Navigation Links
Gateway Health Plan(R) Signs New Agreement with Cleveland Clinic Hospitals
Date:10/27/2008

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Gateway Health Plan announced today that it has signed an agreement with Cleveland Clinic Hospitals, adding the health system to the Gateway Health Plan Medicare Assured(SM) managed care network in Ohio. Gateway Health Plan Medicare Assured(SM) is a Medicare approved Special Needs Plan for Ohioans who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.

Under the agreement, effective October 1, 2008, Gateway Health Plan Medicare Assured(SM) members living in the 12 county area in which Gateway serves may now receive covered services from Cleveland Clinic facilities. The new contract focuses on three Cleveland Clinic Hospitals: Huron, Lakewood and Lutheran. With this agreement, Gateway Health Plan adds practitioners in 80 clinical specialties and subspecialties.

"We're very excited to announce the addition of Cleveland Clinic Hospitals to the Gateway Health Plan Medicare Assured(SM) network," said Michael Blackwood, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gateway Health Plan, Inc. "Gateway aims to offer its members access to a broad network of high-quality doctors and hospitals. This agreement significantly strengthens our network in the Cleveland area."

Cleveland Clinic health system is an integrated health system consisting of an academic medical center, community hospitals, family health centers, ancillary services and professional practitioners. Gateway Health Plan members assigned to a primary care physician affiliated with Huron, Lakewood and Lutheran Hospitals will have access to Cleveland Clinic. Cleveland Clinic is ranked as the fourth overall "Best Hospital" and within the Top 25 for various adult and pediatric medical specialties, according to USNews & World Report/NCQA's "America's Best Hospitals 2008."

Gateway Health Plan is a managed care delivery system that provides service to more than 244,000 members eligible for medical assistance. Established in 1992 as an alternative to Pennsylvania's Department of Public Welfare's Medical Assistance Program, Gateway Health Plan currently operates in 39 counties in Pennsylvania. In January 2006, Gateway Health Plan Medicare Assured(SM), a Special Needs Plan for Pennsylvanians who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, was launched and is now one the largest Medicare program for the dual-eligible population in the nation with nearly 24,000 members. Gateway Health Plan Medicare Assured(SM) is offered to Ohioans living in a 12 county service area. For more information, visit http://www.gatewayhealthplan.com.


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

Related medicine news :

1. Intestinal Gluten Receptor Is Gateway for Celiac Disease
2. Health Clubs Open Doors Free for 5th Annual Get Active America! Campaign, Taking a Stand on Prevention and Becoming Gateway to Healthy Living
3. Harris Corporation Awarded Contract to Develop National Health Information Exchange Gateway for Sharing Patient Records
4. Health Clubs Open Doors Free for 5th Annual Get Active America! Month and Become Gateway to Healthy Living
5. Paradigm Selects Jopari to Provide E-Billing Gateway for Customers
6. LifeScience Alley 2007: German Healthcare Market Offers Gateway to Europe
7. Gateway Health Plan Ranked Again Among Americas Best Health Plans According to U.S. News & World Report, NCQA
8. International Gateway Insurance Brokers Partners With MEDILINQ
9. Study Reveals Factors of Exceptional Health in Old Age
10. American Association for Homecare Proposes Aggressive 13-Point Plan to Stop Medicare Fraud and Recoup Billions; Calls Steps Essential to Medicares Health
11. Expert Says Conseco Trust May Significantly Alter The Senior Health Care Market
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... 2016 , ... 'Tis the season for family, festivity, food and fun! Temptation ... season when eating healthy, staying active, and taking medication and doing daily foot health ... , "Shopping trips, parties and family gatherings can take their toll on our ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... December 06, 2016 , ... ... recount of a powerful woman's story of sacrifice and enlightenment. , ... published author, Carolyn Fryer. Always looking for creative outlets, Carolyn gravitated toward writing ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... 06, 2016 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently gave a best-in-class 5 star rating to ... give freedom to people who need help getting around. For some, advancing age has ... period of rehabilitation after an illness or accident. There is a wide variety of ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... , ... December 06, 2016 , ... "Add realistic flares ... flicker, flash, and flare from clip to clip with high quality 4K lens flare ... 4K Jewel contains 44 lens flares filmed on the RED Dragon. Utilizing the Dragon ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... , ... December 05, 2016 , ... What: Shriners Hospitals ... the North Pole to our patients – using a video monitor and web-enabled camera. ... hospital will transform the Auditorium into a Christmas Wonderland, which is where the video ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/5/2016)... 2016 United Kingdom Ophthalmic Diagnostic Equipment ... new report, "United Kingdom Ophthalmic Diagnostic Equipment Market ... the United Kingdom Ophthalmic Diagnostic Equipment market. The ... volume (in units) and average prices (USD) within ... Ultrasound Imaging Systems, Corneal Topography Systems, Ophthalmoscopes, Perimeters, ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... Dec. 5, 2016 Spain Glaucoma Surgery Devices ... report, "Spain Glaucoma Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2022", ... Devices market. The report provides value, in millions of ... within market segements - Canaloplasty Micro Catheters and Glaucoma ... and distribution shares data for each of these market ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO ), the leader ... manufacturing data that support SB-525, its gene therapy program for ... the American Society of Hematology (ASH) being held in ... "We have developed an improved gene therapy vector ... competitive, and we remain on track to file an Investigational ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: