Houston-based MethodistCare, Meth-odist Health Care System's HMO, has formed an alliance with General American Life Insurance Co. of St. Louis to provide marketing and enrollment services for the health plan.
Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.
MethodistCare earned a license to operate an HMO earlier this year and will begin offering healthcare coverage in a 44-county area on Jan. 1, 1997. Methodist Health Care System, which includes its flagship Methodist Hospital, also has contracts with more than 20 hospitals throughout Texas through its HMO. Another 1,000 physicians are included in the network.