That's because the company has listed
Often seen as a cost-cutting measure on the part of insurance companies, HMO insurance puts certain restrictions on who patients can see for medical care. Anthem officials said the HMO product the company is offering in and around
Still, consumers have to choose a primary care physician who will oversee the majority of their care, and only in-network visits will be covered by insurance, according to Anthem.
Since the announcement last week that
Agents said corporate agreements with Anthem to accept other forms of insurance, like PPO coverage, do not apply.
Patients who are concerned about their health coverage for 2017 should contact their providers to confirm what forms of insurance they will start accepting in January. The open-enrollment period, which began earlier this month, will end for most consumers on
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