LTE: Information For Emergencies

By Jim Manley, Scott Mulhauser and Donna Christensen, on July 14, 2017

LTE: Information For Emergencies

This letter to the editor originally appeared in the Augusta Chronicle.

This week, Consumers for Quality Care, an organization aimed at providing a voice for patients in the health care debate, sent a letter to Georgia’s Insurance Commissioner expressing our concern with a new policy from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Since July 1, Georgia policyholders now face a new rule on emergencies: If they go to the emergency department with an issue that is later determined not to be an emergency, Anthem can decide not to cover their visit.

Read the rest of the LTE here.