Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Sparrow, HealthPlus offer new options to UAW Trust retirees, Medicare Advantage consumers
LANSING, Mich. – A series of new agreements between Sparrow and
HealthPlus mean that UAW Trust retirees from General Motors, Ford, and
Chrysler, and Medicare Advantage enrollees in Ingham and Clinton
counties who choose HealthPlus as their insurance plan can now access
Sparrow and the roughly 1,000 providers in the Sparrow Physicians Health
It also means that HealthPlus customers throughout Michigan will now
have in-network coverage at Sparrow’s Thoracic and Cardiovascular
HealthPlus, one of the state’s leading health plan providers, has
developed new options along with Sparrow to enhance health and wellness
opportunities for local residents.
Interested Medicare Advantage consumers can access these new plans by
signing up for HealthPlus during the Medicare open enrollment period,
which runs through Dec. 7.
“These UAW Trust retirees and Medicare Advantage plan enrollees now
have the option to come to Sparrow for all of their health care needs,”
said Dennis Swan, Sparrow President and CEO. “At Sparrow, the needs of
the Patients always come first and we are honored to work with
HealthPlus and its health plan members.”
“This working partnership is all about improving community health and
increasing access to quality care,” said Bruce Hill, HealthPlus
President and CEO. “Together, HealthPlus, Sparrow, and SPHN will provide
current and potential new Medicare Advantage members and UAW Trust
retirees with health options and quality care from the region’s premier
SPHN has been serving mid-Michigan communities since 1993, covering a
range of health care needs and offering the best in compassionate,
quality care. As part of the Sparrow family, SPHN is backed by the most
trusted health care name in the region.
Headquartered in Flint, HealthPlus has been providing customized, nationally recognized health plans since 1979.