Health Partners Plans Introduces Health Partners Medicare

New Medicare Advantage Plans with No or Low Monthly Premiums

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting this month, Philadelphians have more choices in Medicare coverage.  Health Partners Plans — the only non-profit, hospital-owned insurer in the region — will launch Health Partners Medicare.

Health Partners Medicare will offer four new Medicare Advantage plans in Philadelphia — Health Partners Medicare Prime (HMO), Health Partners Medicare PrimePlus (HMO), Health Partners Medicare Basic (HMO) and Health Partners Medicare Special (HMO SNP). The latter provides special coverage for Medicaid and Medicare dual eligibles.

"For nearly 30 years, Health Partners Plans has been 'doing it right' and making a difference in the Philadelphia community, providing our 175,000 members with access to high quality health care and dedicated member  service," said William S. George, President and CEO.  "We're invested in shaping healthy outcomes, and ensuring that our plans can serve our members over the course of their lifetime. Now we can do that through our fast-growing KidzPartners CHIP plan, our award-winning Health Partners Medicaid plan, and our new Health Partners Medicare plan," he said.

The new plans reflect Health Partners Plans' core values of accessibility and commitment to reflecting the cultures they serve. 

EDITOR'S NOTE:  For additional information on Health Partners Medicare and the four new Medicare Advantage plans, please visit

About Health Partners Plans
Health Partners Plans is a not-for-profit, managed care health insurer.  It serves more than 175,000 members in the Greater Philadelphia region through Health Partners, a Medicaid plan that consistently ranks number one in  member satisfaction, and KidzPartners, which provides free or low-cost health insurance to uninsured children through Pennsylvania's Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and just launched Health Partners Medicare. Founded nearly 30 years ago, Health Partners Plans is one of the few hospital-owned health insurers in the country and nationally recognized for its innovations in managed care.  For more information, visit

SOURCE Health Partners Plans