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2013-10-16 12:24:18

NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded EmblemHealth's Medicare HMO plan an overall rating of four stars for quality, the highest of any Medicare Advantage HMO in the New York City region. All Medicare health and drug plans are rated overall on a one to five star scale, with one star representing poor performance, three stars representing average performance and five stars representing excellent performance. This...

2013-10-15 16:25:48

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medicare Advantage plans in 80 cities will be recognized for exceptional value in the design of their medical and Part D prescription drug benefits available for 2014 Medicare plan enrollees. The 2014 Senior Choice Gold Award recipients were selected from Medicare Advantage plans across 44 states and Puerto Rico based on independent cost-sharing comparisons conducted by HealthMetrix Research Inc. and MedicareNewsWatch.com. The 2014...

2013-10-15 12:32:28

Medicare Beneficiaries Now Have Greater Choice and Access to Additional Benefits CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation's largest customer-owned health insurance company, announced today its expansion of its Medicare offerings. Beginning on October 15, Medicare eligible individuals have the option to enroll in Blue Cross Medicare Advantage (MAPD) (SM) and Blue Cross MedicareRx (PDP) (SM) prescription drug plan(s) for a...

2013-10-14 23:03:53

SocialWellth Ranks #24 in Top 100 Nevada Companies on the 2013 Inc. 5000 List Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 SocialWellth™, a Las Vegas, Nevada-based digital health social engagement company, was ranked #24 in the Top 100 Nevada Companies and #4204 on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The Inc. 5000 List is the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s...

2013-10-14 23:03:06

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has rated both CDPHP Medicare plans 4.5 out of 5 stars for quality and service. Albany, NY (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 CDPHP is thrilled to announce its Medicare HMO and PPO plans have received 4.5 out of 5 stars by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Each year, CMS rates Medicare plans on a scale of 1 to 5 stars, with 5 stars representing the highest quality. The overall scores are based on several key categories,...

2013-10-10 16:26:53

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC for Life - the Medicare Advantage product line of UPMC Health Plan - is now available for the first time to residents of Lancaster County who are eligible for Medicare in 2014. "UPMC for Life is right for Lancaster because our network includes the best hospitals, our health plans are of the highest quality, our benefits provide more than Original Medicare alone, and we also offer access to our Health Care Concierge team," said Eugene...

2013-10-10 16:26:48

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC for Life - the Medicare Advantage product of UPMC Health Plan - is offering four unique HMO plans in 2014, each designed to meet the specific needs of Medicare-eligible consumers at precisely a time when many of those consumers are looking to improve their coverage. Each year during the Medicare Open Enrollment period, about one-third of Medicare members in western Pennsylvania - or more than 145,000 members - look at different plans to...

2013-10-10 08:24:58

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With ten HMOs serving 1.1 million Virginians, choosing the right health plan may seem confusing. Virginia Health Information (VHI) is offering Virginia consumers and employers a tool to compare and track HMO performance on more than 60 key cost and quality measures. This is the eleventh year that VHI has provided "Compare HMOs," a free, online reporting tool for Virginians. Health insurance cost and coverage are important issues for...

2013-10-01 23:01:19

Arizonans can review, select and purchase plans on Meritus’ website and HealthCare.Gov. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Beginning today, Arizonans will be able to review health insurance plan options on Meritus’ website—as well as through the federally-facilitated online Health Insurance Marketplace—for coverage that begins as soon as Jan. 1, 2014. Open enrollment runs through March 31, 2014. Meritus is offering 30 benefit plans for individuals, families and small businesses...

2013-10-01 12:29:53

New suite of plans provide additional options to Medicare consumers in Washington State MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Premera Blue Cross today announced that it will be entering the Medicare Advantage market in 2014 with the introduction of a new suite of Medicare Advantage plans that will be available in five counties across Washington state. The new health plans have been created to appeal to a variety of consumer segments. The Health Maintenance...