PHILADELPHIA--()--The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has joined Coventry HealthAmerica’s provider network for its CoventryCares Medical Assistance (Medicaid) plan. All CHOP facilities and doctors are now available to provide care and services to CoventryCares members. The agreement was effective October 2012.
“We are pleased to join the CoventryCares provider network and to serve the health care needs of their Medical Assistance members”
“Our number one priority is to provide our members with convenient access to affordable, quality health care,” said Denise Gallagher, vice president of Medicaid for CoventryCares. “CHOP is well respected and recognized for their quality and compassion, and we are pleased they will be providing health care services to our CoventryCares members.”
CoventryCares was awarded a Medical Assistance managed care contract by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Public Welfare in 2010. It provides services to Medical Assistance members in 54 counties in Pennsylvania, including the five-county Southeast Zone, including Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties.
“We are pleased to join the CoventryCares provider network and to serve the health care needs of their Medical Assistance members,” said Joan Jenaway, director of Payor Relations for The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. "Our teams have a shared goal of making sure that the communities we serve have access to quality health care. Our new collaboration gives us an opportunity to achieve that goal.”
About The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia was founded in 1855 as the nation’s first pediatric hospital. Through its long-standing commitment to providing exceptional patient care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare professionals and pioneering major research initiatives, Children’s Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is among the largest in the country, ranking third in National Institutes of Health funding. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 516-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents. For more information, visit http://www.chop.edu.
CoventryCares from HealthAmerica is a Pennsylvania Medical Assistance Managed Care Organization offering health care coverage to Medical Assistance members in 54 counties in Pennsylvania. It is committed to our communities with focus on health education, wellness and preventive care. For more information, visit www.mycoventrycares.com.
Coventry HealthAmerica has been providing health care benefits since 1975 and ranks among the highest-rated health plans in the nation for HMO and POS plans by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.* For more information, visit www.healthamerica.cvty.com.
*NCQA’s Private Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2012–2013