Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Dedicated Senior Medical Centers Announce Locations of Dedicated’s Six New Primary Care Centers in Metro Detroit
DETROIT, June 14, 2021 – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Dedicated Senior Medical Centers (Dedicated), a subsidiary of ChenMed, today announced the locations of six new primary care centers they are partnering on as Dedicated opens the facilities in Metro Detroit to provide health care to seniors. As originally announced in December 2020, the centers, some of which will begin opening and treating local patients in July 2021, will be located in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.
ChenMed, the parent company of Dedicated, is a leading primary care provider offering personalized and affordable services that improve health for seniors. Dedicated follows the proven ChenMed approach to high-touch care that consistently yields better health outcomes. Senior patients receiving care at Dedicated centers experience noticeably lower hospital admissions and per member costs than comparable national averages for Medicare beneficiaries.
The new Dedicated health centers will be located at:
- 6150 Cadieux Road, Detroit, Mich. 48224
- 20001 W. 7 Mile Road, Detroit, Mich. 48219
- 13210 East Jefferson, Detroit, Mich. 48215
- 21811 Kelly Road, Eastpointe, Mich. 48021
- 1921 East 8 Mile Road, Warren, Mich. 48091
- 21832 West 11 Mile Road, Southfield, Mich. 48076
The 6150 Cadieux clinic will be located in the East Warren/Cadieux area of Detroit, the same neighborhood that Blue Cross is investing $5 million in through 2022, a pledge that will help inclusive neighborhood development through Detroit’s Strategic Neighborhood Fund and Affordable Housing Leverage Fund.
“Expanding access to quality, affordable health care is a key mission of ours and we’re proud to partner with Dedicated Senior Medical Centers to help serve Blue Cross’ Individual Medicare Advantage members in neighborhoods where current access to primary health care may be limited,” said Todd Van Tol, senior vice president of Health Care Value at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. “These new health centers will offer additional access to convenient, reliable care, improving their health outcomes.”
“We’re thrilled to bring affordable, VIP care that delivers better health to seniors in the underserved neighborhoods where they live,” said Len Scarpinato, D.O., M.S., national director of launch and integration for ChenMed. “There’s a tremendous need for more primary care in underserved Metro Detroit neighborhoods. Dedicated doctors offer truly personalized care with an abundance of love. We are looking forward to transforming care – especially for the seniors with multiple chronic health conditions who need it the most.”
ChenMed expects to invest $20 to $25 million in the new health centers and is currently hiring for a variety of positions at each location. They expect to hire approximately 200 area employees by 2023.
About Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, a nonprofit mutual insurance company, is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. BCBSM provides health benefits to more than 4.7 million members residing in Michigan in addition to employees of Michigan-headquartered companies residing outside the state. The company has been committed to delivering affordable health care products through a broad variety of plans for businesses, individuals and seniors for more than 80 years. Beyond health care coverage, BCBSM supports impactful community initiatives and provides leadership in improving health care. For more information, visit bcbsm.com and MiBluesPerspectives.com.
For seniors most in need of care, high-quality health care often is beyond reach. ChenMed brings concierge-style medicine — and better health outcomes — to the neediest populations. ChenMed is a privately owned medical, management and technology company. In September, ChenMed was named to the Fortune Magazine “2020 Change the World List” for measurable social impact, business results, innovation, and corporate integration. A hyper growth company and provider of choice for some 20 Medicare Advantage health insurance plans, ChenMed brands include Chen Senior Medical Center, Dedicated Senior Medical Center, and JenCare Senior Medical Center. Learn more about the high-growth company, where patients also average 75 percent fewer emergency room visits @ http://www.ChenMed.com or @ http://www.Dedicated.care.