Blue Care Network expands provider network to increase access in Wexford and Grand Traverse counties

Oct. 16, 2013

DETROITBlue Care Network has expanded its provider network in Wexford and Grand Traverse counties to include 27 new primary care physicians and 21 new specialists, more than doubling BCN’s current physician network. With more people purchasing individual health plans, BCN’s expansion gives more West Michigan residents the opportunity to carry a Blue Cross card, giving them access to the largest network of doctors and hospitals in Michigan.  

“People are looking for affordable, high quality plans with access to Michigan’s best doctors and hospitals,” said Jeff Connolly, president, West Michigan operations and managed care for BCBSM. “We’re pleased to be able to offer consumers in Wexford and Grand Traverse the opportunity to select a doctor from an enhanced network of 87 primary care physicians and specialists. Improving access to health care is a part of BCN’s mission, and adding top notch physicians continues our efforts in providing quality affordable health care options to Michigan consumers.”

BCN’s expanded network includes physicians from the following Wexford Physician-Hospital Organization (PHO) groups:

  • Advanced Optometry, PLLC
  • Arthur R Jeynes, DPM PC
  • Audiological Services of Cadillac, Inc
  • Cadillac Chiropractic Center, PC
  • Cadillac Family Physicians, PC
  • Cadillac Orthopedics, PC
  • Cadillac Surgical Care
  • Crystal Lake Clinic, PC
  • Family Practice of Cadillac, PC
  • Great Lakes Spine, Sports and Pain, PLLC
  • Lisa A Jacobson, DO PC
  • Mackinaw Trial Health Associates, PC
  • Mercy Cadillac Physicians Network
  • Mercy Professional Services
  • Robert Kendell, DO PC
  • Women’s Health Specialists, PC

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