Navigation Links
Expanded Options for Medicare Beneficiaries in Oklahoma
Date:1/29/2008

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcadian Health Plan, Inc., a leading provider of Medicare Advantage health plans for Medicare beneficiaries, has enhanced its benefits for 2008 and expanded into the state of Oklahoma. This comes on the heels of successful rollouts in Louisiana, Georgia, South Carolina and Maine.

Highlights of these plans include $0 premiums in most markets, free annual physicals and flu shots, dental benefits, and an ever-expanding provider and hospital network.

"We've been met with enthusiasm from the Medicare population," said Dr. John Austin, chairman of Arcadian Health Plan, Inc. "Medicare is in the midst of historic changes, and Arcadian Health Plan is dedicated to helping people understand their options. We think our growth is due in large part to this education."

Dr. Austin went on to say that Arcadian Health Plan is entering three new markets in the state of Oklahoma: the greater counties of Adair, Delaware, Haskell, Leflore, and Sequoyah, and the greater Texarkana counties of McCurtain and Pushmataha.

"Arcadian Health Plan's goal has always been to choose mid-size to smaller markets to enter so that we're able to interact with members and health care providers on a personal level," said Garrison Rios, Chief Marketing Officer for Arcadian Health Plan. "We believe our growth is attributable to this commitment, and we look forward to taking this commitment into Oklahoma."

When Congress modernized Medicare laws in 2003, the private sector was given a greater role in administering Medicare services. In addition to regular Medicare, beneficiaries can now choose to enroll in Medicare Advantage plans. These follow a managed-care model that uses a network of local doctors and hospitals that enrollees can choose. This model can reduce health care costs while ensuring excellent care and access to specialists.

Enrollees in Arcadian Health Plan's Oklahoma markets can choose from two plans with no premiums, depending on their health needs. Because of the more efficient Medicare Advantage model, beneficiaries are able to enjoy a greater range of benefits compared with Medicare.

Founded in 1996 by John Austin, M.D., Arcadian Health Plan, Inc. is a national Medicare Advantage health plan provider with headquarters in Oakland, Calif. Arcadian's locally managed health plans are offered in areas of Washington, Arizona, Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Maine. Please contact Garrison Rios for more information (800-699-5125 ext. 1042).


'/>"/>
SOURCE Arcadian Health Plan, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. FDA Approves Expanded Label for FluMist(R) to Include Children Two to Five Years of Age
2. FDA approves expanded label for FluMist (influenza virus vaccine live, intranasal) to include childr
3. FDA Approves Expanded Labeling for Campath(R) to Include First-line Treatment for Leading Form of Adult Leukemia
4. Eularis Announces New Corporate Name and Expanded Product Offerings
5. E. Coli Registry Expanded for Victims of E. Coli Poisoning from Cargill Ground Beef
6. AMDL Launches Expanded Distribution With 4th Round of Agreements Valued at $6.79 Million Annually for New Health & Beauty Product Line
7. Mexicos expanded health insurance improves hypertension treatment
8. Concentric Medical Announces European Release of Expanded Family of Neurovascular Retrievers for use in Stroke Patients
9. How Best to Treat Preschoolers With ADHD? The Harvard Mental Health Letter Discusses the Options
10. Burgeoning Population of Hepatitis C Virus Patients in Need of Second- and Third-Line Treatment Options
11. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Hosts Workshop On Weighing Treatment Options For Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... “When the Stars Lead Home”: ... the creation of published author Laura Weigel Douglas, an avid reader who lives in ... house that sometimes feels like Green Hills Adventure Camp. She couldn’t be more grateful. ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... ... What Happened in the Garden of Eden”: retells the stories of three Bible figures in ... published author, Penelope Colt, mother, trader, horse farmer, artist and a former GM journeyman. ... At six, they moved to Dayton, Ohio, where Penny graduated high school. At ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Last month, representatives from Rendina Healthcare Real ... officials to celebrate the grand opening of the 87,000 square foot medical office/ICU ... its ongoing relationship with RWJBarnabas Health, New Jersey’s largest health system. Two years ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... , ... May 24, 2017 , ... Altec ... participation in nVerge 2017 – a one-day technology conference in San Diego, CA. ... solution, which allows users to fully utilize and enhance their Sage ERP solutions by ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... Dr. Manju R. Kejriwal, a leading Ohio dentist, ... or without a referral. Dr. Kejriwal understands the emotional and financial toll traditional orthodontics ... Cincinnati, OH. Patients no longer need to feel the esthetic effects of wires and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/11/2017)... , May 11, 2017  Thornhill Research ... has been awarded an $8,049,024 USD five-year, firm-fixed-priced, ... through the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) ( ... Anesthesia Systems to administer general anesthesia to patients ... "The US Marine Corps have been ...
(Date:5/10/2017)... BARRINGTON, Ill. , May 10, 2017 ... medicine today; unfortunately its costs have also spiraled to ... are being sent to radiology than ever before as ... and diagnosis.  For a patient with lower back pain ... prove no anatomical reason for pain, resulting in entirely ...
(Date:5/9/2017)... -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ORMP ) ... on the development of oral drug delivery systems, ... has granted Oramed a patent titled, "Methods and ... covers Oramed,s invention of an oral glucagon-like peptide-1 ... hormone that stimulates the secretion of insulin from ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: