New Agreement Gives Humana Members in the Greater Philadelphia Region Access to Rothman Institute Physicians and Facilities
PHILADELPHIA & LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Philadelphia’s largest orthopedic practice has reached an agreement with health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) that will give Humana members in-network access to Rothman Institute’s 130 physicians and 23 office locations throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
The new network agreement includes all of Humana’s Medicare Advantage plans in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Humana membership has grown in Southeastern Pennsylvania in recent years, now including 8,800 members in the region and approximately 41,000 across the commonwealth. With Rothman Institute’s hip, knee, foot and spine programs and their advanced rehabilitation services, Humana officials believe members from across the Philadelphia five-county region will seek care at Rothman Institute.
“Rothman Institute is excited to announce this agreement with Humana,” said Mike West, CEO, Rothman Institute. “A core principle of our practice is providing seniors with the highest quality of care, an affordable price, at a location close to their home. This partnership is a win-win for both Humana’s members and Rothman Institute, and we both anticipate a successful relationship.”
Humana members now have in-network access to Rothman Institute, which includes 23 offices and 20 surgical sites in Greater Philadelphia, and a new orthopedic urgent care location in Limerick, Pa., where people can see an orthopedic specialist, without an appointment, any day of the week.
“Our Medicare Advantage membership has been growing quickly here in Southeastern Pennsylvania,” said Eric Bohannon, Vice President of Humana Medicare Products in Pennsylvania. “Expanding our network to include Rothman Institute gives our members an even stronger network of world-class specialists to choose from.”
Medicare Advantage is an increasingly popular alternative to traditional Medicare, with 17 million members in the U.S. Medicare Advantage plans typically include hospital, medical and prescription drug coverage all in one plan. Many Medicare Advantage plans also offer benefits and services not available on traditional Medicare, including health coaching, wellness programs, chronic illness assistance and others.
About Rothman Institute
Rothman Institute is a private orthopaedic practice dedicated to providing communities with high-quality, compassionate, and affordable musculoskeletal care that is grounded in evidence-based medicine, the results of which will exceed expectations. Rothman Institute orthopaedists treat patients at over 23 locations in the Philadelphia-region, including orthopaedic urgent care clinics in Marlton, NJ, and Limerick, PA.
With experts in orthopaedic sub-specialties including spine, hip and knee, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow, hand and wrist, sports medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopaedic oncology and trauma, Rothman Institute is internationally recognized for excellence in clinical treatment methods, research, education and technology.
Consistently recognized as national and regional “Top Docs,” Rothman Institute is proud to be the first practice serving as official team physicians for all four of the major professional sports teams in one city, the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Flyers and 76ers, as well as several college and high school teams.
For more information about Rothman Institute please call 1-800-321-9999 or visit www.RothmanInstitute.com.
Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.
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