Aetna and Mercyhealth expand insurance partnership


Aetna and Mercyhealth expand insurance partnership

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Health insurer Aetna will expand its current medicare advantage and commercial group network to include Mercyhealth’s hospitals and physicians in Wisconsin.

The two organisations have signed a new contract. Starting Jan. 01, 2018, Aetna's commercial insurance and medicare advantage products will include covered inpatient and outpatient health care services at in-network rates from Mercyhealth’s hospitals in Wisconsin, as well as its network of more than 300 physicians in Rock and Walworth counties.

"We are thrilled about the expansion of our partnership with Mercyhealth which enables us to serve more Medicare Advantage and commercial members in Wisconsin," said Kristin Myers, president of Aetna’s Great Lakes market.

"Aetna and Mercyhealth are both dedicated to improving the health, quality of care and experience of our members through exceptional, coordinated health care."

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