Mercy Health Network Announcement FAQ

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare in Iowa to join Mercy Health Network

Frequently Asked Questions

We are committed to providing the same level of high-quality and compassionate care to patients and families. Patients will see no impact in the short term. Over time we hope and expect patients to experience the benefits of being part of Mercy Health Network. Here are a few answers to questions you may have about changes:
 
Can I keep my doctor, or will there be changes to the networks or tiering?
Yes, you will be able to keep your doctor, and being a part of Mercy Health Network creates opportunities for participation in additional provider networks. 
 
What will happen to my health records?
Your electronic and paper records will remain with the entity where you received services. There are no anticipated changes.
 
What happens to my upcoming appointment, surgery, cancer treatment, etc.?
You can expect business as usual including high-quality and compassionate care.
 
Will any services close or move?
There are no plans to move or close any services at this time, however the health care industry changes. As things evolve over time, changes may be made based on demand for existing services in the community.