CareSource, Cleveland Clinic extend contract through November

CareSource has reached an agreement with Cleveland Clinic to extend their contract through the end of November.

The Dayton nonprofit, which anchors downtown with its staff of more than 2,200, has had its relationship in flux with the giant Cleveland-based health care system since earlier this summer.

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CareSource, the largest Medicaid managed care provider in Ohio, started notifying its members in July that the Cleveland Clinic will no longer serve as a network provider for its Medicaid and MyCare Members. The contract was set to expire at Aug. 31 but now will extend until Nov. 30.

“This allows CareSource Medicaid and MyCare members to continue to receive high quality care at Cleveland Clinic,” CareSource said in a statement today. “We are confident we will be able to finalize a long-term contract within the next three months. In the meantime, CareSource Medicaid and MyCare members can be reassured that they can continue to access care at Cleveland Clinic.”

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