The ISMA had a second mediation session with Anthem officials Dec. 22 in St. Louis. The ISMA filed a compliance dispute against the insurer in July; an initial mediation session was held Oct. 20.
The dispute has not been settled yet and talks are ongoing. No future mediation sessions have been set, but they will be scheduled as necessary.
ISMA Reports will disclose the details of any settlement agreement when final. No timeline is currently available for a resolution.
For a rundown of ongoing ISMA Reports articles and other background on Anthem issues, see the ISMA Web site.