NEW YORK — Insurance company MetroPlus Health cut the ribbon on its new Harlem headquarters on Monday.
CBS2’s Jessi Mitchell got a first look at how the provider is expanding its offerings to the community.
The health plan “for New Yorkers, by New Yorkers” wants you to look at comprehensive coverage in a new light.
Dr. Glendon Henry has spent decades healing Harlem residents.
“We started here in 1985 at Metropolitan Hospital. We’ve been in Harlem forever. This will improve our footprint,” Henry said.
Beyond insurance, the new office will offer resources on preventive health care and nutrition, as well as help with immigration, legal and housing challenges.
“If you can’t move or don’t have someplace to live, health care is not what you first thought,” Henry said.
For years, the MetroPlus Health team set up a table inside a former tax office while roaming the neighborhood with its mobile