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Anthem Launches Primary-Care Program

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primary-docNORTH HAVEN — Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield in Connecticut last month announced an innovative, patient?centered primary-care program that will fundamentally change its relationship with primary-care physicians by increasing its financial support of their practices and to help manage their patientsÂ’ health, the company said.

Anthem said it would collaborate with primary-care physicians on enhanced information sharing, care-management coordination and provide an opportunity to share in the savings generated by increasing health care value. Thereby improving quality while reducing cost.

“We know that the physician-patient relationship is the most important one in promoting health and order tramadol. As such, primary care is critical,” said Anthem President David R. valium generic.

Anthem’s patient?centered primary care program builds and expands upon the best practices from successful medical home pilots. Last year Anthem launched a patient-centered medical home pilot. The goal of the program is to improve access to primary care, enhance care coordination, primarily through a care management model and track outcomes such as emergency room visits, click here admissions and hospital readmissions.

Anthem is launching a similar program with select family practitioners click here year.