Groups urge Anthem to rescind ER/outpatient imaging policies

Leaders of the American College of Radiology, the American College of Emergency Physicians, and the American Hospital Association have sent a letter to Anthem, Inc. Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer Craig Samitt, M.D., to “express [their] concerns about Anthem’s coverage policies for emergency care and outpatient imaging, which [they] believe adversely impact the quality, safety and coordination of care for patients” and urging Anthem to rescind the policies.

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