Aetna Signs Agreement With Boca Raton Community Hospital
Contract Expanded to Include Medicare Plan Members
BOCA RATON, Fla. — Aetna (NYSE: ΑET) announced that it has reached agreement with Boca Raton Community Hospital on a new two-year contract that provides access for Aetna’s Medicare Advantage members to the hospital’s facilities and physicians.
Under this new agreement, Aetna Medicare Advantage plan members will be able to receive covered services, at in-network rates, from Boca Raton Community Hospital and its affiliated physicians. Aetna and Boca Raton Community Hospital previously operated under a contract that applied only to members of Aetna’s commercial plans.
"Aetna is excited to announce this new contract with Boca Raton Community Hospital, which expands a strong relationship the two parties have enjoyed for several years,” said David Weisman, Aetna’s vice president of network operations for South Florida. “Boca Raton Community has provided excellent care to our commercial-plan members for several years, and we’re delighted to offer in-network access to our Medicare Advantage plan members.”
“Boca Raton Community Hospital is pleased to expand our relationship with Aetna to include patients of Aetna’s Medicare program. We are delighted that these patients will be able to utilize the wide array of services we offer,” said Jerry Fedele, president and chief executive officer of Boca Raton Community Hospital. “From our comprehensive cardiac care to state-of-the-art cancer treatment, our hospital is committed to providing the highest quality healthcare to this community.”
Aetna provides health benefits to approximately 400,000 members in the South Florida area. Those members have access to a network that includes 57 contracted hospitals and more than 7,400 primary care physicians and specialists.
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