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Portsmouth Regional Hospital Joins Anthem’s Medicare Advantage

April 25, 2013

Portsmouth, NH (April 24, 2013)

Portsmouth Regional Hospital (PRH) and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced today that hospital has joined Anthem’s Medicare Advantage Network in the two states. This addition means that Anthem members in Maine and New Hampshire now have access to in-network care from Portsmouth Regional Hospital and its employed physician practices for all Anthem commercial and managed-care products, including its HMO/POS, and PPO plans. 
“We’re excited about adding Portsmouth Regional Hospital to our network,” said Leeba Lessin, senior vice president of Medicare programs at Anthem. “This is an excellent addition to our network of health care professionals, and it expands the choices available to our members.”
“We’ve long had an excellent relationship with Anthem in both states for their individual and group members,” noted Anne Jamieson, CEO at Portsmouth Regional. “We look forward to providing in-network care for of all of its health plans.”

About Portsmouth Regional Hospital

From our central location in Portsmouth, NH, Portsmouth Regional Hospital serves the Seacoast region's residents in New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts. At Portsmouth Regional Hospital you'll find a comprehensive range of medical and mental health services, including 24 hour emergency care and specialties such as:

  • Neurosurgery
  • Heart and vascular care through our accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, cardiac catheterization labs as well as a complete cardiac surgery program
  • Extensive diagnostic imaging services including the 3 T-MRI
  • Orthopedics
  • Oncology 
  • Maternal child health
  • A broad spectrum of behavioral health services
  • Diverse rehabilitation programs
  • Unique integrative care services


For more information visit portsmouthhospital.com


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About Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine is the trade name of Anthem Health Plans of Maine, Inc., an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. ®ANTHEM is a registered trademark of Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Additional information about Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine is available at www.anthem.com. Also, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/healthjoinin, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HealthJoinIn, or visit our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/healthjoinin.