Anthem Blue Cross will not renew its Commercial Hospital Agreement with NorthBay Medical Center and NorthBay VacaValley Hospital (collectively “NorthBay Healthcare.”). It is Anthem’s intent to reach reasonable contractual language and reimbursement rates that are beneficial to both organizations. Unfortunately, Anthem and NorthBay Healthcare have been unable to reach agreement and Anthem’s hospital contract with NorthBay Healthcare terminated effective May 1, 2019. NorthBay Healthcare is located in Solano County.
Post termination letters were mailed by May 6th. Letters were sent to members enrolled in a product regulated by the DMHC or DOI that personally accessed or had a covered family member access NorthBay Healthcare within the last 12 months. Anthem is also mailing letters to clients, brokers and agents and to admitting HMO medical groups and physicians who maintain privileges/affiliations at NorthBay Healthcare. For your reference, Anthem has provided copies of the following communications:
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