Transparency In Health Care

The Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA) serves as the chief health policy and planning entity in Florida. The agency is responsible for administering Medicaid, licensing and regulating health facilities and providing information to residents about the quality of health care they receive in the state. The website contains performance and outcome data for health care facilities in Florida as well as information on selected medical conditions and procedures. Learn more at

Financial Matters

A dedicated central business office staff member will handle all insurance billing. A Business Office staff personnel is also available to meet with patients and/or family members to discuss the details and answer questions related to insurance coverage. In addition, you may request a more personalized estimate of hospital charges or any other information you may need.

Professional Services

All of the physicians providing professional services in the management and treatment of your care while you are a patient at Promise Healthcare Hospital are independent practitioners and may bill separately from Promise Healthcare, either to you or to your insurance company. The physicians involved in your care may or may not participate with the same health insurers or HMOs as Promise Healthcare. Upon request we will provide you with a list of physicians who may be involved in your care. To determine whether a particular physician participates as a network or preferred provider with your health insurer, you will need to contact each physician or physician group directly. In addition, you may request a more personalized estimate of their charges or any other information you may need.

Physician Outside Services (Fort Myers)

Dr. James Stith
1620 Medical Lane, #100
Fort Myers, FL 33907

Dr. Winston Irving, Jr.
1244 Walden Dr.
Fort Myers, FL 33901

Contracted Managed Care Companies

Aetna Health Inc. (Managed Care)
AvMed Inc. Hospital Agreement
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. Network Blue
Department of Labor
First Health
Florida Medicaid
Simply Healthcare
Three Rivers Provider Network, Inc.
Tricare (Humana Military)
United Healthcare
VA-Veterans Administration