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New Century Health Will Provide Specialty Care to Simply Healthcare Medicare Members

In a press release posted on http://www.marketwatch.com, it was announced that New Century Health will provide Specialty Care to Simply Healthcare Medicare Members. The agreement with New Century Health will give network providers both clinical support and advanced technology necessary to ensure better quality and better efficiency in cancer and cardiac care.  Read the press release below to learn more.

New Century Health Will Provide Specialty Care to Simply Healthcare Medicare Members

“Simply Healthcare’s agreement with New Century Health gives our network oncologists and cardiologists the additional specialized clinical support and technology needed to accelerate the delivery of evidence-based care,” said Marcio C. Cabrera, chief executive officer of Simply Healthcare. Cabrera added, “New Century Health’s experience in successfully providing the next generation of quality specialty care management programs ensures that our members will receive quality-focused, cost effective care.”

Over $375 billion in direct medical cost is spent annually by the U.S. on cancer and cardiovascular disease. Heart disease and cancer are the two leading causes of death in the United States. In Florida, cardiovascular conditions and cancer represent a tremendous burden, particularly on the Medicare and Medicaid populations. Heart disease accounted for 23.9% of all deaths in Florida in 2010. Cancer was the second leading cause of death, accounting for almost 23.7% of all deaths.

“We have a long history of providing specialty management services in Florida. We’re very pleased to partner with Simply Healthcare to serve their physicians and Medicare members in the South Florida market,” said Atul Dhir, MD, PhD, chief executive officer of New Century Health. “Our deep clinical experience combined with a comprehensive, evidence-based Care Navigator(SM) program, will strengthen Simply Healthcare’s partnership with physicians in providing quality and efficient cancer and cardiac care.”

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That New Century Health will provide Specialty Care to Simply Healthcare Medicare Members in need of oncology and cardiac services should raise the bar of expectations for patients.  If this new agreement will affect you, be sure and stay abreast of the latest news.


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