LAS VEGAS and RENO, Nev., Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SilverSummit Healthplan announced today that it plans to launch its Health Insurance Marketplace product, Ambetter, in Nevada for 2018. SilverSummit anticipates to cover all 17 counties statewide, including the "bare counties" that were expected not to have coverage by any other health insurers in 2018. To expand its offering so that Nevadans throughout the state have access to its new high quality health insurance, SilverSummit has partnered with Hometown Health to utilize its expansive provider network.
"SilverSummit is pleased to serve its current Medicaid members in Nevada, and it looks forward to expanding its product offerings to the Health Insurance Marketplace in 2018," said Garrett Leaf, president and CEO of SilverSummit Healthplan. "We strive to be a responsible partner with the state and are committed to working closely with regulators and policymakers to be able to offer affordable coverage options for Nevada residents."
SilverSummit's parent company, Centene Corporation, previously announced its commitment to participating on the 2018 Health Insurance Marketplace in Nevada and is currently working through the regulatory process.
About SilverSummit Healthplan
SilverSummit Healthplan (SilverSummit) is a managed care plan that provides health insurance to the people of Nevada. Established in 2017, SilverSummit exists to improve the health of its members through focused, compassionate and coordinated care. SilverSummit is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, a diversified, multi-national healthcare enterprise. For more information, visit www.silversummithealthplan.com.
About Hometown Health
Established in 1988, Hometown Health is the insurance division of Renown Health and is northern Nevada's largest locally-owned, not-for-profit health insurance company. Hometown Health is pleased to partner with SilverSummit Healthplan to offer our provider network to the people of Nevada. For more information, call 775-982-3000 or visit www.hometownhealth.com.
SOURCE SilverSummit Healthplan