Coventry Health Care has been selected by the Pennsylvania Employee Benefit Trust Fund to provide health insurance to approximately 50,000 of its retirees through a Medicare Advantage Private-Fee-for-Service plan effective April 1, 2008.

Under the customized retiree benefit plan, comprehensive medical coverage will be offered with network freedom along with access to a 24-hour nurse line, clinical programs, and wellness programs. The retiree benefit plan also will offer free health risk assessments, social worker support and targeted support for those with serious medical needs.

Fran Soistman, executive vice president of Coventry Health Care, said: We are extremely pleased to enter into this relationship with Pennsylvania Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF). Coventry Health Care looks forward to offering PEBTF’s retirees and spouses the excellent value proposition that the Advantra Freedom Private Fee-For-Service product provides.