KNOXVILLE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF)Tennova Healthcare has announced that effective May 15, 2023, the hospitals and physician clinics of Tennova Healthcare will again be part of the BlueCare, TennCare Select and BlueCare Plus networks.  

BlueCare, TennCare Select and BlueCare Plus members will have in-network access to the services of all seven of the Tennova Healthcare hospitals:  Tennova Healthcare – Clarksville, Tennova Healthcare – Cleveland, North Knoxville Medical Center, Turkey Creek Medical Center, Jefferson Memorial Hospital, LaFollette Medical Center, and Newport Medical Center.

Tennova Medical Group clinics are also in-network for BlueCare members. The clinics provide a range of primary and specialty care services to help patients maintain their health and support healing when needed, with multiple offices throughout the region.

“For our patients, we understand the importance of medical care access for all members of our community and are moving forward with this in mind.  It is important to note that the reimbursement for services continues to lag what is needed,” said Tony Benton, CEO Tennova Healthcare. “Our hospitals and providers are committed to providing patients with high-quality healthcare and look forward to being a resource to BlueCare, TennCare Select and BlueCare Plus members.  

About Tennova Healthcare

The Tennova Healthcare network of hospitals in East Tennessee includes Jefferson Memorial Hospital, LaFollette Medical Center, Newport Medical Center, North Knoxville Medical Center and Turkey Creek Medical Center with nearly 16,000 admissions, 410,000 outpatient visits and 125,000 emergency department visits each year. For more information go to Tennova.com. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 06/23/2023-6AM)