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OhioHealth Joins the CareSource Medicare Advantage Plan Network

January 1st, 2019 | 3 min read

New Agreement Increases Access to Care in Columbus

(Columbus, OH – Dec. 3, 2018) CareSource and OhioHealth announced today that beginning January 1, 2019, OhioHealth will be in network for CareSource Medicare Advantage plans to provide access to high quality healthcare services for Columbus and central Ohio CareSource

The agreement gives CareSource Medicare Advantage members access to a wide variety of OhioHealth hospitals, surgery centers, laboratory services, primary care physicians, specialists and other health care practitioners.

“We are excited to expand our network in the Columbus area with the addition of OhioHealth. This alliance allows CareSource to continue its mission of providing access to the highest quality of care for our members,” said Steve Ringel, CareSource President, Ohio Market.

A nonprofit health plan covering Ohioans for nearly 30 years, CareSource continues to invest in the health and well-being of its members by expanding its coverage area and provider network. CareSource serves more than 1.3 million Ohioans through its Medicare Advantage, Marketplace and Medicaid health care coverage.

About CareSource

CareSource is a nonprofit, multistate health plan recognized as a national leader in managed care. Founded in 1989, CareSource administers one of the nation’s largest Medicaid managed care plans and offers a lifetime of access to care through health insurance, including Medicaid, Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicare Advantage and dual-eligible programs.

Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, CareSource serves nearly 2 million members in Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia. CareSource understands the challenges consumers face navigating the health system and is transforming health care with industry-leading programs that improve the health and well-being of our members.

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About OhioHealth

OhioHealth is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit, charitable, healthcare outreach of the United Methodist Church.

Based in Columbus, Ohio, OhioHealth has been recognized as one of the top five large health systems in America by Truven Health Analytics, an honor it has received six times. It is also recognized by FORTUNE as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” and has been for 12 years in a row, 2007-2018.

Serving its communities since 1891, it is a family of 29,000 associates, physicians and volunteers, and a network of 11 hospitals, 200+ ambulatory sites, hospice, home-health, medical equipment and other health services spanning a 47-county area.

OhioHealth hospitals include OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, OhioHealth Doctors Hospital, OhioHealth Grady Memorial Hospital, OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital, OhioHealth Grove City Methodist Hospital, OhioHealth Hardin Memorial Hospital, OhioHealth Marion General Hospital, OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital, OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital, OhioHealth Shelby Hospital, and OhioHealth Grove City Methodist Hospital. For more information, please visit our website at