Parkview Anthem Agreement

2020 December 14

The agreement expires a few hours before the current contract expires. If Anthem and Parkview Health Systems had not reached an agreement, thousands of residents would have to make difficult decisions — balancing a change of doctor or hospital against the increased costs if they continue to use the network provider. On Wednesday, Parkview Health and Anthem of Indiana agreed to a two-day extension of its existing agreement. They then extended the expiration date to July 30 at 11:59 a.m.m. Parkview officials say Parkview Health and Indiana`s Anthem have agreed to extend the current agreement for two days, giving each party more time to negotiate a new contract. FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) – It was on the wire, but Parkview Health and Anthem agreed on a new contract. “We are naturally pleased with the final outcome of the negotiations,” says Candace Shaffer, Senior Director of Human Resources Benefits. “We appreciate and appreciate Anthem`s efforts to reach a fair agreement that saves the university and our employees money.” “This agreement achieves what health consumers want most – quality care at an affordable price,” said David Lee, M.D., vice president of health solutions for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. “We listened to our clients and focused on their concerns about the affordability of health care during these contract negotiations.

We are pleased to continue our partnership with Parkview Health and recognize the important role they play in providing quality services to our members. Suppliers to Parkview Physicians Group, based in Ohio, are not affected by this agreement and remain in the network. If the hospital network and insurance do not agree, Anthem subscribers would have to pay network A prices for all services provided at De Parkview facilities. After months of contract negotiations between Anthem and Parkview Health System — a network of more than 80 municipal hospitals and clinics in northern Indiana and northwestern Ohio — an agreement was reached between the two parties. PREVIOUS: Deadline Approach for Anthem and Parkview Health to reach an agreement This new multi-year agreement will allow Anthem members to access all Parkview Health suppliers and facilities in the network. The new expiry date for your current agreement is now Thursday, July 30, at 11:59 a.m.m. “That`s why, 10 months ago, Anthem approached Parkview officials to begin discussions on a new contract that offers a higher affordable price. We were in communication with Parkview agents last night and this morning, and we continue to focus on reaching an agreement before the current contract expires. “If this is the end result, we will naturally be disappointed,” said Candace Shaffer, Senior Director of Human Resources Benefits. “Purdue is convinced, however, that the few weeks of July will allow Anthem and Parkview to agree. Purdue supports quality, inexpensive and transparent monitoring of our members, and if Parkview is unable to meet Anthem`s standards for a new contract that would offer this level of diligence, we will understand the outcome. FORT WAYNE, IND. – July 30, 2020 – Parkview Health, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield have agreed to a new contract.

The multi-year contract continues to provide Anthem members with access to all Parkview Health suppliers and facilities. . “For us, it was of the utmost importance that our patients have uninterrupted access to the doctors, care teams and institutions they trust,” said Mike Packnett, President and CEO of Parkview Health. “Parkview has focused on providing the best care at the best cost, because we know that`s what patients and employers in our region expect and deserve.

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