04/04/2011 in press release
Tarrytown, NY – April 4th, 2011, –ENT and Allergy Associates (ENTA), the largest practice of Board Certified Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeons and Allergists in the tri-state area -- announced today that it has reached an agreement with Empire Plan on a new contract, effective April 1st, 2011. Under the multi-year pact, Empire members will continue to have access to the physicians of ENTA, in New York State, on an in-network provider basis.
Wayne Eisman, MD, President of ENTA said: “We’re delighted to come to terms with Empire Plan, which enables us to continue our long standing relationship. ENTA remains committed to providing the finest quality medical care”. Added Drew Franklin, MBA/FACMPE, Director of Business Development at ENT and Allergy Associates “We take a partnership approach to all our discussions with health plans, to ensure we reach a result that best serves the needs of the people of our many communities”.
The Empire Plan is New York State's health insurance program. The Plan provides health and prescription drug coverage for more than 1.2 million active and retired State and local government employees and their dependants. More than 800 local government employers currently offer New York State Health Insurance Programs to their employees.
The Empire Plan agreement is the latest of a number of successful healthcare provider agreements that ENTA has recently completed or renewed.
ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP is the largest and most comprehensive ear, nose, throat, allergy and audiology practice in the nation with 35 offices and over 115 physicians. Each location provides a full complement of services, including General Adult and Pediatric ENT, Voice and Swallowing, Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Disorders of the Inner Ear and Dizziness, Asthma, Clinical Immunology, Diagnostic Audiology, and Hearing Aid dispensing. Visit www.entandallergy.com for more information. The practice has a clinical alliance with the Mount Sinai Medical Center for the treatment of diseases of the head and neck and a partnership with the American Cancer Society to educate and treat patients with smoking disorders and cancer. The Practice has also expanded its clinical capabilities to include advanced Immunodeficiency trials.