FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Parkview Health and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield have reached an agreement on a new contract.
The multi-year agreement provides Anthem members with continued in-network access to all Parkview Health providers and facilities.
“It was of the utmost importance to us that our patients have uninterrupted access to the Parkview physicians, care teams and facilities they trust,” said President and CEO, Parkview Health Mike Packnett. “Parkview has been focused on delivering the best care at the best cost, as we know it’s what Mike Packnett our region’s patients and employers expect and deserve. As caregivers, we are grateful we can continue to provide high-quality care for every member of our community.”
The announcement comes as the deadline extension for a new agreement had to be made by 11:59 p.m. Thursday.
“This agreement accomplishes what healthcare consumers want most—high quality care at an affordable price,” said Vice President of Health Solutions for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Dr. David Lee. “We listened to our customers and kept their concerns about healthcare affordability at the forefront during these contract discussions. We’re pleased to continue our partnership with Parkview Health and recognize the important role they play in the delivery of quality care to our members.”
Patients with questions can contact Anthem at the number on the back of their health insurance card or call Parkview at 1-844-241-0032, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.