Archive for November, 2011

November 8, 2011

St. Joseph Announces Contract Changes with Scott & White Health Plan

Bryan, TX (November 8, 2011) –  Yesterday, St. Joseph notified Scott and White Health Plan of its intent not to renew a hospital services contract that expires April 30, 2012.  This decision comes after much discussion among physicians and St. Joseph board members, as well as analysis completed following Scott & White’s announcement to build a local hospital.

On August 31, Scott & White Health Plan leaders allowed their in-network provider contract with St. Joseph’s physician medical group, St. Joseph Physician Associates (SJPA), to expire.  This means more than 50 St. Joseph physicians and specialists are now out-of-network for people with Scott & White insurance.

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