URBANA, Illinois (WAND) — After thousands of retired state employees voiced their concerns, Carle Health and Aetna have reached a tentative agreement on the Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO Agreement, effective January 1, 2023. did.
Prior to the deal, retired civil servants would have had to step away from Karl’s doctors and facilities under a new medical plan starting in January.
Kathleen Holden, a retired administrator at the University of Illinois, told WAND:
The finalization of this agreement will allow Medicare-covered state retirees to continue to see Carl’s providers.
Dennis Hesch, executive vice president and chief financial and strategy officer at Carle Health, said: “There are many moving parts in the negotiations and all must be balanced in the end, but we are determined to keep working until we reach a deal that is good for patients, hospitals, provider offices and the country. Did.”
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