Ascension Seton Medical Center Harker Heights Signs Network Agreement With Humana


AUSTIN, Texas – (Dec. 21, 2012) – Humana Inc. has announced that members will now have in-network benefit access to the inpatient, outpatient and emergency services provided by Ascension Seton Medical Center Harker Heights.

The agreement includes covered access for members of Humana’s commercial Preferred Provider Organization (PPO), Health Maintenance Organization (HMO), Point-of-Service (POS) and HumanaOne individual plans. Current members of a Humana Medicare Advantage PPO, HMO and Private-Fee-For-Service (PFFS) health plan also have benefit access. Eligible beneficiaries for Medicare who sign up for a Humana Medicare Advantage PPO, HMO or PFFS during the annual enrollment period will have in-network benefits during the 2013 plan year.

Ascension Seton Medical Center Harker Heights is a full-service acute care facility that opened in Harker Heights in June 2012 with more than 300 employees. Among the services offered at the 83-bed facility are emergency care, women’s services, orthopedics, cardiology and imaging and diagnostics. Ascension Seton Medical Center Harker Heights, a joint venture between the Austin-based Ascension Seton and Plano-based LHP Hospital Group, Inc., is located at 850 W. Central Texas Expressway.

“At Ascension Seton Medical Center, we pride ourselves on our commitment to outstanding quality and distinctive services for residents of Bell County and the communities we serve,” said Matt Maxfield, Chief Executive Officer of Ascension Seton Medical Center Harker Heights. “We are pleased that Humana’s members are now able to benefit from our facilities and services through this new agreement.”