Oxford Health Plans
Oxford Health Plans is a managed healthcare company providing health benefit plans to approximately 1.6 million Members. Oxford Health Plans, Inc. provides health plans to employers and individuals in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware and Pennsylvania.
The company was founded in 1984 and is based in Trumbull, Connecticut. As of July 29, 2004, Oxford Health Plans Inc. is a subsidiary of Unitedhealth Group Inc.
About Oxford Health Plans
The company offers commercial products, including large group, small group, individual, and health maintenance organization (HMO), as well as Medicare products to different types of customers. Its product line includes HMO plans, exclusive provider organization (EPO) plans, point-of-service (POS) plans, preferred provider (PPO) plans, indemnity plans, and various plans offered to Medicare beneficiaries.
Oxford Health markets its products through direct sales representatives, business representatives, the Internet, telemarketing representatives, and executive account representatives, as well as through external insurance agents, brokers, and consultants.
Oxford Health Plans, Inc.
Product Types Offered
Oxford offers individual health insurance plans in New York and New Jersey to people who are self-employed or otherwise ineligible for group coverage.
Oxford offers a wide range of affordable and flexible health plans for most businesses. Oxford continues to strive to strengthen our provider networks by setting strict credentialing standards; most of our physicians are board-certified or recently board-eligible. Oxford has two quality networks, Freedom and Liberty, to enable greater flexibility in pricing. Oxford is committed to finding solutions to your health plan needs by continuing to develop and offer new products.
Point-Of-Service Products (in- and out-of-network):
Open Access Products / No PCP Referral Required:
Consumer-Driven Health Plans
Out of Area
UnitedHealthcare, Oxford’s parent company, has merged its Medicare Advantage plans, including Oxford Medicare Advantage®, to create the new SecureHorizons® by UnitedHealthcare - focused exclusively on the health and well-being of individuals enrolled in Medicare.
Oxford Health Plans has one of the tri-state area’s biggest provider networks. You can use Oxford Health Plans’s online provider directory to learn more about doctors, hospitals, other medical services, dentists, vision care providers and pharmacies that work with your Oxford Health Plans plan.
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Here are some of the most recent news regarding Oxford Health Plans:
New York, New Jersey UnitedHealth subsidiaries see ratings rise
IFAwebnews Staff, June 18, 2009 — Recognizing in part the companies’ market presence and brand name recognition, A.M. Best has upgraded the ratings of two of UnitedHealth Group’s subsidiaries in New York and New Jersey.
The ratings service upgraded the financial strength ratings to A (Excellent) from A- (Excellent) and issuer credit ratings to “a” from “a-” for the Oxford Health Plans in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut and Oxford Health Insurance, Inc.
The plans offer health care benefits to employers and individuals in the three states with commercial products and services, including traditional HMOs, PPOs and exclusive provider organizations, point-of-service plans and consumer-driven health plans.
In addition to the market and name benefits, especially in the New York City metro market, A.M. Best also noted the subsidiaries’ solid-risk based capitalization and strong earnings, especially at Oxford Health Plans, based in New York, and Oxford Health Insurance. (Continue Reading)
Oxford Health Plans’s rating, as rated by A.M. Best Company. A.M. Best Company is a full-service credit rating organization dedicated to serving the financial services industries, including the banking and insurance sectors.
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