April 28, 2023
Over the next few days, you may be hearing about our current discussions with Anthem in Maine, potentially impacting patients of St. Joseph Healthcare in Bangor and St. Mary’s Health System in Lewiston.
I want you to know that we are committed to providing you and our patients with timely and accurate information on this situation. Here are some key facts:
To date, Anthem has been unwilling to meaningfully address these issues. At the same time:
St. Joseph Healthcare in Bangor and St. Mary’s Health System in Lewiston are directly impacted by these actions. These facilities and their providers have devoted longstanding service and commitment to their communities, and our intent is to do everything possible to be sure this continues for future generations. Please know that we will continue to press for meaningful discussions with Anthem and will provide regular updates as these negotiations move forward.
We will keep you informed throughout the process. We are committed to providing you with timely and accurate information on this situation. Updates can be found by visiting our websites: