May 31, 2017
Health Partners Plans Launches Community-Focused Program to Promote Wellness among Southeastern PA Families
Novel approach to wellness connects the dots between improved health and access to fitness for communities
Philadelphia, PA — Health Partners Plans (HPP) is encouraging Southeastern Pennsylvanians to get up and move on the path to healthier, happier lives through Wellness Partners, a life-changing, inclusive initiative that provides engaging resources and activities through fitness, nutrition and education — at no cost — to HPP members and the rest of the community.
Wellness Partners is designed to improve the health of all individuals by putting a healthier lifestyle within reach for everyone. The program assists participants with their nutritional and physical fitness goals through interactive events and activities, comprising a holistic approach to health and wellness. Wellness Partners provides access to fitness for communities through Fun Fit Days at YMCAs, Yoga Days, Biking Days, Farm Stand Days, self-defense classes and much more.
“This is a natural extension of the longstanding commitment we’ve made to improving the health of our communities,” says Senior Vice President of Communications and Marketing Michelle Davidson. “Connecting with individuals and families within our communities — especially those facing challenges to obtaining good health — has always been a top priority for us.”
Wellness Partners began in the five-county region of Southeast Pennsylvania and will expand as HPP grows. This fall, HPP will recognize participants who accepted the challenge to make healthy living a permanent part of their lives through a member-community appreciation 5K race.
ABOUT HEALTH PARTNERS PLANS
Nationally recognized for its innovations in managed care, Health Partners Plans is among the top fifteen Medicaid plans in the country, one of the highest-rated in Pennsylvania and receives strong ratings for member and provider satisfaction according to the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2016–2017. Health Partners Plans is a not-for-profit managed health care organization serving more than 278,000 members in Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Lehigh/Capital region. It provides a broad range of health coverage options through Health Partners Medicare, Health Partners (Medicaid) and KidzPartners (Children’s Health Insurance Program) plans. Founded more than 30 years ago, Health Partners Plans is one of the few hospital-owned health plans in the country. Learn more about how Health Partners Plans is doing it right at HealthPartnersPlans.com, twitter.com/HPPlans and facebook.com/healthpartnersplans.
Monet T. Irving
Director, Corporate Communications