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Medica Adds Grand Island Regional Medical Center to Network

November 3, 2020

Omaha, NE. — Medica today announced it is adding Grand Island Regional Medical Center to its open access provider network. All services and providers at the facility will be available for Medica members with open access group, individual (ACA) or Medicare Cost and Medicare Advantage coverage at in-network benefit levels. The addition is effective November 1, 2020.

Grand Island Regional Medical Center has 67 beds and provides full acute care with surgery, intensive care, medical/surgical orthopedics, labor delivery, postpartum care, pediatrics, neonatal intensive care and cardiology.

"We have heard from brokers, employers and individuals that they would like access to the quality care provided by Grand Island Regional Medical Center," said Jeni Alm, Medica Network Market Lead for Nebraska. "We are pleased to partner with them and look forward to building a long-term relationship that benefits our members and the greater Hall County community."

The Nebraska health insurance broker community supports Medica’s growth in the state.

"I am excited to see Medica continue to bring competition and growth in the Nebraska market," said Bill Barclay, Employee Benefit Practice Leader at USI Insurance Services. "Developing strong provider relationships with facilities like Grand Island Regional Medical Center will continue to add to their success."

Medica has been providing health coverage for Nebraskans in the individual market since 2016 and has steadily grown its presence in the state with Medicare and group coverage. It opened an office in Omaha in 2017.

About Medica

Medica is a non-profit health plan headquartered in Minnesota. The company serves communities in the heart of America by providing health care coverage and related services in the employer, individual, Medicaid and Medicare markets. It operates in Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Medica's vision is to be trusted in the community for our unwavering commitment to high quality, affordable health care. Medica's annual report, which includes the organization's community involvement activities, is available online.




Greg Bury

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