University of Michigan Health System joins Priority Health Healthcare Network
(Grand Rapids, Mich. - January 24, 2013)
The University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) has joined Priority Health as a participating provider to serve its HMO, PPO, POS and Medicare product lines. The contract, which goes into effect March 1, 2013, will add over 1,800 physicians as well as the University of Michigan hospitals to the Priority Health provider network.
"We are excited at the opportunity to expand our provider network to include the University of Michigan Health System," said Michael P. Freed, president and chief executive officer of Priority Health. "This new collaboration provides even more access for our ever-growing membership while enhancing our health care network to care for the people of Michigan."
UMHS is a premier health care system that will make a full range of medical services available to Priority Health members and provide access to over 120 clinic locations and offices. UMHS has consistently received high honors for patient care and safety from U.S. News & World Report magazine, the Leapfrog Group and other rating organizations.
For more information on Priority Health plans, visit the member plans section of priorityhealth.com. A complete list of physicians and hospitals is also available by using the Priority Health online Find a Doctor directory. And for further details on the University of Michigan Health system, go to UofMHealth.org.
About Priority Health:
Priority Health is an award-winning health plan nationally recognized for creating innovative solutions that impact health care costs while maximizing customer experience. It offers a broad portfolio of products for employer groups and individuals including Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. As a nonprofit company, Priority Health serves more than 600,000 people and continues to be rated among the best health plans in the nation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.