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Welcome to the Women’s Health Consortium, an online resource for practicing ob/gyns who want to better understand issues around racial and gender disparities affecting themselves and their patients. Topics will be viewed through this lens and help educate OB/GYNs more fully around practice management issues, including payer disparities.

This consortium is built for you and will feature articles, podcasts, and video interviews with a variety of pre-eminent thought leaders in the field. It will provide resources to important information, along with access to forms on how to appeal insurance decisions - a tool that can help you as you help your patients.



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Matters in Managed Care: Bringing Equity at Birth, Part 3

In segment 3, the panelists discuss how Anthem partners with counties.

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Matters in Managed Care: Bringing Equity at Birth, Part 2

The American Journal of Managed Care®'s Associate Editorial Director Mary Caffrey moderated a discussion with Demetria Malloy, MD, MSHS, medical director, plan performance (state), Anthem Blue Cross; Truc Tang, MPH, director, health equity, health education, and cultural linguistics, Anthem; Fanta Nelson, health educator, Black Infant Health Program, Fresno County Department of Health; Anna Gruver, director, Alameda County Public Health Department; and Nicole Morris, MTS, doula support services coordinator, Alameda County Public Health Department.

In segment 2, panelists discuss the evidence for doulas.

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Matters in Managed Care: Bringing Equity at Birth, Part 1

The American Journal of Managed Care®'s Associate Editorial Director Mary Caffrey moderated a discussion with Demetria Malloy, MD, MSHS, medical director, plan performance (state), Anthem Blue Cross; Truc Tang, MPH, director, health equity, health education, and cultural linguistics, Anthem; Fanta Nelson, health educator, Black Infant Health Program, Fresno County Department of Health; Anna Gruver, director, Alameda County Public Health Department; and Nicole Morris, MTS, doula support services coordinator, Alameda County Public Health Department.

In segment 1, panelists discuss Anthem’s approach.

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ACOG's Payment Advocacy and Policy Portal

ACOG‘s Payment Advocacy and Policy Portal is a comprehensive practice management tool. After a one-time, FREE registration, ACOG Fellows, practice managers, and medical coders gain access to ACOG’s expert physicians and staff to assist with a variety of payer issues, telehealth billing and policy information, and other resources.

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Obstetrics and Gynecology: Collective Action Addressing Racism | Joint Statement

Recognizing that race is a social construct, not biologically based, is important to understanding that racism, not race, impacts health care, health, and health outcomes.

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How to appeal an insurance company decision | Healthcare.gov

If your health insurer refuses to pay a claim or ends your coverage, you have the right to appeal the decision and have it reviewed by a third party.

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