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Aug 09, 2010


Contract agreements and renewals keep Anthem networks strong

Marin General Hospital - Anthem Blue Cross is pleased to announce that they have directly contracted with Marin General Hospital, located in Marin County. Marin General Hospital is no longer affiliated with Sutter Health. The fully executed contract is effective June 30, 2010 through June 29, 2011.

Anteleop Valley Hospital - Anthem has renewed their agreement with Antelope Valley Hospital, located in Los Angeles County, for a three-year term effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2013. 

Midcoast Care - Anthem has successfully renewed their agreement with Midcoast Care, which has locations in Northern Santa Barbara County and San Luis Obispo County. The agreement is effective August 1, 2010 and extends through July 31, 2012.      

Catholic Healthcare West - Anthem has renewed their contract with Catholic Healthcare West ("CHW") which includes 31 hospitals located in various counties throughout California. The four-year contract is effective July 15, 2010 and extends through July 14, 2014. 

This negotiation also included the renewal of the HMO agreements with Mercy Medical Group and Woodland Clinic Medical Group for a four-year term, effective August 1, 2010 through July 31, 2014. It also includes PPO agreements with the following six CHW Medical Foundation groups effective July 15, 2010 through July 14, 2014:

1.       CHW Medical Foundation - Sacramento

2.       CHW Medical Foundation - Woodland

3.       CHW Medical Foundation - Sequoia (dba Sequoia Medical Group)

4.       CHW Medical Foundation - Stockton

5.       CHW Medical Foundation - Santa Cruz

6.       CHW Medical Foundation - Sierra Nevada

To view the complete list of the 31 CHW hospitals Click Here.         

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