Coverage & Commentary

AMA Startup To Launch Medicare Advantage Plan ‘Zing Health’

A new Medicare Advantage health plan—Zing Health—will open in Cook County, Illinois in 2020. During 2021, Zing Health intends to expand to counties in other states. Zing Health is a for-profit company created by Health2047, a California-based business incubator funded by the American Medical Association (AMA). Zing Health was co-founded by Health2047, TWG Partners Founder Eric Whitaker, M.D., and Harthaven Capital Founding Partner Ken Alleyne, M.D. Zing Health will be directly managed by Dr. Whitaker and Dr. Alleyne. Zing Health’s Medicare Advantage plan network features community ambassadors, provider organizations, and hospitals. Zing . . .