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BCBS Contract Resolution – 01/26/17

Sartell Pediatrics and Blue Cross Blue Shield have reached mutual agreement of terms, and are working towards a revised contract.  As a result, patients with Blue Cross coverage can continue to access their Sartell Pediatrics providers at the in-network benefit levels of their plan.  

If you have questions about your insurance coverage, please call the Blue Cross customer service phone number found on the back of your member ID card.  To schedule an appointment or discuss an upcoming appointment need, please contact our office at 320-281-3339.

Questions & Answers
 

Q:  Which Blue Cross plans are considered in-network?
A:  All Blue Cross commercial plans are considered in-network EXCEPT the following networks: BluePrint with Allina, BlueConnect with Sanford, BluePlus with Mayo, and BluePlus with St. Luke’s.  Call the number on the back of your insurance card if you have any questions about your medical plan coverage.

Q: Do I need to take any action?
A: No, you may continue your care just as you do today.  

Q:  Will there be any gaps in coverage?
A:  No, all services at Sartell Pediatrics will continue to be considered in-network.   

Q: Does this agreement affect the amount I will pay for services?
A: This agreement concerns the reimbursement rates that Blue Cross provides Sartell Pediatrics for care.  Any impact on billing for patients should be minimal.