Point32Health Adds Travel Benefit for Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan Members Affected by Dobbs Women’s Health Organization Supreme Court Decision v. Jackson as well as State Laws Preventing Gender -Adopting Operations

A care navigation program is also being developed that is designed to help members find access to services.

CANTON, Mass., July 13, 2022 / PRNewswire/ – Point32Health and its family of companies, including Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan, have developed a comprehensive travel benefit to support its members and employees who do not gain access to coverage service in their state of residence due to state laws restricting or prohibiting providers from providing such covered benefits. This action is in response to the recent decision of the Supreme Court, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organizationwhich reverses the long -standing precedent of Roe against Wade, as well as sex verification operations prohibited by certain state laws. The new travel benefit is immediately available to fully insured commercial accounts with more than 50 members that are covered for these benefits,1 as well as offered on all self-funded commercial accounts. The travel benefit is also available to Point32Health employees who have health insurance benefits through the Company.

In addition to the travel benefit, Point32Health also develops a comprehensive care navigation program aimed at helping its members find access to reproductive health care services, gender-verifying surgeries, and supports. The program, when developed, will be applied to the Company’s product lines.

“The health and well -being of our members has always been our top priority, and we remain committed to ensuring that our members have access to all the benefits and services that are part of their health plan,” he said. Cain Hayes, president and CEO of Point32Health. “Not only is this the right thing to do, but an important step in our journey to having a real impact on health justice for our members and the wider community.”

Members can contact the Member Services team listed on their health plan member ID cards. Commercial employer and broker groups should contact their sales executive and/or account manager for further details on these enhancements.

About Point32Health

Point32Health is a leading health and wellness organization, delivering a better healthcare experience to everyone in our communities. Comprised of the quality, nonprofit heritage of our founding organizations, Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, we use our experience and expertise to help people find their version of a healthier lifestyle through extensive set of health plans and tools that make health navigation and well-being easier.

Our programs have a 360-degree view of health for our members — regardless of their age, health, race, identity or income. Our Institute works to improve the health of the population — and our Foundation works with communities to support, promote and promote healthier living for all. We use empathy to understand what is important to those we serve, always making their priorities. And we strive to guide and empower people by bringing together broad partners and insights to create new strategies that make a real difference for our community, our industry and our 2.2 million members across New England.

1 Regulatory approval is pending

SOURCE Point32Health