Health and AltaM Alignment – GuruFocus.com
ORANGE, Calif., October 7, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Alignment Health Plan, a national Medicare Advantage plan from Alignment Healthcare (ALHC), and AltaMed Health Services, one of the largest federally licensed community health centers , today announced a new partnership that will increase access to care for Alignment members in Los Angeles and Orange counties effective January 1, 2022.
“With the exponential growth of senior populations in Los Angeles and Orange counties, we look forward to working with AltaMed to address disparities in access to health care and improve outcomes for diverse communities,” said Dawn Maroney, President of Markets, Alignment Healthcare and CEO, Alignment Health Regime (CA). “As both of our organizations are based in Southern California, it is especially important to fulfill our mission of providing the highest level of care to seniors in our own communities. “
AltaMed has served the Southern California region for over 50 years and has a proven track record in providing care to those who need it most. Alignment Health Plan members who enroll in the Alignment HMO plans in Los Angeles and Orange counties (excluding AVA HMO) during the next annual Medicare enrollment period will have access to 90 AltaMed primary care physicians and over 1,400 physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and allies. health professionals. Members will also have access to popular Alignment benefits, such as non-urgent transportation and virtual exercise classes, as well as Alignment’s 24/7 on-demand concierge service. Annual Medicare enrollment runs from October 15 to December 7 for Medicare plans that take effect January 1, 2022.
“Partnering with Alignment Health Plan allows us to expand access to affordable health services for the growing elderly population we serve,” said Dr. Cristian Rico, Chief Medical Officer, AltaMed Health Services. “Through high-tech and high-tech care, we can achieve better health outcomes, reduce emergency department visits and hospitalizations, and help our patients continue to grow healthy.”
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About Alignment Health
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.
AltaMed understands that when people receive health care that takes into account their individual health needs and respects their cultural preferences, they grow up healthy and help their families to do the same. We provide comprehensive medical services to communities in Southern California. Since 1969, our team of qualified, multicultural and bilingual professionals, drawn from these same communities, have focused on removing barriers to primary care services, senior care programs and even essential community services. With nearly 50 accredited health centers and service facilities, we remain committed and ready to help you grow up healthy at any age.
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