Riverside Community Hospital welcomes back Blue Shield Members
August 15, 2012
RIVERSIDE, California, Wednesday, August 15, 2012 Riverside Community Hospital (RCH) is pleased to announce the hospital has reached an agreement with Blue Shield of California which becomes effective today August 15, 2012.
Under the agreement, all of Blue Shield of California’s membership, including those covered by CalPERS, will be able to access services at RCH as an in-network provider.
"Let me first start by saying that I would like to welcome Blue Shield members back to RCH for your health care needs." says hospital’s President and CEO, Patrick Brilliant. "We are pleased to be back in-network with Blue Shield and applaud the efforts of the leadership team at Blue Shield of California, who, along with our team, were able to develop a sound agreement that will serve all interested parties for years to come. RCH has been serving the community for over 110 years, and we are delighted that Blue Shield members will have access to healthcare services at RCH....the type of high-quality healthcare that a community such as ours deserves."
Since 1901, people have depended on RCH for innovative and advanced medical care. Today, with a 373-bed facility and highly specialized services, RCH continues to provide comprehensive healthcare for the entire family. With more than 500 physicians on staff, and over 1800 employees, you’ll find a team dedicated to providing high-quality healthcare. Through the years, RCH has expanded services to offer specialties that are critical to health and wellness for our community. We are proud to offer you the following Centers of Excellence and specialty services close to home.
RCH is an Inland Empire leader in providing highly specialized acute care services. These include the region’s largest Emergency Department with 50 beds, a Level ll Trauma Center, helipad, a designated STEMI-Receiving Center for heart attacks, and is a nationally Accredited Chest Pain Center. Other specialty services include the da Vinci Surgical Robotic program, neurosurgery, DBS, 64 Slice CT, Bariatric services, a Comprehensive Cancer program, the Transplant Program, our Women and Children’s Services, a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and our Family Birthplace, which was recently recognized nationally as a designated Baby Friendly birthing facility. RCH will also be implementing CyberKnife, providing advanced technology and hope for cancer patients, and further advanced cardiac services with our new Stereotaxis Navigational Magnetic System for patients with irregular heartbeats in the near future.
As your community hospital, we strive to do our best for you and your family every day, providing you with excellent, quality healthcare when you need it.
For any questions or concerns regarding your insurance coverage, please contact the hospital at 951-788-3463.