Anthem says it won’t cover non-emergency visits to ER

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The insurance company released a statement to News Center 7 today saying the company has seen an increase in trips to the ER for things like itchy eyes and seasonal allergies — despite campaigns to inform the public about costs and inconveniences for going to the emergency room for those conditions.

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Anthem already has these policies in place in Kentucky, Missouri and Georgia. 

The new policy will begin in January.