Rothman Institute, Humana sign in-network contract including Medicare Advantage: 5 key notes

Laura Dyrda -   Print  |

Rothman Institute in Philadelphia signed an in-network contract with Humana.

Here are five key notes on the agreement:


1. The new network includes Humana's Medicare Advantage plans in Southeastern Pennsylvania, which now has 8,80 members in the region and 41,000 across Pennsylvania.


2. Humana's members will now have in-network access to Rothman Institute providers, which includes 130 physicians with 23 offices in Southern Pennsylvania and New Jersey.


3. Humana members will be able to see Rothman physicians in their practices as well as access the orthopedic urgent care facility in Limerick, Pa., where they can see a specialist without an appointment.


4. Rothman Institute has subspecialists in sports medicine, hip and knee, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow, hand and wrist and spine care. The practice also includes orthopedic oncology, trauma and physical medicine and rehabilitation.


5. Alexander Vaccaro, MD, leads Rothman Institute which includes team physicians for the Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Flyers, 76ers and Eagles.


"A core principle of our practice is providing seniors with the highest quality of care, an affordable price, at a location close to their home," said Mick West, Rothman Institute CEO. "This partnership is a win-win for both Humana's members and Rothman Institute, and we both anticipate a successful relationship."


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