Health Alliance Plan Opens Flint Office
Continues Largest Expansion Ever of HAP and its Subsidiaries
DETROIT – Sept. 16, 2008 – Health Alliance Plan, a nonprofit Michigan-based health plan, has opened a centrally located regional office in Flint to serve its growing customer base and generate new marketing opportunities in 14 counties within Michigan's East Central Region – Arenac, Bay, Clare, Gladwin, Gratiot, Huron, Iosco, Isabella, Midland, Ogemaw, Roscommon, Saginaw, Sanilac and Tuscola counties.
Managed by Flint native and Grand Blanc resident Anita Moliterno, the regional office will market a range of affordable products including group PPO plans, SOLO individual health insurance, Alliance Medicare Rx and Alliance Medicare Supplement plans. Additional products available in Genesee County include low-cost HAP ValuePlans and two Medicare Advantage plans – HAP Senior Plus HMO and Alliance Medicare PPO. All HAP and Alliance plans cover preventive care and offer worldwide emergency coverage.
"These products will be attractive to employers of all sizes, individuals and Medicare beneficiaries," said Moliterno. "Our expansion is customer driven. We're bringing new options in health coverage through our diverse product portfolio and extensive provider network."
The new regional office staff includes Valerie Welch, regional operations administrator; John McElligatt, regional labor liaison; and Colin Jex, regional senior account executive. They will market health insurance products and serve HAP's current customers and 23,000 members in this region
"We see this as an outreach office," explains Moliterno. "We'll be reaching out to physicians and other providers, insurance agents, employers and members with innovative health plans, worksite wellness, health promotion and community relations programs."
"The Flint office opening creates new opportunities in mid-Michigan," said Moliterno. "We believe HAP's growth in the region will bring enhanced service, value and more choices for employers and individuals – and that's good for everyone."
The Flint office is located near Court Street at 1397 S. Linden Road, in Suite C. For more information about HAP's products or services, please call (810) 230-7404.
Headquartered in Detroit, Health Alliance Plan is a nonprofit health plan serving more than 500,000 members and 2,200 employer groups. HAP is a subsidiary of the Henry Ford Health System, one of the nation's leading health care systems. The health plan serves companies of all sizes through a variety of plan options and funding arrangements. The National Committee for Quality Assurance has awarded excellent accreditation to HAP's commercial and Medicare Advantage HMO plans. Alliance Health and Life Insurance Company and HAP Preferred, Inc. are wholly owned subsidiaries of Health Alliance Plan.
Susan Schwandt, APR
Public Relations Director
General Manager, Flint Office