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July 21, 2017

MetroPlus Health Plan To Open New Community Offices in The Bronx

MetroPlus Health Plan announced today it has opened new community offices in three locations in the Bronx, with official opening festivities planned for later this month and early August. The move represents the first time the health plan has established community offices in that borough.

 

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May 30, 2017

MetroPlus Health Plan Grabs Top Spot In NYS Health Quality Scores

New York State Department of Health awarded MetroPlus Health Plan the highest “quality measures” score among Medicaid managed care plans statewide, the Health Plan announced today. The State’s overall 2016 Quality Incentive results weigh the quality measures score especially heavily—representing two-thirds of its maximum possible score—pointing to their importance.

 

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May 2, 2017

Seminar Series For Small Business Owners Announced

MetroPlus Health Plan announced today a series of seminars for small business owners it will host as part of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, in May. Co-hosting these seminars will be U.S. Congresswoman Grace Meng, New York State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Assemblyman Ron Kim, and New York City Councilman Peter Koo, as well as Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE) and the Flushing Chinese-American Business Association (FCBA).

 

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April 6, 2017

METROPLUS HEALTH PLAN ANNOUNCES NEW COMMUNITY LOCATIONS IN THREE BOROUGHS

MetroPlus Health Plan announced today that it is opening new community locations in Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island. The three sites will serve as resource centers for New Yorkers to get answers to health insurance program questions and receive assistance to enroll in plans such as Child Health Plus, Medicaid, Qualified Health Plans and the Essential Plan.

 

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November 7, 2016

METROPLUS HEALTH PLAN ANNOUNCES NEW “MEMBER EXTRAS” FOR 2016-17 OPEN ENROLLMENT

Seth Diamond, Chief Operating Officer of MetroPlus Health Plan announced today that most of the company’s health plans for the new enrollment period will be packaged with consumer-friendly member extras. “We listened to feedback from members and as a result, we’re very pleased to offer some of the most asked for extras,” Diamond said. The value-added member extras include gym reimbursement, online doctor appointments, more urgent care centers and a member rewards program.

 

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July 22, 2016

METROPLUS HEALTH PLAN LAUNCHES PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

MetroPlus Health Plan announced today a public awareness campaign recognizing the plan’s 500,000th member, Staten Island resident, Josephine Barroso. The campaign is an effort to connect New Yorkers in all five boroughs with the care they need. MetroPlus has seen enrollment climb as it continues to consolidate its position as a leader in providing affordable health insurance.

 

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April 18, 2016

DR. TALYA SCHWARTZ NAMED CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER AT METROPLUS HEALTH PLAN

Dr. Arnold Saperstein, President and CEO of MetroPlus Health Plan, announced the appointment of Dr. Talya Schwartz to the position of Chief Medical Officer. An accomplished physician executive, Dr. Schwartz has successfully led business units at Aetna (ActiveHealth), Universal American, and Quartet Health, among others, to innovation, growth and operational efficiency.

 

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