Oscar partners with HCA, Montefiore, others on Medicare Advantage plans

Oscar will offer Medicare Advantage plans in New York and Houston this fall, pending regulatory approval, the health insurance startup's CEO and co-founder, Mario Schlosser, wrote in a blog post

In New York, Oscar will partner with Montefiore Health System, based in New York City's Bronx borough, to launch a co-branded Medicare Advantage product. Pending approval by CMS, New York residents can begin enrolling in the plan Oct. 15.

In Houston, Oscar will partner with HCA Houston Healthcare, Houston Methodist, Village Family Practice/VillageMD, St. Joseph Medical Center, IntegraNet and Privia Medical Group-Gulf Coast for its Medicare Advantage plans. The plans are set to roll out at the same time as the New York ones.

Oscar first announced its intent to sell Medicare Advantage plans in August 2018.

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