Skip to comments.Anthem members who use Walgreens
Posted on 01/05/2012 3:42:41 PM PST by Libertynotfree
Members who visit a Walgreens on or after January 1, 2012, and the claim is rejected (because Walgreens is no longer in network) Members who use Walgreens, are on maintenance medication(s) and are approaching their refill date Members who use Walgreens, are on maintenance medication(s) and missed their refill window
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Since it’s your article, from your blog, why not post the whole ting here?
He needs the hits to pay for his prescriptions, silly.
Kinda cool, that way, the more they pimp, the less shot they have at increasing their traffic. Always better to post full text articles and attract readers by quality articles.
I will worry about it when the news is in full here on FR.
Both Walgreen’s and Anthem Blue Cross here in California have been notifying members for several months of this change. In fact, Walgreen’s was suggesting that Blue Cross members change insurance carriers so they can keep using Walgreen’s.
That is what I did after Blue Cross stopped offering their Medicare Advantage PPO plan as of 1/1/12, and it its place offering a far less attractive plan which had a monthly premium for the first time of $106 in my county with fewer PPO providers and geographical limits.
In my opinion, Anthem Blue Cross essentially abandoned the Medicare Advantage PPO market but did so in such a way that many of their insureds have yet to realize they now have a far less attractive plan, not even considering the fact that they are having to pay a premium as well.
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