ORANGE, California, October 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Health Alignment, a leading Medicare Advantage insurance company, today announced a new Alignment health plan options designed to give nearly 7 million seniors across the country1 more choice, better benefits, and better access to care this Medicare enrollment season, including Preferred Provider Organization plans (PPO) low or zero premium, special needs plans for seniors with multiple chronic conditions, and an ethnicity-driven plan serving the Hispanic community. Seniors eligible for Medicare can select one of the Alignment plans – available in 38 markets in four states – during the annual enrollment period from October 15 to December 7, 2021, for benefits from plan as of January 1, 2022.
âToday’s seniors need and deserve more of their health coverage. With a consistent history of improving clinical outcomes for our members, Alignment Healthcare has proven that its model of care – which puts the best interests of the elderly first – can benefit the entire healthcare system, âsaid John Kao, Founder and CEO, Alignment Healthcare. âWe have also demonstrated the power of specially designed technology, when in the hands of a highly engaged healthcare team, to deliver the ultimate in personalized and coordinated care. As we grow to serve more seniors across the United States in 2022, this array of diet choices, enabling technology, and a team driven by a culture of heart in service, work together to ensure that every senior receive the best possible care. “
More Diversity and Choice in 2022 Among Alignment Health Plan’s 42 plan offerings in 2022 is the ONE, or “el ÃNICO” in Spanish, a $ 0 premium HMO plan that will meet the unique needs of the Hispanic community. A growing American population aged 65 and over is expected to quintuple to 19.9 million by 2060.2 The plan includes a network of Spanish-speaking providers, as well as Spanish-speaking service agents and materials for Spanish-speaking members. ONE will be available in Clark, Nye and Washoe counties in Nevada; in Maricopa and Pima counties in Arizona; and as a plan co-branded with Rite Aid in six major California counties, including Los Angeles and San Diego.
With a low zero monthly premium of $ 22.50, Alignment is also introducing a PPO option of its first virtual AVAÂ® plan that offers members in Arizona, North Carolina and California in Los Angeles counties , Orange and San Diego the flexibility and convenience of seeing a doctor outside the plan network or a specialist without a referral. Other new plans include Dual Qualifying Special Needs (D-SNP) plans for underserved and low-income seniors who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, and plans for those under-served and low-income. Chronic Disease Special Needs (C-SNP) for older people diagnosed with chronic diseases. like diabetes, end-stage kidney disease and heart disease.
More Trusted Partnerships, More Coverage Through partnerships with trusted and nationally recognized healthcare and hospital systems, Alignment ensures that the care of its tens of thousands of members is in the best possible hands. As the number of its members grows, its network of providers also grows to ensure more choice, access to care and flexibility. New suppliers in 2022 include: Cedars-Sinai, Hoag and Scripps Health in Southern California; CareMore Health, P3 Health Partners and Saint Mary’s Health Network in Nevada; and Abrazo Health, Arizona Care Network, Arizona Priority Care, CareMore, and Dignity Health in Arizona.
The company doubles its geographic footprint in 2022 with 16 new counties, making its plans available in a total of 38 markets in California, North Carolina, Nevada and its fourth state, Arizona. Additional markets include Pima and Maricopa counties in Arizona; the counties of Nye and Washoe in Nevada; and the counties of Avery, Buncombe, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Henderson, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Transylvania and Wilkes in North Carolina.
The Alignment Difference Beyond clinical care, Alignment continues to address the social needs of its members such as food insecurity, loneliness and lack of transportation, which have a direct and disproportionate impact on their health. Each of its health plans includes personalized benefits, such as grocery allowances, free non-urgent medical transportation, virtual fitness classes, and pet care that help seniors overcome everyday challenges. Alignment members also have access to the 24/7 ACCESS on-demand concierge service, as well as a special ‘black card’ that can be used as a monthly debit card to purchase qualifying items. at over 50,000 retailers nationwide.
All plans are powered by the Alignment AVAÂ® data and technology platform, which proactively monitors the health of Alignment members by identifying any gaps in their care and alerts care providers to medical needs. real-time, giving seniors 24/7 access to the best of care.
For more information on the company’s product offerings, visit www.alignmenthealthcare.com.
ABOUT ALIGNMENT HEALTHCARE Alignment Healthcare is a consumer-centric platform that provides personalized health care in the United States to the elderly and those who need it most, the chronically ill and frail, through its Medicare plans. Advantage. Alignment Healthcare provides partners and patients with personalized care and services where and when they need it, including clinical coordination, risk management and technology facilitation. Alignment Healthcare offers health plan options through Alignment Health Plan and also partners with selected health plans to help deliver better benefits at lower costs.
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