60 OB-GYN practices remain in BCBS of Texas' network

A new in-network agreement between Unified Women's Healthcare Texas, a chain of more than 60 OB-GYN practices across the state, and BlueCross BlueShield of Texas was inked, according to a Jan. 25 news release.

The previous agreement was set to expire Jan. 24. The organizations had been unable to reach an agreement on rates. In October 2020, Unified Women's Healthcare Texas notified BCBSTX about the organization's intention to leave the insurer's network. 

The new multiyear agreement will allow BCBSTX members with PPO, Premier, Essentials, Medicare and Medicaid plans to retain access to Unified Women's Healthcare Texas providers at in-network prices.

This article was updated Jan. 26 at 11:15 a.m. CST to reflect the new agreement. A previous edition of this article stated the organizations were no longer going to be in network with one another. 

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