Hi-Wire: The Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Anthem) in Maine announced the expansion of its industry-leading transparency initiative. Anthem members are now able to use the ‘Anthem Care Comparison’ online tool. It provides the total estimated costs for nearly 40 specific medical procedures performed at local area hospitals.
The online tool assists members to understand the typical cost of a specific medical condition. Members can also get information on how frequently facilities perform each procedure.