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10/31/2017

Common Ground Healthcare adds DCMC to Envision Network


Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative (CGHC) and Door County Medical Center (DCMC) have announced that they be partnering starting in 2018 to serve the health and insurance needs of Door and Kewaunee County residents.  
The partnership means that Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative members will have in-network access to DCMC’s hospital located in Sturgeon Bay as well as clinics in Algoma, Fish Creek, Brussels, Sturgeon Bay and Washington Island. The hospital and clinics offer a wide range of primary and specialty care provided by more than 175 DCMC physicians.
Common Ground Healthcare’s cost-effective Envision network is offered to both individuals and small employers in 19 Wisconsin counties including Door and Kewaunee. In 2018, CGHC will be the only health insurance carrier serving individuals accessing financial assistance to purchase insurance through Healthcare.gov.
CGHC’s Chief Executive Officer Cathy Mahaffey said, “We are pleased to announce this agreement with Door County Medical Center because our missions are aligned in service to our communities. DCMC shares our philosophy of putting people first.”
“The health insurance exchange is very important to our community, since about 10% of our population accesses insurance through the exchange. That being the case, we are very pleased to partner with Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative to honor our commitment to be the provider of choice for all residents of Door and Kewaunee Counties,” stated Brian Stephens, Chief Administrative Office for Door County Medical Center.
This new partnership will offer residents and visitors of Door County with CGHC insurance more options for care including the award-winning critical access hospital, close to home clinics and quality specialists.
About Door County Medical Center
For more than 70 years, Door County Medical Center has been a leader in health and wellness for Door and Kewaunee counties. With the main campus in Sturgeon Bay and satellite clinics and rehabilitation services facilities in four smaller communities, DCMC provides expert care, close to home. They continually seek to earn trust to keep patients first in everything they do. Their diligence and commitment led to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarding the DCMC skilled nursing facility a top quality rating in 2017. For more information, visit dcmedical.org
 
About Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative
Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative is a Wisconsin-based, nonprofit health insurance cooperative providing coverage to thousands of individuals, families, nonprofits and small employers within 19 counties of eastern Wisconsin. Its mission is to put the best interests of members at the heart of all decisions.  CGHC strives for excellence in all services, open and honest communication with its members and 100% integrity.  For more information, visit www.commongroundhealthcare.org.

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(920) 746-3547
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