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May 6, 2021
Eliance Health Solutions: Providing Cost-effective, Local Health Plans to Lancaster Businesses
Many Lancaster businesses are interested in supporting the local community and other local businesses. Even when it comes to health plans, there is a local choice based here in Lancaster.
Eliance Health Solutions, a health plan backed by Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health that includes LG Health services and other local independent providers in its primary network, provides services that extend beyond traditional health insurance coverage. Eliance works to educate its health plan members on health risks and care options while reducing costs for everyone involved–employers and their employees.
One thing that sets Eliance apart is their emphasis on care pathways, or treatment plans, which are a specific set of guidelines to help manage patient care. For patients who have low back pain, for example, Eliance encourages physical therapy and other non-surgical procedures first, as the patient’s provider evaluates their progress and adjusts recommendations along the way. Another common care path is cancer screenings. In this case, patients can expect a customized experience tailored to their individual risk, and Eliance’s screening methods are matched to each patient’s needs and lifestyle.
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Physicians’ Medical Director, Dr. John C. Wood, works with the Eliance team and stresses the importance of customized care. “I treat each patient as a partner, and together, we work toward a common goal. Communication with my patients is essential to providing the best care,” he says.
Part of that improved care comes from Eliance’s use of clinical data to deliver better care and provide better outcomes for patients. “One of the unique aspects of Eliance is how the local health plan administration team, the providers in our network, and employers that are enrolled in our health plan, all collaborate to look for the greatest opportunity to further patient care. Eliance puts health plans and providers on the same side and works to provide cost effective care to every member.”
One of the ways Eliance is able to provide cost effective care is through the Eliance Preferred Network, a specialized network of local providers, which offers coverage to members while lowering costs for employers when employees use the network. This network was developed specifically for Lancaster businesses with the goal of reducing costs for employers and improving the health of their employees.
Ready for a health plan that invests in you and your employees? Visit eliancehealthsolutions.org/healthplan or call 717-869-3877 for an overview of Eliance’s health plan offerings for Lancaster employers.