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Coastal Women’s Healthcare and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Announce New Contract

June 21, 2022

SCARBOROUGH and SOUTH PORTLAND, MAINE — Coastal Women’s Healthcare and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine today announced they have reached agreement on a new contract. The agreement provides Anthem members enrolled in all plans with continued in-network access to Coastal Women’s Healthcare. 
 
Barbara Slager, M.D., president of Coastal Women’s Healthcare, and Denise McDonough, president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine, issued the following joint statement:
 
“Our patients and members remained our No. 1 priority as we worked hard and in good faith to find common ground and reach an agreement that protects access to high-quality care for Mainers. We’re pleased to continue our partnership and ensure Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield members have uninterrupted access to Coastal Women’s Healthcare providers.”
 
Consumers with questions can contact Anthem by using the toll-free number on the back of their current Anthem identification card or contact Coastal Women’s Healthcare at (207) 885-8400.
 
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About Coastal Women’s Healthcare
Coastal Women's Healthcare provides high-quality obstetrics and gynecological care to women in all stages of life. Located in Scarborough, ME, Coastal services patients from the entire Southern Maine region. The Care Team at Coastal Women's Healthcare is comprised of ten physicians, three advanced practice clinicians, and staff who are committed to creating a professional, caring, and respectful atmosphere for all of our patients. Coastal Women's Healthcare uses the most up-to-date technologies, including a full-service laboratory, a digital mammography unit with private treatment room, and seven digital ultrasound rooms including breast and general imaging. All of Coastal’s physicians have privileges to deliver babies at Maine Medical Center's Family Birth Center.
 
About Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the trade name of Anthem Health Plans of Maine, Inc., an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. ®ANTHEM is a registered trademark of Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Additional information about Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine is available at www.anthem.com. Also, follow us on Twitter at @AnthemBCBS_News and @AnthemBCBS or find us on Facebook.
Media Contact:
Stephanie DuBois
stephanie.dubois@anthem.com
Ph: (603) 541-2112