Cardiovascular Center of Excellence

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Welcome to World-Class Cardiovascular Care!

Through The Christ Hospital Center of Excellence program, YUSA health plan members have access to the top surgeons at Christ Hospital (named by Healthgrades as one of America's Best 50 Hospitals) for joint and spine and heart procedures as a bundled, one copay service. The COE program has been thoughtfully and specifically designed to offer exceptional care and value, the very best outcome, and an outstanding patient experience, including working with a nurse navigator through your entire care process.


From your very first phone call to your final physician visit, our team works together to ensure you receive seamless care and an experience that is the very best in the country. 

​Let's Get Started!

To get started with the enrollment and eligibility process, please call 513-263-9194 or send an email to us at We will collect some information, confirm your eligibility, and begin the process of enrolling you into the program. After the completion of this call, the Cardiac Care Navigator will contact you to discuss the specifics of the program, assist you with questions, and help with scheduling appointments. 

YUSA plan members that utilize The Christ Hospital Center of Excellence for eligible joint and spine care will be reimbursed their out of pocket copay if the surgery is performed through the COE program. You will need to officially enroll prior to your surgery by calling the Nurse Navigators. You can find more information by clicking on the titles on the left of this page, including the services also available for Heart procedures through the Center of Excellence program.


Please contact your Administration staff for more information on how to be reimbursed if you have a surgery at The Christ Hospital for cardiovascular issues.