Category: In Your Community

Papa Pals: Community Health Choice Helps Members Thrive with Strategic Companion Care Partnership

Are you a CHIP or STAR (Medicaid) Community Member? This article is for our Marketplace Members. We have resources dedicated especially for you on The Sun. Click here >> × Dismiss alert Community Health Choice, Inc. (“Community”) announces today its partnership with Papa Pals to provide eligible Members with companion care services and support for everyday needs, improving Members’ whole health with personal connections. “As Americans report increased social isolation and experts identify loneliness as a contributor to poor health outcomes,” said Lisa Wright, Community’s President and CEO, “we are investing in interventions and programs that help the whole person. Medicare Members insured through Community’s Dual Special Needs Plan (D-SNP) receive assessments for social needs related to each person’s physical and psychosocial functions and activities.” Community, an innovative leader in

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Introducing Pyx Health: Community Health Choice Connects Members to Relationships and Care

Are you a CHIP or STAR (Medicaid) Community Member? This article is for our Marketplace Members. We have resources dedicated especially for you on The Sun. Click here >> × Dismiss alert Community Health Choice, Inc. (“Community”) launches an innovative partnership with Pyx Health to leverage technology for timely, meaningful, and personalized health care. Community, a growing regional health insurer headquartered in Texas, is implementing new programs and services for Medicare Members covered under its Dual Special Needs Plan (D-SNP).  “Many of the best health outcomes result from care delivered by the right people at the right time in the right places,” said Lisa Wright, Community’s President and CEO. “This positive triangle of people, place, and time is not simply about doctor’s offices or clinics, it can describe connecting with

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Welcome to NationsBenefits: Community Health Choice Offers Members Supplemental Medicare Benefits

Are you a CHIP or STAR (Medicaid) Community Member? This article is for our Marketplace Members. We have resources dedicated especially for you on The Sun. Click here >> × Dismiss alert Texans eligible for Medicare have new options for supplemental benefits through Community Health Choice, Inc. (“Community”), a growing regional health insurer headquartered in Houston and serving 20 counties throughout southeast Texas. Community announces today its partnership with NationsBenefits, including technology-based solutions that go beyond Original Medicare to help Community’s Members achieve a better quality of life. Community was an early investor in social determinants of health (SDOH), a framework for understanding that food, housing, transportation, and other life circumstances impact access to health care and overall health and wellbeing. For Medicare Members covered under its Dual Special Needs

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CEO Lisa Wright named to Modern Healthcare’s Top Diversity Leaders List

Are you a CHIP or STAR (Medicaid) Community Member? This article is for our Marketplace Members. We have resources dedicated especially for you on The Sun. Click here >> × Dismiss alert Community Health Choice (“Community”) is proud to announce that our President and CEO Lisa Wright is recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of 2022’s Top Diversity Leaders. Wright’s profile, along with other honorees, is featured in the October 17 print issue of MH magazine and at ModernHealthcare.com/top-diversity-leaders. The Top Diversity Leaders in Healthcare recognition program honors the top diverse healthcare executives and organizations influencing policy, care delivery, and public health, and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in their organizations and the healthcare industry. “I’m honored to be named a Top Diversity Leader,” said Lisa Wright, Community’s President and

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Honoring Our Vision, Celebrating Our Mission

Are you a CHIP or STAR (Medicaid) Community Member? This article is for our Marketplace Members. We have resources dedicated especially for you on The Sun. Click here >> × Dismiss alert On Thursday, June 2,2022, we celebrated the life of Dr. Glen Johnson, Community’s founding CEO. Visionary health leaders launched Community Health Choice twenty-five years ago with a primary calling to serve children and pregnant women, and an overall mission to open doors of health and wellbeing to vulnerable Texans. Many women and men have been faithful stewards of our mission, including Dr. Glen Johnson, President and CEO of Community Health Choice from May 1998 – December 2008. “Dr. J”, as employees called him affectionately, passed away this year. In recognition of his tremendous contributions, Community hosted a celebration

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Lisa Wright Talks Better Outcomes for Pregnant Mothers during the COVID PHE

Are you a CHIP or STAR (Medicaid) Community Member? This article is for our Marketplace Members. We have resources dedicated especially for you on The Sun. Click here >> × Dismiss alert Lisa Wright talks with Houston Public Media about higher quality outcomes for pregnant mothers during the COVID PHE “It’s allowing the mom to not only get her postpartum (care), which from a quality standpoint is something that we want the mom to do, but it’s also allowing her to continue preventative care and those well woman checks, ensuring her health and her well being.” –Lisa Wright, CEO Read More Community President and CEO Lisa Wright spent time with Houston Public Media discussing the positive outcomes for Texas mothers who receive longer health coverage during the COVID-related Public Health

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Community Joins Precinct 2 for Extended Open Enrollment Outreach

Are you a CHIP or STAR (Medicaid) Community Member? This article is for our Marketplace Members. We have resources dedicated especially for you on The Sun. Click here >> × Dismiss alert Community is proud to have partnered with Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioner Adrian Garcia and his staff, and with Harris Health System, to spread the word about the extended enrollment period for 2022 Marketplace Health Coverage. Quality, affordable, ACA-compliant health insurance is available to millions of Texans in via Marketplace enrollment.  Compared to the other Precincts in Harris County, Precinct 2 has the highest rate of uninsured constituents at 24% uninsured, so almost 1 in 4 residents need health insurance. Our colleagues at the Precinct 2 health services department focus on increasing access to care and prevention services,

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Community Partners with Harris County and Clear Channel for Open Enrollment Campaign

Are you a CHIP or STAR (Medicaid) Community Member? This article is for our Marketplace Members. We have resources dedicated especially for you on The Sun. Click here >> × Dismiss alert Texans now have extra time to sign up for health coverage with lower monthly premiums. In recent years, Affordable Care Act “Marketplace” open enrollment closed on Dec. 15. On Dec. 16, 2021, Community Health Choice, Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis, and Clear Channel Outdoor announced a campaign to let the public know that January 15, 2022 is the new deadline. Clear Channel Outdoor donated 19 billboards to Community Health Choice, and Commissioner Ellis serves as the campaign’s spokesman, and he and Community CEO Lisa Wright agree that communities can only be safe, thriving, and healthy if everyone is

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Community Co-Hosts Back-to-School Kick-Off Drives

Are you a CHIP or STAR (Medicaid) Community Member? This article is for our Marketplace Members. We have resources dedicated especially for you on The Sun. Click here >> × Dismiss alert Community Health Choice has been proud to co-host back-to-school kick-offs with a drive-thru health fair and backpacks with school supplies for students. Read the following news stories to see how Community reached thousands of Houston-area students with back-to-school partnerships. Aldine ISD to Host Back to School COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic August 16 Read the Article Congressman Al Green to host drive-thru school supply, health fair at Westbury HS Thursday Read the Article School supply distribution sites in the Houston area Read the Article

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