CaliforniaChoice Adds Oscar Health to Portfolio
Aug. 29, 2018
ORANGE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 29, 2018-- Administrators announced today it is adding Oscar Health to its California Choice small business, multi-carrier private exchange. With the addition of Oscar, employers with up to 100 employees have access to eight health plans through California Choice.
Oscar Health, a consumer-focused, technology-driven insurer known for its industry-leading member engagement, is offering Los Angeles County and Orange County employers 9 EPO (Exclusive Provider Organization) plan options, including two Bronze, two Silver, three Gold, and two Platinum plans.
“Oscar is an affordable health care alternative for small businesses,” said Ron Goldstein, president and chief executive officer of CHOICE Administrators. “It offers employees free 24/7 telemedicine, a personalized Concierge service, and a mobile app that makes it easy to manage health benefits and find care.”
“We are pleased to partner with California Choice to offer employers and employees access to our strong provider network that includes top physicians and hospitals like UCLA Health, Providence St. Joseph Health, and others,” noted Michael Lujan, California Market Director at Oscar Health.
In addition to Oscar, the health plans available regionally or statewide through California Choice are Anthem Blue Cross, Health Net, Kaiser Permanente, Sharp Health Plan, Sutter Health Plus, UnitedHealthcare, and Western Health Advantage.
About CHOICE Administrators
CHOICE Administrators is the parent organization of the nation’s largest multi-carrier, small group private health exchange, California , and America’s first ancillary benefits exchange, Choice Builder. CHOICE Administrators’ programs are designed to extend greater access and choice to the health care purchasing experience. The company empowers enrollees to make more informed enrollment decisions, while providing sponsoring employers with the infrastructure to control their employee benefits budgets.
About Oscar Health
Oscar is a data-driven, consumer-focused health insurer that is committed to improving the member experience by making it easier for members to navigate the complex health care system. Oscar achieves this through personalized, technology-enabled service that helps members along their health journey and empowers them to choose quality, affordable care. The Oscar member experience includes a personalized concierge team, 24/7 telemedicine, mobile and web apps to access health information easily, and a tightly integrated network of first-rate physicians and hospitals. Oscar has been offering individual plans in California since 2016 and started serving the small business community in 2018. To learn more visit https://hioscar.com/la.
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