Medicare Advantage Plans - Northeast Community Care Garners 2011 Senior Choice Gold Award

Arcadian Health Plan, Inc. was recently awarded the prestigious 2011 Senior Choice Gold Award  for its Northeast Community Care plan. The plan was recognized as the number one Medicare Advantage plan offered in the Portland- Cumberland County area.

The award is bestowed by HealthMetrix research Inc., a nation-wide managed care research company that primarily provides autonomous research and statistics to both managed care organizations and consumers. The Northeast Community Care plan was chosen from a pool in excess of 200 Medicare plans.

“Finding an affordable, quality Medicare Advantage plan is particularly important to Medicare eligibles given the current economic climate and the important decisions they’re facing surrounding their health care right now,” said Dan Dyer, Vice President, Northeast Community Care. “We are honored to receive this award, as it speaks directly to our ongoing mission to bring high-quality, affordable care to Medicare beneficiaries in Androscoggin, Cumberland, Sagadahoc and York counties in the Southern Maine area.”

HealthMetrix Research and MedicareNewsWatch.com president Alan Mittermaier reiterated the significance of such recognition for Medicare pointed out the importance of the award for Medicare recipients: “This award responds to the concerns and uncertainties that beneficiaries have with the out-of-pocket costs incurred when they enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan.  Northeast Community Care has demonstrated a commitment to delivering maximum value in the design of their plan benefits, copayments, deductibles, and premiums.  We believe that informed beneficiaries can rely on this award as an indication of excellence just as they rely on other awards and consumer ratings that recognize excellence in quality of care, health outcomes and member satisfaction.”

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