PEORIA - OSF HealthCare has reached an agreement with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) to ensure patients have uninterrupted access to extensive high quality in-network medical care and services, including pediatric, neurologic and cardiovascular care. All OSF HealthCare hospitals and services will continue to be in network now and in 2018.
“We are pleased to have finalized a continuation of OSF Healthcare’s relationship with BCBSIL that ensures patients and families have in-network access to the treatments and services they need,” said Randy Billings, senior vice president of population health. “We realize this situation caused concern for our patients and families, and appreciate the support and patience of local businesses and community leaders.”
OSF HealthCare hospitals and providers are in-network caregivers for BCBSIL presently and will remain in network moving forward into '18. This includes BCBSIL Commercial, PPO, EPO and Blue Choice products that BCBSIL terminated previously. For a complete listing, visit www.osfhealthcare.org/blue.
OSF HealthCare has been recognized by Blue Cross and Blue Shield for quality and safety, earning several distinctions including Blue Distinction Total Care and BlueStar Status. They are ranked in the top 20 percent of large health care systems in the country by Truven, an independent health care analytics research company. OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report among the top 50 pediatric facilities in the U.S. in two pediatric specialties.
Additionally, OSF HealthCare has been recognized as one of the Most Wired systems in the country for six years in a row, and has been named a Top ACO by Becker’s.