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New Medicare Advantage PPO Agreement Between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida and Baptist Health Care in Escambia County

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. (BCBSF) has signed a new Medicare Advantage PPO network agreement with Baptist Health Care in Escambia County, Fla. 

With this expanded agreement, BlueMedicare Regional PPO members can take advantage of Baptist Health Care’s nationally-recognized quality service and care. The agreement was effective Oct. 1, 2011. 

“Baptist Health Care and BCBSF have worked together to serve the health needs of members in northwest Florida for more than 25 years,” said Jane Tuten, vice president for Senior Markets at BCBSF. “We are excited to expand our agreement to include our zero-premium Medicare Advantage PPO plan.” 
About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida 
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida is a leader in Florida’s health industry. Since 1944, the company has been dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of all those it serves by offering an array of choices. BCBSF is a not-for-profit, policyholder-owned, tax-paying mutual company. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., BCBSF is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies. For more information concerning BCBSF, please see its website at .

About Baptist Health Care 

Baptist Health Care is a community-owned, not-for-profit health care organization committed to improving the quality of life for people and communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. A 2003 Malcolm Baldrige recipient, Baptist continuously strives to be a national leader in quality and service. Baptist Health Care includes four hospitals, two medical parks, Baptist Manor, Baptist Leadership Group, Andrews Institute for Orthopedic & Sports Medicine, Lakeview Center and Baptist Medical Group. With more than 6,000 employees and employed physicians, Baptist Health Care is the largest non-governmental employer in northwest Florida. For more information, please visit 

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