LIMA — Bright Health’s Medicare Advantage plans will be available to residents in the Lima area starting in 2020.
The Ohio Department of Insurance and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently approved Bright Health’s plan to offer plans in the Cleveland, Akron and Lima markets.
The expansion covers Allen, Auglaize, Mercer and Putnam counties, as well as Cuyahoga, Lake, Portage, Medina, Geauga, Summit, Ottawa and Defiance.
Bright Health is partnering with Mercy Health and University Hospitals to offer the plans.
The Medicare annual election period starts Oct. 15.