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Blue Shield is pleased to announce that Blue Shield of California and Stanford Health have signed a new multi-year agreement June 1, 2018 for Stanford Medical Center and its physicians and Affinity Medical Group, which had a potential termination date of July 1, 2018.  This means that Stanford Medical Center and its physicians are again part of Blue Shield’s statewide network with no lapse as an in-network provider for contracted networks.

Blue Shield Communications:

  • Letters to commercial HMO/POS members assigned to an Affinity Medical Group PCP were sent on June 4, 2018 to let them know they can keep their Affinity PCP.
  • Letters to members who have used Stanford Medical Center in the most recent 12-month period were sent on June 4, 2018 to notify members they can again use this facility at in-network rates.
  • A broker alert was sent, June 4, 2018 to Blue Shield’s list of affected brokers.
  • An employer notification was sent via email to employers with affected members on June 5, 2018.

Contact your LISI Regional Sales Manager to find out more.