EliteHealth and Humana add primary care practices in South Florida

Medicare beneficiaries, EliteHealth and Humana have partnered to add two primary care practices as a part of Humana’s Medicare Advantage Plan networks in South Florida, US.

The new primary care practices, to be operated by EliteHealth,  are intended to increase patient’s access to quality care as well as improve patient’s ability to manage their own care.

Humana South Florida medicare president Dr Fernando Valverde said: “Humana has been serving the diverse Medicare population in South Florida for more than 25 years.

“Our strong partnerships in the market allow us to meet the health care needs of our members, which is why we are excited to team up with EliteHealth.

“By partnering together, our members will find a health care team that works with them to help them get and stay healthy.”

The first unit is located at 5480 Griffin Road, Davie, Florida and is expected to be operational this year while the second will located in Sarasota, Florida and is slated to open next year.

The EliteHealth primary care practices will offer a care team comprising multi-specialty doctors, health and wellness coaches, nutritionists, dietitians.

Patients can walk into the centres without a prior appointment and can receive attendance on the same day.

The centres provide at-home doctor visits and a nurse command center, with a network of paramedics to address emergency situations.

Among other amenities, the EliteHealth unit features a comfortable waiting room, activity centre and staff’s prior information on the patient’s Medicare Advantage insurance which simplifies billing related queries.