INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, which has served individuals in the Indiana Medicaid program for 13 years, has been awarded a contract by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration to continue providing access to comprehensive healthcare and support services to people with disabilities and older adults in the Hoosier Care Connect program.
The new contract becomes effective in April 2021. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield currently provides medical services to over 58,000 individuals in Hoosier Care Connect.
“Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is honored to continue serving Hoosiers with disabilities and those who are aging, through Indiana’s Hoosier Care Connect,” said Dr. Kimberly Roop, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicaid Plan President. “We are committed to providing access to quality and innovative services through a simplified healthcare experience. We look forward to continuing to partner with the state in building healthier futures in Indiana.”
As a participating Managed Care entity serving Medicaid populations in Indiana since 2007, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield currently serves more than 500,000 Medicaid members through the Hoosier Healthwise, Healthy Indiana Plan and Hoosier Care Connect programs. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s local delivery model reinvests in communities to reduce gaps in care, address chronic health conditions, enhance independent living, and promote wellness.
To learn more about Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Indiana Medicaid, please visit https://mss.anthem.com/in/indiana-home.html.
About Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield works with the state of Indiana to offer the Hoosier Healthwise (HHW), Hoosier Care Connect (HCC) and Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) health insurance programs for more than 500,000 Medicaid beneficiaries. HHW is a health care program for children up to age 19 and pregnant women that covers medical care like doctor visits, prescription medicine, mental health care, dental care, hospitalizations, and surgeries. HCC offers individuals who are aged 65 years and older, blind, or disabled and who are also not eligible for Medicare health plans that provide the most appropriate care based upon individualized needs. HIP covers residents age 19 through 64 including low-income families. Anthem has administered benefits and services for HHW since 2007, HCC since 2015 and HIP since 2008.