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Boeing Cleveland Clinic Specialty Program

As a Boeing employee, you have the option to receive high-quality care from the nurses and clinicians at Cleveland Clinic, ranked the nation’s No. 1 heart program for more than 20 years (U.S. News & World Report).

After meeting the program's clinical and eligibility requirements, the Boeing Cleveland Clinic Specialty Program includes:

  • 100 percent coverage for the cardiac procedure or surgery*
  • Covered travel and lodging expenses for the patient and a companion
  • Coordination of travel, appointments and follow-up care
* Some employees may need to pay their medical plan's deductible first. 

Eligible Groups

In order to qualify for this program, the potential patient must be enrolled in one of the following medical plans: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Cigna and Aetna.   They must also be an employee, covered dependent  or non-Medicare eligible retiree and belong to one of the following groups:

  • Non-union
  • SPEEA WEU represented
  • Boeing South Carolina
  • IAM 2766 represented
  • IAM 751, 24 and 70 represented
  • IUOE 286W
  • BNA Union-Represented Groups
  • UAW 1069
  • EAST 1553 (SDC union)
  • IUOE 286PP
  • SPIU
  • SPEEA Product Review Engineers
  • IUOE 501W
  • Montana Aviation
  • IBEW 1

Meet our Patient Navigator

Brina Byrd meets our traveling heart patients before they even arrive in Cleveland. She is the main contact for patients and their families throughout their experience at Cleveland Clinic and maintains a relationship after they return home. Patients look forward to receiving their call from Brina on the one year anniversary of their surgery.