SOURCE: Private Healthcare Systems

August 08, 2005 09:00 ET

Arnett HealthSystem Joins Private Healthcare Systems PPO Network in Indiana

WALTHAM, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 8, 2005 -- Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS), the nation's leading health care cost management company, announced today that Arnett HealthSystem has joined its PPO network in Indiana, effective November 1, 2005.

Based in Lafayette, Indiana, Arnett HealthSystem is a provider-directed organization that operates Arnett Clinic and Arnett Health Plans. Arnett Clinic is one of the largest multi-specialty medical clinics in Indiana, offering comprehensive health care services to patients across 14 counties. More than 140 physicians practice in more than 45 medical specialties and subspecialties, including: family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, cardiac and thoracic surgery, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology and urgent care.

Arnett Clinic has eleven locations in Tippecanoe County and seven Regional Medical Clinics in surrounding areas.

"Arnett HealthSystem is committed to providing comprehensive, quality health care to Tippecanoe county and the surrounding counties," said Dr. Mike Skehan, President of Arnett HealthSystem. "We are pleased that through our participation in the PHCS Network, the communities we serve now have convenient access to a full spectrum of top health care providers."

"As one of the largest multi-specialty physician practices in the state, Arnett HealthSystem is an important addition to the PHCS Network," said Keith Vangeison, PHCS Executive Vice President, Networks. "Arnett Clinic is instrumental in providing our customers and their members in western Indiana with access to the most comprehensive and cost-effective health care possible."

About PHCS

For 20 years, Private Healthcare Systems has been meeting the network and care management needs of customers across the country. Corporate headquarters are in Waltham, Massachusetts, with regional offices located throughout the United States. PHCS is the second largest care management company in the nation as well as the largest proprietary PPO in the country. The PHCS Network includes nearly 450,000 providers and over 4,000 facilities. PHCS is the first and only national PPO to earn four endorsements of quality from two independent, nationally recognized quality assurance organizations, NCQA and URAC.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Christine Martiny
    Private Healthcare Systems
    (781) 895-6804
    Email Contact

    Maria Munoz
    Arnett HealthSystem
    (765) 448-8846
    Email Contact