Contract extended between Enloe and Anthem Blue Cross

The contract between Enloe Medical Center and Anthem Blue Cross has been extended until May 6, 2019.

Posted: Jan. 22, 2019 12:48 PM
Updated: Apr. 30, 2019 3:36 PM

UPDATE 3:37 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - The contract between Enloe Medical Center and Anthem Blue Cross has been extended until May 6, 2019, according to Nicole Johansson, director of marketing and communications at Enloe Medical Center.

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UPDATE 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2019 - The contract between Enloe Medical Center and Anthem Blue Cross has been extended until April 15, 2019, according to Nicole Johansson, director of marketing and communications at Enloe Medical Center.

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UPDATE 11:37 a.m. Thursday, March 7, 2019 - The contract between Enloe Medical Center and Anthem Blue Cross has been extended until March 25, 2019, according to Nicole Johansson, director of marketing and communications at Enloe Medical Center.

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UPDATE 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, 2010 - The contract between Enloe Medical Center and Anthem Blue Cross has been extended until Feb. 21, 2019, according to Nicole Johansson, director of marketing and communications at Enloe Medical Center.  

The contract does not impact those with Medicare and Medi-Cal. 

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UPDATE 9:33 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 - The contract between Enloe Medical Center and Anthem Blue Cross has been extended until Jan. 31. 

According to Eric Lail, media contact for Anthem Blue Cross, the contract was temporarily extended to give them more time to continue negotiations. 

Stay with Action News Now for the latest updates as they become available. 

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BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - The contract between Enloe Medical Center and Anthem Blue Cross is set to expire Tuesday.

Both sides have agreed that the extended contract is set to end Tuesday. There is no word yet if negotiators will agree to another extension before eliminating their contract.

An expired contract would make Enloe Medical Center an "out of network" provider for Anthem-insured patients, which includes Enloe Medical Center employees. 

In the most recent update on the negotiations, Enloe representatives said discussions are "very positive."

Stay with Action News Now for the latest updates as they become available. 

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