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MVP Health Care Reports Enrollment Growth
Date:3/24/2009

ew members were enrolled.

"MVP Health Care is now on the leading edge nationally with innovative products that emphasize wellness and offer choices based on the subscriber's lifestyle and needs," said Henderson. "These products combined with the technology we're deploying will move us even farther ahead of the curve," he said.

Government Programs

Medicare Advantage enrollment in MVP Gold and Preferred Care Gold also increased. At the end of February, Medicare enrollment was 95,000 members -- an increase of 3,300 members compared to December 2008.

"MVP Gold and Preferred Care Gold are leaders in wellness and prevention. Medicare-eligible residents responded to the comprehensive benefits and high value of our Medicare Advantage health plans," said Lisa Brubaker, MVP executive vice president for government programs. "Preferred Care Gold was, for the third time in four years, ranked the number one Medicare Advantage plan in the nation on the U.S. News and World Report/National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Best Health Plans in America listing," she said.

Ancillary Products

Enrollment also increased in non-medical products such as dental insurance, COBRA administration, and flexible spending accounts (Section 125 plans). At the end of February, enrollment in these products was 46,000 -- an increase of 3,000 over December 2008.

About MVP Health Care

Founded in 1983 MVP Health Care is a regional, not-for-profit health insurer based in Schenectady, N.Y. Through its operating subsidiaries, it provides fully insured and self-funded employer health benefits plans, dental insurance, and ancillary products, such as flexible spending accounts, to 743,000 subscribers in New York state, Vermont, and New Hampshire. For more information visit: www.mvphealthcare.com/press.


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