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Anthem hatches another hospital joint venture, this time in Wisconsin
Modern Healthcare

Roughly 18 months after Anthem rocked the healthcare business community with a new provider-insurance alliance in California, the health insurer has formulated another similar project. Anthem and Aurora Health Care will co-own a new health insurance company.Anthem’s Wisconsin subsidiary and Aurora, a 15-hospital system based in Milwaukee, will each own 50% of Wisconsin Collaborative Insurance Co., a newly licensed insurer. The joint venture somewhat resembles Vivity, the health insurance product created in September 2014 by Anthem’s California subsidiary and seven Southern California health systems, including academic medical centers Cedars-Sinai and UCLA.