Peoples Health is pleased to announce that St. Bernard Parish Hospital joined the Peoples Health hospital provider network on November 1, 2017. Peoples Health, a Metairie-based Medicare Advantage company, serves more than 60,000 Louisiana Medicare beneficiaries, including those living in St. Bernard Parish.
“The addition of St. Bernard Parish Hospital to the Peoples Health network benefits our Medicare plan members in St. Bernard Parish, and we look forward to working with the hospital to offer excellent healthcare and improve outcomes for our members,” said Warren Murrell, Peoples Health president and CEO. “Peoples Health and St. Bernard Parish Hospital share a common goal—to help our members, their patients, enjoy the best health possible.”
At St. Bernard Parish Hospital, 350 employees and more than 90 physicians provide high-quality and comprehensive care in a compassionate setting. The heart and soul of healthcare in St. Bernard Parish, the hospital is owned by the St. Bernard Parish Hospital Service District and managed by Ochsner Health System. Accredited by The Joint Commission, St. Bernard Parish Hospital provides residents with convenient care in their community from 24/7 emergency services to a full-range of diagnostic imaging services and specialty care.
“St. Bernard Parish Hospital is proud to join the Peoples Health Network and continue our commitment to serving the residents of this community with compassion, convenience and access to exceptional healthcare close to home,” said Kim Keene, CEO, St. Bernard Parish Hospital.
For more information about Peoples Health, visit www.peopleshealth.com or call 1-800-631-8443.
Established in 1994, Peoples Health is a Medicare Advantage organization serving more than 60,000 Medicare beneficiaries in Louisiana. Peoples Health Medicare health plans have been rated 4.5 stars by Medicare for 2018, making them the highest-rated plans in the state. The physician-owned company administers and provides a unique approach to wellness, care coordination and support services for plan members. The company is a proud supporter of many social, cultural, athletic and health organizations and holds an NCQA accreditation. Visit http://www.peopleshealth.com for more information.