Michigan Orthopedic Services, LLC, Adds Physicians Health Plan of Mid-Michigan to Roster of Insurance Payors

Lansing, MI, January 07, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Michigan Orthopedic Services, LLC (MOS) announced that it is adding Physicians Health Plan of Mid-Michigan (PHPMM) to its growing list of insurance payors. As of December 1, 2009, MOS is able to provide care to PHPMM patients for their prosthetic and orthotic needs.

“Being invited into the PHPMM Network to provide orthotic and prosthetic services is something we are very excited about,” stated Pete Seilo, Vice President of Market Development at MOS. “This relationship affords us a highly valued relationship in the Lansing community as we begin our 16th year as a company. We recognize and appreciate the positive impact PHPMM has in Lansing and its surrounding communities, and many physicians are very pleased that we can now service their PHPMM patients. We have received a very warm welcome and we look forward to providing superior patient care.”

PHPMM members who live in the mid-Michigan region and need orthotics and prosthetics will benefit from the services offered by Michigan Orthopedic Services’ newest location in East Lansing, Mich. Like MOS’ other facilities, the East Lansing location has specially designed state-of-the-art patient treatment rooms and an in-house production lab to provide patients with a high quality product in a timely manner. The East Lansing location offers a comprehensive selection of the latest in orthotic and prosthetic technology, including:
· Prosthetics – Upper and lower extremity
· Custom Specialty Bracing – Infant, pediatric and adult
· Sports Related Injury Orthotics
· Spinal/Trauma Bracing
· Custom Cranial Re-molding Helmets

MOS East Lansing’s hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Emergency services are available after business hours and on weekends through the answering service. MOS East Lansing is located at 200 Woodland Pass, Suite E. For more information, please call 517-333-0304, or visit www.michortho.com.

About Physicians Health Plan of Mid-Michigan:
Physicians Health Plan of Mid-Michigan, was founded in 1980 in Lansing, Mich., when Sparrow Health System (SHS) and a group of physicians developed mid-Michigan's first broad-based Independent Practice Association model HMO. Today, PHPMM, a division of SHS, has approximately 80,000 members, as well as 1,300 practitioners and 11 hospitals, participating in its provider network. PHPMM was recently voted number 1 in an overall member satisfaction survey conducted by U.S. News and World Report. For more information about PHPMM, visit www.phpmm.org.

About Michigan Orthopedic Services, LLC:
Michigan Orthopedic Services, LLC, headquartered in Livonia, Mich., is an ABC accredited provider that specializes in the design, fitting and fabrication of custom orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) devices. Through its 11 Michigan locations, MOS is committed to helping patients regain their mobility and independence. The company’s mission is to “Maximize independence … through timeliness, quality and a caring, personal touch.”

Michigan Orthopedic Services
Paul Belleau