BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthfirst, a not-for-profit health insurance company with nearly 1.4 million members, proudly announces the opening of its newest community office in Brooklyn. A grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on Thursday, January 17, at 4pm at the new location: 2166 Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11210.
With more than 360,000 members in Brooklyn, opening a new location in Flatbush is important to Healthfirst's continued growth and its promise of delivering high-quality customer service to its members. The office is staffed with Healthfirst bilingual representatives fluent in English and Spanish and English and Haitian Creole who will answer questions and help enroll those interested in obtaining health insurance coverage. The location also serves as a hub for workshops and events held in partnership with local community-based organizations.
"We're excited to open our newest office in Brooklyn, which demonstrates our commitment to providing affordable, quality care for all New Yorkers," said Paul Portsmore, Healthfirst's Senior Vice President for Growth. "This location will provide our members and other residents with personal attention and the opportunity to learn firsthand about Healthfirst's program offerings. We look forward to cultivating new relationships and continuing our long-standing rapport with community partners."
Local political and community leaders invited to attend include:
- State Senator Kevin Parker, 21st District
- Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte, 42nd District
The Flatbush community office is open to the public Monday to Saturday, 8:30am–5:30pm. For more information, please visit www.healthfirst.org.
Healthfirst is New York's largest non-profit health insurer, providing Medicaid plans, Medicare Advantage plans, long-term care and other integrated plans, qualified health plans, and individual and small group plans to nearly 1.4 million members. Sponsored by New York City's leading hospitals, Healthfirst's unique advantage is rooted in its mission of putting members first by aligning goals with the healthcare providers who deliver care. This value-based care model has been a catalyst for sustained growth in one of the most dynamic markets in the country. As part of the community for 25 years, Healthfirst earns the trust of its members by offering consistently high-quality, market-leading products.
For more information on Healthfirst, please visit www.healthfirst.org.