Friday, October 3, 2014

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

 Saratoga, Warren, Washington, Fulton, and Essex counties included in
expansion area

ALBANY, NY - 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, including
Saratoga, Warren, Washington, Fulton, and Essex. Fidelis Care recently
received approval for the expansion from the Centers for Medicare and
Medicaid Services.

When Medicare open enrollment for 2015 begins on Oct. 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 long history of serving children and adults in these
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, including the
counties of the Capital Region. In addition to Saratoga, Warren,
Washington, Fulton, and Essex counties, Fidelis Care will also offer
Medicare Advantage products for the first time in Lewis, Orleans, Seneca
and Yates counties. Open enrollment for coverage in 2015 begins on October
15 and ends on Dec. 7.

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

About Fidelis Care:

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

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