GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov., 17 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Southeast Community Care, provided by Arcadian Health Plan of North Carolina, Inc., is recognized as the number one plan in the Greensboro-Guilford County area for excellent value among Medicare Advantage plans as the recipient of the 2011 Senior Choice Gold Award. The award is given out by HealthMetrix Research Inc., a national independent managed care research firm that has provided independent information to a national audience of managed care organizations and consumers since 1996. Award recipients were selected from over 200 Medicare managed care plans that demonstrate cost-sharing effectiveness and value in the design of their 2011 medical and Part D prescription drug benefits for Medicare beneficiaries.
"Finding an affordable, quality Medicare Advantage plan is particularly important to Medicare eligibles given the current economic climate and the important decisions they're facing surrounding their health care right now," said Dan Dyer, Vice President, Southeast Community Care. "We are honored to receive this award, as it speaks directly to our ongoing mission to bring high-quality, affordable care to Medicare beneficiaries in the Greensboro area."
In announcing the 2011 Senior Choice Gold Award recipients, HealthMetrix Research and MedicareNewsWatch.com president Alan Mittermaier pointed out the importance of the award for Medicare beneficiaries:
"This award responds to the concerns and uncertainties that beneficiaries have with the out-of-pocket costs incurred when they enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan. Southeast Community Care has demonstrated a commitment to delivering maximum value in the design of their plan benefits, copayments, deductibles, and premiums. We believe that informed beneficiaries can rely on this award as an indication of excellence just as they rely on other awards and consumer ratings that recognize excellence in quality of care, health outcomes and member satisfaction."
The Senior Choice Gold Award is based on the 2011 Medicare CostShare report produced by HealthMetrix Research Inc., the most independent analysis of Medicare plan cost-sharing available.
ABOUT ARCADIAN HEALTHArcadian Health, founded in 1997, provides Medicare Advantage coverage through its affiliates in the following 15 states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Maine, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Washington. The plans are offered under the following local product names: * Arcadian Community Care (Louisiana and California) * Arcadian Health Plan (Oklahoma) * Arkansas Community Care * Columbia Community Care * Desert Canyon Community Care (Arizona)* Ozark Health Plan * Northeast Community Care (Maine and New York)* Southeast Community Care (Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia)* Spokane Community Care * Texarkana Community Care * Texas Community Care. For more information about Arcadian Health, visit http://www.arcadianhealth.com.
HealthMetrix Research Inc. neither recommends nor endorses specific Medicare managed care plans.Contact:Nilsa LennigInterim Vice President of MarketingOffice: 510-817-1016Mobile: 415-298-8248Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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