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Thoughts from newly appointed COO Meghan V. Joyce: “My past experience taught me a great deal about empowering teams in high growth organizations and serving customers in innovative ways, and I am eager to support such efforts at Oscar alongside the company’s leadership.”

’s Mitesh Patel: Is genetic testing the future of healthcare? |
Innovation in DNA analysis is creating new options for early intervention

Anthem Volunteer Days brings out the best in our associates. Last year, it gave us the opportunity to lend a hand in our communities and serve meals to food insecure families. This year, our focus is simple: #EndHunger. #AnthemCares #AnthemCaresBecause

Life can be complicated, especially when it comes to dealing with your health. Luckily for our members, we are here to help. The new face of Oscar is here, and this is just the start!

#Medicaid & #CHIP provide free or low-cost health coverage to millions of Americans. And there is no Open Enrollment period! So what are you waiting for? Make sure your family is covered:

By making changes at the point of sale, we have been able to achieve a greater than 50% reduction in #opioids dispensed to individuals enrolled in commercial & #Medicaid plans. Learn about the steps that made this possible and other efforts we are taking to prevent opioid misuse.

We’re proud to again be named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index #DJSI. We are thrilled to be recognized for our efforts to improve the #sustainability of our operations and our commitment to creating a healthier future for our communities.

High Court dementia case highlights need for IHT planning |
Wills need updating whenever there is a significant life event

UK #Cancer survival still lagging other high-income countries |
Charity suggests staff shortages in the #nhs are to blame

In 2018, Anthem associates volunteered with organizations that are changing the lives of foster children, victims of violence, families experiencing homelessness, and other communities in need.

This year, we’re focused on the fight to #EndHunger. #FoodSecurity #AnthemCares

During Anthem Volunteer Days 2018, thousands of our associates gave their time to over 60 local service projects! This year we’re teaming up with @lionsclubs again to #EndHunger, and strengthen and empower communities. Follow #AnthemCaresBecause as we launch our 2019 efforts.

241,900 Blue Cross and Blue Shield members suffer from #opioid use disorder. We are proud to partner with @AwareRecovery to promote innovative treatment approaches to help more consumers overcome drug and alcohol abuse and opioid use disorder. #RecoveryMonth #RisforRecovery

We’ve been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the second consecutive year. As a sustainability leader, we’re committed to working toward a healthier, more #sustainable future. #DJSI

Last year, during Anthem Volunteer Days, Anthem associates sorted over 83,000 pounds of food for our communities. Starting next week, we’re putting a focus on the fight to #EndHunger for Anthem Volunteer Days 2019. Follow along using #AnthemCares. #FoodSecurity

In a new report, our Public Policy Institute explores how we have partnered with policymakers, providers, and others to be at the forefront of efforts to prevent opioid misuse and abuse, enhance treatment and recovery services, and effectively address the #opioid epidemic.

Viewpoint: @Aetna ’s Mitesh Patel: Is genetic testing the future of healthcare? |
Innovation in DNA analysis is creating new options for early intervention

#DYK: More than 4,000 Americans are diagnosed with cancer every day? Take care of your health and get screened today. #StandUpToCancer

Regular napping ‘reduces risk of heart attack’ |
Incidence was 48% lower among people who napped once or twice a week

Focus on short-term spending ‘could widen health inequalities’ |
Charity says spending on illness prevention has been de-prioritised

Two athletes join Vitality’s Performance Champions programme |
Wiggs and Murray will help businesses build healthier workforces @Vitality_UK

We are implementing prevention-focused initiatives that help minimize unnecessary #opioid exposure for our members. By working with pharmacy case managers, we are able to track unusual prescribing practices and utilization trends and prevent misuse before it begins.

During National #RecoveryMonth, we celebrate the gains that those in recovery have made, show our support for evidence-based treatment & recovery practices, and thank all those service providers, families and friends across the nation who make #recovery possible. #RisforRecovery

London #GPs to restrict specialist referrals under new rationing plans |
Outpatient appointments could be replaced with phone conversations

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