Piedmont Healthcare and Kaiser Permanente Renew Contract
ATLANTA, GA (July 7, 2008) — Piedmont Healthcare has expanded its contract with Kaiser Permanente of Georgia so that members may access Piedmont quality at all four of Piedmont’s hospital locations. Effective July 1, 2008, members can utilize services available at Piedmont Hospital, Piedmont Fayette Hospital, and now Piedmont Mountainside Hospital and Piedmont Newnan Hospital.
The expanded contract covers inpatient and outpatient services and applies to members of Kaiser Permanente’s commercial, state contract and other public sector health benefit plans.
“Piedmont’s four locations are an essential part of the Atlanta-area healthcare system, and we are very pleased to be able to give our members access to Piedmont’s quality healthcare services. We have had a long-standing relationship with Piedmont Healthcare and look forward to expanding our partnership to better serve our members,” said Peter Andruszkiewicz, interim president of Kaiser Permanente of Georgia.
“We look forward to serving Kaiser Permanente members and are pleased to provide expanded access to the quality services available at Piedmont Newnan Hospital,” said Michael Bass, president and CEO of Piedmont Newnan Hospital.