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Press Release posted: 12/10/2019
LONG BEACH, Calif.—Dec. 10, 2019—SCAN Health Plan®, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage plans, today announced it has provided its senior sensitivity training, Trading Ages, to all firefighters in the City of Long Beach. Engaging 400 participants over 21 sessions, this marks the first time the program has been delivered on such a large scale and the first time the City is offering the training to all Long Beach firefighters. 
Press Release posted: 11/19/2019
LONG BEACH, Calif.—Nov. 19, 2019—SCAN Health Plan, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage plans, will deliver more than 2,100 turkey dinners with all the trimmings to senior residents throughout Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties on Thanksgiving Day. For nearly three decades, SCAN has recruited local volunteers to package and deliver these holiday meals.
Press Release posted: 11/14/2019
LONG BEACH, Calif.—Nov. 14, 2019—SCAN Health Plan®, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage plans, today introduced Trading Ages® Virtual Reality (TAVR), the evolution of the organization’s successful Trading Ages senior sensitivity training program. Tapping expertise honed over more than 40 years of helping seniors remain healthy and independent, SCAN leverages virtual reality technology to bring to light the unique physical, emotional and social challenges of growing older. 
Press Release posted: 10/21/2019
Not-for-Profit Named One of the Best Medicare Advantage Insurance Companies in California by U.S. News & World Report LONG BEACH, Calif.—Oct. 21, 2019—SCAN Health Plan®, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage plans, has earned a 4.5-star rating* on a five-point scale from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for the third consecutive year. As a result, the company has also been named to U.S. News & World Report’s list of “Best Insurance Companies for Medicare Advantage” for the second straight year. In addition, SCAN received a 90 percent member satisfaction rating.
Press Release posted: 10/1/2019
LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 1, 2019—SCAN Health Plan®, today announced its 2020 health plan benefits for Southern California, which are designed for seniors with a variety of health and wellness needs. Seniors and those eligible for Medicare in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Ventura counties can select from plans that cover options such as gym membership, fitness trackers, dental care, transportation, a medical alert system and respite care.
Press Release posted: 10/1/2019
LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 1, 2019—SCAN Health Plan® today announced its 2020 health plan benefits in Northern California and debut in Stanislaus County. SCAN will enter Stanislaus with three plans and introduce new plans in several of its current service areas. Current and prospective SCAN Health Plan members in Northern California benefit from the stability and dependability of the 2020 benefit options.
Press Release posted: 10/1/2019
LONG BEACH, Calif.—Oct. 1, 2019—SCAN Health Plan®, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage health plans, today announced the addition of PIH Health to its provider network in Los Angeles and Orange counties, effective January 1, 2020. This collaboration will offer SCAN members in Southern California access to PIH Health’s extensive network of physicians, specialists and award-winning hospitals.
Press Release posted: 9/17/2019
LONG BEACH, Calif.—Sept. 17, 2019—SCAN Health Plan®, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage health plans, today announced the addition of CareMore Health to its provider network in Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties, effective Aug. 1, 2019. Building upon the organizations’ existing collaboration in Santa Clara County, the geographic expansion will offer SCAN members in Southern California more options for high-quality, comprehensive, coordinated care.
Press Release posted: 9/10/2019
LONG BEACH, Calif.—Sept. 10, 2019—SCAN Health Plan®, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage health plans, today announced that it has awarded $50,000 in scholarships to 10 students enrolled in the Long Beach State University College of Health and Human Services. The scholarship, which provides each recipient $5,000, is designed to cover tuition for one semester, and includes a service component to encourage immersive experiences working with and caring for older adults. 
Press Release posted: 9/4/2019
LONG BEACH, Calif.—Sept. 4, 2019—SCAN Health Plan®,  one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage health plans, today announced results from its national survey on aging in place. Responses from 1,000 U.S. adults ages 65 and older indicate that 62% believe most seniors they know are unlikely to be able to safely age in place. Having adequate financial resources, coupled with friends or family nearby, top the list of factors seniors consider when evaluating where they will grow old. 
Press Release posted: 8/14/2019
LONG BEACH, Calif.—Aug. 14, 2019—SCAN Health Plan®, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage health plans, today announced the recent publication of the results from their Insights program—an innovative approach to delivering behavioral health services to seniors and their caregivers—in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Offered by Independence at Home, a SCAN community service, Insights provides evaluation and management services for certain behavioral health conditions in home by licensed clinical social workers and marriage family therapists, at no cost, and in the patient’s primary language; therefore, reducing the barriers to mental healthcare common in this population.