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Cox Branson Clarifies Which Health Plans are Accepted in 2014

The merger between CoxHealth and Skaggs Regional Medical Center prompted the hospital to create new website identifying plans, networks accepted at the Branson facility.
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Cox Medical Center Branson. (Photo credit: Cox Medical Center Branson, used with permission)

The merger between CoxHealth and what was formerly Skaggs Regional Medical Center in Branson has led to some confusion over which health insurance policies are accepted at the Branson hospital.  As KSMU’s Jennifer Davidson reports, Cox Branson is clarifying its position for its patients.

Cox Branson has a new web page outlining the provider networks and health insurance plans accepted there.  The page is called “Am I Still Covered,” and you can go to it by clicking here.  If you don’t use the internet, you can call the CoxHealth Financial Counseling department at 417-348-8930, or call the number on the back of your insurance card to learn if your plan is still in network.

According to a press release from Cox Branson, Coventry/First Health, Anthem BlueCross BlueSheild, Aetna, and 13 other plans—including Medicare and Medicaid—are still accepted.  Hospital spokeswoman Michele Leroux was unable to say whether any plans or providers had been cancelled since last year.

The following networks or plans still cover care at Cox Branson:

 *   Aetna
 *   Arkansas Managed Care Organization (AMCO)
 *   Anthem BlueCross BlueShield
 *   Care Improvement Plus
 *   CorVel Healthcare Corporation
 *   Coventry/First Health
 *   CoxHealth Network
 *   HealthLink
 *   Humana
 *   Medicaid
 *   Medicare
 *   Missouri PPO
 *   MultiPlan/PHCS
 *   National Preferred Provider Network
 *   Novasys
 *   Three Rivers
 *   Tricare
 *   United HealthCare
 *   USA Managed Care

For KSMU News, I’m Jennifer Davidson.

LINK:   "Am I Still Covered" Site by Cox Branson