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UPMC Health Plan Offers Brain Fitness Software to Improve Health
Date:12/11/2009

, emotional health, relationships, everyday tasks, work, and hobbies," said Cathy Batteer, UPMC Health Plan's vice president, Medicare. "Fitness isn't just about your body anymore. We care about overall mind-body wellness, so we are thrilled to be the first health plan in this region to provide our members with this brain fitness software."

Current or new UPMC for Life members who enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan, can get the brain fitness software for no additional cost. The program, which retails for $395, will be available to members who request it after Jan. 1, 2010. Members who want the program will get a CD-ROM that can be easily loaded onto a home computer. No prior computer experience is needed to operate the program.

UPMC Health Plan offers a wide range of Medicare-approved plans through UPMC for Life. A variety of HMO and PPO plans are offered, as well as a range of products that include Part D prescription drug coverage.

About UPMC Health Plan

UPMC Health Plan, the second-largest health insurer in western Pennsylvania, is owned by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), one of the nation's top-ranked health systems. The integrated partner companies of the UPMC Insurance Services Division - which includes UPMC Health Plan, UPMC Work Partners, LifeSolutions (EAP), UPMC for You (Medical Assistance), and Community Care Behavioral Health - offer a full range of group health insurance, Medicare, Special Needs, CHIP, Medical Assistance, behavioral health, employee assistance, and workers' compensation products and services to nearly 1.3 million members. Our local provider network includes UPMC as well as community providers, totaling more than 80 hospitals and more than 7,600 physicians in a 29-county region. For more information, visit www.upmchealthplan.com.

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