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Health Partners Plans Hosts Candidates for Pennsylvania Lt. Governor

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(Caption) Health Partners Plans (HPP) administrators greeted candidates for Pennsylvania Lt. Governor during a PAC Awareness Month panel discussion held for employees on Jan. 25 at HPP’s Philadelphia headquarters. Meeting before the discussion are (l-r): John Fetterman, mayor of Braddock, PA; Vicki Sessoms, HPP’s SVP of Resources and Diversity; Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Mike Stack; Kearline Jones, HPP’s vice president of GRC and compliance officer; Craig Lehman, Lancaster County Commissioner; Tierra Pritchett, HPP’s Manager of Legislative Affairs; and State Rep. Madeleine Dean.


Health Partners Plans (HPP), an innovative managed care organization, invited candidates running for Pennsylvania lieutenant governor in the May 15 primary to a panel discussion for employees, held Jan. 25 at HPP’s Philadelphia headquarters. State Rep. Madeleine Dean, Braddock Mayor John Fetterman, Lancaster County Commissioner Craig Lehman and incumbent Lt. Gov. Mike Stack shared their views with employees during the discussion and question-and-answer session. While the candidates sought to distinguish themselves, they all agreed that health care is a basic human right which they would work to protect if elected. 


Health Partners Plans, an innovative not-for-profit managed care organization, is the only Medicaid plan in Pennsylvania and is among just 11 Medicaid plans nationwide with an accreditation status of Excellent as of September 26, 2017. This is the highest status bestowed by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Health Partners Plans serves more than 283,000 members in Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Lehigh/Capital region. It provides a broad range of health coverage options through its Health Partners Medicare, Health Partners (Medicaid) and KidzPartners (Children’s Health Insurance Program) plans. Founded more than 32 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
Director, Corporate Communications