Custom PPO health plan that leverages significant discounts with local focus on USVI and broad stateside benefits
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Elan Insurance Group
May 20, 2022
MIAMI. – Elan Insurance Group, a group of companies headquartered in Miami that brings competitive, cutting-edge health insurance products to the marketplace, announced a partnership with Orlando Health®, a world-renowned not-for-profit healthcare organization expanding stateside coverage offerings for the VI SmartCare™ Health Plan members.
VI SmartCare is a comprehensive health plan that offers small- to mid-sized employers in the Virgin Islands with market-leading discounts and the benefits that employees desire. The plan offers significant savings and protection for employers and convenient member access to premier provider networks in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and now even more providers in the United States.
Elan’s new partnership with Orlando Health means VI SmartCare members now have preferred access stateside to 16 hospitals and emergency departments, rehabilitation services, cancer and heart institutes, imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, skilled nursing facilities, inpatient behavioral health facilities, home healthcare services, and urgent care centers. It also provides access to nearly 4,500 physicians, representing more than 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and privileges across the Orlando Health system, which employs more than 23,000 team members. Areas of clinical excellence are orthopedics, heart and vascular, cancer care, neurosciences, surgery, pediatric specialties, neonatology, women’s health, and trauma centers.
“While earlier this year we were so excited to launch VI SmartCare and continue to help more islanders get great coverage, we are even more delighted now to improve VI SmartCare, offering stateside options with our partnership with Orlando Health and their best-in-class physicians, specialists, and facilities,” said Omar Andres Haedo, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Elan Insurance Group. “As the need for affordable and accessible health care coverage continues to be important, we want to continue to improve our networks and provide the best care possible for our members. VI SmartCare is a great option for USVI employers and employees.”
Affordable Plans with More Benefits and Expert Support
Highlights of the VI SmartCare plan include:
-Local & Stateside coverage for Inpatient and Outpatient care
-Coordinated Inpatient Admissions and Surgical Care via the Concierge Advisor team
-Expanded Access Stateside with the Orlando Health Network
-Express Scripts® Pharmacy Network in US/USVI/PR
-Unlimited Teladoc® Telemedicine 24/7 at $0 Copay
-24/7 Emergency Air Ambulance at $0 Copay
-Open Access PHCS Practitioner and Ancillary PPO network with over 975,000 providers for Outpatient care
-Plus many other value-added benefits.
“We’re including a number of benefits this year to create offerings designed to meet the needs of all individuals,” said Omar Haedo, President, Elan Insurance Group. “Whether someone is looking for low-cost prescriptions, wanting affordable care with stateside access, needing help managing a chronic condition, or options for employees that typically can’t afford them, we’ve got them covered.”
To learn more, employers can call an Elan representative at 1-844-550-1980 or simply visit www.elan.insure.
About Elan Insurance Group
ELAN Insurance Group is a group of companies headquartered in Miami collaborating to bring competitive, cutting-edge health plan products to the marketplace. ELAN tailors its offerings to meet the needs of employers and individuals across the Caribbean and the United States.
For more information, visit www.elan.insure.
About Orlando Health
Orlando Health, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $7.6 billion of assets under management that serves the southeastern United States.
Founded more than 100 years ago, the healthcare system is recognized around the world for its pediatric and adult Level One Trauma program as well as the only state-accredited Level Two Adult Trauma Center in the St. Petersburg region. It is the home of the nation’s largest neonatal intensive care unit under one roof, the only system in the southeast to offer open fetal surgery to repair the most severe forms of spina bifida, the site of an Olympic athlete training facility, and operator of one of the largest and highest performing clinically integrated networks in the region. Orlando Health has pioneered life-changing medical research and its Graduate Medical Education program hosts more than 350 residents and fellows. The 3,200-bed system includes 16 wholly owned hospitals and emergency departments; rehabilitation services, cancer and heart institutes, imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, physician offices for adults and pediatrics, skilled nursing facilities, an in-patient behavioral health facility, home healthcare services in partnership with LHC Group, and urgent care centers in partnership with FastMed Urgent Care. Nearly 4,500 physicians, representing more than 90 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the Orlando Health system, which employs more than 23,000 team members. In FY21, Orlando Health served nearly 160,000 inpatients and nearly 3.6 million outpatients. During that same time period, Orlando Health provided approximately $648 million in total value to the communities it serves in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more.
For more information, visit http://www.orlandohealth.com.