SPRINGFIELD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Health New England (HNE), a nonprofit health insurance carrier based in Western Massachusetts, will expand its service network to include all of Worcester County as of July 1, 2014.
“HNE is excited to offer employers in Worcester County a provider-owned health plan with innovative products, an integrated approach to care management and direct access to the local provider’s members want to see,” states Jody Gross, Vice President of Sales for Health New England.
Health New England currently offers health insurance solutions in Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, and western Worcester counties. The service area expansion will cover all of Worcester County and includes seven in-plan hospitals and over 2200 providers. Member benefits include no referrals, a wellness portal powered by WebMD, community focused care and personal and dependable service. Employers may select from fully funded or self funded plans.
“HNE’s mission to provide for the healthcare needs of its members, deliver superior value and act as a leading community citizen drives our company’s commitment to improve the quality of life and health status of the communities we serve,” states Maura McCaffrey, President and CEO, “we are proud as a company to say we really do live our brand.”
McCaffrey continues, “Now we’re eager to build relationships in Worcester County and deliver the great care, service, and community engagement that our members and business partners expect from us.”
About Health New England
Health New England is a non-profit health insurance carrier based in downtown Springfield at One Monarch Place. Today, HNE employs over 300 associates and over 5,000 employers and 140,000 members choose HNE as their health insurer. HNE offers a diverse product line with plans for the employer and individual markets. HNE has a strong commitment to the health and well being of its members and the communities it serves, working with local care and service providers to foster partnerships that support the diverse needs of all of their customers.
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