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Coming Soon! Spira Care Independence, Missouri

June 2022

We’re excited to announce that Spira Care will open its ninth location at 3717 S. Whitney Ave. in Independence, Missouri, by late 2022/early 2023. With Care Centers conveniently located across the Kansas City metro area, Spira Care continues to expand its footprint to better serve its patients’ advanced primary care needs.  

No additional cost* advanced primary care for adults, adolescents and children   

At Spira Care Centers, patient-centered Care Teams consist of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, behavioral health consultants, health coaches and diabetes educators. Removing barriers to care is critical to Spira Care’s vision, and this is partly realized by removing financial barriers to primary, preventive, and sick care.  

Offering a personal, simplified, patient-centered experience focused on whole person health, the Spira Care model allows more time for providers to listen to you, address health concerns, and support your wellness goals. Care Guides are available to help you understand your care plan, coordinate care and explain health insurance benefits.

“Spira Care is also one of the first primary care practices in the region to offer integrated behavioral health—identifying and treating the unmet behavioral health needs that so often accompany medical conditions and contribute to unfavorable clinical and cost outcomes,” said Dr. Becky Gernon, Department Vice President, Spira Care Medical Director.  

Your one-stop shop for advanced primary care  

If your Blue KC plan includes exclusive access to Spira Care Centers, you have access to any of our eight locations at no additional cost* for advanced primary care services, including:  

  • Annual preventive and wellness visits  
  • Care of adults, adolescents, and children  
  • Sick care  
  • Health coaching
  • Care of chronic health conditions  
  • Care of behavioral health conditions  
  • Diabetes education and coaching  

Call 913-29-SPIRA (77472) to schedule a Spira Care Center appointment. Our Care Team looks forward to seeing you!   

*Blue KC members enrolled in plans (with an HSA or HSA eligible) with exclusive access to Spira Care Centers will have an affordable charge for services. Preventive services are covered at 100%. For Blue KC members enrolled in plans (without an HSA) with exclusive access to Spira Care Centers, there are no additional costs for any procedure provided at Spira Care Centers. A select number of generic prescriptions can be filled on site at your copay or deductible level. 

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