Froedtert Health to Acquire Full Ownership of Network Health

October 4, 2023
Photo courtesy of Froedtert Health Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital Emergency Department

Froedtert Health announced today that it has agreed to acquire Ascension Wisconsin’s 50 percent interest in Network Health to become the sole owner. Network Health is a Menasha-based company that provides commercial, individual, and Medicare health insurance plans.

In Waukesha County, Network Health offers employer and individual health insurance plans, as well as three of its Medicare plans: Medicare Bravo, Medicare Go, and Medicare Anywhere. Froedtert Health stated that existing Network Health members will not experience any network disruption resulting from the acquisition. Ascension Wisconsin will remain in-network for Network Health members so they can continue to see their Ascension physicians.

“The opportunity to acquire 100% ownership of Network Health is consistent with our mission to advance the health of the people of the diverse communities we serve through exceptional care enhanced by innovation and discovery,” said Cathy Jacobson, president and CEO of Froedtert Health. 

According to its website, Milwaukee-based Froedtert Health currently has the following healthcare facilities in Waukesha County: 

  1. Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital, Cancer Center and clinics, W180 N8085 Town Hall Rd., Menomonee Falls
  2. Froedtert Community Hospital, Cancer Center and clinics, 4805 S. Moorland Rd., New Berlin
  3. Froedtert Community Hospital, 209 Pewaukee Rd., Pewaukee
  4. Westbrook Health Center, 2315 E. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha
  5. Springdale Health Center, 21700 Intertech Dr., Brookfield
  6. Calhoun Health Center, 1905 N. Calhoun Rd., Brookfield
  7. Brookfield Heart and Vascular Clinic, 16650 W. Bluemound Rd., Brookfield
  8. Sussex Health Center, N64W25037 Prospect Circle, Sussex
  9. Sunnyslope Health Center, 1350 Sunny Slope Rd., Brookfield
  10. North Hills Health Center, W129 N7055 Northfield Dr., Menomonee Falls
  11. FastCareÒ Clinic at Waukesha Meijer, 801 E. Sunset Dr., Waukesha
  12. FastCareÒ Clinic at Sussex Meijer, N51W24953 Lisbon Rd., Sussex

A closing date for the acquisition will be determined following regulatory review and approval.