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Network: Natividad Medical Center Terminates but Negotiations Continue
Jan 17, 2012
Anthem Blue Cross and Natividad Medical Center (located in Monterey County) have been engaged in contract negotiations for several months. To date, Anthem and Natividad Medical Center have been unable to reach an agreement and the contract terminated on Sunday, January 15, 2012.
for an FAQ for Natividad Medical Center’s termination.
Member letters will be mailed, Tuesday, January 17, 2012, to DMHC (Department of Managed Health Care) regulated PPO members residing within a 15 mile radius of Natividad Medical Center advising them of the termination. Anthem Blue Cross will be mailing notices to CDI-regulated PPO members who reside within 15 miles of the hospital, so all insured PPO members will receive a letter within the 5 days following termination regardless of regulator. Anthem Blue Cross will also mail to agents, brokers, clients, PPO physicians and HMO medical groups as usual.