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

Wayne DeVeydt Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Rajeev Ronanki SVP & CDO
Lakshmi Manohar Akella Data Scientist & AI Director
Chris Walsh Sr Strategic Sourcing
John Carnes Senior Advisor, Information Security
Robert L. Dixon, Jr. Board Member
Elizabeth E. Tallett Board Member
Gloria McCarthy Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
Jose Tomas Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Ryan Wade Senior Information Management Consultant
Julie A. Hill Board Member
Ramiro G. Peru Board Member
George A. Schaefer, Jr. Board Member
John H. Short Board Member
Joseph R. Swedish President and CEO
Praveen Tailam Team Member
Shantanu Agrawal Chief Health Officer
Gail K. Boudreaux President & CEO
Gail K. Boudreaux President & CEO
Kerry Clark Board of Director
William J. Ryan Board of Director
Warren Y. Jobe Board Member
Craig Samitt Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer
Richard Chadderton VP, Corporate Strategy
Lewis Hay Member of the Board of Directors
Bob Mays Director, Special Investigations Unit
Bobby Samuel Vice President, Strategic Claims and Mainframe Modernization
Jennifer DePaul Director, Special Investigations Unit- Medicaid
Chuck Feerick Innovation Director
John Do Chief Financial Officer, Diversified Business Group
Sue Johnson Senior Enterprise Agile Coach and RTE
Eric Steager Staff VP, Corporate Venture Capital
Keith Privette Portfolio Director
Beth Andersen California Plan President
Susan Chaffin Director, Medicare Data Strategy and Analysis
Katie Baker Director of Innovation, Digital Care Delivery
Shaden Marzouk President, CareMore & Aspire
Jeff Gartland President, Advanced Analytics
Jaime Pollack Chief Revenue Officer
Tom Golias Vice President, Enterprise National Contracting
Geeta Wilson Enterprise Vice President, Digital Experience & Product Engineering
Marc Overhage Chief Medical Informatics Officer
Anthony Nguyen Chief Clinical Officer
Jordan Firfer Staff Vice President - Anthem Reimagine Solutions
Laurie Rogers Human Resources Leader
Eleanor Burgess User Experience Researcher, Anthem.AI