Michelle Zettergren Named to Crain’s 2020 Notable in Health Care

August 10th, 2020 by

Michelle Zettergren, President of MagnaCare, has been named to Crain’s New York Business 2020 Notable in Healthcare for her effective leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 highlights limitations of fully insured health plans

August 10th, 2020 by

This year’s worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has further highlighted the reasons why employers should consider a self-funded health care strategy over a fully insured health plan. Read more

COVID-19 Antibody Tests Aren’t Perfect. That’s OK.

August 3rd, 2020 by

Brighton Health Plan Solutions Chief Medical Officer Bartley Bryt, MD, explains what we do know about COVID-19 antibody testing, and its usefulness.

Waterbury Health joins the trend

July 28th, 2020 by

Waterbury HEALTH in Connecticut, together with Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN), form an integrated delivery network (IDN) set up by Brighton Health Plan Solutions. The network will provide coordinated health care at lower cost.

Antibody Testing Options

July 14th, 2020 by

COVID-19 antibody testing locations differ in cost and health risk. Find out the best places to get tested for COVID-19 antibodies.

Why more companies are switching to self-funded health plans

July 14th, 2020 by

Cost savings and flexibility in plan design are just two of the benefits of self-funding your health plan.

COVID-19 claims data shows impacts on employers and members

June 3rd, 2020 by

As a third-party administrator (TPA) for the health plans of many Labor unions and essential workers in the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak – the New York tri-state metro area – MagnaCare has a unique view of the impact of COVID-19 on these groups.

A Path to a Return to Normal

June 1st, 2020 by

With the right precautions in place, organizations can build their path to normal. The CDC recommends organizations follow certain guidelines to keep workers safe from exposure to COVID-19.

MagnaCare Reaches Out To Labor During Coronavirus Crisis, part II

May 20th, 2020 by

In Part Two of this interview with LaborPress, Michelle Zettergren, President of MagnaCare, discusses the concerns of Labor leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic and health care coverage for furloughed workers.

SUNY Downstate opens clinic for discharged Covid-19 patients

May 19th, 2020 by

MagnaCare President Michelle Zettergren shares COVID-19 claims data with Crain’s Business.

District Council 9 Hosts COVID-19 Testing This Week

May 19th, 2020 by

DC 9 was the first client to offer MagnaCare’s on-site COVID-19 antibody testing program.

MagnaCare and BioReference Laboratories Bring COVID-19 Antibody Testing to New York Labor Groups

May 18th, 2020 by

MagnaCare is offering on-site COVID-19 antibody testing to help support its clients’ decision-making about back-to-work procedures and safety measures for protecting workers and the public.

District Council 9 provides free COVID-19 antibody testing for members at LIC office

May 18th, 2020 by

With the construction industry at the forefront of the statewide reopening efforts easing restrictions put in place during the coronavirus pandemic, District Council 9 (DC 9), through its health care partner MagnaCare, is offering free, on-site COVID-19 antibody testing to its 11,000 members at its office in Long Island City. Read more

MagnaCare Reaches Out To Labor During Coronavirus Crisis, part I

May 16th, 2020 by

In part one of this interview, Michelle Zettergren, President of MagnaCare, discusses her communications with clients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Staying Safe as the Region Reopens

May 15th, 2020 by

Get the tips on using disinfectants and guidelines you should continue to follow as we return to the “new normal.”

MagnaCare Chief Medical Officer Talks Restarting NY’s Economy; Anti-Body Testing

May 15th, 2020 by

MagnaCare’s Dr. Bartley Bryt talks about the reopening the state’s economy amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and the role of antibody testing.

How You Can Access COVID-19 IgG Antibody Testing

May 8th, 2020 by

Learn about the differences between COVID-19 diagnstic and antibody testing, and where you can go for an antibody test.

Self-funded employers don’t have to cut health coverage due to coronavirus

May 8th, 2020 by

There are several strategies employers can use to lower the cost of the health care they offer their employees.

COVID-19 Antibody Testing: What You Should Know

May 4th, 2020 by

COVID-19 antibody testing can help you make decisions about back-to-work procedures and implementing workplace safety measures for your members.

Innovative Approaches to Lowering Group Health Care Costs

April 7th, 2020 by

These cost-saving strategies will enable you to continue to provide comprehensive health care benefits to your members.

Creative Ways to De-stress and Stay Occupied during COVID-19

March 31st, 2020 by

Here’s a list of activities and ways to socialize virtually, to help maintain your health and well-being during these trying times.

Maneras creativas de aliviar el estrés y mantenerse ocupado durante el COVID-19

March 31st, 2020 by

Aquí hay una lista de actividades y formas de socializar virtualmente, para ayudar a mantener su salud y bienestar durante estos tiempos difíciles.

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

March 25th, 2020 by

Wondering about the difference between “self-isolation” and “self-quarantining”? Get the answers to frequently asked questions about coronavirus. Also inside: links to interactive self-checking tools and information about where you can get tested.

Preguntas frecuentes sobre el COVID-19

March 25th, 2020 by

¿Se pregunta sobre la diferencia entre “autoaislamiento” y “autocuarentena”? Obtenga las respuestas a las preguntas frecuentes sobre el coronavirus. También dentro: enlaces a herramientas interactivas de autoverificación e información sobre dónde puede hacerse la prueba.

Important News and Updates on Coronavirus Testing

March 20th, 2020 by

Read about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which waives cost-sharing for COVID-19 testing and telehealth services.

Cómo realizarse la prueba para detectar el coronavirus

March 20th, 2020 by

Lea sobre la Ley de Respuesta al Coronavirus de Families First, que exime el costo compartido para las pruebas de COVID-19 y los servicios de telesalud.

Important News and Guidance on Telehealth Services for COVID-19 Testing

March 20th, 2020 by

Learn about telehealth as it relates to COVID-19.

Cómo acceder a los servicios de telesalud para las pruebas de COVID-19

March 20th, 2020 by

Aprenda sobre telesalud en relación con COVID-19.

Business Continuity in Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 19th, 2020 by

We are continually monitoring the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation and want to reassure you that our business is operating as usual. Our goal is to provide the same level of service and support our clients and partners deserve and expect during these unprecedented times. We are also deeply committed to the health and well-being of …

Elective Surgery Cancellations During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

March 17th, 2020 by

To minimize the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) the Surgeon General has recommended the cancellation of elective surgeries.