LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amerigroup, a leading Medicaid managed care plan in Nevada, is formally being introduced to members, providers and stakeholders across the state, as Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. The rebranding was announced in December of 2017 and extends the strength and stability of the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Commercial brand, which has been serving state residents for nearly 50 years, to approximately 185,000 Medicaid members.
“We are pleased to introduce our newly branded Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicaid health plan and join our members with a family of more than 300,000 people being served by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s Commercial business in Nevada,” said Eric Lloyd, president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicaid business. “This is yet another example on our promise to enhance health care delivery for our members across the state. We are committed to continuing our progressive efforts to further demonstrate the company’s abilities as Nevada’s primary Medicaid healthcare solutions partner.”
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicaid members will receive the same health plans benefits and services. Provider networks will remain the same, and Medicaid members can continue to see their current healthcare providers. All prior approvals and referrals are still valid, and the dedicated teams who serve members and providers are still in place.
Medicaid members and network providers were notified beginning December of 2017 about Amerigroup Nevada becoming Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. All current Medicaid health plan members should have received and started using their new Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield ID cards, which include the Blue Cross and Blue Shield logo. In addition, a new Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield website has been launched at www.anthem.com/nvmedicaid as well as a new customer services number, which is 1-844-396-2329 (TTY 711) and is printed on members’ ID cards. Current Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicaid members who have questions can call the member services number or contact member services via email at MPSInquiries@anthem.com.
About Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Nevada Medicaid health plan
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Nevada Medicaid health plan, dba Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Healthcare Solutions, helps improve health care access and quality for approximately 184,000 low-income Nevadans by developing innovative care management programs and services. Anthem Blue Cross’ top priority is the health and well-being of our members and we are committed to providing members with access to comprehensive health care. Through health education and community outreach programs, members are empowered to choose and sustain a healthy lifestyle. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the trade name of Community Care health Plan of Nevada, Inc., an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Anthem is a registered trademark of Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/anthemBCBS_news or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/AnthemMedicaid.