HealthLink OAP Network Update
St. Margaretï¿½s PHO
St. Margaretï¿½s PHO in Spring Valley (Bureau County) has signed a Tier I agreement with HealthLink OAP. The PHO consists of St. Margaretï¿½s Hospital and twenty-seven physicians along with fifteen midlevel providers (e.g., PCPs, Ortho, Womenï¿½s Health, ER).
HealthLink has announced that it has reached an agreement with Springfield Clinic to offer HealthLink Open Access (Tier 1) to State of Illinois employees. This applies to all doctors, all locations and all services that Springfield Clinic provides. State employees have until June 17th to finalize the selection of their health insurance plan. Employees who may have already enrolled in another insurance option can change to HealthLink until the June 17th deadline. Coverage becomes effective July 1, 2011.
To assist State of Illinois employees with their insurance questions, Springfield Clinic has established a special help line. Patients can call Springfield Clinic at 217.528.7541 or 800.444.7541 between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm and ask for the "State Employee Hotline."