Press releases

2010

December 27, 2010
Summit ElderCare® recognized by legislators 
Summit ElderCare® is recognized by legislators for the health care services and support the program has provided during the past 15 years to almost 2,000 Worcester County seniors and their families.

November 15, 2010
FCHP reports September year-to-date financials
FCHP reported a net loss of $14.3 million on revenue of $861 million for the nine months that ended September 30, 2010.

October 22, 2010 
Fallon Community Health Plan only health plan in nation to score in top 10 in all product lines
FCHP ranked #1 for Medicaid, #3 for Medicare and #8 for Private by the NCQA; only health plan in America to be on Honor Roll in all products second year in a row.

October 21, 2010 
Fallon Community Health Plan appoints R. Scott Walker as CFO
FCHP today announced the appointment of R. Scott Walker as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

October 7, 2010
FCHP announces 2010 Community Benefits Grant recipients
Grants awarded to community-based programs that support children, seniors and improved access to good nutrition.

September 17, 2010 
FCHP ranked again as top 10 health plan in America|
FCHP today announced that it is, once again, among the top 10 health plans in America,

August 13, 2010
FCHP reports second quarter financials
FCHP today reported a net loss of $12.8 million on revenue of $283.8 million for the second quarter, ending June 30, 2010.

July 7, 2010
Summit ElderCare® launches new, user-friendly Web site
The Web site, www.summiteldercare.org, offers caregivers and referral sources detailed information about Summit ElderCare’s services, costs and eligibility requirements.

May 25, 2010
FCHP appoints Robert J. Trocki to Senior Director of Actuarial Pricing
In this role, he is responsible for the pricing of all commercial HMO and PPO products, developing merged market rates and pricing factors, revenue forecasting, and trend analysis for commercial and Fallon Senior Plan® products.

May 21, 2010
FCHP now accepting applications for grant program
FCHP has expanded its Community Benefits Grant program to now include innovative, community-based programs aimed at improving access to good nutrition and promoting physical activity, and providing health and social services for seniors

May 21, 2010
FCHP appoints Christine L. Cassidy to Senior Director of Corporate Communications
In this position, Cassidy will be responsible for all media and public relations, as well as overseeing the company’s internal communications, social media strategy and Web site.

May 19, 2010
FCHP appoints Katherine H. Metzger to Vice President
In this role, Metzger is responsible for the management of FCHP’s state and federal contractual responsibilities, product membership and financials for FCHP's Senior Care Options (SCO) and Medicaid programs.

May 19, 2010
FCHP appoints Phil A. Benvenuti to Senior Director of Internal Audit
In this role, Benvenuti will be responsible for overseeing the internal audit function, fraud investigations and Model Audit Rule compliance.

May 17, 2010
Fallon Community Health Plan reports first quarter financials
FCHP today reported a net loss of $8.5 million on revenue of $285 million for the first quarter, ending March 31, 2010.

April 29, 2010
Fallon Community Health Plan continues popular discount program through 2010
Introduced in 2009, Family Fun offers FCHP members savings of up to $180 through free child admissions and other discounts at museums, zoos, whale watching, indoor rock climbing and other family-oriented places that encourage a healthy lifestyle.

April 23, 2010
Summit ElderCare appoints Annamaria Salisbury to Site Director
In this position, Salisbury will oversee the daily operations at the site, while interacting with participants and caregivers, and also lead the Summit ElderCare interdisciplinary team in overseeing the management of each individual care plan for all participants.

April 20, 2010
Hughes named President and CEO of Fallon Community Health Plan
Fallon Community Health Plan’s Board of Directors today announced that it has named W. Patrick (“Pat”) Hughes as President and CEO.

March 26, 2010
FCHP appoints Patricia M. Zinkus to Director of Case Management
FCHP announces the appointment of Patricia M. Zinkus to Director of Case Management. In this role, she will be responsible for directing all case management programs for the health plan’s commercial and Medicare Advantage plans to ensure members receive high-quality, cost-effective care.

February 26, 2010
FCHP reports 2009 financial results
FCHP today reported a net loss of $29.4 million on revenue of $1.1 billion for the fiscal year that ended December 31, 2009, compared with a net income of $6.7 million on revenue of $1 billion in 2008.

February 11, 2010
Eric H. Schultz to leave Fallon Community Health Plan
Fallon Community Health Plan’s board of directors today announced that it has accepted the resignation of President and CEO Eric H. Schultz effective immediately. Schultz will be joining Harvard Pilgrim Health Care as President and CEO.