HAP signs agreement with Hurley Medical Center

FLINT — Health Alliance Plan (HAP) Commercial HMO members will have access to Hurley Medical Center and the highly respected physicians with Hurley admitting privileges in the Professional Medical Corporation network of independent physicians.

“HAP’s prospective HMO customers and labor partners in the East Central region will welcome the addition of Hurley Medical Center,” said Anita Moliterno, general manager of HAP’s East Central Region. “Many of HAP’s PPO and Medicare members value HAP’s long-standing relationship with Hurley, and with the addition of our

HMO contract, we’re pleased to announce that Hurley now serves members in all of our HAP product lines.”

PMC and Hurley serve HAP’s PPO, HMO, HAP Preferred, HAP Senior Plus and Alliance Medicare PPO members.

“As the region’s premier academic medical center, Hurley Medical Center provides exceptional patient and family-centered care, along with state-of–the-art technology and treatment. We are pleased HAP Commercial HMO members can now receive medical care through Hurley and Professional Medical Corporation Physicians. It’s a win-win situation,” adds Cass Wisniewski, CPA, MBA, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Hurley Medical Center.

“The HMO agreement with this Level 1 Trauma and Burn Center further strengthens HAP’s presence in Saginaw, Genesee and Lapeer counties. HAP’s statewide provider network includes all three major health systems in the East Central region — Hurley Medical Center, McLaren Healthcare and Genesys Health System,” said Moliterno.

HAP also has signed an HMO contract with Professional Medical Corporation (PMC), a network of independent physicians who admit to Hurley Medical Center, and is in the process of signing contracts with PMC physicians to serve HAP HMO members.

“PMC is very pleased to have added HAP’s HMO commercial product. Now PMC physicians have access to all products offered by HAP,” said PMC President Asif Ishaque, MD.

“HAP partners with hospitals and physician organizations to improve the quality and efficiency of patient care.

Consumers are likely over the next 3 to10 years to obtain their medical care from doctors who are part of a clinically integrated organization like PMC that focuses on high patient satisfaction and impressive clinical quality outcomes,” said Moliterno. — G.G.

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