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Emergency Department Coding & Reimbursement Alert

ED Payments:
Anthem Extends Policy Denying "Inappropriate" ED Visits to 3 More States

Physician groups, lawmakers fight against expanded policy. Private insurer Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield is expanding its controversial policy of denying ED claims for conditions that Anthem labels "non-emergent." The policy, which was initially launched in Missouri, Georgia, and Kentucky, has also rolled out to patients in Ohio, New Hampshire, and Indiana. The company is essentially asking patients to make [...]

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