AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio Adds Four Large Health Systems to its Provider Network

Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, University Hospitals, and Kettering Health Join Providers Available to Members for Early 2023 Launch

December 21, 2022 - Dublin, Ohio

AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio, a managed care organization that is slated to begin serving Ohio Medicaid enrollees in early 2023 and part of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies, announced that it has further expanded its provider network across the state. AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio and the following large health systems have signed agreements to allow health plan members to receive care from their affiliated hospitals, physicians, and other providers:

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation — A non-profit, multi-specialty academic medical center including a main campus in Cleveland that's the No. 1-ranked hospital in Ohio by U.S. News & World Report[1], as well as 14 additional hospitals in northeast Ohio
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital — One of the highest-ranked children's hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report[2] and operator of the nation's largest pediatric accountable care organization, Partners For Kids, which also includes Dayton Children's Hospital
  • University Hospitals — An integrated network of 21 hospitals (including five joint ventures), with a comprehensive cancer center and leading children's hospital, more than 50 health centers and outpatient facilities, and more than 200 physician offices in 16 counties throughout northern Ohio
  • Kettering Health — A nonprofit system of 14 Dayton and Cincinnati area medical centers, Kettering College, and 120 outpatient facilities

"We continue to build a comprehensive provider network that will provide our soon-to-be members the level of access to quality care they are expecting from the Next Generation of Ohio Medicaid managed care," said AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio Market President Mark Grippi. "All of these health systems will add to the depth of our network throughout the state and deliver the exceptional health care that has built their sterling reputations. We are proud to make these outstanding providers accessible to our members."

A full listing of AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio's contracted providers can be found at this link: AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio members with questions about finding a provider may also contact Member Services at 1-833-764-7700 (TTY 1-833-889-6446), Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Providers interested in contracting with AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio may visit or call Provider Services at 1-833-644-6001.

[1] Harder, B. America's Best Hospitals: the 2022-2023 Honor Roll and Overview. U.S. News & World Report, Jul 26 2022. Accessed Dec 14 2022.

[2] Nationwide Children's Hospital. U.S. News & World Report, 2022.