Category: In Your Community

Community offers new “virtual first” Marketplace health plan

Community is proud to share news about our “virtual first” plan, Community Virtual Now Bronze 11, the first-of-its-kind available in Texas. “Our Virtual Bronze plan is designed to give Texans a comprehensive coverage option with lower costs,” said Lisa Wright, president and CEO of Community Health Choice. With Community Virtual Now Bronze 11, eligible Texans and their families now have access to a breadth of virtual care services. Through our partner Doctor On Demand, patients will have a dedicated primary care provider and access to preventive care, urgent care and behavioral health all through convenient video visits. They will also receive 24/7 support through a dedicated Care Team, as well as referrals to in-network providers, specialists, facilities, and Community Health Choice programs. Click here to see if our Virtual Now

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Dr. Porter-Sales Interviewed on Rapid Testing

Watch Our Chief Medical Officer on KPRC Channel 2 “Since it’s a commitment to public safety, we would allow our members to get what is needed for them to keep them safe,” explained Dr. Porter-Sales. Watch Interview Community Health Choice Chief Medical Officer Dr. Vernicka Porter-Sales was interviewed this month on KHOU Channel 2 on insurance reimbursement for rapid COVID-19 testing. Dr. Porter-Sales provides tips on how Members can be reimbursed for rapid testing and emphasizes Community’s commitment to testing and Member safety. Revisit This Story

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A Bold Agenda for Health Care’s New Normal

A Bold Agenda for Health Care’s New Normal Lisa Wright moderates a “Consumer Experience & Digital Health Forum 2020” event for America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) on A Bold Agenda for Health Care’s New Normal. Revisit the Event America’s Health Insurance Plans | Date of Event: 12/7/20

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CEO Lisa Wright Quoted in the Houston Chronicle

Our CEO quoted in the Houston Chronicle “It’s not clear why the increase but it’s very concerning,” said Lisa Wright, CEO of Community Health Choice, who had her company’s claims data analyzed for the Chronicle. Read the Article Thanks to a loophole, Houston ambulance trips leave door open for high, unexpected bills In this article, Lisa Wright is quoted about how the pandemic has affected ambulance rates. Community also provided statistics and data the reporter relied on for this broader story. Houston Chronicle | Published: 11/27/20 Revisit This Story

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Lisa Wright quoted on Open Enrollment in the Chronicle

Lisa Wright quoted in the Houston Chronicle “It’s not clear why the increase but it’s very concerning,” said Lisa Wright, CEO of Community Health Choice, who had her company’s claims data analyzed for the Chronicle. Read the Article Affordable Care Act open enrollment keeping pace with prior years, even as obstacles remain In this article, Lisa Wright has a couple of quotes discussing how the pandemic has changed how CHC advertises, communicates with, and educates consumers about CHC’s health plans on the ACA Marketplace. Houston Chronicle | Published: 11/25/20   Revisit This Story

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Community quoted in the Houston Chronicle

Community quoted in the Houston Chronicle “When Texans carry health insurance, they help fund the workforce, contribute crucial health statistics for surveillance, and strengthen our public health infrastructure.” Read the Article Health experts call for a Texas reserve force to battle the next pandemic In this article, Community Health Choice is quoted saying, “When Texans carry health insurance, they help fund the workforce, contribute crucial health statistics for surveillance, and strengthen our public health infrastructure.” Houston Chronicle | Published: 11/10/20 Revisit This Story

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Enrolling in Community Health Plans

How do you enroll on the 2021 Affordable Care Act exchange? Read the Article How do you enroll on the 2021 Affordable Care Act exchange? In this article discussing how to enroll in the ACA marketplace, Community Health Choice is listed as one of the six insurance carriers in the Houston area. Houston Chronicle | Published 10/30/20 Revisit This Story

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Community plans listed in the Houston Chronicle

  What’s new on this year’s Affordable Care Act marketplace for Houston? Read the Article What’s new on this year’s Affordable Care Act marketplace for Houston? The article presents a summary of the changes coming to the Affordable Care Act exchange in 2021 and mentions plans offered by Community Health Choice. Houston Chronicle | Published 10/29/20 Revisit This Story

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Community partners with Gallery Furniture for jobs and education

  Gallery Furniture opens trade school to help Houstonians learn new skills and land job “You can not only change your life, but you can also change your family’s life.” – Lisa Wright, CEO Read the Article Gallery Furniture opens trade school to help Houstonians learn new skills and land job Lisa Wright is quoted in this article about a new trade school opened by Gallery Furniture, for which Community Health Choice is the leading community partner. ABC13 | Published 10/23/20 Revisit This Story

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