Advertisement

Anthem changes emergency room visit rules

November 10, 2017 04:52 AM

Anthem has notified customers in a few states that they may have to foot the bill if they go to the emergency room for minor complaints.

That would limit emergency room visits to major problems like heart attacks or strokes. It's an attempt to crack down on unnecessary and pricey hospital trips.

Advertisement – Content Continues Below

So far, this affects patients in Kentucky, Georgia and Missouri, but Anthem says it plans to add other states where necessary.

Credits

WNYT Staff

Copyright 2017 - WNYT-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Advertisement
Relay Media Amp
Advertisement
Advertisement
Pittsfield Police say arson suspect Phillip Jordan caught at Canadian/Vermont border

The Latest: Committee to look into second woman's accusation

NYSP: One confirmed fatality in two-car crash

Officer memorial tournament held in East Greenbush

Florence sweeps away motel and family's hard work, savings

Advertisement