DuPage Medical Group Joins the Coventry Health Care of Illinois Provider Network

DuPage Medical Group Joins the Coventry Health Care of Illinois Provider Network

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DuPage Medical Group has joined the provider network of Coventry Health Care of Illinois, serving members of Coventry’s commercial, Medicare Advantage, and Workers’ Compensation plans, including State of Illinois employees and retirees with an HMO or Open Access Plan. The agreement is effective February 1, 2013.

As one of the largest independent multi-specialty physician groups in Illinois, DuPage Medical Group is led by experienced physicians who continually seek innovations through quality, efficiency and access. This proactive model of medicine allows DuPage Medical Group to focus on quality care and implement innovative technology for the benefit of its patients.

DuPage Medical Group has over 50 locations in the western suburbs, including two ambulatory surgery centers: The Surgical Center of DuPage Medical Group in Lombard and DuPage Medical Group Pain Management Surgery Center in Naperville.

“DuPage Medical Group’s multiple access points, service offerings and reputation for quality complement our current network,” said Jered Wilson, Vice President of Network Operations at Coventry Health Care of Illinois. “Our members will appreciate the value of expanded access to a multi-specialty Chicagoland physician practice focused on quality care.”

“Our goal for patients is to deliver a quality health care experience using the latest in technology and treatment techniques,” said Mike Pacetti, CFO of DuPage Medical Group. “Our agreement with Coventry allows us to offer high-quality care to additional patients across the service area in which our physicians practice.”

Coventry Health Care members can find DuPage Medical Group’s physicians at more than 50 locations across the suburbs. Additional information on DMG physicians, services and locations can be found at .

With more than 370 physicians and 50 locations, DuPage Medical Group provides physician-directed health care focused on quality, efficiency and access. For more information, visit .

Providing health care benefits for almost 30 years, Coventry Health Care of Illinois, Inc. (formerly PersonalCare Insurance of Illinois, Inc.) has earned a reputation as one of the most trusted and experienced health insurers in Illinois. It provides a range of traditional and consumer-directed health insurance products, including group health, individual health, self-funded administration, Medicare and pharmacy plans. and the National Committee for Quality Assurance (“NCQA”) acknowledged Coventry Health Care of Illinois, Inc. as one of the top-ranked health plans in Illinois for the seventh consecutive year in November 2012.

Coventry Health Care () is a diversified national managed health care company based in Bethesda, Maryland, dedicated to delivering high-quality health care solutions at an affordable price. Coventry provides a full portfolio of risk and fee-based products including Medicare and Medicaid programs, group and individual health insurance, workers’ compensation solutions, and network rental services. With a presence in every state in the nation, Coventry’s products currently serve approximately 5 million individuals helping them receive the greatest possible value for their health care investment.