What is Steward Health Care?
Steward Health Care System is a physician-led health care organization and a national leader in implementing a new model of care that keeps patients healthy and out of the hospital. As the country’s largest private hospital operator, Steward regularly receives top ratings in quality and safety.
Will my doctor still take my insurance?
Yes, all prior insurance plans will be accepted and honored.
Is my doctor changing locations or staying at the same place?
Your provider will remain at the same practice or hospital location, unless otherwise notified.
Will I still be able to use and access my existing patient portal account?
You will still be able to access the same patient portal account you have been using.
How will I pay my bill? Will it be the same process? And who will my bill come from?
The billing process will not change. Your bill will come from your provider as it did previously. And you can continue to pay your bill online.
Will I lose access to my old doctors & will I have access to new doctors?
You should not lose access to your current providers, and Steward Health Care will be adding a range of providers from primary care to a variety of specialists that treat multiple conditions.
When does this all take effect?
September 29th, 2017.