Southwest Health Center is officially purchasing Dean Clinic – Cuba City effective today.
The move is part of SHC’s commitment to continue growing the services it offers patients in Cuba City and surrounding communities.
Located at Epione Pavilion in Cuba City, the clinic’s two family physicians Brian Sachs, M.D., and Kevin Carr, M.D., are both pleased to continue seeing their patients at the new Southwest Health Center Clinic.
“Dr. Carr and I are excited about the future of the new Southwest Health Center Clinic here in Cuba City,” said Sachs. “We’re proud to continue providing all generations with high quality care close to home.”
Current patients should see no immediate changes. SHC and Dean Clinic share a service agreement that allows patients to continue seeing their primary care providers. Physician assistant Craig Homan, PA-C, is currently also available for primary care appointments in Cuba City, and clinic receptionist Susan Farrey will remain a full-time employee at the new SHC Clinic. In addition, SHC is recruiting a full-time Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join the two part-time physicians practicing in Cuba City.
In recent months, SHC officials, along with members of its Epione Pavilion Advisory Board, discussed the value of expanding health services to patients in the Cuba City Hazel Green, Benton and Shullsburg areas.
“We are delighted with the offer by Dean Clinic — Cuba City to help Southwest Health Center better serve thousands of current patients and welcome new patients,” said SHC’s Chief Executive Officer Dan Rohrbach,
The clinic’s current patients and other area residents may call with questions at 744-2767. Patients may also call the phone number on their insurance cards with specific questions about coverage prior to a clinic visit.
SHC is applying for certification as a Rural Health Clinic, which will qualify it for higher Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement levels. As a critical access hospital serving southwest Wisconsin, the distinction will help SHC maintain high quality primary care services in Cuba City far into the future.
Also located at Epione Pavilion are: Renaissance, a skilled nursing care and inpatient rehab unit; Reflections, a memory care wing; and Liberty, an outpatient rehab center with physical, occupational, and speech therapists.
SHC’s main hospital campus is located on East Side Road in Platteville and its behavioral and mental health programs are located at the North Elm Street campus in Platteville.