Aetna Whole Health – Meridian Health

Aetna and Meridian Health Create Co-Branded Product-Based Accountable Care Organization

Starting in July, Aetna will be offering Aetna Whole Health℠ – Meridian Health to small and large group employers in Monmouth and Ocean Counties. This new co-branded product will then be available on the Marketplace for individual consumers in 2017.

Should you choose to participate in Meridian Health Partners, here are some of the highlights regarding this newly announced product:

· Physicians participating in Meridian Health Partners will be designated as Tier 1 providers.

· Meridian Health Partners will participate in an upside only shared savings opportunity for meeting efficiency and quality objectives.

· The agreement has a 2-year term effective January 1, 2016.

· Aetna plans on expanding the network outside of Monmouth and Ocean and into other New Jersey counties.

If you have any questions on our collaboration, please contact Amy Gallagher (Ocean County) at amgallagher@meridianhealth.com or 732.765.6335 or Kerry Kenna (Monmouth County) at kkenna@meridianhealth.com or 732.765.6336.

Joining Meridian Health Partners is easy and there is no additional cost to you. For more information, contact James Clarke, M.D. at JClarke@meridianhealth.com or 732.765.6317.

Letter from Patrick Young, Executive Vice President, Meridian Health Solutions