Magellan Health Opens Toll-Free Number to Assist Individuals Ahead of Hurricane Matthew

Individuals can call toll-free number to talk to trained professionals

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--()--Magellan Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) today announced that ahead of Hurricane Matthew, it has set up a 24-hour toll-free hotline for individuals to access, regardless of whether or not they are Magellan members.

The toll-free number is 1-800-327-7451.

The hotline is staffed by behavioral health professionals offering resource materials and counseling services to help people deal with the feelings of fear, sadness, anger and hopelessness that can occur related to natural or manmade disasters.

In addition, tip sheets with resources specific to hurricane preparedness, response and recovery can be found on Magellan Health’s website.

About Magellan Health: Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Magellan Health, Inc. is a leader in managing the fastest growing, most complex areas of health, including special populations, complete pharmacy benefits and other specialty areas of healthcare. Magellan develops innovative solutions that combine advanced analytics, agile technology and clinical excellence to drive better decision making, positively impact health outcomes and optimize the cost of care for the members we serve — all within a customer-first culture. Magellan’s customers include health plans and other managed care organizations, employers, labor unions, various military and governmental agencies and third-party administrators. For more information, visit MagellanHealth.com.

Contacts

Magellan Health, Inc.
Media Contact:
Colleen Flanagan Johnson, 860-507-1923
cefjohnson@magellanhealth.com
or
Investor Contact:
Renie Shapiro Silver, 877-645-6464
rshapiro@magellanhealth.com

Release Summary

Magellan Health, Inc. today announced that ahead of Hurricane Matthew, it has set up a 24-hour toll-free hotline for individuals to access, regardless of whether or not they are Magellan members.

Contacts

Magellan Health, Inc.
Media Contact:
Colleen Flanagan Johnson, 860-507-1923
cefjohnson@magellanhealth.com
or
Investor Contact:
Renie Shapiro Silver, 877-645-6464
rshapiro@magellanhealth.com