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ProMedica St. Luke's Joins Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicare Advantage Provider Networks

posted on: 02/21/2013


MAUMEE, Ohio, Feb. 20, 2013 – Effective March 1, members of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s Medicare Advantage HMO and PPO plans in northwest Ohio will have access to in-network care from ProMedica St. Luke’s Hospital. While these are additional Anthem products for St. Luke’s Hospital, all other ProMedica facilities have been and continue to be Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicare Advantage providers.

ProMedica St. Luke’s Hospital, as well as all ProMedica hospitals, continues to be in network for Anthem commercial members.

“We’re excited about adding ProMedica St. Luke’s Hospital to our Medicare Advantage network,” said Leeba Lessin, senior vice president of Medicare products at Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. “This is an excellent addition to our network of healthcare professionals, and it expands the choices available to our members.”

“We welcome subscribers of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicare Advantage to ProMedica St. Luke’s Hospital,” says Lori Johnston, chief financial officer/chief operating officer, ProMedica St. Luke’s Hospital. “We look forward to serving their healthcare needs and the opportunity to improve their health and well-being.”


ProMedica St. Luke’s Hospital is a member of Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica, a mission-based, not-for-profit healthcare organization formed in 1986. ProMedica has more than 14,400 employees and nearly 1,700 physicians – with more than 450 healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians. Its 11 hospitals and more than 310 facilities offer comprehensive diagnostic, medical and surgical specialties in heart and vascular, oncology, orthopaedics, neurology, and women and pediatric services. ProMedica’s mission is to improve health and well-being, with a strong focus on wellness and clinical excellence, as well as innovative, community advocacy programs that address health-related issues such as hunger and obesity.