Financial support will support nonprofit organizations The Elisha Project and Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island, as well as the Rhode Island Public Health Institute’s Food on the Move initiative
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – August 30, 2021 – Commonwealth Care Alliance® (CCA), a nationally recognized not-for-profit, community-based, integrated healthcare organization focused on care and coordination for high-cost, high-needs individuals, today announced it is committing nearly $60,000 in an effort to address food insecurity in Rhode Island.
CCA donations will support three local organizations whose missions are to help homebound senior citizens and other Rhode Islanders in need access healthy, nutritious meals on a year-round basis. The organizations CCA is supporting include:
“As a healthcare organization dedicated to serving high-risk, traditionally hard-to-reach individuals, we at CCA have a first-hand understanding of the impact hunger and other social determinants of health can have on a person’s overall health and well-being,” said Corey McCarty, Rhode Island general manager at Commonwealth Care Alliance. “We are incredibly proud to support the great work these three organizations are doing to address food insecurity, which is making a real difference in the health and well-being of Rhode Islanders from all across the state.”
CCA will offer a range of Medicare plans in Rhode Island beginning for enrollment on January 1, 2022, marking the organization’s first-ever market expansion outside of Massachusetts.
Learn more about CCA operations in Rhode Island at www.CCARhodeIsland.org.
About Commonwealth Care Alliance:
Commonwealth Care Alliance® (CCA) is an integrated care system influencing innovative models of complex care nationwide. A not-for-profit, community-based payer and provider serving individuals with significant health needs, CCA’s uncommon care® model is proven effective in addressing unmet social determinants of health, behavioral health and medical needs. Mission-based and person-centered, CCA is singularly focused on sustainable and evidence-based healthcare breakthroughs that fill important gaps in care and improve the health and well-being of people with complex needs. This includes advocating for affordable, high-quality and cost-effective healthcare policies that lead to healthcare equity for individuals who need it most.
For five consecutive years, CCA One Care earned a top overall experience rating from consumers, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services rated CCA Senior Care Options 4.5 out of 5 stars for 2021. Learn more about CCA’s pioneering healthcare solutions and validated care model at http://www.commonwealthcarealliance.org/ or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.