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Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Complete New Health Plan Agreement with Anthem Blue Cross


PALO ALTO, Calif.
-- Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital today announced the completion of a new health insurance provider agreement with Anthem Blue Cross, effective Sept. 1, 2011. Stanford Hospital, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, the faculty physicians at both hospitals, and the Menlo Clinic are once again in-network providers for all patients insured by Anthem Blue Cross.
 
With the new three-year agreement, the hospitals and Anthem Blue Cross were able to mutually agree on reimbursement rates and contract language relevant to today’s health care environment.
 
"We’re happy to have these new agreements in place," said Gary M. May, Vice President of Payer Relations and Pricing for the hospitals. "Both Anthem Blue Cross and the hospitals have worked diligently on these issues and everyone is pleased that our patients and families will continue to have full access to our world-class care."

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About Stanford Children’s Health and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

Stanford Children’s Health, with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford at its center, is the Bay Area’s largest health care system exclusively dedicated to children and expectant mothers. As a top-ranked children’s hospital by U.S. News & World Report, we are a leader in providing world-class, nurturing care and achieving extraordinary outcomes in every pediatric and obstetric specialty. Stanford Children’s Health provides everything from specialty care to general pediatrics and can be accessed through more than 60 locations across Northern California and 100 locations in the U.S. western region. As the pediatric and obstetric teaching hospital for the world-renowned Stanford University School of Medicine, we’re cultivating the next generation of medical professionals and are at the forefront of scientific research to improve children’s health outcomes around the world. We are a nonprofit organization committed to supporting the community through meaningful outreach programs and services and providing necessary medical care to families, regardless of their ability to pay. Discover more at stanfordchildrens.org.

 

About Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Stanford Hospital & Clinics, located in Palo Alto, California with multiple facilities throughout the region, is internationally renowned for leading edge and coordinated care in cancer, neurosciences, cardiovascular medicine, surgery, organ transplant, medicine specialties and primary care. Stanford Hospital is an academic medical institution of Stanford University School of Medicine. Throughout its history, Stanford has been at the forefront of discovery and innovation, as researchers and clinicians work together to improve health, alleviate suffering, and translate medical breakthroughs into better ways to deliver patient care. Stanford Hospital & Clinics:  Healing humanity through science and compassion, one patient at a time. For more information, visit: StanfordHospital.org