03/10/2011 in press release
ENT and Allergy Associates®, announces contract agreement with Horizon BCBS of NJ
Tarrytown, NY – March 10th, 2011, ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA), the largest group of board certified Ear, Nose and Throat surgeons and Allergists in the tristate area, announced today that it has successfully reached a new, two-year agreement with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, effective April 1st.
“We are extremely pleased to be able to serve all the patients of Horizon with uninterrupted care from our physicians,” said Wayne Eisman M.D., President of ENT and Allergy Associates. “Fortunately for Horizon members, this agreement comes at a time when our practice has just brought on ten board certified otolaryngologists, allergists, and subspecialists over the past year in New Jersey.”
Steven Gold M.D., chairman of ENTA’s Managed Care Committee remarked, “ENTA thrives by taking a partnership approach to contract negotiations with regional managed care organizations in order to improve access and quality of care to patients in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area.”
I. David Bough Jr., M.D., a New Jersey physician and Board of Trustee member at ENTA added, “The practice achieves administrative efficiencies by having a centralized office for the coordination of claims and provider relations. Our electronic medical record system optimizes the delivery of care by managing the formularies of insurance companies to enable e-prescribing and to facilitate the exchange of information.”
ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP is the largest and most comprehensive ear, nose, throat, allergy and audiology practice in the nation with 35 offices and over 115 physicians. Each location provides a full complement of services, including General Adult and Pediatric ENT, Voice and Swallowing, Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Disorders of the Inner Ear and Dizziness, Asthma, Clinical Immunology, Diagnostic Audiology, and Hearing Aid dispensing. Visit www.entandallergy.com for more information. The practice has a clinical alliance with the Mount Sinai Medical Center for the treatment of diseases of the head and neck and a partnership with the American Cancer Society to educate and treat patients with smoking disorders and cancer. The Practice has also expanded its clinical capabilities to include advanced Immunodeficiency trials.
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