How long will the new contract last?
Three years.
When will the new contract go into effect?
The new agreement is effective September 1, 2016. There will not be a lapse in Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health participation in the Anthem network.
Do I need to do anything if I am an Anthem patient?
No. You can continue to receive care and schedule appointments as usual at Stanford Health Care, Stanford Children’s Health and their affiliated facilities.
Who can I contact for more information about Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health’s participation in the Anthem Network?
Patients can call (650) 736-5580 or toll-free at (844) 877-6692. You may also email for more information. HMO members assigned to Affinity Medical Group IPA may visit the Affinity page or call (888) 309-2221.