Every member will be matched with both a Cleveland Clinic care team—a dedicated primary care doctor and care managers—and an Oscar concierge team, with a nurse and three care guides. These clinical and concierge teams will act as one unit …
June 29, 2017 | By Karen Appold | Managed Healthcare Executive | Cleveland Clinic
On June 15 Cleveland Clinic and Oscar Health announced that they will offer co-branded health insurance plans to consumers in northeast Ohio, marking Oscar Health’s expansion into Ohio and Cleveland Clinic’s first entrée into the health insurance market with a product bearing its name. Pending regulatory approvals, consumers in five northeast Ohio counties—Cuyahoga, Summit, Lorain, Medina, and Lake—will be able to purchase Cleveland Clinic/Oscar individual health plans. It is anticipated that they will be sold on the Ohio health insurance exchange as well as off the exchange, with coverage beginning January 1, 2018. According to Steve Glass, Cleveland Clinic’s chief financial officer, the plans will break down the complexities between providers and insurers, allowing patients to easily navigate the healthcare and health insurance systems, get the highest quality care at a reasonable price, and improve their overall health.
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