SCAN Health Plan and CareMore Health Announce Collaboration to Provide High Quality Comprehensive Care in Santa Clara County

LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- SCAN Health Plan®, one of the nation's largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage health plans, has announced that CareMore Health has joined SCAN's provider network. Members in Santa Clara County will now have access to CareMore's nationally-known care delivery model, effective Jan. 1, 2019.

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"CareMore's dedication to a proactive and integrated approach to care fits perfectly with SCAN's commitment to offering our members high quality, comprehensive services," said Sherry Stanislaw, senior vice president and general manager at SCAN Health Plan. "The CareMore Care Centers are unique and a real benefit to area seniors. We're pleased to provide access to this model as an option for our members."

CareMore has built its model around surrounding patients with coordinated and integrated care to effectively manage their complex health and social needs. As part of the new collaboration, SCAN members will have access to three CareMore Care Centers in the Santa Clara area. Healthcare professionals at CareMore Care Centers include doctors, nurses, pharmacists, behavioral health, and other specialists who work collaboratively to address patients' medical, physical, and social health, as well as barriers to accessing needed care.

"We are pleased to announce this partnership with SCAN Health Plan to further our mission to improve access to high-quality, integrated care," said Sachin H. Jain, President, and CEO of CareMore Health. "We look forward to working with SCAN to provide its members with personalized care that addresses their needs, and improves health outcomes in Santa Clara County."

In Santa Clara County, SCAN offers the SCAN Classic (HMO) with a $54 monthly plan premium and $0 copays for primary care office visits and many preventive care services. Many of the most commonly used prescription drugs are available for $0 through SCAN's mail-order pharmacy. SCAN also offers benefits beyond Medicare, including Telehealth, routine chiropractic and podiatry services, vision care and free gym membership.

About CareMore Health
CareMore Health is a physician-founded, physician-led integrated care delivery system that harnesses the power of teamwork to treat the whole person. Through a focus on prevention and highly coordinated care, its clinical model and designed-for-purpose approach to managing chronic disease proactively addresses the medical, social and personal health needs of its patients, resulting in clinical outcomes above the national average and ultimately, healthier people and communities. Over the past nine years, CareMore has expanded from one state to ten. And today, the CareMore delivery system provides care for enrollees in Medicare Advantage and Medicaid health plans in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Nevada, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington, DC. CareMore also is participating in a dual demonstration project in parts of Los Angeles County in conjunction with state and federal regulators to coordinate care for people eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. To learn more about CareMore, go to www.caremore.com and follow us on Twitter and Facebook @caremorehealth.

About SCAN Health Plan
SCAN Health Plan is one of the nation's largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage plans, serving more than 195,000 members in California. Since its founding in 1977, SCAN has been a mission-driven organization dedicated to keeping seniors healthy and independent. Independence at Home, a SCAN community service, provides vitally needed services and support to seniors and their caregivers. SCAN also offers education programs, community funding, volunteer opportunities and other community services throughout our California service area. To learn more, visit scanhealthplan.com or facebook.com/scanhealthplan or follow us on Twitter @scanhealthplan.

SCAN Health Plan® is an HMO plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in SCAN Health Plan depends on contract renewal. Other providers are available in our network.

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