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03 de agosto de 2021

Participation With Assurance Wireless Federal Lifeline Program Provides Eligible Healthfirst Members with Free Android™ Smartphone and No-Cost Cell Phone Service

 

NEW YORK, NY, AUGUST 03, 2021 – Healthfirst, the largest not-for-profit health insurer in New York State, is committed to its mission to help its members access high-quality healthcare. As part of that effort, the company is keeping its members connected to healthcare services and providers by participating with Assurance Wireless in the federal Lifeline Program which provides free Android™ smartphones and no-cost cell phone service to those that are eligible .

"If there is one thing that became apparent during the pandemic, it was the importance of access to telehealth services. As we continue to pursue Health Equity, it is our hope that making the Lifeline Program available to eligible members via Assurance Wireless is an all-around win for our members, their physicians, and Healthfirst," said Errol Pierre, SVP, State Programs at Healthfirst. "Members will also be able to download the Healthfirst member app onto their smartphone to access in-network care (including telehealth), locate nearby essential services, and view digital member information and benefits."

The Lifeline Program through Assurance Wireless includes:

  • 4.5 GB Monthly Data
  • Unlimited texting and 1,000 Monthly Minutes

Special extras for Healthfirst members include:

  • Feature-loaded Android smartphone
  • Healthfirst updates and reminders by text
  • Las llamadas a Healthfirst no cuentan para los minutos por mes
  • Use of the Healthfirst NY Mobile App doesn’t count against monthly minutes

Enrollment is available to individuals who qualify based on federal or state-specific eligibility criteria. You may qualify if you are on certain public assistance programs, like Medicaid or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Members can determine eligibility and apply for a free Android smartphone and no-cost cell phone service by visiting healthfirst.org/assurance-wireless-lifeline.

Acerca de Healthfirst
Healthfirst is the largest not-for-profit health insurer in New York State, earning the trust of 1.7 million members by ensuring access to affordable and high-quality healthcare. Con el patrocinio de los principales sistemas de hospitales del sur del estado de Nueva York, la ventaja única de Healthfirst se basa en su misión de priorizar a los miembros mediante alianzas estrechas con su amplia red de proveedores en objetivos compartidos. Healthfirst también es pionera en el modelo de cuidado basado en valor, ahora reconocido como una buena práctica nacional. For nearly 30 years, Healthfirst has worked with its partners to improve health outcomes through better access to care-especially in underserved communities adversely impacted by disease, health disparities, and socioeconomic barriers to optimal health. Healthfirst ha construido su reputación en la comunidad por ofrecer productos y servicios de la mejor calidad en los que los neoyorquinos pueden confiar. Ofrece productos líderes en el mercado que se adaptan a cada etapa de la vida, que incluyen planes de Medicaid, planes de Medicare Advantage, planes de cuidado a largo plazo, planes de salud calificados, planes Esenciales y planes individuales y para grupos pequeños. Healthfirst presta servicios a sus miembros en la ciudad de Nueva York, en Long Island y también en los condados de Westchester, Rockland, Sullivan y Orange. Para obtener más información sobre Healthfirst, visite healthfirst.org.

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Según los ingresos declarados para el año calendario 2020.
Assurance Wireless is participating in a Lifeline Assistance program supported by the federal Universal Service Fund. Enrollment is available to individuals who qualify based on federal or state-specific eligibility criteria. Se aplican normas de usos prohibidos de la red y otras restricciones. © 2021 Assurance Wireless USA, L.P. Todos los derechos reservados. Android es una marca registrada de Google LLC. Todas las demás marcas son propiedad de sus respectivos dueños. Assurance Wireless brinda apoyo en inglés principalmente y se reserva el derecho a proporcionar los documentos en inglés. Los documentos en español se proporcionan por conveniencia solamente.
Android smartphone is provided by Assurance Wireless and is based on phone availability. Includes Lifeline cell phone service with voice minutes and data each month, plus unlimited texts.
Exclusive wireless offer for eligible Healthfirst members age 18 and over. Offer limited to eligible customers residing in selected geographic areas, is non-transferable, and only one wireless or wireline discounted Lifeline service is available per household. El servicio de Assurance Wireless no está disponible en todos los estados/áreas y puede variar según el estado. La cobertura no está disponible en todas partes. See the coverage map on the https://www.assurancewireless.com website for a detailed map and check if service is available in your area.