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Allegheny Health Network (AHN) patients may be unsure about which doctors or hospitals their insurance will cover in the future. And, as always, we want to make it easy for you and your family to get the care you need. We want to help address any health care related needs and help assist with transition of care. We are concerned about your care and want to make sure you get the care you deserve.

What is the consent decree that I keep hearing about?

The Supreme Court recently made a decision to separate services between Highmark and UPMC, that ends June 2019.

As someone who visits AHN, should I have concerns?

We have a team in place to address any health care needs or concerns they may have with the changes. Some members are finding one or more of the doctors they see may not be covered in the future. AHN can address any health care related needs, assist with transition of care or any scheduling needs you may have. We are concerned about your care and want you to be aware to allow for time to transition care if needed and no lapse in care.

Why choose the AHN care team?

All of your doctors are under one roof, they can work closely together for a quality health care plan specific for you. All of your records are together- ease of sharing information (less repeated questions, no need to bring medical records back and forth). Ease of appointment scheduling. And AHN brings doctor expertise together- Including unique collaborative partnerships. AHN and John Hopkins clinical trials.

Will I have access to world class facilities and physicians in my community?

With Allegheny Health Network (AHN), you get high-quality care delivered close to home. We want to keep care in the community for our patients.

AHN has 2,400 + physicians.

8 hospitals, 6 surgery centers, and 4 Health + Wellness Pavilions.

And, in addition to a new academic cancer center at Allegheny General Hospital, we’re investing in 4 neighborhood hospitals: Brentwood Bourough (south), Hempfield (east near Greensburg), Harmar (east), McCandless (north). AHN will also be building 160 bed hospital in front of the Wexford HWP (open 2021).

Other AHN investments include: AHN Outpatient Center at Waterworks Mall- ObGyn (Century Medical Associates). Orthopedics (Allegheny Orthopedic Associates), AHN Primary Care- Fox Chapel, Tri-County Cardiology, Misc: blood draws, CT scans, MRI, Dexa, Xray, 3D mammo, and to open an Express Care service (walk-in) for non-critical health issues.

Erie; new Health and Wellness Pavilion Erie’s east side.

New Beaver County Cancer Center (open 2019), New Butler Cancer Center (2019), expanding Jefferson Hospital ED, New Cancer Center at AGH (2019), New Cancer Center at ST. Vincent in Erie,

Don’t miss out on all that AHN has to offer the Erie community:

Saint Vincent Hospital, featuring 425 physicians and 11 outpatient locations

And New for 2019:

  • AHN Cancer Center at Saint Vincent Hospital
  • AHN Health + Wellness Pavilion East Side
  • AHN Expanded Emergency Department at Saint Vincent Hospital

To find a physician or location near you, please visit us at www.ahn.org/erie-doctors.

Does AHN accept one Medicare plan or multiple?

We accept many Medicare and commercial brand insurance plans including:

  • Aetna (Commercial and Medicare)
  • Aetna Better Health (Medicaid)
  • Cigna (Commercial only - no Medicare product in Western PA)
  • Gateway (Medicare and Medicaid)
  • Humana (Medicare)
  • Highmark (Commercial and Medicare)
  • United (Commercial, Medicare and Medicaid)
  • Medicare traditional

Some commercial and Medicare plans have offerings with varying broad and narrow networks based on geographic location. When choosing you coverage, please check with your provider to ensure AHN will be in network.

I’m turning 65 soon and am interesting in learning more about Medicare Advantage plans. What should I do next?

By calling our toll free number, we can direct you to a live agent that will help you find and enroll in the right plan for you.

Pittsburgh: 1.855.615.2583

Erie: 1.855.614.2583

I need to find a new primary care provider or specialty physician. Where do I go to find someone that is covered and convenient for me?

Allegheny Health Network is home to over 2,400 doctors across 250 locations. By visiting www.doctors.ahn.org or calling 412.DOCTORS (362.8677) we can help you identify a new doctor that meets your specific needs. We can also assist with records transfer and facilitate appointment scheduling. We are available to assist you 7 days a week from 7:00 am- 8:00 pm.