Military Members and Their Families Can Now Access Dean Clinic and SSM Health Providers- Dean - WI

Skip to Content



Learn...

about the Dean Medical Group difference.

Published on July 23, 2015

Military Members and Their Families Can Now Access Dean Clinic and SSM Health Providers

First Health Care System in Dane County to be Participating TriCare Network Providers

Madison, WI (July 23, 2015) – To meet the needs of military members and their families in south central Wisconsin, SSM Health is excited to announce that it has joined the TriCare - North network of providers, as well as the Department of Veteran Affair’s (VA) Patient Centered Community Care (PCCC) and Veteran Choice programs to help military members and veterans receive timely access to quality health care.

“We are thankful for the men and women who serve our country,” says Damond Boatwright, Regional President/CEO of Hospital Operations at SSM Healthcare of Wisconsin.  “They deserve to have timely and convenient access to quality care. We want military members and their families to know that we are here to take care of them.”

SSM Health signed a contract with HealthNet Federal Services, LLC (HealthNet) effective June 1, 2015. HealthNet administers the contracts for TriCare and the VA. As a result, TriCare Health Plan members and their families have the option of choosing a Dean Clinic primary care physician, and have access to Dean Clinic specialists and providers at any of the SSM Hospitals, including St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison, St. Mary’s Janesville Hospital and St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo.

Members of the VA’s PCCC and Veteran Choice programs will have access to Dean Clinic or SSM Health providers with an appropriate referral from the VA.

“I am very pleased that Dean / SSM Health has become the only TriCare preferred provider system in the greater Madison area,” says Brad Meyers, MD a Dean Clinic Physician and member of the Wisconsin Air National Guard.  “I care a lot about the men and women in the Guard and know that finding affordable care close to home can be difficult for many of them.  It is great to know that now they can travel a shorter distance or pay less to receive care in their area.”

TriCare members and members of the two VA programs are asked to review their benefit packages to learn about how they can access a Dean Clinic or SSM Health provider.  

News

Dean Medical Group News

Recent videos and news articles about Dean Medical Group, as covered by the news media.

Take action to prevent choking, Wisconsin State Journal, January 13, 2017

Bike mechanic starts Madison nonprofit giving free bikes to kids in need, WKOW, January 13, 2017

Study gives recommendations on taking naps, WISC-TV, January 12, 2017

CVS announcement of cheaper EpiPen alternative fuels optimism, FOX 47, January 12, 2017

Recommendations could reduce risk of peanut allergies, WISC-TV, January 11, 2017

Christopher Sprowl named president of SSM Health Dean Medical Group, Wisconsin State Journal, January 10, 2017

Why 900 steps a day may be magic number for elderlyWisconsin State Journal, January 6, 2017

What's Going Around: Vomiting, influenza, colds and bronchitisWKOW, January 5, 2017

Stay Healthy Rock County: Medical ImagingWCLO, January 5, 2017

Q-Tips might be bad for your earsWISC-TV, January 5, 2017

Dr. Zorba Paster takes health questions from viewersWISC-TV, January 2, 2017

Weekend Wellness: A healthy new yearWIBA, December 31, 2016

Dr. Zorba Paster: Think about health when making resolutionsWisconsin State Journal, December 30, 2016

More Coverage 

of Dean in the News

Hear Health Tips from Our Providers

Visit our DocTalk Podcast page for information on various health topics.

Media Contacts

If you are part of the media, we encourage you to reach out to Dean Medical Group's media contacts.

Have a Flu-related Question?

Look in our Flu Updates section for the latest information from Dean Medical Group!

  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter

© 2017 SSM Health Dean Medical Group / Dean Health Plan, Inc. | All rights reserved.

A Member of SSM Health

SSM Health and the infinity symbol are trademarks of SSM Health and its affiliates.