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July 06, 2008

Health Net of California Signs Agreement with Alvarado Hospital

Alvarado Hospital of San Diego and Health Net of California, Inc. have signed a new agreement that provides California Health Net members with access to health care at Alvarado Hospital.

The contract covers Health Net members with employer-sponsored, Individual & Family Plans, Medicare, Medi-Cal and Healthy Families coverage. Members have access to Alvarado's wide range of medical services, including medical and nursing care, inpatient and outpatient surgeries, many specialty services such as bariatrics and skull base surgery, and complete orthopedics, emergency room care and diagnostic testing.

"Our agreement means San Diegans covered by Health Net health insurance may continue receiving the same quality care they have come to know and trust from Alvarado Hospital," said Martha Smith, Health Net's vice president of Health Plan Network Management.

"We have long-established relationships with Health Net members, and we have excellent physicians on our medical care staff who have provided care to Health Net members for years," said Harris Koenig, Alvarado Hospital chief executive officer. "We are excited to have the opportunity through this new agreement to continue caring for them."

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Posted by healthinsurance at July 6, 2008 04:21 PM