Why Sagamore?


Sagamore is simply the better choice for your health care network needs. Sagamore is a health network that is flexible enough to give you:

Ø the choices you need

Ø savings without compromising quality or access to care

Ø cutting edge technology to become more efficient and effective

Ø responsive, professional and caring customer service

Ø dedicated to looking out for your best interest

Below we have outlined key points about our network, our operations and technology, our providers, and our services and people.

Feel free to contact us for additional information:

Marketing Department (317) 573-2900 or (800) 521-6139
Customer Service Department (317) 573-2886 or (800) 364-3469

Our Networks

When you're deciding on health care options for your company, you have many things to consider. You want a provider network that gives you excellent access...that's growing to serve you even better. You want qualified providers, superior technology and a range of services that help you get the best value for your health care dollar.

In Indiana and the contiguous states, we have the access and choices you deserve:

  PLUS NETWORK SELECT NETWORK
Hospitals 296 281
Primary Care Providers 21,563 20,353
Specialists 66,719 64,628
Ancillaries 2,439 2,389

Sagamore’s Plus Network provides greater access with competitive network pricing. While the Select Network is a narrower network access with even greater network pricing.

We're committed to Indiana. We work closely with local providers to provide our customers with a comprehensive and competitive network. Our hospitals are all JCAHO accredited and/or Medicare approved. All of our physicians are credentialed according to nationally recognized standards.

Our Operations and Technology

Sagamore continues to look for opportunities to enhance our services to our customers. Currently, our claims turn-around-time is averaging 1.06 days.

We continue to expand our Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) capabilities with 92% of all claims being processed electronically.

Sagamore’s web site provides faster and more efficient services for our customers and providers with such features as: customized provider directories, provider research, claim status inquiries, and referral & pre-certification tracking.

Our Interactive Voice Response (IVR) feature allows you to check the status of claims any time during the day…any day of the week.

Sagamore has several repricing options available to our payor partners to make the process accurate and as efficient possible for specific needs. The options include:

Ø Direct Connectivity - Sagamore can forward the claims directly to electronically capable payors to avoid clearinghouse fees

Ø Internet Repricing – this method allows for qualified payors to reprice claims over the internet

Our Providers

All of Sagamore’s network physicians are board certified and/or board eligible while the network hospitals are JCAHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization) accredited and/or Medicare approved hospitals.

Providers are credentialed according to nationally recognized standards.

Sagamore Health Network has less than 2% turnover in our network participation.

Our Services and People

To provide choices and opportunities for managing your health care costs, Sagamore has the following products available:

Ø Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Network

  • Plus (broader network access)
  • Select (narrower network access)

Sagamore partners with over 120 insurance carriers and third party administrators (TPAs) to provide a multitude of plan design options and financial arrangements for your consideration.

Sagamore representatives are available for presentation, enrollment and educational meeting support. All Marketing representatives are active members of the National Association of Health Underwriters.

For additional information reflecting our network hospitals and providers, please click below for maps showing locations.
Hospitals (PDF) View
Providers (PDF) View

Thank you for finding out why Sagamore Health Network, Inc. is Simply The Better Choice for your health care network needs.