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Managed care organizations that contract with Health First

Check with Your Insurance Company before Your Procedure

It's a good idea to contact your insurance company and familiarize yourself with important info before your procedure. Knowing how your insurance company will pay your claim and if they are a participating provider will help avoid unexpected costs later. It is each patient's responsibility to know their insurance contract and which providers participate with their insurance plan.

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding what insurance carriers or networks Health First has entered into a contractual relationship with, please call our customer service department 321-434-5400.

For your convenience, you may also contact us via e-mail at info@health-first.org.

Health First has contracts with a number of managed care organizations including:

Health First is contracted wih the following Marketplace Exchange Carriers and products:

  • FloridaBlue:
    • BlueOptions
    • BlueCare
  • CIGNA:
    • LocalPlus
    • LocalPlus IN
    • Choice Fund LocalPlus
    • Choice Fund LocalPlus IN
  • Health First Health Plans:
    • Individual Choice

For more information about managed care or how to contract with Health First, please e-mail the Manager of Managed Care Contracting & Provider Relations or call us at 321- 434-5112. For all other Health First matters, please call the operators at Holmes Regional Medical Center at 321-434-7000.

Health First providers participate with and accept all the Medicare Advantage insurance plans offered by Health First Health Plans.  Most Health First providers do not participate with other Medicare Advantage insurance plans.  However, Health First will accept other non-participating Medicare Advantage insurance plans under the following circumstances:
For all emergency related services
For all elective services provided the patient has appropriate out of network benefit coverage and is willing to pay the out of pocket amount
For all elective services that the non-participating Medicare Advantage insurance plan will authorize out of network
Please verify your coverage before scheduling an elective procedure as you may be responsible for obtaining authorizations and experience higher out of pocket payments.

Glossary of common managed care terms

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