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Category: In Your Community

Community’s Welcome Home Celebration

Celebrating Community’s Move to a New Building! On April 27, 2024, Community reached a major milestone as we gathered members and staff to celebrate the move to our new building. The celebration took place at our new office location at 4888 Loop Central Drive. The day was filled with food, family fun, and an atmosphere of togetherness that underlined the true spirit of a community. Community chose a more spacious office to better accommodate staff and Community members in our ongoing effort to expand access to affordable, quality healthcare resources for families all across Houston. The move to the new building was no easy process and Community would like to extend a warm thank you to its staff for their flexibility during the moving process and for their continued dedication

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Community Health Choice CEO Lisa Wright makes guest appearance on KHOU Great Day Houston On Monday, April 8, President and CEO Lisa Wright appeared on KHOU’s Great Day Houston program to discuss Community’s vision of ensuring every Texan has access to healthcare across one’s full life cycle, and to build awareness around the various plans Community offers. Sitting down with Great Day’s host Deborah Duncan, Lisa acknowledged that insurance selection can be an overwhelming and confusing process for many people, but that Community helps “sort through the noise.” She highlighted Community’s ability to help Members navigate over two hundred different Marketplace plans that serve individuals all the way from STAR Medicaid, CHIP-P for the unborn to Medicare and Medicaid for seniors. Lisa also shared that on September 1, 2024, Community

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Empowering Partnerships – Community Health Choice Joins Grand Opening Event!

Community Health Choice Helps with Taylor’s House of Hope’s Grand Opening! On Saturday, March 26, Community Health Choice helped with Taylor’s House of Hope for the grand opening of their new teen pregnancy shelter in Houston. Community has been a proud partner of Taylor’s House of Hope since 2020 and is committed to helping vulnerable teens in the Houston community. The new Houston facility will provide pregnant teens with maternal health resources, mental and emotional support, and housing assistance. Additionally, this year, families at Taylor’s House of Hope received shoes, socks, toilet and furniture safety kits, diapers, and books, provided by Community. This event is just one of the ways that Community supports Taylor’s House of Hope. Community also promotes the organization’s initiatives through social media and community events. This

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1st Community Health Choice Partnership Roundtable

Community Health Choice Partnership Roundtables On January 25th, Community Health Choice brought together local partners for a crucial discussion: “Community Health in Transition: Strategies for Wellness Amid Changes in Medicaid.” Led by Community’s President and CEO Lisa Wright, the event aimed to strengthen collaboration and resource coordination to better serve Houstonians. “We have amazing community partners who care deeply about improving lives,” Wright emphasized, highlighting the event’s significance as thousands face challenges due to the Public Health Emergency (PHE) unwinding. Alicia Lee, a Director at March of Dimes Houston, echoed this sentiment: “Today’s discussion really solidified that there are organizations who are working in the intersection between the healthcare an individual and their family receive, and those non-medical drivers of health that are affecting the outcomes that we are seeing,”

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Medicare Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plans (DSNPs) Explained

Medicare Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plans (DSNPs) are a type of Medicare Advantage plan that cater to people who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. The Medicare and Medicaid programs are designed to provide health insurance coverage to individuals who are aged, disabled, or low-income. DSNPs are designed to meet the specific needs of dual-eligible individuals by providing a coordinated approach to their health care. What is a Medicare Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plan (DSNP)? A DSNP is a type of Medicare Advantage plan that is specifically designed for individuals who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. The main objective of DSNPs is to provide a coordinated approach to the health care of dual-eligible individuals by integrating the benefits of both Medicare and Medicaid programs. What Does a DSNP Cover?

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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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