Piedmont Healthcare and Alliant Health Plans Sign Contract

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Piedmont Healthcare and Alliant Health Plans have signed an agreement, resulting in expanded provider network coverage to individuals in selected counties who purchase their insurance on the Marketplace, also known as HealthCare.gov. This agreement will allow those members to have in-network access to their local Piedmont Healthcare facilities and physicians.

Piedmont treats 2.7 million patients a year and serves communities that comprise 70 percent of Georgia’s population. Alliant Health Plans has been a health insurance provider in Georgia for over 20 years.

“We are continually looking for new payor partners that will provide options to patients in the communities we serve,” said Kevin Brown, president and CEO of Piedmont Healthcare. “We are excited to offer service to Alliant customers in selected markets throughout Georgia and to expand the high-quality, patient-centered care for which we are known to a new group of patients.”

Alliant is licensed and available in 98 Georgia counties, including a number in markets where Piedmont offers access to physician or facility services, including Barrow, Chattahoochee, Clarke, Gilmer, Greene, Harris, Marion, Muscogee, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Madison, Pickens and Walton counties, among others. Patients who live in the respective service areas of the hospitals below will have access to all providers and locations within those areas:

Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center
Piedmont Columbus Regional-Midtown Campus
Piedmont Columbus Regional-Northside Campus
Piedmont Mountainside Hospital
Piedmont Walton Hospital
Piedmont Atlanta Hospital (patients are eligible for transfer here for services that are not otherwise available at any of the above hospitals)

“This agreement provides great value for members and patients in these communities,” said Mark Mixer, CEO of Alliant Health Plans, Inc. “True to our roots as a provider-founded health plan, we remain committed to expanding our provider network to the benefit of our members.”