MagnaCare to help health plan sponsors address opioid misuse

January 16th, 2019 by

Crain’s New York Business reported on MagnaCare’s Opioid Oversight Program, aimed at preventing opioid abuse. The program focuses on both early intervention to avoid opioid addiction and longer-term intervention for persistent opioid users. Read the article that appeared in Crain’s.

Technology contributes to health plan satisfaction

January 16th, 2019 by

According to a new JD Power consumer study, advanced technology platforms can improve health plan performance for payors. They play a key role in health plan member satisfaction. To improve the customer experience, MagnaCare has recently rolled out a new service technology platform that offers: Easier navigation Self-service tools that allow members to manage their …

MagnaCare Launches New Opioid Oversight Program

January 11th, 2019 by

The initiative will assist plan sponsors in creating safer, more productive workplaces NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2019 – MagnaCare, a leader in health plan management services, announced today a new Opioid Oversight Program that aims to help labor organizations account for their workers’ safety and productivity, while also reducing associated costs. MagnaCare developed the unique …

MagnaCare Debuts New Branding

December 20th, 2018 by

New York, NY, December 20, 2018 – MagnaCare, a leader in health plan management, network rental, medical management, and casualty solutions, announced today the launch of a new brand identity, including a new logo and website. The new branding, which will elevate the MagnaCare brand among both new audiences and current clients, is intentionally designed …

NY Labor Leaders Strike A Defiant Tone At MagnaCare Event

October 8th, 2018 by

New York, October 8, 2018 – Embattled labor leaders beset by a continuous onslaught of anti-union attacks from the right, struck a defiant tone at MagnaCare’s “Leading Through Challenges” event held in town on October 4. Read more on LaborPress.

Know Before You Go: Eye Exams

September 5th, 2018 by

Your eyesight is precious. Periodic eye exams are an important step in preserving your vision long term. In addition to correcting your vision, during an eye exam your eye doctor can detect any eye disorders at an early stage, when they are more easily treated and their progress can possibly be reversed. But navigating eye …

Proactive Ways to Fight the Opioid Crisis

September 5th, 2018 by

Did you know that there are more accidental deaths from prescription opioids (20,101 in 2016) than from heroin overdoses (12,990 in 2016)? And that more than 80% of heroin users start out abusing prescription painkillers? The financial ramifications are staggering as well – with much higher work absenteeism and many times more emergency room visits, …

Know where to go: Urgent care, emergency room or primary care physician?

September 5th, 2018 by

Urgent care centers are a little like Starbucks: They seem to be popping up on every corner. Well, there’s a good reason for this, and it has to do with (you guessed it) money. Urgent care centers are like a primary care physician, but in a storefront, and without any continuity in your care. And …

Colorectal screening recommendations

September 5th, 2018 by

As medical guidelines evolve, MagnaCare aims to keep you informed and recommend the best course of care for your members. The American Cancer Society recently released new guidelines regarding colorectal cancer screening for average-risk individuals, lowering the recommended age for screening from age 50 to age 45. The cost implications of these recommendations are potentially …

Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers (PRI) Renews Exclusive Agreement with MagnaCare

August 7th, 2018 by

ROSLYN, NY, August 7, 2018 – Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers (“PRI”), the second largest admitted medical malpractice insurer in New York State, today announced the renewal of a cooperative agreement, first established in 1998, with MagnaCare, a leading full-service health plan administrator based in New York. Under the agreement, full-time physicians associated with MagnaCare will receive …