Anthem overview

Anthem Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a health benefits company in the United States. The company was formerly known as WellPoint, Inc. and changed its name to Anthem, Inc. in December 2014. Anthem, Inc. was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.

It operates through three segments: Commercial & Specialty Business, Government Business, and Other. The company offers a spectrum of network-based managed care health benefit plans to large and small group, individual, Medicaid, and Medicare markets. Its managed care plans include preferred provider organisations; health maintenance organisations; point-of-service plans; traditional indemnity plans and other hybrid plans, such as consumer-driven health plans; and hospital only and limited benefit products. 

The company also provides a range of managed care services to self-funded customers, including claims processing, underwriting, stop loss insurance, actuarial services, provider network access, medical cost management, disease management, wellness programs, and other administrative services. In addition, it offers an array of specialty and other insurance products and services, such as dental, vision, life and disability insurance benefits, radiology benefit management, and analytics-driven personal health care guidance; and Medicare administrative services. Further, the company provides services to the federal government in connection with the Federal Employee Program; and operates as a licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. 

As of December 31, 2017, it served 40.2 million medical members through its affiliated health plans. Anthem, Inc. has collaboration with Aetna, Health Care Service Corporation, PNC Bank, and IBM to develop block chain-based ecosystem for the healthcare industry. Halfway through 2018, Anthem announced a strategic partnership with Samsung and American Well to introduce an Anthem-affiliated health plan, along with a revamped Samsung Health app enabling access to LiveHealth Online to submit non-emergency queries. 

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Indianapolis, United States

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Key people

Robert L. Dixon, Jr. Board Member
Elizabeth E. Tallett Board Member
Wayne DeVeydt Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Shantanu Agrawal Chief Health Officer
Joseph R. Swedish Board Member
Ramiro G. Peru Board Member
George A. Schaefer, Jr. Board Member
John H. Short Board Member
Craig Samitt Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer
Rajeev Ronanki SVP & CDO
Lakshmi Manohar Akella Data Scientist & AI Director
Chris Walsh Sr Strategic Sourcing
Kerry Clark Board of Director
William J. Ryan Board of Director
Warren Y. Jobe Board Member
Julie A. Hill Board Member
John Carnes Executive Advisor, Information Security
Lewis Hay Member of the Board of Directors
Bob Mays Staff Vice President
Jennifer DePaul Director, Special Investigations Unit- Medicaid
Gail K. Boudreaux President & CEO
John Do Chief Financial Officer, Diversified Business Group
Nikhil Patel Director of Innovation @ Anthem Digital Incubator
Bobby Samuel VP, AI Technology
Beth Andersen California Plan President
Katie Baker Director of Innovation, Digital Care Delivery
Robert Currie Chief Enterprise Architect, AI, Carelon Digital Platforms
Shaden Marzouk President, CareMore & Aspire
Jeff Gartland President, Advanced Analytics
Jaime Pollack Chief Revenue Officer
Tom Golias Vice President, Enterprise National Contracting
Geeta Wilson Chief Technology Officer
Kathleen Linder Chief Information Officer
Blair Todt Executive Vice President - Chief Legal Officer
Anthony Nguyen Chief Clinical Officer
Jordan Firfer Staff Vice President - Anthem Reimagine Solutions
Nisha Hahn Director of Technology Innovation
Parker Holcomb Chief AI Engineer
Derek Edwards VP Platform Engineering, Digital
Pooja Raja Diversified Business Operations | Strategy & Integration
Allen Yang Chief Financial Officer
Mike Rains Chief Financial Officer Government Business Division