Philadelphia, PA, USA, 09/19/2018 / Story.KISSPR.com /

Rothman Orthopaedic Institute announces a new agreement with Aetna in New York

New York, NY, September 19, 2018 – Rothman Orthopaedic Institute and Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that Rothman has joined Aetna’s network in New York. With the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute’s expansion into Manhattan and Westchester County, Aetna’s New York members enrolled in commercial and Medicare Advantage health plans will be covered at the in-network level of benefits, effective immediately.

                                                         “We are pleased to enter into an agreement with Aetna,” said Mike West, chief executive officer of Rothman Orthopaedic Institute. “Being in-network will benefit the people of New York in allowing easier access to affordable, elite-level care. We look forward to working with Aetna and serving the patients of New York.”

Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Rothman Orthopaedic Institute is known internationally as a preeminent orthopaedic and musculoskeletal practice. There are more than 30 locations throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York, including two orthopaedic urgent care clinics. The practice is opening two New York locations, one in Tarrytown, and one in Manhattan, in the coming weeks. Rothman Institute is recognized for their innovative treatment methods, research, education and technology.

“We admire Rothman’s legacy as a provider of world-class orthopaedic and neurosurgical services and are excited to welcome them into our network of providers in New York,” said John Tesoro, market head of Aetna’s New York network. “Aetna shares their commitment to high-quality, cost-effective health care. We hope to expand the successful bundled payment program we have with Rothman Orthopaedic Institute in Philadelphia to our communities in New York as part of our continued focus on value-based care.”

About Rothman Orthopaedic Institute

Rothman Orthopaedic Institute is a private orthopaedic practice dedicated to providing communities with high-quality, compassionate, and affordable musculoskeletal care that is grounded in evidence-based medicine, the results of which will exceed expectations. Rothman Orthopaedic Institute orthopaedists treat patients at over 34 locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, including orthopaedic urgent care clinics in Marlton, NJ and Limerick, PA.

With experts in orthopaedic sub-specialties including spine, hip and knee, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow, hand and wrist, sports medicine, physical medicine and  rehabilitation, orthopaedic oncology and trauma, Rothman Orthopaedic Institute is internationally recognized for excellence in clinical treatment  methods, research, education and technology.

Consistently recognized as national and regional “Top Docs,” Rothman Orthopaedic Institute is proud to be the first practice serving as official team physicians for all four of the major professional sports teams in one city, the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Flyers and 76ers, as well as over 40 college and high school teams.

For more information about Rothman Orthopaedic Institute please call 1-800-321-9999 or visit RothmanOrtho.com.

About Aetna
Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving an estimated 38.8 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental and behavioral health plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, workers’ compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services. Aetna’s customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates. For more information, see aetna.com and learn about how Aetna is helping to build a healthier world. @AetnaNews

Aetna Medicare is a PDP, HMO, PPO plan with a Medicare contract. Our SNPs also have contracts with State Medicaid programs. Enrollment in our plans depends on contract renewal. Other physicians/providers are available in our network. Participating physicians, hospitals and other health care providers are independent contractors and are neither agents nor employees of Aetna. The availability of any particular provider cannot be guaranteed, and provider network composition is subject to change. See Evidence of Coverage for a complete description of plan benefits, exclusions, limitations and conditions of coverage. Plan features and availability may vary by service area.

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