MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Simply Healthcare Plans (Simply) will continue offering access to SilverSneakers®, as one of the many benefits included in its 2018 Medicare Advantage plans. This is part of Simply’s ongoing commitment to the health and well-being of its current members and those Simply hopes to have the privilege of serving in the future. SilverSneakers – offered by Tivity Health – is a fitness program tailored to older adults and is celebrating 25 years of partnering with consumers to help them achieve better health.
Simply members have expressed time and again that their involvement in SilverSneakers has made a significant impact on their health and well-being.
SilverSneakers by Tivity Health teams up with healthcare stakeholders, such as Simply, to help millions of baby boomers and beyond meet their personal goals and overcome health stereotypes. The program helps older adults take greater control of their health by engaging participants in more frequent exercise, strength training, aerobics, and flexibility training through a variety of venues and programming.
“Simply Healthcare Plans offers access to SilverSneakers and other benefits to improve health because we want to give our members solutions to the health care challenges they face every day,” said Tomas Orozco, President of the company’s Medicare East region. “We know many consumers are doing their research right now on Medicare Advantage plans for 2018. These individuals think it’s important that their health plan have benefits that help them live healthier lives.”
Simply offers SilverSneakers – as well as many other health plan benefits – to members enrolled in the following plans:
- Simply More (HMO)
- Simply Level (HMO SNP)
- Simply Complete (HMO SNP)
- Simply Advantage (HMO SNP)
Individuals who are interested in joining one of these health plans can enroll during this year’s Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP). The AEP began October 15, 2017, and continues through December 7, 2017 and gives consumers enrolled in Medicare Parts A and B the opportunity to sign up for Simply’s 2018 Medicare Advantage plans.
Simply is organizing events throughout Florida, which consumers can attend to get more information about SilverSneakers, other health plan benefits, and the Medicare Advantage plans that give members access to those benefits:
- Nov. 13, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Golden Corral; 5722 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven
- Nov. 15, 10 a.m. to noon; IHOP; 7344 W Colonial Dr., Orlando
- Nov. 27, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; Red Lobster; 6151 34th Street N, Saint Petersburg
- Nov. 29, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.; Village Inn; 3130 Daniels Road, Winter Gardens
These are just a few enrollment-related events happening throughout Florida. Please call 877-998-3967 to find out about more events in the area.
For details about Simply’s Medicare Advantage plans in your area, call 1-844-347-4675 or visit Simply’s Medicare online store at http://www.simplyhealthcareplans.com/medicare.
Simply Healthcare Plans, Inc. is a Medicare-contracted coordinated care plan that has a Medicaid contract with the State of Florida Agency for Health Care Administration to provide benefits or arrange for benefits to be provided to enrollees. Enrollment in Simply Healthcare Plans, Inc. depends on contract renewal. This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply. Benefits, premiums and/or co-payments/co-insurance may change on January 1 of each year. You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium. We do not discriminate, exclude people, or treat them differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in our health programs and activities. ATENCIÓN: Si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al 1-888-230-7338 (TTY: 711). ATANSYON: Si w pale Kreyòl Ayisyen, gen sèvis èd pou lang ki disponib gratis pou ou. Rele 1-888-230-7338 (TTY: 711). This plan is available to anyone who has both Medical Assistance from the State and Medicare. Premium, co-pays, co-insurance, and deductibles may vary based on the level of Extra Help you receive. Please contact the plan for further details. Other providers are available in our network. The provider network may change at any time. You will receive notice when necessary.
About Simply Healthcare Plans
Simply Healthcare Plans, Inc. (“Simply”), is a Florida managed health care plan that serves Medicare Advantage and Medicaid members in the state of Florida. In addition, Simply, through a line of business called Clear Health Alliance, also serves Florida Medicaid members who are living with HIV/AIDS. Along with our sister plans, Amerigroup Florida, Inc. and Better Health, Inc., we serve more than 600,000 Floridians. Across the nation, the Anthem, Inc. family of health plans serve nearly 40 million members, which is 1 in every 8 Americans. Our goal is to provide healthcare and related services that are comprehensive, integrated and patient-centered. Each and every day, members of our team can be found in Florida communities, listening to our members, interacting with our health care providers and partnering with community-based organizations. Our goal is to ensure members and entire communities are empowered to become active participants in their health care and sustain healthy lifestyles. To learn more about Simply, visit www.simplyhealthcareplans.com.
SilverSneakers, by Tivity Health, is the nation’s leading community fitness program for older Americans. The program was founded in 1992 and is available to more than 14.5 million Medicare beneficiaries through many Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement carriers and group retiree plans. This year, SilverSneakers is celebrating its 25th anniversary, decades of improving the physical, social and mental health of millions of older Americans. To learn more about the program’s legacy and anniversary, or to check eligibility or enroll, go to silversneakers.com.