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April 11, 2016 09:04 ET

ConcertoHealth and Harbor Health Plan Partner to Deliver Value-Based Health Care in Metro Detroit

Harbor Health Medicare Advantage Members Gain Access to New Care Model for Complex Medical Needs; First-Time Access for Non-Medicare Insurance Exchange Members Aged 50+

DETROIT, MI--(Marketwired - Apr 11, 2016) - ConcertoHealth, the leading provider of healthcare services for patients with complex medical needs, will be offering Harbor Health Plan, Inc.'s Medicare and Insurance Exchange members ages 50+ in Metro Detroit access to ConcertoHealth's individualized health care experience, beginning April 11, 2016.

This is the first time non-Medicare Insurance Exchange patients enrolled through Harbor Health Plan aged 50 and above have the opportunity to experience the patient-focused care provided by ConcertoHealth before they are eligible for Medicare coverage.

ConcertoHealth has more than a decade of experience caring for Medicare, Medicaid and complex medical needs patients. The company integrates clinical care with social services to ensure that patients and their families receive the individualized support they need to improve health outcomes and peace of mind. ConcertoHealth currently has four Care Centers providing services to patients in greater Detroit, located in downtown Detroit, Center Line, Allen Park, and West Detroit. 

"We are looking forward to extending our coordinated care to members of Harbor Health Plan who will be able to access ConcertoHealth services in one of our Care Centers, in-home or post-acute settings," said Dave Tigue, President of ConcertoHealth of Michigan. "This partnership falls in line with our commitment to expand our presence and reach more patients in Michigan with our comprehensive care model." 

"ConcertoHealth's personalized patient care experience is perfectly aligned with our first priority, which is supporting patients and managing their health care effectively," said Harbor Health Plan CEO Mehrdad Shafa, MD.

About Harbor Health
Harbor Health Plan has been providing health care services to Michigan residents since 2013 and partners with a team of more than 5,000 top doctors and specialists and 32 hospitals in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties. We are proud to be a Michigan health care network.

On January 1, 2015, Harbor Health launched Harbor Medicare Plans, two Michigan-based Medicare Advantage plans that provide medical, hospital and prescription drug coverage to Medicare beneficiaries living in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties.

On January 1, 2016, Harbor Health launched Harbor Choice, a Michigan based HMO that offers on and off exchange affordable care marketplace health plans for residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. These new health plan options give Michigan individuals and families access to the high-quality health care they need at an affordable price.

About ConcertoHealth
ConcertoHealth Inc. has more than a decade of experience caring for the Medicare, Medicaid, frail and complex medical needs patient populations. The company addresses critical vulnerabilities for patients and health plans alike: expanded access to personalized primary care, chronic condition management and coordination of transitions between care settings. Through its ConcertoHealth Care Centers, the company provides healthcare services where and when they're needed, delivering primary care and care coordination regardless the location -- be it clinic, home, hospital or post-acute settings. The company is headquartered in Irvine, Calif. For more information, please visit www.concertohealthcare.com.

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