Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Signs Payment Agreements With Guam Health Insurance Companies
Los Angeles, Calif. (Oct. 15, 2007) -- Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles announced it has signed direct payment agreements with three of the leading health insurance companies in Guam.
The medical center’s agreements with SelectCare, TakeCare and NetCare in Guam will allow the insurance companies’ eligible patients to obtain specialized care and treatment at Cedars-Sinai.
Patients with insurance coverage will only be responsible for co-payments and/or any deductibles, according to Spencer Koerner, M.D., medical director of the Center for International Health and Telemedicine. For more information, please contact the Center for International Health and Telemedicine at 310-423-7890.
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The first in Southern California and one of only 10 hospitals in the state whose nurses have been honored with the prestigious Magnet designation, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the Western United States.
For 19 consecutive years, it has been named Los Angeles’ most preferred hospital for all health needs in an independent survey of area residents. Cedars-Sinai is internationally renowned for its diagnostic and treatment capabilities as well as breakthroughs in biomedical research and superlative medical education.
It ranks among the top 10 non-university hospitals in the nation for its research activities and is fully accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP). Additional information is available at www.cedars-sinai.edu.