Grossmont Family Medical Group Joining
Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group October 1
July 11, 2014
Dear Valued Patient,
In keeping with our efforts to provide you with the highest quality care, we are excited to announce that on October 1 we will be joining the highly regarded Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group. They are a group widely recognized for quality of care and service.
Key Facts:
Our office location will remain the same
Sharp Rees-Stealy accepts many of the same insurance plans as GFMG.  (See below for a list of accepted insurance plans.)
We believe the leadership and organization of Sharp Rees-Stealy will enable us to practice more efficiently in this changing world of medicine and allow us to focus on our most important priority: you.
As a Sharp Rees-Stealy patient, you will experience many benefits including:
·        Enhanced customer service
·        Easy access to high-quality specialty care
·        Laboratory and radiology services located in our building or nearby
·        Urgent Care in our building as well as other locations in San Diego
·        Secure electronic health records for greater coordination of care
·        The convenience of FollowMyHealth®, a secure convenient tool for you to manage your health care online
In the coming weeks, your health insurance plan may contact you to let you know you may select another doctor within Sharp Community Medical Group. Please understand this is NOT a mandatory change.
To continue receiving care from your doctor here, all you need to do is contact your health insurance plan in August by calling the number on the back of your health insurance patient identification card. Let them know you are selecting your current primary care physician at Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group-Grossmont Medical Plaza, effective October 1. This will ensure that your care will continue uninterrupted.
We will keep you up to date with information over the coming months. In the meantime, you may find more information about Sharp Rees-Stealy at www.Sharp.com/SRS
Yours in good health,

 James Amberg, M.D.                          Joseph F. Leonard, M.D
Bradham Kesling, M.D.                       Jieyu Lowery, M.D

Eva Leonard, M.D.                                Lee Remington-Boone, M.D.    

Here is the list of plans:
Health plans accepted by Sharp Rees-Stealy:
·         Aetna Elect Choice EPO
·         Aetna Health Fund
·         Aetna Managed Choice PPO
·         Aetna National Advantage Plan PPO
·         Aetna Open Choice PPO
·         Aetna QPOS
·         Aetna Select Choice HMO
·         Aetna Traditional Choice PPO
·         Aetna US Access POS
·         Anthem Blue Cross (California Care and Prudent Buyer)
·         Beech Street PPO
·         Blue Shield HMO
·         Blue Shield POS
·         Blue Shield PPO (Selected plans only-check with Blue Shield)
·         ChoiceCare/Humana PPO
·         CIGNA Choice Fund Local Plus & Choice Fund Local Plus IN
·         CIGNA FlexCare POS
·         CIGNA HMO
·         CIGNA Local Plus & Local Plus IN
·         CIGNA Open Access
·         CIGNA Open Access Plus
·         CIGNA PPO
·         Commercial/Indemnity Insurance
·         Coventry Health Care (including First Health/CCN)
·         EverCare
·         Great-West Healthcare HMO
·         Great-West Healthcare PPO
·         Health Net Elect POS
·         Health Net HMO Network
·         Health Net PPO
·         Health Net Premier HMO Network
·         Health Net Select POS
·         Health Net Seniority Plus (retiree only)
·         Health Net Standard and Small Business Group HMO
·         Interplan Health Group PPO
·         Medi-Cal (existing patients only)
·         Medicare
·         MultiPlan, Inc.
·         Private HealthCare Systems
·         Sharp Health Plan HMO
·         Tricare for Life
·         United Healthcare PPO
·         United Healthcare Medicare Advantage Plan
·         United Healthcare Signature Options PPO
·         United Healthcare Signature POS
·         United Healthcare Signature Value HMO