Navigation Links
Assurant Health Gains Access to Great-West Healthcare's Nationwide Network
Date:1/14/2008

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Assurant Health, a Milwaukee, WI-based national provider of individual medical, small group and specialty health insurance products, announced today it entered into an agreement that gives its customers access to Great-West Healthcare's national network of hospitals and physicians.

Under the agreement Assurant Health will offer its PPO product with the Great-West Healthcare network, which will expand access to medical facilities in markets that include: Phoenix, Arizona; rural Colorado; Denver, Colorado; Jacksonville, Florida; Orlando, Florida; metro and rural Tampa, Florida; Kansas City, Missouri; Las Vegas, Nevada and Austin, Texas. Assurant Health customers enrolled in the Great-West Healthcare network will have access to Great-West Healthcare's more than 4,275 hospitals and 578,000 physician and ancillary providers. The agreement is effective for Small Group on January 1, 2008 and for Individual Medical on February 1, 2008.

"Our agreement with Great-West Healthcare means that our customers will now have affordable access to more top-quality medical facilities, doctors and ancillary providers in more locations," said Jack Rogers, Senior Vice President, Provider Management at Assurant Health.

"Assurant Health has earned a solid reputation for providing its individual and small business customers with access to comprehensive, top- quality healthcare services and we are pleased to work with them to continue that tradition," said Kent Boyer, Senior Vice President, Specialty Markets, at Great-West Healthcare.

About Assurant Health

Assurant Health has been in business since 1892 and is the brand name for products underwritten and issued by Time Insurance Company, John Alden Life Insurance Company and Union Security Insurance Company. Together, these three underwriting companies provide health insurance coverage for more than one million people nationwide. Primary products include individual medical, small group, short-term and student health insurance products, consumer-choice products such as Health Savings Accounts and Health Reimbursement Arrangements, as well as non-insurance products. With almost 3,000 employees, Assurant Health is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., and has operations offices in Minnesota, Idaho and Florida, as well as sales offices across the country. The Assurant Health Web site is http://www.assuranthealth.com.

Assurant Health is part of Assurant, a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and selected international markets. Its four key businesses -- Assurant Solutions; Assurant Specialty Property; Assurant Health; and Assurant Employee Benefits -- have partnered with clients who are leaders in their industries and have built leadership positions in a number of specialty insurance market segments worldwide.

Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has over $25 billion in assets and $7 billion in annual revenue. http://www.assurant.com

About Great-West Healthcare

Great-West Healthcare, a division of Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company, is a national employee benefits provider with expertise in self-funding and health care management solutions. Nationally, the division operates a health care network that includes more than 4,275 hospitals and 578,000 providers and provides health care coverage to 2.2 million people. Visit http://www.greatwesthealthcare.com for more information. Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company, headquartered in metro-Denver, serves its customers through a full range of health care plans, life and disability insurance, annuities, and retirement savings products and services. It is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Great-West Lifeco Inc. and a member of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies. Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company is not licensed to do business in New York. Products are sold in New York by its subsidiary First Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company, White Plains, N.Y.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Assurant Health
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. MinuteClinic Becomes Participating Provider with Assurant Health
2. Health Groups Release 2008 Immunization Schedules
3. MA Proponent of Health Insurance Mandate Says Mean Penalties Needed to Force People to Buy Insurance
4. Insurance Agents Call for State Senate to Improve Californias Health Care Reform Compromise
5. Consumer Reports Health News
6. Join the Vitamin D Revolution: How to Get 30 Minutes of Daily Sunshine for Optimal Health
7. Photo: MultiVu Promotes George DeTorres to Divisional Vice President for the MultiVu Healthcare Team
8. NHCAA Releases Fraud Fighters Handbook Outlining Strategies to Protect the Public Against Health Care Fraud
9. Queen Latifah Brings in the New Year with a Healthy Resolution
10. MedicareCRM(TM) Simplifies Annual Enrollment Period for Medicare Health Plans and Beneficiaries
11. Climate change, gender differences, health among EurekAlert! 10 Most Popular Stories in 2007
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... People across the ... Genome magazine’s Code Talker Award, an essay contest in which patients and their families ... to be presented at the 2016 National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Puradigm® & ... (TGIG), has initiated cultivation and processing operations at its production facility, and opened ... , Puradigm is the manufacturer of a complete system of proactive air and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Venture Construction Group (VCG) sponsors ... on June 20th at the Woodmont Country Club at 1201 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland, ... to helping service members that have been wounded in battle and their families. Venture ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Finally, a bruise cream that ... dermaka cream can be incorporated into the post-surgical treatment plans of a variety of ... , dermaka cream is very effective for bruising and causes a rapid resolution of ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... New York (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... marijuana patients optimize the ingestion of their medication by matching users with high quality ... users to compare pieces with no commitment. , Inhale was founded by two brothers, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 ... CAPR ), a biotechnology company focused on the ... announced that patient enrollment in its ongoing randomized ... has exceeded 50% of its 24-patient target. Capricor ... the third quarter of 2016, and to report ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... BOGOTA, Colombia , June 23, 2016  Astellas today announced the establishment of Astellas Farma Colombia (AFC), a ... second affiliate in Latin America . ... ... ... ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016  Experian ... integrating and transforming the patient payment and ... several innovative new products and services that ... its revenue cycle offerings. These award-winning solutions ... efficient workflows, remain compliant in an ever-changing ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: