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State cuts funding for immunizations; families with insurance affected

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Due to recent cost-saving measures from the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH), a change in state law will cut county health departments vaccination funding. Effective July 1, 2011, county health departments (including the Tippecanoe County Health Department) will no longer be able to provide immunizations given to most adults and children […]

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Franciscan Alliance launches accountable care organization

MISHAWAKA, Ind. -– Franciscan Alliance has formed an accountable care organization (ACO), a model designed to improve patient care, reduce medical costs and enhance the delivery of health care. For months, the state’s largest Catholic-based health care system has been working to establish an ACO, which they view as a vital component of health care […]

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Sisters of St. Francis Health Services, Anthem contract ensures continuum of care for patients

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Sisters of St. Francis Health Services Inc. and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana inked a new multi-year contract on August 31st, one day ahead of the September 1st expiration date on the previous contract. This new agreement will maintain in-network health care benefits for policyholders and employer groups […]

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Unity Healthcare votes to terminate Anthem contract

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The management team and physicians of Lafayette, Ind. based Unity Healthcare have voted to terminate their contract with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield effective January 1, 2010. The decision was in response to Anthem’s proposal that includes significant cuts to reimbursement rates to Unity Healthcare providers. Approximately 60,000 Greater Lafayette residents will […]

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St. Elizabeth Regional Health remains in Anthem network; negotiations continue

LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Based on a ruling yesterday (March 30) from the Marion County Superior Court-Civil Division in Indianapolis, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield will continue to recognize facilities operated by the Sisters of St. Francis Health Services (SSFHS), including St. Elizabeth Medical Center and Home Hospital, as in-network until the contracts between Anthem […]

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