Arise Health Plan welcomes Bellin

09/27/2007

GREEN BAY - Arise Health Plan and Bellin Health today announced a new strategic local partnership under which the health system will be added to the health insurance organization’s provider network. Individuals covered under the Arise Health Plan can access Bellin Health services and providers effective January 1, 2008.

The partnership greatly expands the options for Arise Health Plan participants in Northeast Wisconsin, giving them access to Bellin’s hospital, psychiatric center and clinics, along with access to specialty physicians affiliated with the health system.

“This provider enhancement fills a void in the marketplace. Arise Health Plan is pleased to add Bellin Health to our network for group and individual managed care plans, while still providing excellent service to our membership,” said Mark Minsloff, chief operating officer for Arise Health Plan. “It was a natural fit with Bellin because both organizations are locally based with a long history of local health care coverage.”

“We look forward to the opportunity to work with Arise Health Plan and provide services and care for their customers,” said Randy Van Straten, director of Business Health Solutions at Bellin Health. “We know we can make a difference in assisting Arise Health Plan members improve their health while helping to save them money.”