Posted October 05, 2021 by Steve Chrzanowski, Director, Group Retention & Sales Support
When looking for a Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangement (MEWA) healthcare plan for your small business, it’s important to find a plan that gives your employees choices. By selecting SummaCare’s The Preferred Choice Network that’s exactly what you will be doing. With access to Summa Health, Cleveland Clinic (including Cleveland Clinic Akron General), Akron Children’s Hospital and Wooster Community Hospital as well as their related physicians and ancillary providers – The Preferred Choice Network includes 20 hospitals and over 8,000 practitioners in a primary service area that covers Cuyahoga, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit and Wayne counties. The plan also offers a national network for care received outside of this region.
With highly affordable rates below competitive plans with similar network access, The Preferred Choice Network features three different PPO (preferred provider organization) benefit plans that give your employees a variety of choices when it comes to their deductible, co-pay, out-of-pocket max, drug coverage and health savings account (HSA) options. Ancillary plans for dental, orthodontia, vision and life insurance are also available at an additional cost.
Prescription services can be accessed through a large pharmacy network including Acme, CVS, Discount Drug Mart, Giant Eagle, Marc’s, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Kmart, Buehler’s and several independent pharmacies located throughout the service area.
Network hospitals include:
Akron Children’s Hospital
Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley
Cleveland Clinic Akron General
Cleveland Clinic Akron General Lodi Hospital
Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital
Cleveland Clinic Euclid Hospital
Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital
Cleveland Clinic Lutheran Hospital
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Cleveland Clinic Marymount Hospital
Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital
Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital
Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital
Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital
Summa Health System – Akron Campus
Summa Health System – Barberton Campus
Summa Health System – St. Thomas Campus
Wooster Community Hospital
For a complete listing of providers, visit summacare.com, click on “Find Your Doctor” and select The Preferred Choice Network.