BURBANK, Calif. -- CareMore Health Plan, a Medicare Advantage Program, signed an agreement today with Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, expanding its provider network and offering more choices to Medicare beneficiaries in Burbank.
“We wholeheartedly share Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center’s core value of providing compassionate care,” said Dr. Ken Kim, Chief Medical Officer of Clinical Programs, CareMore Health Plan, based in Cerritos, California. “Our unique approach to helping seniors with chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and congestive heart failure will be supported by the high quality patient services that Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center offers the community. The medical center is an ideal partner for our existing and new members in the Burbank community.”
Medical center services will be offered immediately through Saint Joseph for CareMore’s Burbank members. The health plan has long standing roots in Los Angeles and Orange County, serving the senior community throughout both counties.
“CareMore’s Medicare Advantage Plan offers our patients exceptional benefits such as transportation and no copayments for inpatient hospital care,” said Barry Wolfman, chief executive of Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center. “We are proud to partner with CareMore for the betterment of the overall health of our community.”
CareMore Health Plan is a Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan that contracts with Medicare to provide services to all eligible Medicare beneficiaries. CareMore can be reached at 1(877) 211-6614 or at www.caremore.com.
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center (PSJMC), part of Providence Health & Services, is the largest hospital in the San Fernando Valley, providing a comprehensive array of primary care and specialty services. Its core services include oncology, emergency medicine, cardiology, surgery, obstetrics/gynecology, orthopedics and family medicine. PSJMC, founded in 1943, is sponsored by the Sisters of Providence. Visit http://providence.org/saintjoseph for more information.