HAP to Withdraw Some Personal Alliance Individual PPO Plans for 2017
DETROIT - Aug. 22, 2016 - Health Alliance Plan (HAP) announced today that it is withdrawing several Personal Alliance® individual PPO plans from its suite of products for 2017.
"We believe that these plans do not represent the best value for the consumer," said Mary Ann Tournoux, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, Health Alliance Plan. "At this time of cost-consciousness, we believe our remaining plans are the most cost-effective and offer our members and consumers greater value for their hard-earned insurance dollar."
Of HAP's 675,000 members, approximately 10,000 - or less than 1.5 percent of HAP's membership - will be impacted by these changes. They will be notified prior to this year's Open Enrollment Period, which begins on Nov. 1, and will be assisted in selecting a new plan to take effect January 1, 2017. All current plans, care and coverage will continue for the remainder of 2016.
HAP continues to offer a full suite of plans for 2017, including more than 45 Personal Alliance® plans from which individuals and families can choose.
About Health Alliance Plan
Health Alliance Plan www.hap.org (HAP) is a Michigan-based, nonprofit health plan that provides health coverage to more than 675,000 members and companies of all sizes. For more than 50 years, HAP has partnered with leading doctors and hospitals, employers and community organizations to enhance the health and well-being of the lives we touch. HAP offers a product portfolio with six distinct product lines: Group Insured Commercial, Individual, Medicare, Medicaid, Self-Funded and Network Leasing. HAP excels in delivering award-winning preventive services, disease management and wellness programs, and personalized customer service.
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Lee Ann Welsh
Health Alliance Plan