Randolph Health

Cigna and Randolph Health contract impasse causes coverage interruption

Cigna and Randolph Health contract impasse causes coverage interruption

RALEIGH — Cigna insurance plan members received notification that they would no longer be covered at Randolph Health after February 10. A letter from Cigna on “Continuity of Care” obtained by North State Journal indicates the insurer and Randolph Health have been unable to agree on a contract.  Cigna’s letter informed members that if hospital stays were approved by February 10, their continued stay would still be covered. For medical care beyond that date, members would have to seek treatment at a different in-network provider.  A list of in-network providers offered by Cigna includes Chatham Hospital, Cone Health Wesley Long…
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Ford counts on rural health connections

Ford counts on rural health connections

Hospital’s new CEO looks to foster new feelings related to medical facility ASHEBORO – Tim Ford says understanding the importance of a medical facility in a mostly rural setting might be his most vital asset as he oversees operations at Randolph Hospital. He hopes to foster a new era at the once-bankrupt hospital. “There’s kind of a different feeling that the hospital is out of bankruptcy and the uncertainty (that came with it),” Ford said. “That we’re moving forward.” Upon the sale to American Healthcare Systems, Ford became CEO of Randolph Health on July 1, though he had been on…
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