WellPoint/Anthem Settlement Information
The WellPoint/Anthem settlement expired July 15, 2009
WellPoint/Anthem Settlement Disbursements
The WellPoint/Anthem checks were distributed on November 17, 2006 to physicians who submitted proof of claim forms. The payout, as a result of WellPoint's Settlement, resulted in a distribution of over $134,017,000 to physicians.
Questions about the settlement may be directed to Whately Drake & Kallas, L.L.C., at (866) 809-8003.
The following document will help you understand your rights under the WellPoint/Anthem Settlement Agreement
- How the WellPoint, Inc./Anthem Settlement Agreement helps the physician practice flyer contains a summary of the key business practices mandated in the WellPoint, Inc., Settlement. Since contracts provided by WellPoint to physicians in its provider network must conform to the Settlement, physicians are encouraged to review their contracts to ensure they are receiving available protections.
Date settlement reached by parties: July 11, 2005
Final approval date: September 28, 2006
Settlement expiration date: July 15, 2009
Value of settlements: In excess of $448 million
Retrospective relief: $140 million
- $135 million to Settlement Fund
- $5 million to Foundation
Prospective relief: $250 million
Compliance dispute facilitator (CDF)
Cameron C. Staples
Neuburt Pepe & Monteith, PC
195 Church St.
New Haven, CT 06510
Phone: (203) 821-2000
Fax: (203) 821-2009
To learn more about foundations created by the settlements, please go to the Physicians Foundation Web site.
Please see the HMO Settlements Web site for more information regarding the WellPoint/Anthem Settlement.