PHOENIX, Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Arizonans can continue to count on Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital to be participating providers in the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) statewide and group HMO, PPO and Medicare Advantage networks.
The hospitals and BCBSAZ recently signed a three-year commitment that ensures members have a reputable local choice for their healthcare needs. Routinely, BCBSAZ works closely with physicians, hospitals and other health care providers to negotiate terms and reach reasonable reimbursement agreements.
"It is important that BCBSAZ members have access to providers who offer a range of healthcare services and focus on delivering great care while managing the cost of care - and this three year commitment with Northwest and Oro Valley ensures they do," said Marcus Montoya, vice president of network management for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona.
"This agreement is the result of our organizations working together toward the same goal – providing affordable, quality care to our community," said Kevin Stockton, chief executive officer of Northwest Medical Center.
About Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ), an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is a not-for-profit company founded in 1939. BCBSAZ provides health insurance products, services or networks to 1.4 million individuals. With offices in Phoenix, Flagstaff, Tucson and the East Valley, the company employs more than 1,400 Arizonans. Follow BCBSAZ at www.facebook.com/bcbsaz or on Twitter at @bcbsaz.
SOURCE Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona