NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–August 16, 2022–
DocGo, a leading provider of last-mile mobile health services (Nasdaq: DCGO), today announced a new contract to provide mobile health services to members of Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc. (Horizon) , covering New Jersey’s commercial and Medicare populations. The agreement includes Braven Health, a joint venture between Horizon and New Jersey’s largest health systems (Hackensack Meridian Health and RWJ Barnabas Health) that offers Medicare Advantage plans in New Jersey. The network agreement with Horizon enables DocGo to potentially reach an additional 3.8 million people with its range of mobile health services.
The contract, which took effect on August 1, 2022, allows DocGo to provide more people with access to high-quality healthcare outside of traditional medical facilities. With a model designed to ensure more people get the treatments and diagnostics they need quickly and at significantly lower costs, DocGo aligns with Horizon’s vision to drive innovations that improve the quality of healthcare. , affordability and member experience.
“This contract allows us to bring our mobile health services to a substantial number of new patients in New Jersey, furthering our impact in the eastern region of the country,” said Anthony Capone, president of DocGo. “We look forward to building on our momentum and providing these new patients with the high-quality, convenient and affordable care they need.”
“Horizon aims to make it easier for our members to access the care and services they need. As New Jersey’s leading health solutions company, we are constantly expanding our collaborations to provide members with new, more convenient ways to access safe, affordable, high-quality care,” said James Dell’Arena, Director principal of Horizon’s enterprise network contracts. “DocGo offers Horizon and Braven members virtual and in-home options to obtain a wide range of services from annual wellness exams and vaccinations to diagnostic tests and disease assessments.”
“Braven Health provides a better healthcare experience for Medicare-eligible New Jerseyans. DocGo makes it easier for our members to get the routine health services they need to stay healthy and active without having to leave home,” added Luisa Charbonneau, Chief Executive Officer of Braven Health. “For members who are sick, recovering from an illness, or recovering from a hospital visit, DocGo offers another home care option to help Braven members recover more comfortably and faster. .”
DocGo strives to shape the future of healthcare by providing personalized treatment to patients where and when they need it most, removing barriers to care and solving access issues within our healthcare system. current health.
About Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc.
Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc., New Jersey’s oldest and largest health insurance company, is a fee-based, not-for-profit health services company offering a broad range of medical, dental, insurance products and services , visual and on prescription. Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc. is transforming healthcare in New Jersey by working with physicians and hospitals to deliver innovative patient-centered programs that reward the quality, not the quantity, of care patients receive. Headquartered in Newark, NJ, with offices in Wall and Hopewell, NJ, Horizon serves 3.8 million members, including more than one million who receive health coverage through Medicaid. Learn more at www.HorizonBlue.com.
About Braven Health℠
Braven Health℠ is a New Jersey-based provider-pay health plan. Jointly owned and operated by two comprehensive health systems – Hackensack Meridian Health and RWJ Barnabas Health – and trusted health insurer, Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc., it offers competitive premium options and comprehensive benefits that go beyond traditional health insurance to support seniors who want more from life and more from their health care partners. It offers Medicare Advantage plans in eight New Jersey counties with an extensive provider network that includes all healthcare professionals who participate in Horizon’s managed care network. Learn more about www.BravenHealth.com.
About Doc Go
DocGo is a leading provider of last mile mobile care services. DocGo is disrupting the traditional four-walled healthcare system by providing high quality, highly affordable care to patients where and when they need it. DocGo’s innovative technology and dedicated field staff of certified healthcare professionals improve the quality of patient care and improve business efficiency for facilities, hospital networks and health insurance providers. With Mobile Health, DocGo makes it possible to take full advantage of the promise and potential of telehealth by facilitating healthcare, in collaboration with a remote doctor, from the comfort of the patient’s home or workplace. With DocGo’s integrated Ambulnz medical transport services, DocGo bridges the gap between physical and virtual care. For more information, visit www.docgo.com.
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