SOURCE: Fidelis Care

Fidelis Care

October 03, 2014 11:39 ET

Fidelis Care Approved to Offer Medicare Advantage Products in Nine Additional Counties

Non-Profit Health Plan Focuses on Affordable Options for Seniors

NEW YORK CITY, NY--(Marketwired - October 03, 2014) - Fidelis Care, a Statewide health plan with more than 1.1 million members, today announced the expansion of its Medicare Advantage coverage area for 2015 into nine new counties: Saratoga, Warren, Washington, Fulton, Essex, Lewis, Orleans, Seneca, and Yates. Fidelis Care recently received approval for the expansion from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

When Medicare open enrollment for 2015 begins on October 15, eligible seniors in those counties will have the option of selecting Fidelis Care as their Medicare Advantage plan. Fidelis Care will offer the following Medicare Advantage products that focus on a variety of key benefits and services: Fidelis Medicare Advantage Flex, Fidelis Medicare Advantage $0 Premium, and Fidelis Medicare Advantage without Rx.

"In designing Fidelis Care's Medicare Advantage products for 2015, we are continuing to offer quality, affordable coverage and the key benefits that mean the most to members," said Pamela Hassen, Chief Marketing Officer. "Fidelis Care has a history of serving children and adults in these nine counties, and we now look forward to helping senior citizens here with their health care needs."

With this expansion, Fidelis Care's Medicare Advantage products will be available to eligible seniors in 43 counties across New York. Open enrollment for coverage in 2015 begins on October 15 and ends on December 7.

For more information or to meet with a Fidelis Care Medicare representative, call 1-800-860-8707 or visit fideliscare.org.

As the New York State Catholic Health Plan, Fidelis Care offers quality, affordable coverage for children and adults of all ages and at all stages of life, including products available through NY State of Health: The Official Health Plan Marketplace. With more than 1.1 million members Statewide, Fidelis Care was founded on the belief that all New Yorkers should have access to affordable, quality health insurance. For more information, call Fidelis Care at 1-888-FIDELIS (1-888-343-3547) or visit fideliscare.org.

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