► Minuteman Health NewsroomOctober 1, 2013

The Health Insurance Revolution Unveiled in Massachusetts

BRAINTREE, Mass.,10/1/2013 -- NFP Health Services Administrators (NFP Health) announced today their collaboration with Minuteman Health, an exciting new health plan in Massachusetts, to bring more affordable health care options to Massachusetts residents. As of October 1, 2013, Minuteman Health plan options will be available through Health Services Administrators' best in breed multi-carrier shopping portal, www.hsainsurance.com, with effective dates for as early as January 1, 2014. Through the HSA Insurance marketplace, individuals, families, small groups and brokers can shop, compare plans available from Minuteman Health, search for participating providers and enroll online. New to the market this year, Minuteman Health is a member-governed, non-profit health plan that removes the inefficiencies from today's health insurance system. This results in lower administrative costs, better quality care, and lower health care premiums. Commenting on the announcement, Nick Koulopoulos, President of NFP Health stated, "The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has opened up a wide variety of options for new carriers as well as for consumers. This collaboration with Minuteman Health shows how quickly the insurance revolution can take place, with the right partners." "NFP Health Services Administrators is a natural partner for Minuteman as we focus on bringing affordable, member-governed health insurance to Massachusetts, individuals and small businesses," said Patrick O'Brien, Director of Employer and Broker relations for Minuteman Health. He added, "I have worked with the Health Services Administrators team in the past and have first-hand experience with the great value their team will bring to Minuteman Health." About NFP Health Services Administrators As a pioneer in the design, implementation and delivery of health benefits exchanges, NFP Health Services Administrators has a long record of operating one of the largest and most successful benefits marketplaces in New England. The leading independent and full-service insurance exchange covers over 150,000 lives with a full scope of products and services. NFP Health is currently operating in New England as Health Services Administrators (www.hsainsurance.com). For more information, visit www.nfphealth.com.

About Minuteman

Minuteman Health is a new member-governed, non-profit health insurance option for Massachusetts’ residents. The company intends to offer individuals and small businesses lower-cost high-quality care with unprecedented transparency, increased efficiency and its unique member-governance structure. Plan members will directly participate by electing the board of directors, becoming board members and providing input for cost management and service delivery. Minuteman will be marketed through their website, brokers and the Massachusetts Health Connector.


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