June 30, 2011

CeltiCare Now Accepted By Harrington HealthCare System

SOUTHBRIDGE and WEBSTER, Mass., June 30, 2011 - Harrington HealthCare System, including Harrington Hospital in Southbridge and Harrington HealthCare at Hubbard in Webster, has joined the CeltiCare Health Plan of Massachusetts, Inc. (CeltiCare) network.

The Harrington HealthCare System now accepts the CeltiCare Commonwealth Care Plan Types I, II and III. Under Plan Type I and IIA there is no premium with CeltiCare. CeltiCare is one of the lowest cost plans currently available for Plan Type IIB and III.

If you are a Network Health Plan Forward patient who would like to stay with your Harrington primary care physician and want a zero premium plan for Plan Type 1 or IIA, you can enroll in CeltiCare. Enrollment has been extended to Friday, July 8.

To enroll, you can call the Commonwealth Care Member Service Center, Monday - Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 1-877 MA ENROLL (1-877-623-6765) or TTY 1-877-623-7773, or go to www.Mahealthconnector.org. You must enroll by July 8 to continue to use Harrington Hospital and our physicians.

Harrington is holding two Open Enrollment sessions where patients can sign up for the CeltiCare plan. Open Enrollment at Harrington Hospital, 100 South St., Southbridge, is Wednesday, July 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Main Lobby.

Open Enrollment at Harrington HealthCare at Hubbard, 340 Thompson Rd., Webster, is Thursday, July 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Main Lobby.

Financial counselors will be available to assist you at each Open Enrollment session.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Harrington Hospital Physician Referral line at 508-765-3145, or visit Harrington's Credit Department in the Main Lobby of the hospital in Southbridge.