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Meriter merger official Friday


MADISON (WKOW) -- Meriter Health Services of Madison officially became part of UnityPoint Health on Friday.

The affiliation agreement also includes Physicians Plus Insurance, Meriter's HMO.

Company officials say being part of a larger system will allow Meriter to lower the overall cost of care.

Officials say Meriter patients and Physicians Plus members will continue to see their doctors and receive care locally, just as before.

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