policy will expand to Indiana next year.
Anthem Inc. exceeded Wall Street third-quarter profit expectations and pushed its 2017 forecast higher in its latest quarterly report. It also acquired an insurer with more than 135,000 Medicare members.
Indianapolis-based insurer Anthem Inc. said it will set up its own pharmacy benefits management unit, signaling a final break with Express Scripts Holding Co. after the health insurer accused Express of overcharging it by billions of dollars.