As of 2016, Blue Cross exclusive provider organization providers include MedExpress urgent care centers in Pennsylvania and Ana Echeverri, M.D., and Shirin Peters, M.D., in New York City, state Highmark and ZocDoc. MedExpress is in the Highmark EPO network, formerly Blue Cross of Northern Pennsylvania. MedExpress centers are in Wilkes-Barre, Edwardsville and Williamsport. The New York doctors are in the Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO network. Dr. Echeverri and Dr. Peters specialize in primary care and internal medicine.
Dr. Echeverri is a graduate of Intec University Medical School in the Dominican Republic, according to ZocDoc. She completed her internship in Pennsylvania at the Scranton-Temple Residency program and completed her residency in Brooklyn at Long Island College Hospital. Dr. Echeverri speaks French, Spanish and Portuguese, and she has practiced medicine for more than 15 years.
Dr. Peters is a graduate of New York Medical College in New York City, states ZocDoc. She completed her internship and residency at Manhattan's Saint Vincent's Hospital and completed a residency in internal medicine in New York at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center. Board-certified in internal medicine, Dr. Peters practices at Bethany Medical Clinic of New York.
Medical professionals, including doctors, nurses and physician assistants, staff MedExpress urgent care centers daily, evenings and weekends to provide ambulatory care for illnesses and injuries that are not emergencies, explains Highmark.