FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Retired basketball player and HIV survivor Magic Johnson recently visited non-profit Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale to announce the launch of an HIV/AIDS Medicaid Specialty Plan, known as Clear Health Alliance, in Broward County. Magic Johnson is the spokesperson for Clear Health Alliance and a partial owner of the company. Among those in attendance were community members, health providers and religious leaders.
Clear Health Alliance is a health plan for people on Medicaid who are living with HIV/AIDS. Members of the plan can see highly trained HIV/AIDS doctors and receive community services to help them stay well. Family members in the Medicaid program also may be able to join the plan, even if they do not have HIV/AIDS. For more information, visit clearhealthalliance.com.
Photo (L to R): Audrey Clarke, Kim Saiswick, Magic Johnson and Amy Corderman
A member of Catholic Health East, Holy Cross Hospital is a full-service, non-profit Catholic hospital, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy. Since opening its doors in 1955, the 559-bed hospital has offered progressive services and programs to meet the evolving healthcare needs of Broward County. Today, Holy Cross has more than 600 physicians on staff representing more than 40 specialties and more than 3,000 employees. The hospital is fully accredited by the independent Joint Commission and its medical team has earned a reputation for excellence unsurpassed in the community. To learn more about Holy Cross, visit holy-cross.com, “like” Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale on Facebook or follow @holycrossfl on Twitter.