Tufts Health Plan was a Massachusetts-based non-profit health insurance company under Tufts Associated Health Plans, Inc. with headquarters in Watertown, Massachusetts. It completed a merger with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care on January 1, 2021, making the yet-to-be-named company the second largest health insurer in Massachusetts. The merger had been announced on August 14, 2019; the combined company will serve 2.4 million members in Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.
Tufts Health Plan was founded in 1979 by Morton Madoff., M.D., dean of Tufts University School of Medicine. As of May 2019, the organization had over 1 million members. The Tufts Health Plan network includes 110 hospitals and 51,000+ health care providers. The health plan offers products for employers, individuals enrolled in Medicare, Medicaid the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange, and individuals who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. Tufts Health Plan is the only insurer in Massachusetts to cover everyone regardless of age or income.
Morton Madoff, M.D., of Tufts University Medical School, founded Tufts Associated Health Maintenance Organization, Inc. in 1979. The organization started offering plans in 1981, ending its first year with 3,000 members.
In 1994, Tufts Health Plan entered the Medicare market with Secure Horizons and utilized value-based contracts to achieve better health outcomes for members and better control costs.
Highest paying job titles at TUFTS HEALTH PLAN include Vice President, Account Management, Senior Program Manager, and Implementation Project Manager