Healthfirst Voted “The Best Health Plan in New York” by El Diario-La Prensa Readers for a Second Year
October 25, 2011
New York, NY, October 25, 2011 – Healthfirst was voted the “Best Health Plan in New York” for the second year in a row by readers of El Diario-La Prensa, New York’s largest and oldest Spanish-language daily newspaper. Healthfirst was selected from a month-long reader survey conducted during September and will be featured in the paper’s annual “Best of NY Guide” on October 28th.
“We thank the readers of El Diario-La Prensa this honor,” said Pat Wang, Healthfirst President and CEO. “This vote of confidence reinforces our commitment to this important community and reinvigorates our efforts to ensure that it receives the best quality and customer service available."
Healthfirst was one of seven plans in the category and received one third of the votes. The “Best of NY Guide” will also feature a full-length article on Healthfirst and our services.
Established in 1993, Healthfirst is a not-for-profit managed care organization that offers low or no-cost health insurance to eligible individuals and families living in the New York metropolitan area and New Jersey. It provides a variety of government-sponsored health insurance programs, including New York State's Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, as well as Medicare Advantage. The Healthfirst family of companies includes Healthfirst in New York, Healthfirst NJ in New Jersey, and Senior Health Partners (SHP), a managed long term care plan serving Medicaid-eligible clients in New York City. For more information, visit the company's websites at www.healthfirst.org and www.healthfirstnj.org.