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Current Press Releases
AvMed Adds to Member Experience with Health and Wellness Values from ChooseHealthy
Miami, Fl – April 1, 2015 – As part of its mission to help Members live healthier, AvMed, a Florida not-for-profit health plan, now offers the
health and wellness values program to each of its 315,000 Members.
Four for Florida! AvMed Ranks Highest in Member Satisfaction… Again
Miami, FL – (March 12, 2015) – For a fourth consecutive year, a study released by J.D. Power ranks AvMed “highest in member satisfaction” in Florida.
AvMed & American Heart Association Partner for Miami Heart Walk
Miami, FL – (October 28, 2014) – Each year, one in three deaths in the US is caused by heart disease and stroke, affecting all of us in some way.
AvMed American Diabetes Association Partner for “Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes” in Ft. Lauderdale
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL – (October. 23, 2014) – Today, there are nearly 30 million Americans who have diabetes, including 1 in 9 of our Floridian family members, friends and neighbors.
AvMed Members Announced As Top 10 Winners of Healthways Silversneakers® Fitness 10th Annual Richard L. Swanson Inspiration Award
Miami, FL – (Sept. 25, 2014) – Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness and AvMed are pleased to announce that Plantation (Fort Lauderdale), Florida residents Jeff and Linda Tieger, have been selected as Top 10 winners of the 2014 Richard L. Swanson Inspiration Award.
AvMed & American Heart Association Team up for Greater Orlando Heart Walk
Orlando, FL – September 4, 2014 – Every year, close to a million Americans die of heart disease and stroke. These diseases affect all of us in some way. That's why AvMed is a proud sponsor of the American Heart Association (AHA) Greater Orlando Heart Walk. An estimated 20,000 participants are expected to attend the Heart Walk, an event to benefit the AHA's lifesaving work, on September 6, 2014. The walkers will unite to create hope, inspire change, and celebrate success.
AvMed Receives Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award
Tallahassee, FL — July 23, 2014 – The Florida Psychological Association (FPA) is pleased to announce AvMed as one of the award winners of the Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award for 2014.
AvMed Applauds TaxWatch Honorees for Stewardship
State Employees Recognized for Exemplary, Innovative Thinking
MIAMI, FL – June 27, 2014 – In ceremonies across the state this month, Florida TaxWatch recognized 432 State of Florida employees and teams for innovative and cost-saving ideas in stewardship of the taxpayer dollar. AvMed proudly sponsored the 26th Annual Prudential Productivity Awards events, which handed out 135 awards and more than $40,000 to public servants who, together, saved taxpayers $558 million this year.
AvMed Challenges Miami-Dade Parks' Fit2Play® Summer Campers To Get Fit Through The Morning Mile® Program
Miami, FL - June 17, 2014 – To kick off Miami-Dade Parks' Fit2Play® summer camp and its Morning Mile® program, Miami-Dade County employee families "prowled" the "Wild Morning Mile," presented by AvMed at Zoo Miami.
Wild Morning Mile Presented by AvMed at Zoo Miami
Miami, FL – June 11, 2014 - Miami-Dade Parks' Morning Mile® program kicks off Saturday, June 14, at 7:30 a.m. with "Wild Morning Mile" presented by AvMed at Zoo Miami.
AvMed - Proud Sponsor of Bike305 Initiative
Miami, FL - April 3, 2014 - AvMed is a proud sponsor of Bike305, a collaborative initiative of Miami-Dade mayors forged by Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez that encourages residents to ride and walk a stretch of paved trails along the eastern edge of the County.
Great Park Summit presented by AvMed
MIAMI - April 2, 2014 - The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation & Open Spaces Department, in partnership with The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade, will host the 2014 Great Park Summit presented by AvMed.
AvMed Makes it Three in a Row with 2014 J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Study
MIAMI - March 11, 2014 - For the third consecutive year, J.D. Power ranks AvMed highest in member satisfaction among Florida health plans.
AvMed Recognized as a J.D. Power 2014 Customer Champion
MIAMI – March 3, 2014 - J.D. Power has named AvMed to its elite list of 2014 Customer Champions as one of just 50 U.S. companies to earn the service excellence honor this year.
Florida Medicare Plan First To “Walk The Talk” With Walkadoo™ Physical Activity Program
MIAMI, Fla., and NASHVILLE, Tenn. - February 27, 2014 – As part of its mission to help members live healthier, AvMed has become the nation’s first Medicare Advantage plan to offer a unique, interactive walking program to its members.
A.M. Best Upgrades AvMed’s Financial Outlook Rating
MIAMI, FL – Dec 16, 2013 – A.M. Best Co. has upgraded AvMed’s outlook rating to “stable,” which AvMed leaders call an affirmation of the company’s new strategic direction and solid financial performance.
AvMed Medicare Achieves Elite Status, Four-and-a-Half Stars
MIAMI, FL – November 5, 2013 – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded Florida-based AvMed four-and-a-half (out of a possible five) stars for its 2014 Medicare Advantage plans.
AvMed and Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness Program Announce Richard L. Swanson National Award Nominee
MIAMI, FL – September 27, 2013 – Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness Program is proud to honor AvMed Medicare Choice Member Gary Condra, one of the finalists for the 2012 Richard L. Swanson Inspiration Award.
Summer Camper Sets New Miami-Dade Parks’ Morning Mile Record of Running 140 Miles
MIAMI, FL – August 16, 2013 – As summer camp comes to a close today, a new Miami-Dade Parks’ summer camp record of running 140 miles was set by 14-year old Sebastian Deoleo at Miami-Dade Parks’ Fit2Play® Summer Camp at Hammocks Community Park where Deoleo has been running every morning as part of the Morning Mile Program, sponsored by AvMed.
AvMed Announces New Oncology Quality Management Partner
Miami, FL – August 12, 2013 – AvMed Health Plans announced that it has partnered with New Century Health (NCH), a leader in specialty care quality management, to continue providing quality and cost management.
AvMed Launches New Look Embracing New Opportunities To Meet The Health And Wellness Needs Of Floridians
MIAMI, FL – August 6, 2013 – AvMed unveiled a new logo and tagline to underscore its growth and transformation in an ever changing consumer-centric marketplace.
NBA Star Tim Hardaway, Olympians and Student-Athletes Kick-Off Morning Mile Presented by AvMed Health Plans
MIAMI, FL – June 14, 2013 – NBA Star Tim Hardaway, Olympians and Student-Athletes Kick-Off Morning Mile Presented by AvMed Health Plans. Local Companies Urged to Support Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade’s “100 for 100 Challenge”.
Olympians and Student-Athletes Lead Summer Campers in Morning Mile presented by AvMed Health Plans
MIAMI, FL – June 12, 2013 – Olympians and Student-Athletes Lead Summer Campers in Morning Mile presented by AvMed Health Plans. Miami Heat’s Tim Hardaway to Launch Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade’s “100 for 100 Challenge”.
New AvMed Option Rewards Healthy Lifestyle Choices
MIAMI, FL – May 30, 2013 – AvMed will partner with BeniComp, a health plan administrator specializing in wellness. BeniComp has introduced a supplemental wellness program that ties a member’s lifestyle to their out of pocket healthcare costs.
AvMed Participates in Summer Safety Splash Presented by Miami Children's Hospital & Miami-Dade Parks
MIAMI, FL – May 18, 2013 – Miami Children's Hospital and Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces joined forces to promote the importance of water safety and swim lessons for children during the 4th annual "Summer Safety Splash" event.
Results of school-based flu immunization program announced at community event
GAINESVILLE, FL – April 30, 2013 – Alachua County fared significantly better during the last flu season than its neighbors, and experts credit the Control Flu program offered in local schools for those results.
Miami-Dade County Hosted First Annual Spring Into Wellness Mega Fair
MIAMI, FL – April 26, 2013 – Today, Miami-Dade County hosted its first annual Spring into Wellness Mega at the Stephen P. Clark Center.
Miami-Dade Hosts Downtown Wellness Mega Fair on April 26
MIAMI, FL – April 15, 2013 – Miami-Dade County is hosting its first annual Spring into Wellness Mega Fair on Friday, April 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., in the Stephen P. Clark Center’s west-side Courtyard, located at 111 NW 1 Street, in Miami.
AvMed Health Plans Ranks Highest in J.D. Power and Associates Customer Satisfaction Study For the Second Year in a Row
MIAMI, FL – March 13, 2013 – For the second consecutive year, AvMed Health Plans ranks highest in member satisfaction in Florida, according to a study released by J.D. Power and Associates.
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AvMed In the News
Wake Up to Good Health
NBC6/NBC6 in the Mix
March 5, 2013 – Wake up and get active! AvMed Health Plans and a familiar face you're used to waking up on NBC 6 joins Roxanne Vargas.
Congress Should Repeal New Health Insurance Tax
Florida Voices - February 26, 2013 – We all hope that health reform will improve access to millions of Americans who are unable to obtain or afford coverage today. That was certainly the intent -- to bring down premiums by spreading the cost over a larger risk pool.
Studies Don’t Lie: Patients Benefit from a Strong PCP Relationship
Community Newspapers – by Christine Bucan
November 10, 2012 – A senior from Broward County is rushed to the emergency room because she mixed medications that are contra-indicated.
Another bounced around from specialist to specialist, undergoing duplicate tests and procedures. All of this could be avoided...
Marketing Medical Insurance to Individuals
The Miami Herald – by Mike Seemuth
October 14, 2012 – As healthcare reform unfolds and the need for individual coverage increases, medical insurance companies are taking a more
retail approach to reaching potential clients...
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