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EmblemHealth and Partner AdvantageCare Physicians Open Health Hub in East New York

New location to offer primary and specialty care, laboratory and radiology services, and health and wellness classes

New York (July 24, 2019) - EmblemHealth, one of the nation's largest non-profit health insurers, and its partner, AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY), one of New York's largest primary and specialty care practices, announced today the opening of its new health hub in East New York, a 75,000 square foot state-of-the-art medical facility located at 101 Pennsylvania Avenue in East New York. EmblemHealth President and CEO Karen Ignagni, ACPNY President and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Navarra Rodriguez, and community residents will be celebrating the opening of the location with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony today.

“We are proud to open a health hub where East New York residents can access high-quality, affordable primary and specialty care, with free wellness classes and other valuable social support services,” said Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of EmblemHealth.

“At AdvantageCare Physicians, we focus on caring for the ‘whole you’ by treating the physical, mental and lifestyle aspects of a person’s health, and we now have a space in East New York that can help members of a community that need it most,” said Dr. Navarra Rodriguez, President and Chief Medical Officer of ACPNY.

In addition to primary care services, including Family Practice, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, the East New York health hub will also offer patients access to specialties, including Cardiology with Echocardiography and Nuclear Stress Testing, Gastroenterology with Endoscopy Suite, Hematology/Oncology with dedicated Infusion Suite, Ophthalmology, Optometry, Podiatry, and Rheumatology, alongside laboratory testing services provided by Quest Diagnostics’ Patient Service Center and radiology services provided by Lenox Hill Radiology. Complementing the location’s clinical offerings provided by ACPNY, Quest Diagnostics and Lenox Hill Radiology, are the health and wellness services provided by EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care and Cityblock Health.

About EmblemHealth

EmblemHealth is one of the nation's largest nonprofit health insurers, with more than 3.1 million members and an 80-year legacy of serving New York's communities. The company offers a full range of commercial and government-sponsored health plans to employers, individuals and families, as well as convenient community resources. As a market leader in value-based care, EmblemHealth partners with top doctors and hospitals to deliver quality, affordable care. For more information, visit emblemhealth.com.

About AdvantageCare Physicians

EmblemHealth partners with AdvantageCare Physicians, the largest primary and specialty care practice in the New York area, to provide quality, personalized care that is focused on the whole patient. With medical offices across the five boroughs and Long Island, AdvantageCare Physicians takes a team-based approach to care where physicians work with nurses, social workers, nutritionists, behavioral health specialists and other professionals. www.ACPNY.com.

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Press@EmblemHealth.com

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