October 4, 2012

Harrington HealthCare System Now Accepts Fallon Senior Plan

SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. -- October 4, 2012 -- Harrington HealthCare System is pleased to announced that all its facilities, including Harrington Hospital, Harrington HealthCare at Hubbard, Harrington HealthCare at Charlton, and its Physician Hospital Organization, will accept Fallon Senior Plan, a Medicare Advantage plan offered by Fallon Community Health Plan.

Open enrollment to sign up for Medicare plans or to switch your plan begins Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7.

One of America's first Medicare HMOs, Fallon Senior Plan is ranked by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the #8 Medicare HMO in the country and #1 in Massachusetts (NCQA Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2012-13).

If you are interested in learning more about Fallon Senior Plan, representatives are ready to provide additional information. You can call them directly, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (From October 1 - February 14, they're available seven days a week) at 1-866-259-3475. TTY users, please call TRS relay 711. You can also visit www.fchp.org/seniorplan to learn more.

"We are extremely pleased to be able to be working with Fallon Community Health Plan to bring quality-based, affordable health care to the communities we serve," said Harrington CEO Ed Moore. "By accepting Fallon Senior Plan patients, we are helping to fulfill our mission of offering TLC -- Total Local Care -- to the residents of South Central Massachusetts."

For more information about Harrington HealthCare System, please visit our website, www.harringtonhospital.org. If you need a physician, please call 508-765-3145.