Adventist Health and Anthem Blue Cross reach agreement on contract terms

Adventist Health


August 20, 2022

Adventist Health and Anthem Blue Cross announced on Aug. 11 they have reached a new contract agreement that provides Anthem health plan members with continued in-network access to hospital-based services at Adventist Health facilities.

“We are pleased to have reached a mutual agreement with Adventist Health that provides our members with continued access to care at Adventist Health facilities,” said John Pickett, regional vice president, Anthem Blue Cross. “The successful resolution of our discussions builds on our long-term partnership and shared commitment to providing access to high-quality care for those in the communities we serve.”

The new agreement is effective immediately meaning Anthem Blue Cross members continue to have in-network access to Adventist Health hospitals and physicians in California.

“We are pleased to continue our long working relationship with Anthem Blue Cross,” said Todd Hofheins, Chief Operating Officer, Adventist Health. “Our mission calls us to provide high quality care to patients in our communities and we’re excited to continue caring for Anthem Blue Cross members.”

About Anthem Blue Cross

Anthem Blue Cross is the trade name of Blue Cross of California. Anthem Blue Cross and Anthem Blue Cross Life and Health Insurance Company are independent licensees of the Blue Cross Association®. The Blue Cross names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross Association. For more information visit our website or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or YouTube.

About Adventist Health

Adventist Health is a faith-inspired, nonprofit integrated health system serving more than 80 communities on the West Coast and Hawaii. Founded on Adventist heritage and values, Adventist Health provides care in more than 400 care sites, including hospitals, clinics, home care agencies, hospice agencies and joint-venture retirement centers in both rural and urban communities. Our compassionate and talented team of 34,000 includes associates, medical staff physicians, allied health professionals and volunteers driven in pursuit of one mission: living God’s love by inspiring health, wholeness and hope. Together, we are transforming the American healthcare experience with an innovative, yet timeless, whole-person focus on physical, mental, spiritual and social healing to support community well-being. Visit


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