According to a report, Anthem claim denials have been “in the hundreds” by providers all over Kentucky in the past four months. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Senator Claire McCaskill, D-MO, is going after insurer Anthem on its policy to deny payment for emergency room treatments that are later determined not to have been an emergency.

Modern Healthcare reports that according to Anthem, it changed its policy in Georgia and Missouri this past June, while it claims to have begun putting the policy in place in Kentucky as far back as 2015. However, that’s in dispute by some medical personnel in Kentucky.

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