Effective September 1, 2014, Gateway Health, a medical assistance (Medicaid)
and Medicare managed care organization, has contracted with Heritage Valley
Medical Group ConvenientCare walk-in clinics to provide insurance coverage
and access for their patient base. Previously, ConvenientCare services
provided to Gateway Health patients were considered uncovered and required patients
to pay out of pocket fees for services rendered.
Heritage Valley Medical
Group ConvenientCare is open 7 days a week with extended hours providing
treatment for minor illness and injuries by a staff of Certified Registered Nurse
Practitioners. ConvenientCare walk-in clinics are located in the
Chippewa, Edgeworth and Ellwood City medical neighborhoods as well as the Monaca
and East Liverpool, Ohio Walmarts.
“We are pleased that
Gateway Health now covers their patients to be seen in our ConvenientCare
locations. Now, instead of going to the Emergency Department, patients with minor
symptoms and injuries will actually receive excellent care more quickly at ConvenientCare
clinics,” said Sue Frank, CRNP, Director of Provider Practice Operations.
“Plus, our ConvenientCare locations are directly connected to Heritage
Valley’s full service network of care – primary and specialty physicians,
hospitals, full service labs and diagnostic centers. This enables medical information
to be shared between all services lines, resulting in more efficient, cost effective
To located a Heritage Valley Medical Group ConvenientCare
near you, please visit www.heritagevalley.org/convenientcare.
Heritage Valley Health System
Heritage Valley Health System is
a $450 million integrated delivery network providing comprehensive health care for
residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence counties, in Pennsylvania; eastern
Ohio; and the panhandle of West Virginia. In partnership with 3,800 employees and
more than 450 physicians, Heritage Valley offers a broad range of medical, surgical
and diagnostic services at its two hospitals, Heritage Valley Sewickley and Heritage
Valley Beaver; in 72 physician offices; and 14 community satellite facilities.
For more information about Heritage Valley Health System, please visit www.heritagevalley.org.
Gateway Health is a nationally ranked managed
care organization that focuses on providing the best possible healthcare to a growing
number of Medical Assistance (Medicaid) and Medicare members. Gateway Health serves
the needs of at risk and vulnerable citizens, including those facing chronic diseases,
and those who are Medicare eligible and low-income. Gateway members have benefited
from services such as disease management, health and wellness programs and preventive
care. To learn more about Gateway Health, visit us online at www.gatewayhealthplan.com.