Navigation Links
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia and Athens Regional Medical Center Announce New HMO/POS Contract
Date:7/7/2008

ATHENS, Ga., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Athens Regional Medical Center and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) today announced the signing of a multi-year contract, enabling Athens Regional to join the BCBSGa HMO/POS network, effective Aug. 1, 2008. BCBSGa has had a PPO contract with Athens Regional for many years.

The new contract means that BCBSGa HMO and POS members throughout Georgia will be able to gain complete access to Athens Regional's wide range of comprehensive and specialized medical, surgical and diagnostic services as an in-network provider.

"The execution of the HMO contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia enables us to provide more hospital and group health insurance choices to residents in our 17-county service area. This agreement further extends our reach into the community by expanding the number of health insurance plans in which we participate," said Larry Webb, senior vice president and CFO at Athens Regional Medical Center. "It is our mission to provide this community with greater access to quality patient care and a scope of services that are of a superior value, delivered in a caring and safe atmosphere with dignity and compassion by highly-trained professionals."

"We are pleased to welcome Athens Regional to the BCBSGa HMO/POS network," said Amy Cheslock, vice-president of health services, BCBSGa. "With the addition of Athens Regional, our HMO/POS members in Northeast Georgia now have in-network access to both major hospitals in Athens."

About Athens Regional

Athens Regional Medical Center is a 315-bed, full service regional referral center and is part of Athens Regional Health Services, an integrated system that provides for the healthcare needs of a 17-county service area in Northeast Georgia. ARMC features nationally acclaimed, comprehensive cardiac, vascular and thoracic procedures including open heart surgery, cardiac catheterization and vascular labs; a full spectrum of minimally invasive surgeries; a neurosurgery unit, a stroke center, a free-standing outpatient radiology center and outpatient surgery center; rehabilitation services; a diagnostic and therapeutic oncology unit; Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and CT Scanner; a neonatal intensive care unit; a Spine Institute and more. Additional information about Athens Regional is available at http://www.armc.org .

About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia

Blue Cross Blue and Shield of Georgia, Inc. and Blue Cross and Blue Shield Healthcare Plan of Georgia, Inc. are independent licensees of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. (R) ANTHEM is a registered trademark of Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. The Blue Cross Blue Shield names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Additional information about Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia is available at http://www.bcbsga.com .


'/>"/>
SOURCE Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Issues Community Report for 2007
2. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Responds to Attorney Generals Complaint, Says Transaction Was Legal and Fully Authorized
3. Coalition Calls on MI Legislature to Abandon Blue Cross Legislation
4. Delta Dental of Illinois Awards $45,000 for Oral Health Projects Across the State
5. Dr. Howard Epstein Joins Blue Cross as Medical Director for Commercial Operations and Clinical Design
6. Assurance Investment Partners Purchases Arison Insurance Services from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
7. Autism Class Action Filed Against Blue Cross
8. Medical Director for Renowned Los Angeles Jewish Home Offers Top Tips to Elderly in Coping With Searing Temperatures Across U.S.
9. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Donates $25,000 to American Red Cross for Flood Disaster Recovery
10. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Introduces New Individual Products
11. American Red Cross and NSF Scrub Club(R) Announce Collaborative Agreement
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Our bodies are bombarded daily by environmental and ... with these stressors is to adopt a more healthful diet, but too many people ... a certified Holistic Nutritionist and the creator of the Newport Beach Cleanse and 14-Day ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... of our nation’s productivity, stability, even security. Most importantly, employees are the single ... Then why are American workers so unhappy? , Just under half of American ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... VA (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... with student loans more flexibility in repaying their loans, more information about their ... a time when total outstanding student loan debt, including federal and private loans, ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Coast Dental Fort Stewart ... at its new location in the Exchange Furniture Mall at 112 Vilseck Road in ... 50-inch Samsung Smart TV. Plus attendees will have the opportunity to meet general dentists ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... Spine Team ... pain, is proud to announce one of their physicians has been invited to be ... Physicians (Texas ACOFP) Family Practice Review conference on April 30, 2016. , Dr. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/28/2016)... 2016   Acsis , a leading provider of ... market research and advisory firm IDC has named it ... Worldwide Pharmaceutical Track and Trace Software 2016 Vendor Assessment ... assessment of the capabilities and business strategies of 10 ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160427/360791LOGO ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... April 28, 2016 New ... 2016" is a report that provides an overview ... R&D pipelines by identifying new targets and MOAs ... Company Profiles discussed in this H1 2016 Osteoarthritis ... Srl, AbbVie Inc., Abiogen Pharma S.p.A., Ablynx NV, ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... Avril 2016   ... +5% sur le trimestre, soutenu par une croissance ... Croissance de +16% des ventes aux hôpitaux ... Kea Technologies (Euronext : MKEA, FR0010609263 ; OTCQX : MKEAY), inventeur ... aujourd,hui son chiffre d,affaires pour le premier trimestre ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: