Memorial Healthcare System joins Aetna’s Medicare Advantage network in Broward County

Sep 10 2019

Plantation, FL., August 26, 2019 – Aetna, a CVS Health company (NYSE: CVS), has signed an agreement to add Memorial Healthcare System to its Medicare network, effective immediately.

Under this new agreement, members of Aetna’s Medicare Advantage plan can now receive covered services, at in-network rates, from Memorial’s six hospitals, two urgent care facilities and five ambulatory surgical centers in Broward County.

“Aetna is pleased to welcome Memorial Healthcare System to our South Florida network,” said Richard Weiss, Aetna’s market president in Florida. “This new agreement gives our Medicare Advantage members access to one of the most well-known and well-respected hospital systems in the state.”

“Memorial Healthcare System provides a host of services for both adult and pediatric care, from primary care to heart and kidney transplant, neurosurgery and orthopedics,” said Aurelio M. Fernandez, III, FACHE, President and CEO, Memorial Healthcare System. “This agreement will extend access to services for many members under Aetna’s Medicare Advantage plan.”

Aetna provides health benefits to more than 370,000 members in South Florida.

About Aetna

Aetna, a CVS Health business, serves an estimated 38 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental and behavioral health plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, workers’ compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services. Aetna’s customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates. For more information, visit and explore how Aetna is helping to build a healthier world. @AetnaNews

About Memorial Healthcare System

Memorial Healthcare System is proud to be Moving Health Forward as one of the largest public healthcare systems in the US and a national leader in quality care and patient satisfaction. It has been ranked on Modern Healthcare magazine’s list of Best Places to Work in Healthcare. Memorial serves patients & families from all over Florida, from across the country and around the world – delivering care in neuroscience, cardiac and vascular, heart and kidney transplant, rehabilitation, cancer, and more. Its facilities include Memorial Regional Hospital, Memorial Regional Hospital South, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Memorial Hospital West, Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke and Memorial Manor nursing home. For more information, visit