Alignment Health Plan Recognized as the Best Insurance Company for Medicare Advantage in North Carolina by US News & World Report


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RALEIGH, North Carolina and ORANGE, Calif., Oct. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alignment Health Plan, an award-winning Medicare Advantage (MA) insurance company from Alignment Health, has been named 2023 Best Insurance Company for Medicare Advantage plans by US News & World Report for its top-rated HMO in North Carolina. Alignment is one of only four MA insurance companies in the state to earn the U.S. News “Best” ranking badge.

Each year, US News analyzes and identifies the best MA offerings in each state based on data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare Compare tool. A Best Insurance Company is defined by US News & World Report as a company whose plans have been rated at least three out of five stars by CMS and whose plans have an average rating of 4.5 stars or higher in the state .

Alignment’s North Carolina HMO plan has earned a coveted 5 out of 5 possible star rating from CMS for 2023, its first year eligible for rating. Each year, Medicare evaluates the plans based on a 5-star rating, which represents excellent performance.

“Alignment Health Plan is honored to be named Best Insurance Company for Medicare Advantage Plans by US News & World Report,” said Dawn Maroney, CEO of Alignment Health Plan. “Our members understand the value we bring in terms of personalized, coordinated care and differentiated benefits. We know seniors have choices when it comes to their health care needs, and we value the opportunity to be their champions on their journey to aging well.

Alignment Health has worked with various Medicare Advantage carriers in North Carolina since 2014 and introduced its own Alignment Health Plan coverage in the state in 2021, the year the 2023 rating is based on. Today, Alignment Health Plan is available to over 628,000 residents in 16 counties – Avery, Buncombe, Chatham, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Henderson, Johnston, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Orange, Transylvania, Wake and Wilkes – or almost 30% of adults eligible for state health insurance.1

“Being named the Top Medicare Advantage Company in North Carolina, as well as earning a 5-star rating, is a testament to our team’s hands-on approach to caring for seniors in our communities,” said Dr. Adam Wolk, regional chief medical officer. at Health Alignment. “We continue to work directly with our members and our patients to truly understand their care needs and provide the healthcare experience and outcomes they deserve. »

North Carolina residents can turn to the alignment for popular benefits to meet their unique and changing health care needs, such as non-emergency transportation to medical appointments, benefits monthly groceries and a new “Flexible Allowance” benefit that allows members to purchase additional items and services such as dentures, veneers and contact lenses, and chiropractic treatments. Alignment members also have access to the 24/7 ACCESS On-Demand concierge service at no additional cost. Additional new benefits also include a month’s supply of insulin for $35 or less, discounted pet medications and, in some plans, annual reimbursement for care support.

In addition to North Carolina, Medicare-eligible adults in select counties in Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, and Texas can choose from Alignment’s diverse lineup of plans during the annual enrollment, which runs through Dec. 7, for plan benefits beginning Jan. 1. 1, 2023. To learn more about Alignment 2023’s product offerings, visit

About Alignment HealthAlignment Health is championing a new path in senior care that enables members to age well and live their most vibrant lives. A consumer brand of Alignment Healthcare (NASDAQ: ALHC), Alignment Health is a technology-based Medicare Advantage company offering more than 40 benefit-rich, value-driven plans that serve 52 counties in four states. The company partners with nationally recognized and trusted local providers to provide coordinated care. Each member also benefits from Alignment’s personalized care model, powered by its 24/7 concierge team and purpose-built technology, AVA®. Based in California, the company’s mission-driven team makes high-quality, low-cost care a reality for members every day. As it expands its award-winning plans nationwide, Alignment maintains its core values ​​of leading with a serving heart and putting seniors first. For more information, visit

Media ContactPriya ShahmPR for Alignment Health[email protected]

1Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Medicare Advantage/Part D Contract and Enrollment Data, September 2022 MA State/Country Penetration, Reports/MCAdvPartDEnrolData/MA-State-County-Penetration


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