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Anthem Activates Plan to Help Residents in States Impacted by Hurricane Florence


Anthem subsidiaries offer pharmacy assistance for health plan
consumers and free telehealth medical and psychological help for all

Anthem Inc. (NYSE:ANTM), one of the nation's leading health benefits
companies, is taking steps to help people in Georgia, North Carolina,
South Carolina and Virginia who may be impacted by Hurricane Florence.

Teams across the company are preparing to help impacted Anthem consumers
and residents in hurricane areas by providing easier access to
prescription medications and resources to access medical treatment or
mental health support via Anthem's LiveHealth Online telehealth service
and Anthem's Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Anthem affiliated health plan consumers who live or work in the impacted
states and whose prescription drug plan medication has been lost or
damaged due to Hurricane Florence can get refills at any pharmacy.

Consumers who need medical or psychological service can access LiveHealth
, Anthem's 24/7 telehealth service, via the LiveHealth Online
app and website at
LiveHealth Online offers video visits with U.S.-based board certified
doctors and psychologists on a mobile device or computer from anywhere
for non-emergency health conditions. Anyone in Georgia, North Carolina,
South Carolina or Virginia who downloads the mobile app and registers
will be able to access a free online visit by clicking on the "Help for
Florence" button. The free visit offer will be available through
December 12, 2018.

Additionally, Anthem's EAP
provides resources to support residents in dealing with the emotionally
stressful situation as well as with financial and legal concerns.
Anthem's EAP tools will be offered at no cost and to access will be
available 24/7 through the EAP crisis line at 877-208-8240 or by
and using the login code "Hurricane Florence".

By implementing these proactive measures Anthem is working to ensure
that consumers in our affiliated health plans and other individuals
living in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia receive
the health care services they need. Anthem members affected by Hurricane
Florence are encouraged to contact Customer Service with questions by
using the number on the back of their member ID card.

The Anthem Foundation has also partnered with the American Red Cross as
a $1 million-level member of our Annual Disaster Giving Program, as well
as providing grants to organizations such as AmeriCares, Direct Relief
and Portlight Strategies, Inc. to support impacted residents. Local Red
Cross personnel and shelters will be providing meals, relief supplies,
support, and other assistance to thousands in Georgia, North Carolina,
South Carolina and Virginia as well as first responders across the
states. The Anthem Foundation has also pledged to match two dollars for
every dollar Anthem associates donate to the American Red Cross, grantee
organizations, or Anthem's employee assistance fund.

About Anthem, Inc.

Anthem is working to transform healthcare with trusted and caring
solutions. Our health plan companies deliver quality products and
services that give their members access to the care they need. With more
than 73 million people served by its affiliated companies, including
nearly 40 million within its family of health plans, Anthem is one of
the nation's leading health benefits companies. For more information
about Anthem's family of companies, please visit

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