Alignment Health Plan Launches New CalPlus+ Veterans HMO Plan in California, Home to Largest Veteran Population of Any State – InsuranceNewsNet

ORANGE, Calif., November 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alignment Health, a technology-based Medicare Advantage (MA) insurance company, has added a new HMO Alignment Health Plan option designed to serve the men and women who have proudly served our country. The CalPlus+ Veterans HMO, available to anyone eligible for Medicare residing in one of the 18 California counties in the Alignment service area, is a $0-premium plan that complements veterans affairs (VA) health care coverage for those who served in active military, naval, or air service and received an honorable discharge.

California is home to 1.8 million veterans, or 8% of the total WE population of veterans.1 Eligible adults can select the plan during the annual Medicare enrollment period, which extends through December 7 for plan benefits commencing January 1, 2023.

CalPlus+ Veterans HMO provides comprehensive medical and prescription drug coverage, with rich additional benefits not traditionally offered by the Virginiasuch as:

  • $0 copayment for visits to the general practitioner and to the specialist outside the Virginia system
  • $600 annual reimbursement of caregivers
  • $150 monthly grocery allowance for members with eligible chronic conditions
  • Up to 20 free one-way trips to plan-approved locations within 80km
  • Free fitness memberships
  • A “Flex” allowance which offers a supplement $600 per year that can be used for important vision, hearing, dental and chiropractic items and services such as dentures, veneers and cupping, provided by in-network and out-of-network providers

“Alignment is proud to serve the brave men and women who have sacrificed so much for our country with our first plan tailored to the needs of our veterans,” said Dawn Maroney, CEO of Alignment Health Plan. “Our CalPlus+ Veterans plan joins our growing line of personalized plans, benefits, and supports to help today’s seniors and Medicare-eligible adults with more value, flexibility, and choice in their care.”

Alignment Health Plan’s HMO CalPlus+ Veterans will be available to Medicare-eligible adults within 18 California counties the Alignment will serve in 2023: Alameda, Fresno, Los Angeles, Madeira, Marine, Orange, Usher, Riverside, Sacramento, Saint Bernardine, San Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, Santa Clara, Stanislas, Ventura and yolo.

Like other Alignment members, CalPlus+ Veteran plan members will have access to the company’s 24/7 ACCESS on-demand concierge, a dedicated concierge team available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to respond health-related issues, scheduling medical appointments and arranging transportation.

Alignment’s diverse portfolio of 2023 plans will be available to 8.3 million Medicare-eligible adults in 52 total markets across Arizona, California, Nevada and North Carolinaas well as two new states — Florida and Texas. New offers include $0-prime Preferred Vendor Organization (PPO), special needs plans for adults eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, and new benefits to support the lifestyles of today’s seniors. In 2023, the company is also offering new benefits such as a month’s supply of insulin for $35 or less and discounted pet medications.

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About Alignment Health
Alignment Health champions a new path in senior care that enables members to age well and live their most vibrant lives. A consumer brand of Health Alignment (NASDAQ: ALHC), Alignment Health is a technology-based Medicare Advantage company that offers more than 40 benefit-rich, value-driven plans that serve 38 counties in four states. The company partners with nationally recognized and trusted local providers to provide coordinated care, powered by its personalized care model, 24/7 concierge team and purpose-built technology, AVA®. Situated at California, the company’s mission-driven team makes high-quality, low-cost care a reality for members every day. As it expands its offerings and expands its national footprint, Alignment maintains its core values ​​of leading with a serving heart and putting seniors first. For more information, visit

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Source: Alignment Healthcare USA, LLC

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