Navigation Links
KelseyCare Advantage Enrolls 10,000th Member
Date:7/29/2009

Local Medicare Advantage Plan Provides Reliable Network, Service and Coverage

Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2009 -- KelseyCare Advantage, a Houston-based Medicare Advantage plan serving Medicare beneficiaries in the counties of Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery, and Galveston on the Mainland, announced the enrollment of their 10,000th member, Margaret "Meggie" Stiles, 65 and a resident of Spring, Texas. KelseyCare Advantage is designed to offer Medicare-eligible individuals more healthcare coverage than traditional Medicare with fewer out-of-pocket costs.

Last year, the projected amount of people with Medicare was 44.8 million. As that number increases, so does enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans.

"I was overwhelmed by the complexity of it (Medicare), all the different options, and what you pay here and what you pay there. So, I just felt like that this was my best option after weighing the factors," said Meggie.

To help reduce out-of-pocket healthcare costs for members, KelseyCare Advantage plans have no copays for primary care physician visits, no deductibles and little or no premiums. Routine eye exams, hearing exams and hearing aids are also covered and members receive protection against the coverage gap of Medicare Part D by providing generic drug benefits through the gap. In addition, KelseyCare Advantage works with members who are at-risk for diseases (such as diabetes) to help improve their health conditions and control member out-of-pocket costs through disease management programs.

The cornerstone of KelseyCare Advantage is its renowned provider network, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, which has been serving the Houston community's healthcare needs for more than 60 years. Members have access to more than 350 physicians with expertise in 40 medical specialties and sub-specialties, and there are 18 Kelsey-Seybold Clinic locations throughout the Houston area. Meggie's familiarity and experience with the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic brand was also a key factor in her decision to become a KelseyCare Advantage member.

"They've got a good reputation, and I liked the idea of staying in a network because they refer you to other physicians that they are familiar with," said Meggie. "And, the convenience of having the (Kelsey-Seybold Clinic) location in The Woodlands was a primary reason as well."

Gary Leal was the KelseyCare Advantage health plan representative who helped guide Meggie through all of the options available to her.

"He was very helpful, very friendly, and followed through on sending me literature or getting back with me on the phone," said Meggie. "After I submitted my application online, a few days later, he's the one who called me and told me I was the 10,000th new member."

Meggie works full-time at Bob Lanier & Associates in The Woodlands and spends most weekends traveling to the Austin, San Antonio or Dallas areas to visit family. In her free time, she enjoys reading and light gardening.

For more information about KelseyCare Advantage, please visit www.kelseycareadvantage.com or call 713-442-CARE (2273), toll free 1-800-663-7146, TTY/TDD 1-866-302-9336. To learn more about the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic and its physicians, please visit www.kelsey-seybold.com.

About KelseyCare Advantage:
Based in Houston, Texas, KelseyCare Advantage is a Medicare Advantage plan operated by KS Plan Administrators. The cornerstone of the KelseyCare Advantage provider network is Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. KelseyCare Advantage is available to Medicare beneficiaries who have Medicare Part A and Part B, who do not have End-Stage Renal Disease and live in the KelseyCare Advantage service area of Harris County, Fort Bend County, Montgomery County and Galveston on the Mainland. KelseyCare Advantage offers four plans, which include KelseyCare Advantage Essential, KelseyCare Advantage Rx, KelseyCare Advantage Essential + Choice and KelseyCare Advantage Rx + Choice.

About Kelsey-Seybold Clinic:
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston's premier community-based physician group, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey in Houston's famous Texas Medical Center. Kelsey-Seybold offers the services of more than 350 physicians in over 40 medical specialties. The Clinic's 18 Houston-area locations offer convenience to patients close to home and work. Kelsey-Seybold has proudly served the National Aeronautics and Space Administration since 1966 and today provides medical services onsite at the Johnson Space Center, the White Sands Test Facility and in Moscow. Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is part of the St. Luke's Episcopal Health System.

Contact: Sarah Stubbs
Marion Montgomery, Inc.
(713) 523-7900

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/KelseyCare_Advantage/Medicare_Advantage/prweb2688284.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Medigap Plans in Illinois to Benefit From Medicare Advantage Reimbursement Cuts
2. MoviMED Announces Participation in NIWeek 2009 Conference to Examine Trends and Technologies for Boosting Productivity and Increasing Competitive Advantage
3. Medicare Agency Announces Decreased Payments to Medicare Advantage Insurers in 2010, Says MedicareSupplementPlans.com
4. Genetic Variation Associated With Survival Advantage in African Americans With HIV
5. Bariatric Advantage Participates in Social Networks
6. Multiple Advantages to Boost Deployment of Wireless and Handheld Devices in Healthcare, States Frost & Sullivan
7. Video: New Online Film Introduces Longevinex Advantage(TM) -- The First Resveratrol-Based Dietary Supplement to Address Both Cellular and Connective Tissue Aging
8. Allsup Outlines Advantages of Representation to Overcome Long Wait for Social Security Disability
9. Interest in the Bariatric Advantage Chewy Bites and Other New Products is at an All-Time High at the ASMBS Conference
10. Bariatric Advantage to Introduce Ten (10) New Products at ASMBS
11. Bariatric Advantage Will Be in Attendance at the 26th Annual American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in Dallas, Texas
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
KelseyCare Advantage Enrolls 10,000th Member
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... "FCPX editors can now ... of Final Cut Pro X," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. ... Final Cut Pro X users can now reveal the media of their split ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... A revolution is ... emergency ambulance transport experience for the millions of people who require these medical ... the taxi industry through the use of technology. Now, SmartEMS has put forth ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... On June 10-11, 2016, A ... 2016 Cereal Festival and World’s Longest Breakfast Table in Battle Creek, MI, where the ... history as home to some of the world’s leading providers of cereal and other ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... , ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind and certified personal trainer is helping to develop a ... fitness app plans to fix the two major problems leading the fitness industry today:, ... type program , They don’t eliminate all the reasons people quit their exercise ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, can now turn to Dr. ... Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. Dorsey brings specialization to include ... in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was under the direction of Glenn ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016   Bay Area Lyme Foundation , ... Center for Tick Borne Illness , Harvard Medical ... Hacking Medicine, University of California, Berkeley, and the ... five finalists of Lyme Innovation , the ... 100 scientists, clinicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors from ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016 The Academy of Managed ... recommendations that would allow biopharmaceutical companies to more ... that make formulary and coverage decisions, a move that ... new medicines. The recommendations address restrictions in ... on the drug label, a prohibition that hinders decision ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016 Research and Markets has ... Companion Diagnostic Tests" report to their offering. ... Diagnostics The World Market for Companion Diagnostics ... diagnostics. Market analysis in the report includes the following: ... Vitro Diagnostic Kits) by Region (N. America, EU, ROW), 2015-2020 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: