PEARLAND, Texas & CULVER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KelseyCare Advantage announces a new Medicare Advantage transportation benefit through a strategic partnership with SafeRide Health, a non-emergency medical transportation technology and services leader dedicated to driving healthier lives. Through this new collaboration, KelseyCare Advantage is leading the way in Texas offering an innovative, technology-first benefit for Medicare Advantage enrollees looking for plans that make quality healthcare easier to obtain.
Members who enroll will be able to access a wide range of options through SafeRide’s ride-matching technology. As part of the service, KelseyCare Advantage members will have an option to receive reminders and updates via SMS text messages and phone calls, ensuring rides will arrive on-time and at the correct location.
“KelseyCare Advantage is invested in the lives of our members and ensuring access to preventive care and office visits with their physician(s),” said Paul O’Leary, M.D., Medical Director for KelseyCare Advantage. “One aspect of that investment is the non-emergency transportation benefit, in partnership with SafeRide Health, which will help increase access to doctor visits and other health-related appointments. KelseyCare Advantage has partnered with SafeRide Health due to their commitment to deliver exceptional member care and experiences.”
“Improving lives and delivering healthy outcomes is the cornerstone of SafeRide Health,” said Robbins Schrader, CEO, SafeRide Health. “We see that same dedication at KelseyCare Advantage and are excited to make this joint commitment to improving the lives of people in Texas.”
Access to reliable non-emergency medical transportation continues to be one of the biggest barriers to care for seniors in America. KelseyCare Advantage and SafeRide Health are dedicated to improving the long-term health of Texas’ most vulnerable population. SafeRide’s platform offers members on-demand rides for last-minute appointments and reminders for rides scheduled for future medical appointments weeks in advance. For more information visit https://www.kelseycareadvantage.com and https://www.saferidehealth.com.
ABOUT SAFERIDE HEALTH
SafeRide Health is a technology and services company dedicated to reducing barriers to care by improving the delivery of non-emergency medical transportation to people across America. SafeRide Health leverages proprietary technology, and a nationwide network of select transportation providers, to give payers and health systems a more intelligent way to deliver cost-effective, on-demand transportation while improving the patient experience. SafeRide’s premier network fulfills over 50,000 rides a week across the country for Medicare, Medicaid and commercial populations.
ABOUT KELSEYCARE ADVANTAGE
KelseyCare Advantage is a Medicare Advantage plan offered locally to Houston-area beneficiaries, partnered with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic as its cornerstone multi-specialty provider network. KelseyCare Advantage has achieved the coveted 5-out-of-5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for five consecutive years in row.