Anthem Sued Over Plan Changes

Anthem Sued Over Plan Changes

The Santa Monica-based advocacy group Consumer Watchdog has filed a class-action suit against Anthem Blue Cross of California, claiming it illegally moved consumers into health plans where they no longer have coverage for out-of-network services.

            The suit, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, claims that Anthem moved enrollees from preferred provider organization coverage to exclusive provider organization plans, which do not include provisions for care delivered out-of-network.

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