COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
Starting on Thursday, Boone Hospital Center will independent and leave the BJC HealthCare network.
Patients may receive a letter in the mail explaining the transition to an independent network.
Boone Health has been working with multiple insurance providers on the transition, with the intent to participate with patients and their plans by April 1.
A news release from Boone Health said it will be ‘prudent in the decision making to make sure of its long-term viability.’
Troy Greer, the Boone Health CEO said in the release, “It makes sense for insurance providers to want Boone Health available to their customers.”
So far, the hospital has several payer contracts to date and continues to have discussions with remaining payers about the transition.
All contacts with the hospital will also change starting on Thursday.
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