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01/23/2019 in news
Tarrytown, NY – January 23, 2019: ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA) is pleased to announce that Horizon BCBS has designated its physicians Omnia Tier 1 providers. This status was achieved in conjunction with ENTA’s affiliations throughout the Hackensack Meridian Health System.
ENTA physicians will now be able to provide health services to greater than 450,000 patients that are covered by this Horizon plan. The plan features lower co-pays and deductibles for patients. Omnia represents approximately twelve percent (12%) of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield’s more than 3.8 million covered lives in the State of New Jersey.
ENTA comprises over 200 physicians, 118 Audiologists and 110 Allergy Nurses practicing in 42 clinical office locations in the New York/New Jersey Metropolitan area.
Steven Gold, MD, physician partner and chairperson of the Practice’s managed care committee to the Board of Trustees remarked, “We take a collaborative approach to our discussions with health systems and Managed Care Companies. Most importantly, we are focused on reaching a result that best serves the needs of our patients. Easy access to the high-quality physicians at ENTA is always at the forefront of our collaborative clinical affiliations.”
Hackensack Meridian Health comprises 16 hospitals from Bergen to Ocean counties, which includes three academic medical centers – Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, JFK Medical Center in Edison; two children’s hospitals – Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital in Hackensack, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital in Neptune; nine community hospitals – Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Mountainside Medical Center in Montclair, Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge, and Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood; and two rehabilitation hospitals – JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute in Edison and Shore Rehabilitation Institute in Brick.
Robert Glazer, CEO of ENTA stated, “Our open dialog and engagement with the team at Hackensack Meridian led to this new status. ENTA physicians provide high-quality care at lower cost and their patients have quicker and better outcomes. With over one million patients projected to see our providers in the calendar year 2019 and a practice-wide Electronic Health Record and Risk Management/Compliance program, ENTA has worked to perfect ‘best practices’ in the delivery of Ear, Nose, Throat and Audiology patient care.”
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About ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP:
ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA) has more than 200 physicians practicing in 40+ office locations in Westchester, Putnam, Orange, Dutchess, Rockland, Nassau and Suffolk counties, as well as New York City and northern/central New Jersey. The practice sees over 80,000 patients per month. Each ENTA clinical location provides access to a full complement of services, including General Adult and Pediatric ENT and Allergy, Voice and Swallowing, Advanced Sinus and Skull Base Surgery, Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Disorders of the Inner Ear and Dizziness, Asthma, Clinical Immunology, Diagnostic Audiology, Hearing Aid dispensing, Sleep and CT Services. ENTA has clinical alliances with Mount Sinai Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center, Northwell Health, and a partnership with the American Cancer Society. To learn more, visit www.entandallergy.com.