Michael Reese Physician Group no longer participating in BCBS of Illinois’ HMO Illinois or Blue Advantage HMO
Effective October 1, 2008 the Michael Reese Physicians Group MG-189 will no longer participate in HMO Illinois or Blue Advantage HMO networks. There are approximately 6,000 members and 63 physicians impacted as a result of this medical group closing.
Letters will be sent to these members and their employers by end of June, and will inform members of the medical group closing along with the option to select a new physician group. If a member does not select a new physician group by Friday, August 22, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois will automatically reassign them to a new medical group for an effective date of 10/1/08.