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CHATTANOOGA (Sept. 26, 2023) – BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and Radiology Alliance have finalized a new long-term agreement that supports affordable, high-quality care for BlueCross members.

Under the new agreement, Radiology Alliance, which serves health care facilities and hospitals throughout Tennessee, is now in network for BlueCross coverage plans including Blue Networks P, S, L and E, as well as Medicare Advantage.

“We are pleased to reach an agreement with Radiology Alliance that supports our commitment to exceptional, cost-effective care,” said Scott Pierce, executive vice president and COO of BlueCross. “We are pleased to have them rejoin our networks, and we appreciate their partnership in serving our members across the state.”

“Radiology services are central to the health system, making the need for access to quality radiology care critical for patients and providers,” said Dr. Josh Heck, practice president for Radiology Alliance. “Radiology Alliance appreciates the BCBST leadership team for recognizing the importance of providing in-network access to high-quality radiological care for its members. We look forward to continuing our 20-year collaborative relationship for years to come.”

About BlueCross®

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is a taxpaying, not-for-profit health plan serving more than 3.4 million members in Tennessee and around the country. The Chattanooga-based company was founded in 1945 and has brought peace of mind to its members and local communities for more than 75 years. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Inc. is an independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. For more information, visit the company’s news center at

About Radiology Alliance

Radiology Alliance, an affiliated practice of Radiology Partners, Inc., provides radiology services to the nine TriStar Health System hospitals in Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky, as well as many other treatment and outpatient imaging centers. Radiology Alliance utilizes advanced technology to offer superior service delivery, subspecialty expertise and consultation, working closely with leading healthcare providers to diagnose and treat patients in a professional, accessible and compassionate manner that focuses on the improvement of human life. Learn more at

About Radiology Partners

Radiology Partners, through its owned and affiliated practices, is a leading radiology practice in the U.S., serving more than 3,200 hospitals and other healthcare facilities across the nation. As a physician-led and physician-owned practice, our mission is to transform radiology by innovating across clinical value, technology, service and economics, while elevating the role of radiology and radiologists in healthcare. Using a proven healthcare services model, Radiology Partners provides consistent, high-quality care to patients, while delivering enhanced value to the hospitals, clinics, imaging centers and referring physicians we serve. Learn more at and connect with us at @Rad_Partners.

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