SCAN Health Plan Expands Provider Network in Los Angeles County With Addition of AltaMed Health Services

LONG BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SCAN Health Plan announced today that AltaMed Health Services has joined
the Medicare Advantage plan’s provider network, effective February 1. As
a result, SCAN members in Los Angeles County now have access to an
expanded network of board-certified, bilingual primary care and
specialty physicians.

With a focus on underserved communities, AltaMed is one of Southern
California’s leading providers of primary healthcare services and has
been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s most innovative
providers of all-inclusive medical and social services for seniors. One
of the nation’s largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage plans, SCAN’s
focus on quality care has earned the plan a prestigious 4.5 star-rating*
from Medicare in all 12 California counties it serves.

“AltaMed has a longstanding relationship in the community and is trusted
for the exceptional care and high level of service they provide,” said
Sherry Stanislaw, senior vice president and general manager for SCAN in
Southern California. “AltaMed’s nonprofit heritage and commitment to
quality makes them a great partner for SCAN, and their connection to the
community makes them an excellent choice for SCAN members in Los Angeles

AltaMed has been delivering quality care to Latino and multi-ethnic
communities for more than 45 years. AltaMed’s patients in Los Angeles
receive care through the group’s 200 primary care and almost 500
specialty physicians.

”AltaMed is thrilled to partner with SCAN to continue to provide quality
healthcare to our senior patients,” said Jennifer Spalding, senior vice
president and chief operations officer for AltaMed. “SCAN’s focus on
quality reinforces our commitment to creating access to quality
healthcare for seniors and their families in Los Angeles.”

SCAN offers a variety of health plans in Los Angeles County, including a
traditional Medicare Advantage Plan (MAPD) as well as a plan for
individuals who are dually eligible for both Medicare and Medi-Cal
(D-SNP). For these members SCAN offers a personal assistance line (PAL)
that helps dual-eligible members navigate the complex Web of Medicare
and Medi-Cal services. SCAN’s innovative PAL unit is comprised of a team
of bilingual experts trained extensively in the intricacies of Medicare
and Medi-Cal benefits.

“Our PAL program helps dual-eligible members get the care they need by
serving as liaisons between the enrollee and SCAN healthcare services
staff, medical groups, providers and community-based organizations,”
said Stanislaw. “It’s a great example of the added service SCAN delivers
– and that we look forward to providing to AltaMed’s Medicare patients.”

About AltaMed

AltaMed Health Services has provided quality care to the underserved
communities of Southern California for more than 45 years with more than
46 locations throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Visit for more information.

About SCAN Health Plan

SCAN currently serves approximately 170,000 members throughout
California. Further information about SCAN may be obtained at
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SCAN Health Plan is an HMO plan with a Medicare contract and a contract
with the California Medi-Cal (Medicaid) program. Enrollment in SCAN
Health Plan depends on contract renewal. Other providers are available
in SCAN Health Plan’s network. The provider network may change at any
time. You will receive notice when necessary.

* 4.5-star rating applies to all plans offered by SCAN Health Plan in
California except Healthy At Home and VillageHealth. Medicare evaluates
plans based on a 5-star rating system. Star ratings are calculated each
year and may change from one year to the next.

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