Alignment Health Plan rolls out new premium health insurance at $ 0
RALEIGH, NC and ORANGE, Calif., October 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Award-winning Medicare Advantage Alignment Healthcare announced today that it will offer extended alignment health plan options in a total of 15 markets across North Carolina, reaching the nearly 600,000 Medicare-eligible seniors1 this annual Medicare enrollment period, October 15 through December 7. The company has served the greater Raleigh area since 2014 and began offering Alignment Health Plan coverage for the first time in North Carolina in 2021.
North Carolina has become a popular retirement destination for seniors. There are currently more than 2 million Medicare-eligible seniors in the state, and by 2025, one in five residents will be 65 or older. Over the next two decades, people aged 75 to 84 will be the fastest growing segment of the state.2
As of January 1, 2022, Alignment Health Plan will serve seniors in 12 other counties in the western region of the state: Avery, Buncombe, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Henderson, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Transylvania and Wilkes . These additional counties join Alignment’s existing coverage area in Wake, Johnston and Chatham.
“We’re excited to bring more innovative products to nearly 600,000 seniors in North Carolina,” said Dawn Maroney, president of markets, Alignment Healthcare. “Whatever diet seniors choose, not only will they enjoy rich benefits, but they will discover how our coordinated care and services can improve their personal health and quality of life. “
New plan options for 2022
New for 2022 are three alignment health plan options: the benefit-rich NC Duals, a Dual Eligibility Special Needs Plan (D-SNP), as well as the PPO and HMO options with point of service (HMO POS). ) of the Alignment virtual solution. -first AVA® plan.
With a around 12 million older people who are doubly eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, D-SNPs can simplify care for this group. The Alignment D-SNP plan includes:
- $ 0 co-payment for visits to the primary care physician and specialist, and $ 0 co-payment for eye and hearing examinations;
- unlimited non-urgent transport within 50 miles; and
- a monthly over-the-counter allowance of $ 100 and a monthly grocery allowance of $ 20.
In addition, the new Alignment AVA® The (PPO) plan offers a low premium with the ability to see an off-grid doctor, as well as the convenience of seeing a specialist without a referral. His new AVA® The (HMO POS) plan provides additional flexibility over a typical HMO, allowing members to seek in-person care out of the network for certain services, as well as a virtual primary care physician accessible by phone or video on the AVA owner of Alignment® data and technology platform.
Medicare beneficiaries who enroll in the Alignment Health Plan in North Carolina will have access to an extensive provider network that includes some of the largest hospital systems in the country, such as Duke Health, UNC Health, Wake Forest Baptist Health and WakeMed Health.
The difference in alignment
Members also have access to the company’s ACCESS On-Demand concierge program, such as companion care, grocery benefits, pet care, non-urgent transportation in some plans, as well as a personal concierge team who can put them in contact by phone with a licensed physician. or video, schedule medical appointments, arrange transportation and answer health care questions 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all from one phone number.
For more information, please visit www.alignmenthealthplan.com.
ABOUT ALIGNMENT HEALTH CARE
Alignment Healthcare is a consumer-centric platform that provides personalized healthcare in the United States to the elderly and those who need it most, the chronically ill and the frail, through its Medicare Advantage plans. 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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