HealthSmart Preferred Care II, LP (“HealthSmart”) has renegotiated its contract with Baylor Health System in North Texas , effective October 1, 2010. As part of this new agreement, all HealthSmart Groups wishing to continue access to the Baylor Health System facilities and ancillary providers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area on or after October 1, 2010 must review and execute a Payor Acknowledgement form. While each Payor must read the contract in its entirety to ensure a clear understanding of its obligations under the contract, Article II and Article IV are very important sections to review and understand. For uninterrupted network access to services through Baylor, the Payor Acknowledgement form and accompanying documents must be signed no later than Friday, September 24th, 2010.
Please understand that any client that chooses not to sign the attached Payor Acknowledgement form will not be granted in-network access or discounts for the Baylor Health System facilities or ancillary services after 10/1/2010. For any Payor Acknowledgements received after September 24th, access may be granted, however, processing will require a minimum of 30 days for Baylor to activate such reinstatement.
Editor’s Note: For a complete copy of the HealthSmart/Baylor PPO Agreement, write RiskManager@sbcglobal.net