Menasha, Wis. – (October 20, 2021) – Network Health, a Wisconsin-based health insurer, and ThedaCare are pleased to announce they have signed an agreement to provide Medicare Advantage patients greater access to health care through additional providers in the region. Effective January 1, 2022 Network Health Medicare Advantage members will have in-network access to the ThedaCare network of physicians, hospitals, clinics, labs and other services. More than 67,000 existing Network Health Medicare Advantage members will benefit from this in-network access starting on January 1, 2022.
“For 40 years, Network Health has been a trusted insurance expert,” said Coreen Dicus-Johnson, president and CEO of Network Health. “Together with ThedaCare, we are aligned in bringing affordable, high-quality insurance coverage and care to the shared communities we serve, work and live in. Together, we’re helping our neighbors, friends and family receive the care they need.”
As one of Network Health’s Clinical Integration partners, ThedaCare will work with the insurance company to provide the highest quality of care in the most cost-efficient manner. Network Health will work with ThedaCare providers to ensure Medicare Advantage members receive the quality cost-efficient care that meets their individual needs.
Network Health’s mission to build healthy and strong Wisconsin communities begins with collaborating with like-minded provider partners. ThedaCare is on a mission to improve the health and well-being of the communities it serves. Through partnerships with organizations such as Network Health, ThedaCare is working to become a proactive partner in health, while making health care easier and more affordable.
“Partnerships that offer more patients greater access to health care are important to allow our team members to empower each person to live their unique, best lives through wellness, prediction, prevention and healing,” said Dr. Mark Cockley, ThedaCare Chief Clinical Officer. “The commitment to financial responsibility will allow us to protect patient care and remain a strong organization that can continue caring for the people of Northeast and Central Wisconsin long into the future.”
Both Network Health and ThedaCare are invested in building a long-term relationship and will continue to collaborate on their shared purpose to improve the health experiences of the communities they serve.
The Medicare Advantage annual enrollment period is from October 15 – December 7 every year. During this time period, Medicare beneficiaries can make changes to their plan, with the new coverage starting on January 1. Those interested in more information on these new offerings should visit NetworkHealthOptions.com or call 844-201-3782.