Grand View Hospital and Aetna Extend Contract
(October 7, 2010) Sellersville, PA – Grand View Hospital announced today that it has signed a three-year contract extension with Aetna, assuring continued in-network access for members in the Philadelphia area.
Under this new agreement, which took effect October 1, Aetna members will be able to continue receiving covered services, at in-network rates, from Grand View Hospital in Sellersville, as well as the Pennsburg, Harleysville, and Sellersville Outpatient Centers, and the Upper Bucks Health & Diagnostic Center in Quakertown. Under other previously negotiated agreements, Grand View Medical Company, High Point Cancer Center, and Grand View Medical Practices also accept Aetna health insurance.
"Aetna has an extensive network of contracted hospitals and physician groups in the five-county Philadelphia area. We’ve maintained a positive, long-term relationship with Grand View Hospital, and we’re very pleased to extend that relationship by another three years,” said Robert Kleman, Aetna’s vice president of network management for Southeast Pennsylvania.
About Grand View
Grand View Hospital, Bucks County’s first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive health care services since 1913. Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care – particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopaedics, women's and children's health, cancer treatment, and heart and vascular care.
Grand View Hospital received five stars in 2010 for total knee replacement from HealthGrades®, the nation’s leading health care ratings organization. Grand View is also the only hospital in Bucks and Montgomery counties to receive a five-star rating in total joint replacement in 2010. This is not the first time that Grand View has been honored by HealthGrades®. In 2008 and 2009, HealthGrades® awarded Grand View the Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety™. The American Stroke Association also recently awarded Grand View Hospital its Get With The GuidelinesSM–Stroke (GWTG–Stroke) Gold Performance Achievement Award.
For a complete list of current coverages accepted by Grand View Hospital, please visit www.gvh.org.
Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving approximately 35.8 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities and health care management services for Medicaid plans. Customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates. www.aetna.com