EPO plans and network

For the 2020 benefit year, Anthem Blue Cross (Anthem) will continue to offer EPO individual on exchange and off exchange plans in Covered California.


We are pleased to announce the expansion of our individual EPO on and off exchange plans to the Central Coast areas of California. Below is a list of counties located in regions where Anthem will be offering 2020 EPO on and off exchange individual plans.



Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Del Norte, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Mariposa, Mendocino, Merced, Modoc, Monterey, Nevada, Plumas, San Benito, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne, Ventura, Yuba


If you are an Anthem Behavioral Health Network provider, your agreement includes plans on and off the exchange. You will continue to provide services to Anthem members who have purchased coverage of a plan on or off the exchange as you currently do under your Anthem provider agreement.


The 2020 EPO plans do not have out-of-network benefits except for emergent/urgent or authorized services only.


HMO plans and network

Starting with 2020 benefit year, Anthem is excited to re-enter the counties listed below with our HMO individual on exchange and off exchange plans.


Fresno, Kings, Madera, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino


Anthem appreciates your continued network participation in our individual on and off exchange plans. If you have any questions regarding this information, email our Network Relations team at CAContractSupport@anthem.com.

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March 2020 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California