$143 Million Provided in Community Benefits by HMOs According to Reports Filed With AG Coakley’s Office

Six health maintenance organizations (HMOs) provided more than $143 million in community benefits for Massachusetts residents in fiscal year 2011 according to reports published last week by the attorney general’s office. Fallon Community Health Plan is among those HMOs that reported community benefits.

Community benefit expenditures reported by the six HMO plans included more than $108 million in care for uninsured and underinsured residents and $35 million on a range of programs to address childhood obesity, reduce health disparities and promote health and wellness in vulnerable populations.