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Health Partners Plans is one of a few hospital-owned health maintenance organizations in the nation providing free and low-cost high-quality health insurance through our Medicaid, Medicare and CHIP plans. We help residents of Southeastern and Central Pennsylvania lead healthier lives through innovations and services that improve access to high-quality care.

Founded more than 35 years ago, Health Partners Plans continually develops new ways to encourage better health outcomes and has received national recognition for our innovations in managed care.

In November 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of Health Partners Plans.

Main office:

901 Market Street, Suite 500
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Our Health Plans

  • Health Partners is our HealthChoices Medical Assistance plan serving Medicaid beneficiaries. Health Partners received a rating of 4.5 out of 5 from the NCQA Medicaid Health Plan Ratings 2021. This makes Health Partners one of the highest rated plans in Pennsylvania! Health Partners provides comprehensive benefits to adults and children on Medical Assistance, including doctors visits, immunizations, dental coverage and more.
  • Health Partners Medicare offers fast-growing Medicare Advantage plans to residents of Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, Perry, and Philadelphia. Our Medicare Advantage plans provide more benefits than Original Medicare with no or low monthly plan premiums. CMS recently awarded Health Partners Medicare 4 stars out of 5 in their annual Star Ratings program.
  • KidzPartners is our Pennsylvania Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) plan for children up to the age of 19, who are uninsured and not eligible for Medicaid. In 2023, KidzPartners expanded and is now offered in all counties in Pennsylvania.

Participating hospitals: Network of over 60 hospitals that have contracted with us to provide services to our members.

Participating providers: More than 6,400 primary care and specialist physicians and allied health professionals.

Executive Leadership

President & Chief Executive Officer:
Denise Napier

Chief Legal Officer & Head of Legal Affairs and Risk Management:
Johnna Baker

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer:
Kevin Clancy

Chief Administrative & Diversity Officer:
Cat Bird

Senior Vice President of Clinical and Provider Management:
Chris McTiernan

Senior Vice President of Healthcare Economics:
Carol Potts

Vice President and Head of Government Affairs & State Program Manager:
Kearline Jones

Our mission, vision and core values

Our mission: To build healthier lives and stronger communities.

Our vision: We connect with the hearts and minds of those we serve, improving the health outcomes for our members, operating with respect and dignity, while cultivating inclusivity and belonging.

Our core values: We serve our members and communities with integrity, commitment, compassion, excellence and inclusivity.