Officials at Boca Raton Regional Hospital today announced that it has reached
an agreement with Aetna/Coventry and effective immediately is a participating
hospital in the insurer’s commercial and Medicare products.
“Boca Raton Regional Hospital is pleased to secure a contract with
Aetna and Coventry that recognizes the value, quality and sophistication
of medical services that we as an academic, regional referral center provide
to the residents of South Florida,” said Jerry Fedele, President
and CEO at Boca Regional. “We appreciate being able to maintain
a positive working relationship with them and look forward to offering
high-quality, cost-effective care to their members.”
The agreement does not include Coventry’s Carelink program.
About Boca Raton Regional Hospital – Advancing the boundaries of medicine.
Boca Raton Regional Hospital is an advanced, tertiary medical center
with 400 beds and more than 800 primary and specialty physicians on staff.
The Hospital is a recognized leader in oncology, cardiovascular disease
and surgery, minimally invasive surgery, orthopedics, women’s health,
emergency medicine and the neurosciences, all of which offer state-of-the-art
diagnostic and imaging capabilities. The Hospital is a designated Comprehensive
Stroke Center by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA).
Boca Raton Regional Hospital is the recipient of the 2014 Distinguished
Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ for the 10th year in a row
and was named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals in 2011, 2012,
2013 and 2014, both by Healthgrades®. Boca Raton Regional Hospital
was also recognized for the third consecutive year in
U.S. News & World Report’s
2013–2014 Best Hospitals listing as a top-ranked hospital in the
South Florida metropolitan area.
Thomas Chakurda, Vice President