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Philadelphia District Attorney Candidates Make Their Cases at Health Partners Plans

Candidates Speak, Take Questions Ahead of May 16 Primary

Philadelphia, PA — Seven candidates running for Philadelphia District Attorney stopped by Health Partners Plans (HPP) last week to make their cases to employees. Democrats Rich Negrin, Michael Untermeyer, Teresa Carr Deni, Tariq El-Shabazz, Joe Kahn and Lawrence Krasner and Republican Beth Grossman each spoke about their platforms. They also addressed issues including gun control, police/community relationships and opioid addiction before taking questions from attendees. Their appearances were part of a special “Meet the Candidates” series organized by HPP’s Political Action Committee.


Clockwise from top left: Deni, El-Shabazz, Grossman, Untermeyer, Negrin, Krasner, Khan

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, and

Monet T. Irving
Manager, Corporate Communications