NorthShore University Health System Acquires Rush North Shore Hospital
Effective January 1, 2009, NorthShore University HealthSystem (formerly ENH), has acquired Rush North Shore Hospital in Skokie, Illinois. Rush North Shore Hospital, which will be renamed Skokie Hospital, will remain a participating hospital in our PPO, BlueChoice Select and HMO networks.
The Rush North Shore Hospital listing in the Provider Finder® section of the BCBSIL web site and in the HMO provider directories will reflect the following:
- Skokie Hospital – (formerly Rush North Shore Hospital)
Individual physicians affiliated with Rush North Shore Hospital can still be found via a name search within our online Provider Finder. However, in the interim, members may still need to search for the hospital using the former name.
How will this name change impact BCBSIL members?
BCBSIL has an agreement in place covering the new entity. Members who use Rush North Shore Hospital and its affiliated physicians will not be affected by the name change and can continue to receive treatment and services. There should be no disruption in claims processing.