Christus Health Plan Launches Medicare Advantage Generations and Generations Plus to Northeast Texas


The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced two new health care options for seniors, Christus Health Plan Generations and Generations Plus (HMO).

These plans are available now through Dec. 7 to people who are 65 and older, as well as those under 65 with certain disabilities living in Smith, Cherokee or Wood counties.

“Christus Health has a long history of delivering high-quality health care to the people of the Northeast Texas. We are pleased to be teaming up with our partners at Christus Health Plan Generations to continue to serve our 65 and over population,” said Scott Smith, M.D., Senior Vice President and Institute Chair of Primary Care for Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System. “When our doctors, hospitals and now health plan unite efforts around a shared commitment and common purpose, we experience all the benefits of truly integrated health care.”

Christus Health Plan Generations and Generations Plus (HMO) combine medical and drug coverage in easy-to-use plans. Christus Health Plan Generations works together with doctors and hospitals to provide the highest quality of health benefits, member services and provider satisfaction.

“Christus Health Plan Generations is so excited to expand our health plan footprint into Tyler,” said Nancy Horstmann, Chief Executive Officer of the Christus Health Plan. “Our all-in-one-plans give Medicare Advantage beneficiaries care they can depend on, at a price they can afford, from a large network of doctors they trust. By working together as partners with Christus hospitals and network doctors, as well as other providers in the communities we serve, we are able to make high-quality care accessible to Medicare Advantage beneficiaries. That’s what we mean when we say we are better together.”

The all-in-one HMO Premium Plans include doctors and hospital benefits, prescription drug coverage and more. See below for more plan benefits:

- Medical and drug coverage in one plan

- A network of hospitals, doctors and facilities close to home

- 24/7 Nurse Hotline at 1-844-581-3173

- Routine eye exam

- Preventive dental cleaning

- Other programs to keep seniors healthy

Current Medicare beneficiaries can begin enrolling in Christus Health Plan Generations and Generations Plus (HMO) Oct. 15, 2017 – December 7, 2017. To be eligible for Christus Health Plan Generations and Generations Plus, you must meet these requirements:

- Must be eligible for Medicare.

- Must physically live in the following counties: Smith, Cherokee or Wood.

- Must be eligible for Medicare Parts A and B.

- Must pay your deductible, copay or coinsurance at the time you received covered services.

For more information about the new Christus Health Plan, please call 1-844-282-3026 or visit



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