Health Care Tech for Low-Income Patients

Healthtech companies are offering more innovative products to help people live longer, healthier lives, but many of them are out of reach for low-income populations who could benefit the most — and it has little to do with internet access or tech savvy.

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—President Lyndon B. Johnson, upon signing Medicaid into law, July 30, 1965

Supporting diverse businesses and suppliers

We’re invested in the multicultural communities our members call home. That’s why we actively promote and partner with small, women-, and minority-owned businesses, and have increased our procurement from these businesses by 87 percent since 2013.

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Addressing social determinants of health

80 to 90 percent of our health is tied to factors other than health care, according to the National Academy of Medicine. Known as the social determinants of health, these factors include access to healthy food, proper care, safe housing, and community supports.

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Serving the underserved

For nearly 40 years, AmeriHealth Caritas has helped Americans nationwide get care, stay well, and build healthy communities. We’ve lived the ideals set forth by President Johnson when he signed Medicaid into law, and we’re continuing to grow and bring our successful model of care to more people across the country.

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Integrated health care solutions

Let our Next Generation Model of Care help your community grow even stronger and healthier. From Medicaid to behavioral health and more, our award-winning health care plans are person-centered and prioritize healthy outcomes.

Medicaid managed care

Medicaid managed care

We’re the experts in treating America’s chronically ill and low-income populations. With our Medicaid managed care health plans, you can provide innovative, cost-effective care to the people in your community who need it most.

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Medicare and dual-eligible plans

Medicare and dual eligible plans

Older residents in your communities deserve the best care possible. That’s why we provide solutions for dual-eligible members who qualify for both Medicaid and Medicare. These proven programs offer supplemental benefits, preventative services, and improved care coordination.

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Behavioral health care

Behavioral health care

Mental health is a crucial part of a person’s well-being. Through PerformCare®, our full-service behavioral managed health care company, we can provide you with innovative, confidential, and customizable behavioral health plans and substance abuse support for your community.

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Long-term services and supports (LTSS)

Long-term services and supports (LTSS)

Many people, from the elderly to people with disabilities, need help with everyday tasks like bathing, dressing, eating, taking medications, and more. Our effective, comprehensive LTSS provides compassionate care to your most vulnerable citizens.

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Pharmacy benefits management

Pharmacy benefits management

We offer innovative, cost-effective pharmacy benefit services for Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial health plans. We can exceed your needs with customized solutions, ranging from specialized, a la carte options to comprehensive pharmacy benefits management.

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Projected savings in Pennsylvania through 2020

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According to Lewin Group report

Managed care that works

All of the extra attention, benefits, and programs we offer our members may sound costly. But it’s a fact: Our approach maximizes cost savings for state and federal policymakers while delivering the quality care people deserve.

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A legacy of putting the community first

Care Crew, our employee volunteer program, is the fulfillment of our promise to care for the communities where our members live. Our associates show such a passion for helping the underserved that they inspired us to track their hours in the field and measure them against our business goals every year.

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Care Crew