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Network: Aetna Updates Northern and Southern California Networks

Apr 15, 2013

Aetna has an exciting update for their Northern California market!  They are pleased to announce that Adventist Health and the Adventist Health / Physicians Network (AHPN) has rejoined their Northern California network for all products, effective April 1, 2013.

Improved hospital choice and rural access 

Members will enjoy greater choice with access to all Adventist service locations throughout the central San Joaquin Valley and approximately 100 primary care and specialist physicians.  In addition, Adventist brings to Aetna's network 30 rural health clinics that serve over 25 communities in the Central Valley.

Adventist Medical Center - Hanford
115 Mall Drive
Hanford, CA 93230

Adventist Medical Center - Reedley
372 W. Cypress Avenue
Reedley, CA 93654

Adventist Medical Center - Selma

1141 Rose Avenue
Selma, CA 93662

Central Valley General Hospital
1025 N. Douty Street
Hanford, CA 93230
In addition, please review the below information for Aetna's Southern California market:
Anaheim General Hospital, part of their Los Angeles Aetna network located in Anaheim, CA, is closing on May 23, 2013.
3350 West Ball Road
Anaheim, CA 92804
There are 25 participating physicians who have exclusive admitting privileges to Anaheim General Hospital and will be terminated unless they gain admitting privileges to another participating hospital. This includes 9 primary care physicians (PCPs) and 17 specialists. Of the 16 specialist providers, 3 are Aexcel designated.  Please let us know if you require a copy of this listing.
Alternate Hospitals available
Below is a listing of alternate participating hospitals in the immediate area where employees and their dependents can continue to access care. Aetna Performance NetworkSM alternative hospitals are denoted by this * icon.
AHMC Anaheim Regional Medical Center, LP       
1111 West La Palma Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92801-2804
Western Medical Center-Anaheim       
1025 South Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92805-5806
Los Alamitos Medical Center  *
3751 Katella Avenue
Los Alamitos, CA 90720-3113
University of California, Irvine Medical Center       
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868-3201
Member letters
Aetna will send letters to the following employees and their dependents:
Aetna will help with transition of care
For fully-insured plans, as required by law, Aetna’s California addendum to its standard Transition of Care Coverage policy provides for completion of covered services for certain conditions.  If any members require frequent or continuing consultation with a specialist physician for ongoing covered care, the employee should contact his or her current PCP who can help arrange transfer of that care to a similar specialist in the Aetna network.

If you have any questions regarding this announcement, please contact your beere&purves Sales Team - 888.722.3373.
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