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About Ratings and Comments
The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care
provider-related questions on the nationally-recognized Press Ganey
Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5
with 5 being the best score.
Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full.
Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
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Patient Comments are gathered from
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not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Very good with my child, explained info to us well.
Patient | October 6, 2017
Words can not describe how wonderful Kirk Thame is. We came to Kirk Thame for a second opinion and we met with him once and we were pleased. He answered so many questions that other doctors did not. Kirk took his time and went through everything step by step.. My family is from Bean Station that is around three hours away with time change, and I will continue to drive to see Kirk Thame. Kirk Thame is the best gastroenterologist.
Patient | July 31, 2017
No meds or follow-up care.
Patient | May 27, 2017
We drive 4 hrs. each way to see Dr. Thame he answered so many questions and he was so prepared to help.
Patient | May 9, 2017
Dr. Thame was very nice & considerate, thorough & clear.
Patient | April 26, 2017
Provider asked no questions about previous results and results concerning our child. Spoke to me and my husband as if we were under educated and over reacting to our sons condition we've dealt with for 8 years.
Patient | April 13, 2017
Dr. Thame always takes time to explain everything, love the dr.
Patient | February 20, 2017
Dr. Thame was kind and courteous. he was funny and not only talked to me but also my child. I appreciate his time he took with us and our many questions. As this was my first ever visit to Vanderbilt, he left a great first impression.
Patient | November 7, 2016
Dr. Thame is patient & wonderful!
Patient | October 24, 2016
Vanderbilt Health participates in Cigna Connect, an Affordable Care Act (ACA)-compliant individual insurance plan option. Individuals enrolled in all metal levels of Cigna Connect can be seen at Vanderbilt at their maximum benefit level. Inclusion of Vanderbilt and Vanderbilt providers as “in-network” on Cigna.com and HealthCare.gov has been delayed. In the meantime, Vanderbilt is accepting all Cigna Connect patients.
Vanderbilt Health participates in the local and national health insurance plans listed below. It’s important to note that Vanderbilt may not participate in all products offered by an insurance carrier. We encourage you to contact your insurance company to verify your coverage for care at a Vanderbilt location. Several insurance carriers also include Vanderbilt in their individual off-exchange plans.
Aetna (Excludes First Health, except Medical Mutual of Ohio)
Aetna Behavioral Health
Aetna Better Health (Kentucky Medicaid)
Aetna Better Health Transplants (Kentucky Medicaid. Requires single case agreement)
Aetna Medicare Advantage
Aetna Select VHAN (Premier)
Aetna Whole Health
Amerigroup Behavioral Health
Amerigroup TennCare (Adult services may require prior authorization and be redirected)
Amerigroup Transplant Medicaid (Tennessee MCO)
Amerivantage Medicare Advantage
Baptist Health (Formerly Known as Bluegrass Family Health)
Baptist Health Behavioral Health
Baptist Health Plan of KY
BlueCross BlueShield BlueCard (for out-of-state plans with "suitcase")
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee - Networks P, S & M (Includes individual exchange plans for all metal levels)
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Behavioral Health
BlueCross BlueShield Transplants (BDCT and local BCBST)
BlueCross BlueShield TennCare
BCBST CoverKids (Adult services may require prior authorization and be redirected)
BCBST CoverKids Behavioral Health
BCBST CoverKids Transplants
BlueCare (Adult services may require prior authorization and be redirected)
BlueCare Advantage Plus (DSNP) - Medicare/Medicaid
BlueCare Behavioral Health
TennCare Select (Adult services may require prior authorization and should be directed back to TennCare)
TennCare Select Behavioral Health
TennCare Select Transplants
Center Care Behavioral Health
Cigna (Includes LP, OAP and Great West)
Cigna Behavioral Health
Cigna Connect (Effective Jan. 1, 2018. Includes individual exchange plans for all metal levels)
Cigna-HealthSpring Behavioral Health
Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
Corvel (Workers' Compensation)
Corvel Behavioral Health
Farm Bureau (Offers individual off-exchange, non-ACA compliant plan)
HealthOne Alliance Behavioral Health
Health Partners Behavioral Health
Cariten Medicare Advantage
Humana (Includes HMO, NPOS and PPO. Excludes local POS and individual exchange plan: PPOX)