About Tufts Health Plan

At Tufts Health Plan, we strive to set the standard for outstanding quality health care, service, and value.

A nonprofit organization founded in 1979, Tufts Health Plan is nationally recognized for its commitment to providing innovative, high-quality health care coverage. The plan offers members and employers an array of health management programs, which support evidence-based approaches to health and wellness.

Our Mission: To improve the health and wellness of the diverse communities we serve

Our Vision: Every life improved through access to high-quality, affordable health care

Tufts Health Plan is one of the few health plans in Massachusetts to participate in the commercial, Medicare and Medicaid/subsidized markets, offering coverage across the life span regardless of age or circumstance.

With headquarters in Massachusetts, Tufts Health Plan also serves members in Connecticut, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.

Tufts Health Plan is a leader in advancing public policy discussions on several issues: prevention and wellness, affordability, and removing obstacles to accessibility.

Quick facts

Chief Executive Officer: Thomas Croswell

Founded: 1979 by Morton Madoff, M.D., dean (emeritus) of Tufts University School of Medicine

Operational Date: 1981

Network: 110 hospitals and 51,000+ health care providers

Membership: 1,170,000 (as of May 2019)

Our offerings

From traditional HMO and PPO plans to national, tiered and limited network plans, Tufts Health Plan provides quality health care coverage across the spectrum of an individual’s needs.

Employer-Sponsored Plans

Tufts Health Plan offers health insurance plans for employers of all sizes in Massachusetts, New Hampshire* and Rhode Island. Our national CareLink product, in collaboration with Cigna, provides coverage for multi-state employers.

*Products are offered by our affiliate, Tufts Health Freedom Plan.

Individual Plans

Tufts Health Plan offers health insurance plans for individuals through brokers and the Connector in Massachusetts. In addition, we are contracted with the Massachusetts Connector to offer subsidized a Qualified Health Plan called Tufts Health Direct.

Medicaid Plans

Tufts Health Plan serves the Medicaid population in Massachusetts and Rhode Island through our Tufts Health Together and Tufts Health RITogether plans.

Medicare Plans

Tufts Health Plan offers Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement and Prescriptions Drug plans for Medicare beneficiaries and retirees.

Dually-Eligible Plans

Tufts Health Plan offers Tufts Health Unify for people ages 21-64 who qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid through the OneCare program. In addition, we offer a Senior Care Options plan for individuals who are at least 65 years old and have both Medicare and MassHealth Standard (Medicaid) or just MassHealth Standard (Medicaid).