CareSource Just4Me Offers Lowest and Second Lowest Premiums in West Virginia

Open Enrollment on the Marketplace is Underway


DAYTON, Ohio, Nov. 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CareSource, a nonprofit Ohio based health plan is expanding its health care coverage footprint to offer the lowest and second lowest premiums to consumers in West Virginia. CareSource has a 26-year history of serving uninsured populations through its successful Medicaid managed care business model in Ohio and Kentucky. Expanding the CareSource Just4Me health care coverage to West Virginia is an opportunity to serve consumers with coverage that is affordable, easy to use, and understand. CareSource is proud to be the second insurer on the exchange in West Virginia
In 2014, CareSource successfully enrolled more than 90,000 consumers in CareSource Just4Me plans across Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. This enrollment season CareSource is projecting enrollment to reach 100,000 across the company's four state footprint of Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and newly added West Virginia. In West Virginia CareSource will offer its mission-based plan in 10 counties with a projected statewide enrollment target of up to 3,000 consumers.
"At CareSource, our focus has been to offer consumers affordable coverage with the lowest or second lowest premiums and we are meeting that goal. We look forward to this third enrollment season and the first in West Virginia because the demand for affordable health insurance continues," said Scott Streator Sr. Vice president of the Product and Market Group.
CareSource Just4Me - Benefits
o Lowest Premium in Huntington – Silver Plan
o Insurance coverage area 10 counties in West Virginia
o CareSource has the lowest or second lowest premium statewide
o Zero dollar copay for Primary Care Physician – Silver / Gold Plans
o Zero dollar copay for Generic Prescriptions –Silver / Gold Plans

About CareSource
CareSource is a leading, member-centric, regional nonprofit health plan headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. As one of the nation's largest Medicaid managed care plans, CareSource serves more than 1.4 million consumers in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana and has a total workforce of 2,500 employees.
CareSource partners with states and the federal government to increase quality, decrease costs and ensure members have access to affordable health care. Most recently, CareSource expanded the footprint of its qualified health plan CareSource Just4Me to the state of West Virginia and launched a competitive Medicare Advantage plan in Kentucky and Indiana.
Building on a nationally recognized managed care model CareSource received a notice of intent to award a Medicaid managed care contract to serve consumers in the state of Georgia beginning July 2016.
CareSource is living its mission to make a difference in members' lives by improving their health and well-being. CareSource understands the challenges consumers face navigating the health system and works to put health care in reach for those it serves.
CareSource is led by its founding CEO Pamela Morris.

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