ProviDRs adds Via Christi hospitals to its Care Plus network

Via Christi Hospitals Wichita and Via Christi Hospital St. Teresa have been added to the ProviDRs Care Plus network.

ProviDRs Care, a physician-owned preferred provider organization affiliated with the Medical Society of Sedgwick County, said the network addition was effective May 1. Other hospitals in the Care Plus network are Wesley Medical Center, Kansas Heart Hospital, Kansas Spine Hospital and Kansas Medical Center in Andover.

ProviDRs Care also said in a news release that it will merge its Care Plus network into the PPO’s legacy network on Jan. 1.

“This upcoming merger of our two networks will be a significant advantage available to large and small benefit plans,” said Karen Cox, ProviDRs Care chief operating officer, in the release.