This fall, Medicare-eligible residents will have the opportunity to enroll in a plan that was specifically created to meet the needs of seniors in West Virginia. The plan has been designed in partnership with two of the state’s leading health systems, WVU Medicine and Marshall Health.
“Peak Health’s new office is a sign of our commitment to the state and is part of our efforts to build out our operations locally in West Virginia communities,” Ben Gerber, president of Peak Health, said. “This is Peak Health’s first community office location, and we have long-term plans to expand the community office concept in strategic locations across West Virginia.”
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“We’re excited and honored to have Valley Health, an outstanding health system, join as an owner and participant in Peak Health,” Albert L. Wright, Jr., Peak Health’s board chair and president and CEO of the WVU Health System, said. “Through collaboration with its health system owners, Peak Health can change the health trajectory of West Virginia and the surrounding region.”
WVU Medicine's Albert Wright hopes to make care more affordable, accessible through Peak Healthby Charles Young SENIOR STAFF WRITER Albert Wright, president and CEO of WVU Medicine, wants Peak Health to become the iPhone of health insurance providers. Just like the...
Marshall Health and Mountain Health Network have joined the West Virginia University Health System (WVU Medicine) as owners of Peak Health, a West Virginia-based health insurance company formed in 2021 with the mission of making healthcare more accessible, understandable, and collaborative. Peak Health’s goal is to build an inclusive, provider-led health plan to help West Virginians live healthier and fuller lives.