A new three-year agreement between the state’s largest health system, Banner Health and Health Net of Arizona (Centene) begins December 1, 2017 for Health Net Ambetter members, a marketplace product and January 1, 2018, for those enrolled in the insurer’s commercial group, Medicare Advantage and AHCCCS products.
Members enrolled in Allwell – a Medicare Advantage product, Health Net Access – an AHCCCS plan, Ambetter from Health Net – a marketplace plan on HealthCare.gov and those with Health Net commercial products will soon have access to all Banner Health hospitals. More than 216,000 Health Net members across all these LOBs will benefit from the new agreement.
Paul Barnes, president and CEO of Health Net of Arizona said,
We are proud to launch this long-term partnership with Banner Health. Banner’s mission of making health care easier, so life can be better fits squarely within our purpose of transforming the health of our communities , one person at a time. We are pleased that our shared commitment to supporting healthier individuals, which creates more vibrant families and communities, can now be expanded to serve more Arizonans.”
Todd Werner, president of Community Deliver for Arizona at Banner Health said,
We are pleased to have the opportunity to serve Health Net members, and offer them the comprehensive health care services we make available across Arizona. Together with Health Net, we want to create an environment where convenient access to care means better health for members