Bright Health Partners with Mercy to Offer Medicare Plans

MINNEAPOLIS – Bright Health in partnership with Mercy Health will begin offering 2019 Medicare Advantage plans in Youngstown during this fall’s annual enrollment period.

Bright Health headquartered in Minneapolis, currently offers individual, family and Medicare Advantage plans in Arizona, Colorado and Alabama.

Ohio will be the newest market addition to Bright Health’s Care Partner Health Plan collaborations and will include the Youngstown, Cincinnati, Springfield and Toledo markets.

This partnership provides Bright Health customers with access to Mercy Health’s provider network and offers Medicare Advantage plans to Ohioans that are affordable, provide comprehensive benefits, and achieve real outcomes using data-driven, clinically-coordinated care.

“Over the past decade, we have been witnessing an evolving health care delivery landscape, marked by consolidation of small, independent providers into large, comprehensive health systems,” said Bob Sheehy, Bright Health’s co-founder and CEO. “Mercy Health, with its proven track record of providing superior, personalized care more than 6.8 million times each year is the perfect partner for our Ohio market entry.”

Bright Health received conditional approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for its Ohio Medicare Advantage plans.

Bright Health offers its Medicare Advantage plans via its website,, its call center, broker partners and the website.

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