In an unusual partnership, a nonprofit health plan that employs its own doctors is joining with a major Catholic hospital system in the Pacific northwest to provide more efficient health care services to members of all health plans in the Spokane, Wash. area….
Robb Miller, executive director of Compassion & Choices of Washington, a group that works with patients on end-of-life options including physician aid in dying (which is legal in Washington), said he hopes Group Health will take steps to protect patient choice in the new network….
Kaiser Health News
“Group Health Teams With Hospital System In Pacific Northwest”
August 1, 2012