Preferred Senior Care Advantage News

WTAE TV Pittsburg highlights the Roll Up Your Sleeves campaign.

Frank Civitarese, MD from Preferred Primary Care Physicians was interviewed by WTAE TV about the Roll Up Your Sleeves campaign. The doctors across the country banded together to urge everyone to get vaccinated for COVID-19 when the vaccine is available for them.

60 Strong Calendar is one of several charity calendars in the Pittsburgh area that serves a monthly inspiration dose

60 Strong Calendar is one of several charity calendars in the Pittsburgh area that serves a monthly inspiration dose. The story features many of the inspirational stories, including Lee Adams, one of our 60 Strong winners. Click here to read the full story.

Historically Low Medicare Advantage Premiums for 2021

Trump Administration Announces Historically Low Medicare Advantage Premiums ahead of the 2021 Annual Enrollment Period.

Ahead of the annual Medicare Open Enrollment, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that the average 2021 premiums for Medicare Advantage plans are expected to decline 34.2 percent from 2017 while plan choice, benefits, and enrollment continue to increase. The Medicare Advantage average monthly premium will be the lowest in 14 years, since 2007, for the over 26 million Medicare beneficiaries projected to enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan for 2021.

To read the full announcement, click here.

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12 Factors That Put You At "Severe Risk" For COVID-19

There are many factors that put you at “severe risk” for COVID-19. Dr. Frank Civitarese, DO of Preferred Primary Care Physicians says obesity is one of them since it decreases lung expansion. Read this article to learn more about these risk factors.

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Preferred Primary Care Physicians Leading the Way for "Drive In" Visits

Ella Baur of South Union Township receives a tablet from medical assistant Laura Grubbs to talk to Dr. Richard Cook II during her wellness visit Friday, April 24, 2020, at Physicians at Preferred Primary Care Physicians in Uniontown. Realizing that a large majority of their patients are elderly, don’t have smart phones or computers or are otherwise technology challenged, physicians in Uniontown have begun directing their patients to their new drive-in clinic. Patients can now drive up, and a healthcare work in protective clothing will hand them a sanitized tablet. Then the patient can use the clinic’s Wi-Fi from the safety of their car and talk to their doctor on the tablet. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)

Preferred Primary Care Physicians Leading the Way for Drive In Visits

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette hails calendar created by Preferred Primary Care Physicians that promotes Pittsburgh’s inspirational 60-somethings

Sam Gaetano hadn't really thought of himself as pinup material. But there he is, Mr. February, in a new “60 Strong” calendar released this week by Preferred Primary Care Physicians, the largest independent network of primary care doctors in Western Pennsylvania.

Read the full press release here.

KDKA Celebrates Pittsburgh 60 Strong

KDKA-TV’s Morning Traffic Anchor Celina Pompeani gave an inspiring overview of the Pittsburgh 60 Strong Calendar contest, and showed photos of the winners during the popular CBS morning show. She also made special note that the program was sponsored by Preferred Primary Care Physicians.  Celina was one of the celebrity judges who selected the winning 60 Strong Ambassadors.