Weston, Fla. - September 24, 2020
Top-ranked hospital and Florida Blue expand their relationship to further advance shared commitment to providing affordable high-quality health care to the community.
Florida Blue, the state’s leading health insurance plan, has expanded its relationship with Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston. Effective immediately, the hospital and its network of physicians and providers are part of Florida Blue’s BlueSelect network, providing its members with BlueSelect plans in-network access to the hospital ranked #1 in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area by U.S. News & World Report.
The expanded relationship will provide BlueSelect members with in-network access to Cleveland Clinic Florida’s main hospital in Weston and surgical center in Coral Springs, as well as more than 50 primary care physicians and 300 specialists at locations in Palm Beach Gardens, West Palm Beach, Weston, Parkland and Wellington.
“We’re excited to expand our relationship with Cleveland Clinic Florida to provide our BlueSelect members with in-network access to its top-ranked care and services. Cleveland Clinic shares Florida Blue’s commitment to high quality care and positively impacting affordability through collaboration and innovation,” said Chuck Divita, Florida Blue’s executive vice president, commercial markets.
Cleveland Clinic Florida is currently in Florida Blue’s network for several of its other insurance plans and is also an anchor partner for Truli for Health, a Florida Blue-affiliate HMO announced earlier this year designed to provide Florida’s small and medium-sized employers with affordable, quality health insurance solutions for their employees.
About Florida Blue
Florida Blue, Florida’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield company, has been providing health insurance to residents of Florida for 75 years. Driven by its mission of helping people and communities achieve better health, the company serves more than 5 million health care members across the state. In total, Florida Blue and its affiliated companies serve 27 million people in 35 states. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., it is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
About Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, it was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. Cleveland Clinic has pioneered many medical breakthroughs, including coronary artery bypass surgery and the first face transplant in the United States. U.S. News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation's best hospitals in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" survey. Among Cleveland Clinic's 67,554 employees worldwide are more than 4,520 salaried physicians and researchers, and 17,000 registered nurses and advanced practice providers, representing 140 medical specialties and subspecialties. Cleveland Clinic is a 6,026-bed health system that includes a 165-acre main campus near downtown Cleveland, 18 hospitals, more than 220 outpatient facilities, and locations in southeast Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; Toronto, Canada; Abu Dhabi, UAE; and London, England. In 2019, there were 9.8 million total outpatient visits, 309,000 hospital admissions and observations, and 255,000 surgical cases throughout Cleveland Clinic's health system. Patients came for treatment from every state and 185 countries. Visit us at clevelandclinic.org. Follow us at twitter.com/CCforMedia and twitter.com/ClevelandClinic. News and resources available at newsroom.clevelandclinic.org.
For Immediate Release: Friday, September 25, 2020
Contact Name: Christie Hyde DeNave