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“Anthem is committed to improving lives and communities, and simplifying healthcare for those we serve. That is why we are continuously looking for ways to improve patient health outcomes and reduce costs for employers,” said
By providing dentists with extensive, integrated patient information - including prescription medications, medical diagnoses, care gap alerts and lab test results - the Dental Patient Health History tool offers an unprecedented and more comprehensive view of a person’s overall health. This solution helps dentists better identify new or existing health risks including oral cancer, diabetes, autoimmune conditions, or side effects from medications prescribed by other providers in an effort to mitigate complications and support patient health.
The new Dental Patient Health History tool is secure and in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Seamless access to diagnostic information, such as ICD-10 medical codes accompanied by simple explanations, grants dentists who are unfamiliar with ICD coding a better understanding of the information. This, coupled with an integrated view of their patients’ overall health provided in a convenient, secure online format, enables them to provide improved care and support. The tool, which is available to dentists in Anthem’s dental preferred provider organization (PPO) network, is the only solution on the market that provides consolidated access to a patient’s health history, beyond dental records.
For dental providers, the new tool helps them to provide more coordinated and comprehensive care to their patients.
“Anthem’s Dental Patient Health History tool is an amazing feature that allows me to see my patients’ medical and prescription history,” said
The Dental Patient Health History tool builds upon similar market-leading capabilities already available to
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