Avera Health Plans is a for-profit company established in 1999 to provide health insurance to people in South Dakota and surrounding communities.
Our Business Objectives
1. To be the most cost-effective, innovative managed health care network, Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) and point of service products in the service area.
2. To develop innovative products which emphasize health promotion, health education, wellness, early detection, screening and prevention.
3. To develop and foster a long-term alliance with providers who envision the future as a fully coordinated health care delivery system.
4. To participate in a delivery system that promotes quality and cost-effective health care delivery through a strong care-coordination program that ensures the delivery of services in the most appropriate and cost-effective setting.
Avera Health Plans uses a tailored marketing and sales strategy for the following markets:
¿ Individuals ages 64 and younger and their families
¿ Employers, large (over 50 employees) and small groups. Also referred to as fully insured (commercial) or self-funded (administrative services only - ASO)
¿ Medicare Supplement Insurance for persons ages 65 and older
Avera Health Plans¿ distribution includes:
¿ Local agents (producers)
¿ National and regional consultants
¿ Internal sales staff