Patients caught in the middle of WellStar-Anthem dispute

Feb 8, 2019

WellStar Kennestone Hospital, located in Marietta, serves northern and central Cobb County.
Credit WellStar Health System

Earlier this week, the service contract between WellStar Health System in northwest Atlanta and health insurer Anthem expired after ongoing disputes couldn’t be resolved.

The end of the contract leaves thousands of WellStar patients in a lurch as their long-time providers are now out of network. Read more.

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss patient reactions and what we can all learn from these types of insurer-provider disputes.