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DANVILLE, Pa. – Geisinger Health Plan was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the Best Insurance Company – Medicare Advantage 2023 in Pennsylvania for its Medicare Advantage HMO and PPO plan product lines. 

“Geisinger Gold continues to be recognized for its excellence in Medicare products,” said Roger van Baaren, chief sales officer for Geisinger Health Plan. “Our Geisinger Gold products offer members more coverage for the benefits they need so they pay less out-of-pocket. This recognition shows how Geisinger Health Plan continues to provide healthcare coverage beyond the standard health benefits.” 

U.S. News used data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Medicare compare tool, including its star rating of each Medicare Advantage plan offered in 2023. CMS scores each Medicare plan from 1 to 5 stars in various categories. Geisinger Gold HMO and PPO products received 4.5 stars by CMS for the 2023 rating. 

Geisinger Gold offers supplemental benefits and offers comprehensive health coverage with access to 29,000 in-network physicians, 3,000 pharmacies and 100+ health centers. 

In addition, any Geisinger Gold plan member can join a Geisinger 65 Forward Health Center. This program delivers concierge care focused on people age 65+. The health centers offer:

  • Same-day doctor’s appointments
  • Longer visits and 1:1 time with your doctor
  • Social and educational activities
  • A personal wellness plan with state-of-the-art fitness equipment, exercise classes and wellness coordinators
  • Mental health resources, including therapists and online tools

Geisinger’s program data indicates participation in programs like 65 Forward reduces older adults’ hospital admissions by 15% and emergency room visits by 40%.

Every year, Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5- star rating system. Get More Information on Star Ratings Online Compare Star Ratings for this and other plans online at

Click here to learn more about Geisinger’s health plans.

Geisinger Gold Medicare Advantage HMO, PPO, and HMO DSNP plans are offered by Geisinger Health Plan/Geisinger Indemnity Insurance Company, health plans with a Medicare contract. Continued enrollment in Geisinger Gold depends on contract renewal. 

About Geisinger
Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes 10 hospital campuses, a health plan with more than half a million members, a research institute and the Geisinger College of Health Sciences, which includes schools of medicine, nursing and graduate education. With more than 25,000 employees and 1,700+ employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.


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