Archive for the ‘Geisinger Health Plan’ Category

Pennsylvania Health Insurance: Plan Rankings 2012

Posted on: July 16th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

J.D. Power and Associates released their health plan rankings for 2012, and the award recipient for the state of Pennsylvania was Geisinger Health Plan of Pennsylvania.  Geisinger’s Overall Experience received a score of 5 out of 5.  Other categories that received 5 out of 5 included Coverage and Benefits, Information and Communication, Claims Processing, Statements, […]

Geisinger Health Plan Reduces Readmissions by 44%

Posted on: April 4th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Geisinger Health Plan has worked hard to reduce their readmissions rate and they recently succeeded through their innovative monitoring program.  The company recently announced that their remote monitoring program which uses interactive voice response (IVR) and other telemonitoring aspects to help case managers decreased hospital readmissions by an impressive 44%.  Geisinger Health Plan members could […]

Geisinger Health Plan System Not Hiring Smokers?

Posted on: January 2nd, 2012 by ymedina No Comments

Pennsylvania-based hospital through the Geisinger Health Plan System is expected to start screening job applicants for signs of nicotine for 2012.  A hospital spokesperson, Marcy Marshall, said they plan on not hiring smokers to work at the facility starting February 1, 2012. People who apply to a job position at Geisinger Health System can be […]

Geisinger Health Insurance Top Ratings in Pennsylvania

Posted on: November 21st, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Geisinger Health Insurance is the top ranked plan in Pennsylvania 22 times over based on the Quality Compass 2010 rankings.  Geisinger Health Plan has dedicated their resources to ensuring patients have what they need at all times and this shows through the important recognition from Quality Compass. Here is a list of some of the […]

Recognizing National Hospital and Health System Pharmacy Week

Posted on: October 18th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Health systems across the nation, including Geisinger Health Plans, are recognizing National Hospital and Health System Pharmacy Week which runs from October 17th through the 23rd.  Pharmacy Week is dedicated to hard working pharmacists who play such an important role in patient care. Geisinger Health System specifically is taking an active role in this recognition. […]

Pennsylvania Health Insurance Ranking Well

Posted on: March 30th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

JD Power and Associates is in their 5th year of ranking health insurers through the US Member Health Insurance Plan Study and according to their recent annual report Pennsylvania health insurance ranked well for overall customer satisfaction.  They exceed the national average for customer satisfaction significantly. The article “UPMC, Geisinger, Highmark lead PA Customer Satisfaction Ratings” […]

Geisinger Gold Health Navigator

Posted on: March 14th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Geisinger Gold has been known to offer top of the line Medicare Advantage programs and have a wide array products to choose from.  They have a large service area with 90 hospitals participating in Geisinger Gold and over 34,000 participating physicians.  They offer many different health management programs such as adult asthma care, chronic kidney […]

Health Insurance From Home

Posted on: January 27th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Numerous health insurance companies offering Medicare options to seniors offer a great benefit to help their customers learn more about various plans.  This benefit involves a specialist coming straight to the customer’s home to go over a variety of options and give guidance as to what plan may be best for them. Geisinger Gold is […]

Geisinger Health Insurance

Posted on: September 30th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the Geisinger Health Plan website, Geisinger Health System now has a state of the art skin resurfacing treatment which helps to smooth away scars and wrinkles which are caused by age, sun exposure, acne, trauma or surgery. This new laser technology is called fractional resurfacing and it’s changing the way people can get […]

The Best Health Insurance Plans

Posted on: July 12th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Whether you are shopping around for a HMO insurance quote or Medicare, it’s very helpful to know how various health insurance plans rank.  US News, on health.usnews.com, has the Honor Roll of health plans by Avery Comarow for rankings from 2009. The rankings are based on data which was collected by The National Committee for […]