Adventist Health and Anthem Blue Cross of California reach agreement on contract terms

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August 11, 2022 - Adventist Health and Anthem Blue Cross announced they have reached a new contract agreement that provides Anthem health plan members with continued in-network access to hospital-based services at Adventist Health facilities.

“We are pleased to have reached a mutual agreement with Adventist Health that provides our members with continued access to care at Adventist Health facilities,” said John Pickett, regional vice president, Anthem Blue Cross. “The successful resolution of our discussions builds on our long-term partnership and shared commitment to providing access to high-quality care for those in the communities we serve.”

“We are pleased to continue our long working relationship with Anthem Blue Cross,” said Todd Hofheins, Chief Operating Officer, Adventist Health. “Our mission calls us to provide high quality care to patients in our communities and we’re excited to continue caring for Anthem Blue Cross members.”

The agreement affects Anthem Blue Cross members of the following individual health plans: Anthem PPO, EPO, HMO, Covered California (Exchange) EPO, HMO, Medicare Advantage PPO, HMO and Medi-Cal Managed Care HMO product lines.

The new agreement is effective immediately meaning Anthem Blue Cross members continue to have in-network access to Adventist Health hospitals and physicians in California.