Community Health Alliance Contracts With Lincoln Medical Center

Community Health Alliance (CHA), Tennessee’s only health insurance CO-OP, is pleased to announce the recent contract with Lincoln Medical Center. The contract with Lincoln Medical Center will expand CHA’s network in the Lincoln County area.

“We are excited to have Lincoln Medical Center as a participating facility in our network. This county-owned facility system offers a variety of services to the communities in Lincoln county and it’s important to have access to quality care available to our members in that area of the state.”

The Lincoln County Health System is a full-service, health care system, which serves Lincoln County. The Lincoln County Health System is a multi-faceted health care system whose mission is to provide life-long health care for the people it serves. In addition to a 59-bed acute care hospital, the system consists of a freestanding rehabilitation and wellness center, a 240 bed licensed nursing home, a home health and hospice agency, and an ambulance/EMS service. The facilities are county-owned and are governed by the Lincoln County Health System Board of Trustees.

“Lincoln County Health System is constantly looking to provide high quality healthcare at a low cost to the residents of Lincoln County and all of the local area. Our relationship with Community Health Alliance will allow us to reach out to the local residents that are enrolled in this exchange. We look forward to this partnership,” said Mike Harbor, Lincoln County Health System Chief Financial Officer.

ABOUT COMMUNITY HEALTH ALLIANCE

Community Health Alliance is Tennessee’s health insurance CO-OP, a new option in health care coverage. CHA is different from other insurance companies: We are

ü Member-owned – you have a vote;

ü Nonprofit – dedicated to our members, not profits; and

ü Focused on prevention – committed to your best health.

CHA is the only health plan in Tennessee that gives members a seat at the board room table, and offers a wide variety of high quality health plans to individuals and businesses.

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded an interim accreditation status to CHA for service and clinical quality that meets the basic requirements of NCQA’s rigorous standards for consumer protection and quality improvement. CHA is an approved carrier, regulated by the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance. CHA has entered into an agreement with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide health insurance coverage through Qualified Health Plans on the Health Insurance Marketplace (healthcare.gov). For more information, visit www.chatn.org or call 888-415-3332.

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