Feb. 17, 2011
/PRNewswire/ -- Preferred Care Partners has announced its entry into the Medicaid market with the launch of
, a new Health Plan serving Medicaid recipients in
. Preferred Care Partners is one of the largest private Medicare-Advantage Health Plans in
will offer the same high level of care, service and flexible benefits that members of Preferred Care Partners and their physicians have come to expect from us," commented
Joseph L. Caruncho
, chief executive officer of Preferred Care Partners. "We are looking forward to serving the Medicaid population in Dade and
According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) the Medicaid population is expected to increase by 1.6 million people in the
State of Florida
offers the benefits and network to fully meet the needs of this growing population.
"By offering generous benefits, simplifying access to services and focusing on customer service,
will help improve the health of Medicaid recipients, many of whom are children," Caruncho commented.
is a Medicaid Health Plan of Preferred Care Partners. The provider network includes a vast network of hospitals and physicians in
. For more information on CareFlorida visit
. Preferred Care Partners was named as the 2010 "Good to Great" Company of the year in the mid-sized company category by the
Chamber of Commerce.
SOURCE Preferred Care Partners