Aetna Signs Contract with Central Florida Health Alliance.ORLANDO, Fla. -- Aetna (NYSE NYSE
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Central Florida is the central region of the United States state of Florida, on the East Coast. Health Alliance on a three-year contract that adds Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages Regional Hospital to Aetna's provider network in the Central Florida area. The agreement takes effect Sept. 15.
"Aetna is delighted to announce the addition of these two hospitals to our Central Florida network," said Jim McCunney, Aetna's vice president of network development for Central Florida. "We continue to provide our members with broader access to physicians and facilities in the area. We're hopeful it will help us grow new business and retain existing customers in the area."
Under the agreement, members of Aetna network-based plans will be able to receive covered in-patient and out-patient services, at in-network rates, from Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages Regional Hospital.
"We are pleased to now include Aetna in our family of health plans which will allow greater access to many members of our community," said Dale Hocking Hocking may refer to:
Aetna provides and administers health benefits to more than 225,000 members in Central Florida. Those members have access to a contracted network of 35 hospitals, 1,626 primary care physicians and 4,434 specialists.
The Villages Regional Hospital, part of Central Florida Health Alliance, is a 198-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of The Villages, a nationally-known adult community. Specially designed to bring hospitality to health care, the facility serves the tri county area - Lake, Sumter and south Marion counties Marion County is the name of seventeen counties in the United States of America, mostly named for General Francis Marion:
Leesburg Regional Medical Center, part of Central Florida Health Alliance, is a 309-bed acute hospital with specialty services including comprehensive cardiovascular, neurosurgery neurosurgery /neu·ro·sur·gery/ (noor´o-sur?jer-e) surgery of the nervous system.
Surgery on any part of the nervous system. , and the only designated stroke center with the Joint Commission Seal of Approval in Lake and Sumter counties Sumter County is the name of four counties in the United States:
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