Description: This passage is about anthem login. Anthem may not pay for your emergency room visit. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Ohio will decide if a patient’s ER visit is warranted based on the diagnosis. That policy will keep out some people who need to be in the emergency room.
If you live in Ohio or Kentucky, you may want to think twice about visiting the emergency room in 2018, consumer reporter John Matarese explains why a major health insurer may not pay for your ER visits anymore, but first Apple finally admits that they are slowing down our phones.
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Spectrum will offer 200 megabyte service though it’s not cheap at $100 a month for a standalone service, spectrum meantime is raising rates for its Lexington Kentucky customers by $10 a month no rate hike in our area, a controversial move could have you think twice about getting help during a critical medical moment.
A major insurance provider in Ohio and Kentucky is now trying to keep the emergency ER visits to actual emergencies, but some say that could leave patients on the hook with hefty bills to get their health checked, the new year will bring new concerns when it comes to emergency room visits in the state of Ohio.
We are the safety net of our populations, the American College of Emergency Physician is speaking out against changes in what will be covered when some patients stop here, what this policy does is to discourage patients, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Ohio will decide if a patient’s ER visit is warranted based on the diagnosis.
Some doctors say that our patients are going to be in danger, the same thing happened in Kentucky where anthem for a year now has been limiting coverage of non-essential ER visits, the bigger concern is that this is going to keep out some people that need to be in the emergency room.
We’re trying to attack this before people get hurt and die, anthem says it’s in response to an increase in emergency room visits for things like ingrown toenails and itchy eyes from allergies, but critics like ER doctor fear the move forces patients to decide if what they’re experiencing is life-threatening or not.
It takes us seven years to get trained to make that decision, do we think it’s fair for a patient to decide that? Anthem says if you think you’re having an emergency, you should always go to the ER, it will approve ER visits if it’s a doctor referral, if it involves a child or if the visit is on a Sunday or holiday.
If you’ve been denied payment for an ER visit, you fall into this category, please send me an e-mail or a Facebook message, I would like to hear from viewers as to what happened to them, I hope that you enjoy this important report, you don’t waste your money, thank you.