Anthem (company)

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Anthem, Inc., is a provider of health insurance in the United States.wikipedia
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Managed care

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It is the largest for-profit managed health care company in the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. In 2001, In October, Anthem underwent demutualization and became a public company via an initial public offering, which made it the 4th largest public managed health care company in the United States.
Blue Cross (hospital care) and Blue Shield (professional service) plans began in 1929 with a prepaid plan with Baylor Hospital, spreading to other hospitals over the next several decades; these plans were largely independent of each other and controlled by statewide hospitals and physicians until the 1970s, when they became nonprofits before being converted into for-profit corporations such as Anthem.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

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It is the largest for-profit managed health care company in the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. According to Anthem, Inc., the data breach extended into multiple brands Anthem, Inc. uses to market its healthcare plans, including, Anthem Blue Cross, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia, Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Amerigroup, Caremore, and UniCare.

Angela Braly

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In August 2012, CEO Angela Braly resigned due to pressure from investors.
She served as president and chief executive officer of WellPoint (now Anthem, a large U.S.-based provider of health insurance, and was a member of the company's board of directors.

Cigna

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In June 2015, Anthem offered to acquire Cigna for more than $54 billion in cash and stock.
In June 2015, U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc. announced an offer to acquire Cigna for more than $47 billion in cash and stock.

Amerigroup

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In 2012, WellPoint acquired Amerigroup for $4.9 billion, anticipating significant growth due to Medicaid expansion under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. According to Anthem, Inc., the data breach extended into multiple brands Anthem, Inc. uses to market its healthcare plans, including, Anthem Blue Cross, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia, Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Amerigroup, Caremore, and UniCare.
On July 9, 2012, Anthem Inc. (then known as WellPoint) entered into an agreement to acquire Amerigroup Corporation for $4.9 billion.

Consumer-driven healthcare

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In 2005, WellPoint acquired Alexandria, Va.–based Lumenos, a provider of consumer-driven health care, for $185 million.
Health insurers, Aetna, Anthem, Humana and UnitedHealth Group have all provided their own independent analyses as well.

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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In 2012, WellPoint acquired Amerigroup for $4.9 billion, anticipating significant growth due to Medicaid expansion under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
The news that Anthem in California intended to raise premium rates for its patients by as much as 39% gave him new evidence of the need for reform.

Gail Koziara Boudreaux

On November 6, 2017, Gail Koziara Boudreaux was named CEO.
In November 2017, she became CEO of Anthem Inc., now the second largest American company with a woman as CEO.

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

CareFirst
In 2001, Wellpoint offered to acquire CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield for $1.37 billion, including $119 million in bonuses to Carefirst executives.
In 2001, Wellpoint (now Anthem) offered to acquire the company for $1.37 billion, including $119 million in bonuses to Carefirst executives.

Express Scripts

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In October 2017, Anthem announced that it would not renew its pharmacy benefit management relationship with Express Scripts saying it had been overcharged $3 billion and that instead, Anthem would eventually handle the PBM process itself through its new IngenioRx unit.
On April 13, 2009, it was announced that Indianapolis-based WellPoint (now Anthem) had agreed to sell its NextRx subsidiaries for $4.675 billion to Express Scripts.

CareMore

CareMore Health System
According to Anthem, Inc., the data breach extended into multiple brands Anthem, Inc. uses to market its healthcare plans, including, Anthem Blue Cross, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia, Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Amerigroup, Caremore, and UniCare.
CareMore, a subsidiary of Anthem Inc., is an integrated health plan and care delivery system for Medicare and Medicaid patients.

Indianapolis

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The Fortune 500 companies of Anthem, Eli Lilly and Company, and Simon Property Group are headquartered in Indianapolis.

Joseph R. Swedish

He is senior adviser to the board of directors at Anthem, Inc., a Fortune 29 company, and was the CEO of Anthem, Inc. from 2013 to 2017, and for 12 years in a row was named Modern Healthcare’s one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.

UniCare

According to Anthem, Inc., the data breach extended into multiple brands Anthem, Inc. uses to market its healthcare plans, including, Anthem Blue Cross, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia, Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Amerigroup, Caremore, and UniCare.
UniCare is an American health insurance company owned by Anthem Inc.

Data breach

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In June 2010, Anthem sent letters to 230,000 customers in California warning them that their personal data might have been accessed online via a data breach.

Health insurance

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Anthem, Inc., is a provider of health insurance in the United States.

Fortune 500

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Anthem is ranked 33rd on the Fortune 500.

New York (state)

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It operates as Empire BlueCross BlueShield in New York State and as Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in 10 states.

Holding company

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In 1985, The two companies merged into Associated Insurance Companies, Inc, later called, The Associated Group, a holding company, but usage of the name "Anthem" persisted.

Shelby, Ohio

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In 1989, the company purchased American General Insurance Co. for $150 million and in 1991, it acquired The Shelby Insurance Co., based in Shelby, Ohio, for $125 million.

National City Corp.

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In 1994, it sold Raffensperger, Hughes & Co., Inc., Indiana's largest investment bank, to National City Corp.

Demutualization

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In 2001, In October, Anthem underwent demutualization and became a public company via an initial public offering, which made it the 4th largest public managed health care company in the United States.

Public company

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In 2001, In October, Anthem underwent demutualization and became a public company via an initial public offering, which made it the 4th largest public managed health care company in the United States.

Initial public offering

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In 2001, In October, Anthem underwent demutualization and became a public company via an initial public offering, which made it the 4th largest public managed health care company in the United States.

For-profit corporation

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In 1996, Blue Cross of California restructured to a for-profit corporation, designating WellPoint Health Networks Inc. as the parent organization.