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
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