Navigation Links
Prime Healthcare Services Enters Into Network Wide Contract With Aetna Health Plans
Date:3/3/2008

VICTORVILLE, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare Services, Inc. (PHS) entered into a multi-year managed care agreement with Aetna Health Plans (Aetna) effective February 28, 2008 for all of their products, i.e., PPO, POS and HMO. Aetna enrollees can now seek care at any one of PHS' hospitals* for outpatient and inpatient services on an elective or direct basis including outpatient testing. Aetna enrollees will be covered with full in-network benefits.

"We are pleased that Aetna stepped up and entered into a network wide managed care contract with PHS' hospitals. This dispels the rumor that PHS is adverse to managed care contracting and hopefully, paves the path for other managed care health plans to enter into contracts with fair and reasonable reimbursement," said Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCP, PHS' Chairman of the Board. "We are ready and willing to enter into managed care agreements with other major health plans on terms comparable to Aetna's," said Lloyd Wilensky, PHS' Vice-President of Health Plan Operations.

Prime Healthcare Services, Inc. is a progressive, innovative and rapidly expanding hospital management company in Southern California. With over 6,000 employees, PHS currently owns and operates nine acute care facilities: Centinela Hospital Medical Center in Inglewood (370-beds), Chino Valley Medical Center in Chino (126-beds), Desert Valley Hospital in Victorville (83-beds), Huntington Beach Hospital in Huntington Beach (141-beds), La Palma Intercommunity Hospital in La Palma (131-beds), Montclair Hospital Medical Center in Montclair (102-beds), Paradise Valley Hospital in National City (301-beds), Sherman Oaks Hospital and the Grossman Burn Center in Sherman Oaks (153-beds) and West Anaheim Medical Center in Anaheim (219-beds) in California. The PHS' mission is to provide comprehensive quality healthcare in a compassionate, convenient and cost-effective manner. For more information please visit http://www.primehealthcare.com

* Eight of nine PHS hospitals have already executed the agreements except

for Centinela Hospital Medical Center which is in negotiations.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Prime Healthcare Services, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Prime Therapeutics Receives TIPPS Certification
2. Lab Series(R) Skincare For Men Spa Indulges the 2007 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominees at the Sofitel(R) Los Angeles
3. Prime Access Creates Groundbreaking Ads Targeting Urban Teens for the White Houses National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
4. Prime Therapeutics Announces URAC Accreditation
5. Prime Minister views innovative health technology at Imperial College London
6. GenPrime Initiates External Clinical Trials of its Bacterial Contamination Test for Rapid Detection of Bacteria in Platelets
7. Prime Healthcare Services Acquires Centinela Hospital Medical Center
8. Activist Groups Plea to Indian Prime Minister: Rollout Second-Line AIDS Treatment!
9. Announcing Prime Vendor Contract with LIHPA
10. Safety Concerns Prompt Prime to Remove Avandia(R) from Formulary
11. Fetal Alcohol Exposure May Prime Offspring for Alcoholism
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/22/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... September 22, 2017 , ... “Fruit of ... their imaginations while exploring nature that God has created. “Fruit of the Spirit: “Love”” ... Muslim, is now a devoted wife and mother of five. Halimah is an avid ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... Egg freezing and embryo freezing ... have a slight statistical advantage for live births, frozen eggs offer many advantages, ... women undergoing medical treatment or who are concerned about the decline of their ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... 38-Year-Old Plastic Surgeon Gill at Aesthetic Surgery Center ... pleased to announce that Plastic Surgeon Kiranjeet Gill has been awarded as one of ... an annual award that was started in 2003 to salute young achievers in Southwest ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... ... with Infinity Behavioral Health Services for professionals in the addiction treatment industry entitled: ... Audit . , Insurance companies and state and federal governments are increasingly ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... Demonstrating a ... public health departments have been awarded five-year accreditation status through the Public ... of being served by a PHAB-accredited health department now extend to more ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/22/2017)...  As the latest Obamacare repeal effort moves is ... (R-LA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) medical device ... industry is in an odd place.  The industry wants ... tax on medical device sales passed along with the ... increased visits and hospital customers with the funding to ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... 19, 2017   ZirMed Inc ., a recognized leader ... that it has been ranked #1 by its users for ... Rankings 2017 User Survey. ZirMed was recognized as the top-ranked ... and medical centers over 200 beds and holds one of ... user survey history. ...
(Date:9/13/2017)... 13, 2017   OrthoAtlanta has been named the ... Host Committee (AFHC) for the 2018 College Football Playoff (CFP) ... at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia . ... "I,m In" campaign, participating in many activities leading up to, ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: