Press Release posted: 11/21/2016
(LONG BEACH, Calif. – November 21, 2016) — The majority of SCAN Health Plan members with hearing loss will be able to avail themselves of significant savings on new hearing aids thanks to a 2017 benefit being introduced by the not-for-profit Medicare Advantage health plan.
Press Release posted: 10/10/2016
(LONG BEACH, Calif. – October 10, 2016) SCAN Health Plan announced today its 2017 benefit plans, which include a new Preferred Pharmacy program offering lower copayments for prescription drugs. In many counties this gives plan members the option to pay $0 for many commonly used generic drugs.
Press Release posted: 6/2/2016
(LONG BEACH, Calif. – June 2, 2016) — In an effort to help health insurance brokers maximize the value of referrals in a highly competitive industry, SCAN Health Plan will present a seminar on “The Art of Referrals” at the Orange County Association of Health Underwriters Senior Summit, August 8-9.
Press Release posted: 5/10/2016
(LONG BEACH, Calif. – May 10, 2016) — SCAN Health Plan is working with California Health Advocates to help people who are turning 65 avoid financial penalties for failing to make timely healthcare coverage decisions. These efforts are focused on educating individuals who are insured through a Covered California plan and will soon become eligible for Medicare. “As people with a Covered California...
Press Release posted: 5/2/2016
(LONG BEACH, Calif. – May 2, 2016) This year America’s baby boomers begin turning 70; and the majority are choosing to “age in place.” With proper planning – and a support system – many seniors may be able to do just that. According to Dennis Tse, M.D., corporate medical director for SCAN Health Plan in Southern California, these are the five things you must consider to ensure you can live safely and independently in your...
Press Release posted: 3/21/2016
(LONG BEACH, Calif. – March 21, 2016) — California residents who are part of both the Medicare and Medi-Cal programs may be eligible to enroll in a special kind of health plan year-round, even outside of the traditional Medicare Annual Enrollment Period. Called dual-eligible special needs plans (D-SNPs), these are Medicare Advantage...
Press Release posted: 11/23/2015
(SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Nov. 23, 2015) — SCAN Health Plan announced today that Physicians Medical Group of San Jose (PMGSJ) has joined the health plan’s provider network, effective January 1, 2016. As a result, SCAN members in Santa Clara County will have access to an expanded network of primary care and specialty physicians.
Press Release posted: 11/16/2015
(LONG BEACH, Calif. – Nov. 16, 2015) — SCAN Health Plan’s Program for Advanced Illness, which helps members and their caregivers navigate the many health challenges associated with end-of-life care, was featured at the Healthcare Innovation Expo recently held in Washington, D.C.
Press Release posted: 11/2/2015
(LONG BEACH, Calif. – Nov. 2, 2015) — SCAN Health Plan announced today that four new medical groups have joined the health plan’s provider network in Southern California. As a result, SCAN members in Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties now have access to an expanded network of primary care and specialty physicians and...
Press Release posted: 10/15/2015
(LONG BEACH, Calif. – October 15, 2015) — SCAN Health Plan and Express Scripts will present a Capitol Hill briefing on an innovative pharmacy network program designed to enhance the patient experience, improve medication adherence and increase quality of care. The presentation will be held on October 20 in the Rayburn House Office...
Press Release posted: 10/12/2015
(LONG BEACH, Calif. – Oct. 12, 2015) — Three SCAN Health Plan executives will be among the faculty at the National Conference on Medicare and Medicaid October 19-22 in Washington, D.C. The conference is sponsored by America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), the national political advocacy and trade association comprised of...
Press Release posted: 10/8/2015
(LONG BEACH, Calif. – Oct. 8, 2015) — SCAN Health Plan announced today that its largest health plans in California have received a 4.5-star rating by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). SCAN now has 4.5-star-rated plans in all 12 California counties it serves. “Providing SCAN members with access to quality care,...
Press Release posted: 10/1/2015
(LONG BEACH, Calif. – October 1, 2015) — SCAN Health Plan announced today its 2016 benefit plans, which feature all of the basic benefits traditionally covered under Medicare, as well as a prescription drug benefit (Medicare Part D), with no deductibles and low co-pays for most services.